Civil Drafting Technology

Civil Drafting Technology

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For one/two-semester, undergraduate courses in Surveying, Site Planning, Civil Drafting, Mapping, and Architectural Drafting and Design.This text provides straightforward and comprehensive coverage of civil drafting technology and mapping. It includes survey types, plots, plan and profile, contours, and earthworks. Input and ideas from the industry, specifically civil engineering companies, offers students a well-rounded view of the civil drafting field and the types of drawings and skills associated with it.
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  • Paperback | 309 pages
  • 208.28 x 271.78 x 12.7mm | 703.06g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 4th edition
  • 0130871559
  • 9780130871558

Table of contents

1. Introduction to Civil Drafting Technology. Maps in General. Types of Maps. Civil Engineering Companies. Map Requirements. Cartography. Schooling. Basic Civil Drafting Techniques.2. Surveying Fundamentals. The Shape and Size of the Earth. Types of Surveys. Measuring Distance. Measuring Elevation. Traversing. Electronic Traversing. Global Positioning System.3. Location and Direction. Location. Direction. Location and Direction on a Quadrangle Map. Map Geometry. Plotting Property Using Latitudes and Departures.4. Mapping Scales. Numerical Scale. Graphic Scale. Verbal Scale. Scale Conversion. Engineer's Scale. Metric Scales. CAD Scales.5. Mapping Symbols. Types of Symbols. Special Techniques. Drawing Mapping Symbols with CAD.6. Legal Descriptions and Plot Plans. Metes and Bounds. Lot and Block. Rectangular System. Plot Plans. Methods of Sewage Disposal.7. Contour Lines. Contour Line Characteristics. Types of Contour Lines. Plotting Contour Lines from Field Notes. Plotting Contour Lines with a CAD System. Enlarging Contour Maps. Enlarging and Digitizing Contour Maps with a CAD System.8. Profiles. Contour Map Profiles. Profile Leveling. Plan and Profile. Plan and Profile with CAD.9. Highway Layout. Plan Layout. Plan Layout with a CAD System. Profile Layout. Drawing Conversions for CAD.10. Earthwork. Highway Cut-and-Fill Layout. Highway Cut-and-Fill Layout with a CAD System. Cross Sections. Site Plan Cut-and-Fill Layout. Site Plan Cut-and Fill Layout with a CAD System. Earthwork Calculations.11. Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Introduction to GIS. Related Disciplines. GIS Concepts. GIS Components. Data Formats. GIS Applications. History. Software/Hardware. Third Party Applications. Training. GIS Industry. Trends in GIS. Introduction to GPS.Glossary. Abbreviations. Index.
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