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Spring 2020 Catalog 
Spring 2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ES 178 - Civil Engineering CAD

Credit Hours: 2

Civil engineering students will utilize AutoCAD Civil 3D software and develop the skills necessary to visualize, create and edit 3D terrains and 3D objects including surveying, surfaces and grading, parcel layout, corridor modeling, and earthwork calculations.  Develop skills to visualize 3D objects and terrain from 2D projections.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • describe the AutoCAD Civil 3D working environment;
  • create and edit points, surfaces, label, sites and parcels.  
  • create and edit tables, surface profiles, profile views and layout profiles;
  • create assemblies, corridor models and corridor surfaces;
  • create grading surfaces and calculate volumes.
  • create piping networks; and
  • create production plans.

Prerequisites: MT 125
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