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GEMCOM SURPAC™ FOUNDATION

The Gemcom Surpac Foundation two- day course is designed for all new users. It covers concepts and procedures that will
allow the user to perform basic functions in the system, and will serve as a basis for more advanced training.

Course Prerequisites
Before taking this course, you require the following:
- Knowledge of Windows® 2000, XP, Vista® or Windows 7 Operating System
- Knowledge of file management
- Knowledge of ASCII format files and Microsoft® Excel®
The Surpac menu structure and graphical user interface (GUI) are similar to most Windows-based packages and therefore a
basic knowledge of the Windows operating system and environment is necessary.

Expected Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to accomplish the following:

- Install and license Surpac - Understand the concepts of surfaces and generate them
- Customise the interface and icons - Generate simple volume calculations between surfaces
- Use the basic components of the system for setting up - Display and create basic solids
and viewing data
- Understand the data types, concepts and file structure - Create simple plots
- Create new data for points, lines and surfaces

If a desired Expected Outcome is not listed above, please contact us to learn more about what you will learn or how we can customise training to your
needs.

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Course Concepts and Topics


Concepts Topics
Overview Software installation and licensing
Surpac concepts (and data types)
The Surpac interface (graphics)
Forms and help
Organising your data Recommended project folder configuration
Managing data in layers
Saving your project settings into profiles
Setting up customised icons and shortcuts
Working with data String, segment and point information
String concepts and file structure
Object properties
Using the selection and orbiting tool
Displaying your data
Styles for strings
Editing data
Create menu Creating new points and gradients
Basic digitising techniques
Creating a grid
Breaklines and file preparation
Normalising the data
Creating DTMs
Intersection
Contouring
Extracting sections under a surface
Draping
Reporting volumes
Cut and fill
Cutting planes
Viewing data on planes
File tools menu String summary / change string directions
String maths
Applying a boundary string
Classifying strings
Polygon intersections
Surfaces DTM concepts
Breaklines and file preparation
Normalising the data
Validating
DTM modelling Creating and sectioning DTMs
Generating volumes
Contouring
DTM trimming
Colour DTM functions
Draping (strings and imaged)
Solids Basic solid creation and viewing
Plotting Basic autoplot
Plot sheet setup
Advanced tools Recording a macro
Presentation tools:
• Image draping
• Animation / fly through
• Embedding in web pages

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For More Information and Registration


Phone: +61 (8) 9420.1333
Email: training-aa@gemcomsoftware.com
More courses: www.gemcomsoftware.com/training/australasia

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may be made in products or services at any time without notice. Copyright, Gemcom Software International Inc., Gemcom, the Gemcom logo and combinations thereof, are trademarks of
Gemcom Software International Inc. GEMS, Surpac, Minex, MineSched, Whittle, PCBC, and Gemcom InSite are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Gemcom Software International
Inc. All other names are trademarks, registered trademarks, or service marks of their respective companies.

About Gemcom: When mining companies seek to increase mine productivity, they turn to Gemcom for technology and services. The Company is home to world-renowned mining solutions like
GEMS, Surpac, Minex, Whittle, and Gemcom InSite, and to industry thought-leaders who are pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in mining.

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