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|Discipline and Nbr:
CIVIL DRAFTING TECH||
Civil Drafting Technology
|Units||Course Hours per Week|| ||Nbr of Weeks||Course Hours Total
|Maximum||3.00||Lecture Scheduled||2.00||17.5 max.||Lecture Scheduled||35.00
|Minimum||3.00||Lab Scheduled||3.00||17.5 min.||Lab Scheduled||52.50
| ||Contact DHR||0|| ||Contact DHR||0
| ||Contact Total||5.00|| ||Contact Total||87.50
| ||Non-contact DHR||0|| ||Non-contact DHR Total||0
Title 5 Category:
AA Degree Applicable
00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As:
| ||Total Out of Class Hours: 70.00||Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50||
Theory and practice of civil engineering drafting and mapping. An introduction to computer-aided design/drafting software for civil, surveying and land development disciplines. Topics include mapping scales and symbols, civil and surveying fundamentals, location and direction of lines, plan, profile, and cross section drawings, topographic mapping, boundary and legal description plats.
Course Completion of APTECH 46 and SURV 50
Concurrent Enrollment in SURV 51
Limits on Enrollment:
Schedule of Classes Information
Theory and practice of civil engineering drafting and mapping. An introduction to computer-aided design/drafting software for civil, surveying and land development disciplines.
Prerequisites:Course Completion of APTECH 46 and SURV 50
Recommended:Concurrent Enrollment in SURV 51
Limits on Enrollment:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION
Both Certificate and Major Applicable
Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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|CSU Transfer:||Transferable||Effective:||Fall 1981||Inactive:||
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Implement theory of graphical representation in the production of drawings, maps, and plats used in civil, surveying and land development.
2. Identify the types of drawings, maps and plats used in civil, surveying and land development.
3. Summarize and identify the proper scales, symbols and conventions for the types of drawings, maps and plats used in civil, surveying and land development.
4. Summarize and identify the necessary skills in surveying fundamentals for types of drawings, maps and plats used in civil, surveying and land development.
5. Create plan, profile and cross section views from survey data using civil, surveying and land development software.
6. Prepare and interpret legal descriptions of properties.
7. Develop highway designs and generate highway design documents.
8. Prepare topographic maps from survey data and information.
Topics and Scope
I. Introduction to Civil Drafting Technology
A. theory of graphical representation in civil engineering, surveying,
and development projects
B. types of maps and drawings used in civil engineering
C. mapping requirements
D. civil drafting techniques
E. intro to CAD
II. Mapping Scales and Symbols
A. numerical scale
B. graphic scales
C. verbal scale
D. metric scales
E. civil engineering symbols
F. civil engineering line types
G. civil engineering text types
III. Surveying Fundamentals in civil drafting
A. earth's geometry
B. elevation measurements
C. distance measurements
D. angular measurements
IV. Location and Direction of Lines
A. by state plane coordinates
B. by latitude and longitude
A. from field data
B. building a surface
VI. Profiles and Cross sections
A. profiles and cross sections from a surface
B. profiles and cross sections from a file
C. profiles and cross sections from field notes
VII. Highway Layout
B. horizontal curves - simple, compound and reverse
C. vertical curves - sag and summit
A. cross sectional area
B. volumes by average end methods
IX. Legal Descriptions and Plot Plans
A. types of legal descriptions
B. elements of a legal description
C. interpreting legal writings
D. plotting legal descriptions and plot plans
1. Read approximately one chapter of the textbook per week
2. Homework: 6 to 10 problems assigned from textbook or instructor handouts
3. Weekly lab assignments using CAD technology
4. Midterms: 4
5. Final exam
Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Representative Textbooks and Materials:
|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
15 - 25%
|Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.||Skill Demonstrations
40 - 60%
|Performance exams, Drawings||
|Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.||Exams
25 - 35%
|Multiple choice, Matching items, Completion, Computational||
|Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.||Other Category
0 - 10%
Civil Drafting Technology, 5th edition. Madsen/Shumaker. Prentice Hall, 2004.