Aug 19, 2019  
2017-2018 Official General Catalog 
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CIV 114 - Civil Drafting w/CAD

An introduction to large scale mapping as used in highway and site design.  Laboratory exercises include preparation of site plans, boundary surveys, and road plans.  Laboratory exercises make extensive use of bearings and azimuths for line direction and location utilizing Cartesian Coordinates, elevation is represented by contours and profiles.

Prerequisite- Corequisite
Prerequisite:  CIV 113 Engineering Drawing I w/CAD, MAT 096 Elementary Algebra and Trigonometry or equivalent

Credits: 2
1 Class Hour, 3 Laboratory Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

After successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

1.  Represent direction by bearings and azimuths.
2.  Use coordinates for mapping.
3.  Be able to read and understand topographic maps.
4.  Represent relief using contours and digital models.
5.  Represent relief using contours.  Use maps to measure distance and area.
6.  Map linear facilities using plan and profile drawings.
7.  Using CAD to facilitate map preparation.
8.  Have an appreciation of the basic structure of geographic information systems (GIS).

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