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Civil Drafting Technology, CourseSmart eTextbook, 7th Edition

By David A. Madsen, Terence M. Shumaker, David P. Madsen

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Jan 5, 2009

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For courses in Civil Drafting, Civil Engineering Drawing, Mapping, Map Reading, Drafting Technology, Computer-Aided Design and Drafting (CADD), Surveying.


Civil Drafting Technology, 7e is a comprehensive resource that uses a workbook approach to provide students with a broad understanding of civil drafting and a working knowledge of the basic topics of mapping. Thorough and complete, it covers how to prepare drawings from engineering sketches; step-by-step layout methods; civil drafting layout techniques; types of maps; civil drafting and mapping symbols; drawing plot plans and plats; earthwork calculations and much more. Featuring the latest in CADD standards and applications, this text also includes chapter tests, map-reading exercises, and drawing problems to help students learn how concepts and techniques are used in actual civil drafting applications.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Civil Drafting Technology

2. Computer-Aided Design and Drafting (CADD)

3. Map Scales

4. Map Symbols

5. Measuring Distance and Elevation

6. Surveying Fundamentals

7. Location and Direction

8. Legal Descriptions and Plot Plans

9. Contour Lines

10. Horizontal Alignment

11. Profiles

12. Earthwork

13. Civil Engineering Detail Drawings

14. Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS)


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Civil Drafting Technology, CourseSmart eTextbook, 7th Edition
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$56.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-504681-4