This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Everything students need to learn about civil drafting in a single volume. This text provides complete coverage of the design and drafting principles and practice used in the civil drafting field, and a working knowledge of the basic topics of mappingin a workbook format. Created with input from civil engineering industry professionals and educators and content-tested in the classroom, Civil Drafting Technology is a unique, comprehensive guide to civil drafting in a clear workbook approach. Designed with the goal of providing a foundation of work done by civil engineering companies (associated drawings, skills, and terminology) and a broad education in the civil drafting field, the book acquaints students with the civil drafting discipline, mapping, computer-aided design and drafting (CADD), surveying, locations, distances, angles, directions, contour lines, site plans, horizontal alignments, profiles, earthwork, detail drawings, and geographic information system (GIS). Most of the drawings and maps are generated by specialized CADD software, and a variety of data collected using electronic surveying techniques. The books 14 chapters each deal with a specific subject area and provide realistic examples, illustrations, review questions, and problems. The new edition is substantially revised with a number of updates and improvements.
Additional ISBNs: 9780134436043, 0134436040, 9780134436913, 0134436911