Civil Drafting Technology

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  • Edition: 6th
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  • Copyright: 2007-01-01
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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This book provides straightforward and comprehensive coverage of civil technology drafting and mapping. It includes survey types, plots, plane and profile, contours, and earthworks. Input and ideas from the industry, specifically civil engineering companies, offers students a well-rounded view of the civil drafting field and the types of drawings and skills associated with it. Chapter topics include surveying fundamentals; location and direction; mapping scales; legal descriptions and plot plans; contour lines; profiles; highway layout; earthwork; and Geographic Information Systems. For civil engineers and professionals in related fields.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Civil Drafting Technologyp. 1
Introduction to Civil Draftingp. 2
Civil Engineering Companiesp. 2
Schoolingp. 3
Professional Organizationsp. 4
National Computer-Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) Standardsp. 4
Workplace Ethicsp. 5
Map Basicsp. 5
Cartographyp. 6
Types of Mapsp. 6
Basic Civil Drafting Techniquesp. 24
Computer-Aided Design and Drafting (CADD)p. 35
Introduction to Computer-Aided Draftingp. 36
CADD Software Products for Civil Design and Draftingp. 36
The United States National CAD Standardp. 38
CADD Graphicsp. 44
Additional CADD Fundamentalsp. 48
CADD and the Internetp. 61
Ergonomicsp. 61
Mapping Scalesp. 69
Numerical Scalep. 70
Graphic Scalep. 71
Verbal Scalep. 74
Scale Conversionp. 74
Civil Engineer's Scalep. 76
Metric Scalesp. 77
CADD Scalesp. 79
Mapping Symbolsp. 85
Types of Symbolsp. 86
Special Techniquesp. 90
Drawing Mapping Symbols with CADDp. 91
Measuring Distance and Elevationp. 99
Measuring Distancep. 100
Measuring Elevationp. 101
Recording Measurementsp. 106
Surveying Fundamentalsp. 117
The Shape and Size of the Earthp. 118
Types of Surveysp. 119
Angular Measurementsp. 126
Traversingp. 127
Electronic Traversingp. 132
Global Positioning Systemp. 133
Location and Directionp. 141
Locationp. 142
Directionp. 149
Location and Direction on a Quadrangle Mapp. 156
Map Geometryp. 157
Plotting Property Using Latitudes and Departuresp. 163
Legal Descriptions and Plot Plansp. 179
Metes and Boundsp. 180
Lot and Blockp. 180
Rectangular Systemp. 181
Plot Plansp. 187
Sewage Disposal Methodsp. 189
Utilities on the Plot Planp. 195
Site Design Considerationsp. 195
Rural Residential Fire Department Access and Site Planningp. 197
Property Line Layoutp. 199
Steps in Site Plot Layoutp. 201
Contour Linesp. 223
Contour Line Characteristicsp. 224
Types of Contour Linesp. 229
Constructing Contour Lines from Field Notesp. 230
Plotting Contour Lines with a CAD Systemp. 241
Enlarging Contour Mapsp. 242
Enlarging Maps in CADDp. 244
Digitizing and Scanningp. 244
Horizontal Alignment Layoutp. 259
Plan Layoutp. 260
Plan Layout with a CAD Systemp. 262
Profilesp. 273
Profile Leveling with Traditional Methodsp. 274
Profile Leveling with CADp. 277
Plan and Profilep. 277
Profile Layout-Vertical Curvesp. 285
Profiles with CADp. 287
Plan and Profiles with CADp. 288
Earthworkp. 299
Highway Cut-and-Fill Layout-Traditional Methodp. 300
Highway Cut-and-Fill Layout with a CAD Systemp. 305
Cross Sectionsp. 305
Site Plan Cut-and-Fill Layoutp. 307
Site Plan Cut-and-Fill Layout with a CAD Systemp. 309
Earthwork Calculationsp. 311
Civil Engineering Detail Drawingsp. 327
Civil Engineering Drawing Disciplinesp. 328
Civil Engineering Drawing Standardsp. 329
Civil Engineering Drawing Processp. 330
Standard Detailsp. 335
Symbol Librariesp. 366
Checking Drawing Standardsp. 368
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS)p. 373
Introduction to GISp. 374
Historyp. 376
Software and Hardwarep. 377
Trainingp. 378
Related Disciplinesp. 378
Third-Party Applicationsp. 379
GIS Trendsp. 379
GIS Conceptsp. 379
GIS Componentsp. 382
Data Formatsp. 383
GIS Applicationsp. 385
Introduction to GPSp. 390
Measuring Distancep. 401
Profilesp. 405
Glossaryp. 409
Indexp. 421
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