SRJC Course Outlines

10/31/2020 9:32:33 AMCEST 85 Course Outline as of Fall 2014

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  CEST 85Title:  CAD CIVIL SURV LAND DEV  
Full Title:  CAD for Civil, Surveying & Land Development
Last Reviewed:10/10/2016

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled3.006 min.Lab Scheduled52.50
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total5.00 Contact Total87.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  CET 85

Catalog Description:
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Computer-aided design drafting for civil engineering, surveying and land development technicians. Industry standard civil engineering software program will be utilized in this course. Areas covered include input of surveying data for boundary and topography. Creation of a digital terrain model, roadway alignments, earthwork, grading plan, plan view, profile view and cross section drawings as they relate to the civil engineering, surveying and land development profession. Petition is required to repeat the course.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Course Completion of CEST 51

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Computer-aided design drafting for civil engineering, surveying and land development technicians. Industry standard civil engineering software program will be utilized in this course. Areas covered include input of surveying data for boundary and topography. Creation of a digital terrain model, roadway alignments, earthwork, grading plan, plan view, profile view and cross section drawings as they relate to the civil engineering, surveying and land development profession. Petition is required to repeat the course.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Course Completion of CEST 51
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1995Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon completion of this course, the student will:
1.  Start and set up a new drawing or open an existing drawing utilizing
   civil engineering software.
2.  Create, edit and manage point data.
3.  Import and export point data from field surveys and external files.
4.  Create and properly label lines and curves for civil engineering projects.
5.  Perform subdivision computations for area and boundary information.
6.  Create a digital terrain model surface of the existing ground from point, contour, fault and break line data.
7.  Create a finish grade or design surface.
8.  Create, label and edit contours from digital terrain model surface data.
9. Create horizontal and vertical alignments for roadways.
10. Create profiles and cross sections of roadways from alignments or survey data.
11. Draw and define roadway assemblies.
12. Compute earthwork volumes using alignments, profiles, cross sections and corridors.
13. Create a set of improvement plans, including plan, profile, cross sections and details, using civil engineering software.

Topics and Scope
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Lecture and Laboratory
1. An overview of CAD in civil engineering, surveying and land development.
2. Drawing set up.
3. Creating points and point management.
4. Creating lines and curves.
5. Creating line and curve labels and tables.
6. Parcel computations and labeling.
7. Terrain surface modeling and contours.
8. Creating alignments with stationing.
9. Creating profile and cross section views.
10. Volume computations.
11. Creating assemblies.
12. Creating improvement plans for civil engineering and land development
   projects.

Assignments:
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1. Read approximately one chapter of the textbook per week
2. Lab exercises: weekly assignments using CAD technology
3. Homework: Analytic computation assignments (3-6 per semester)
4. Quizzes: 4-8
5. Final exam

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
None
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: Computational analysis assignments
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
40 - 60%
Lab exercises
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
30 - 50%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion, Analytical Computations
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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An Introduction to Civil 3D, Geoffrey J. Coleman, P.E., SDC Publications, 2014.

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