Upon completion of this course, the students will:
1. Input existing boundary, contours, and field data.
2. Create a DTM model from topography.
3. Design a road plan and profile.
4. Layout buildings and utilities while working with existing and
5. Design utilities (sanitary, storm, water, etc).
6. Organize the project on standard size sheets, then title and note.
7. Plot the project.
1. Course introduction and organization.
2. Introduction to survey and COGO modules.
A. Input existing bearings and distances, point files, and
3. Introduction to the DTM module.
A. Create DTM model topography, check contours and point data.
B. Create TIN by contours and points.
C. Create 3-D grid.
D. Create and view contours.
4. Introduction to design and advanced design modules.
A. Design road plan and profile.
B. Layout center line and stations.
C. Create offsets, profile, vertical curves, cross sections, and
D. Define profile to "outside of drawing".
E. Process templates, obtain earthwork.
F. Import daylight lines.
G. Label plan and profile and cross-sections.
5. Building layout and utility layout.
A. Make, digitize, or import build block, fire hydrants, street
B. Set parameters for placing utilities.
C. Place buildings and utilities.
6. Design utilities (sanitary, storm, water, etc.).
A. Create offsets for utilities.
B. Layout utilities using plan and profile restrictions.
7. Draw "D" size sheet with title blocks.
A. Set text size and style and import notes via COGO notes and
B. Use various text sizes to create a text.
C. Plot project using a view.
8. Utilize model and paper space applications.
|Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.||Writing
0 - 0%
|This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments and skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
|Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.||Problem Solving
10 - 25%
|Homework problems, Field work, Lab reports||
|Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.||Skill Demonstrations
40 - 60%
|Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.||Exams
25 - 35%
|Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion||
|Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.||Other Category
0 - 10%
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