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Civil Drafting Technology (7th Edition)

Civil Drafting Technology (7th Edition)
Author: David A. Madsen Emeritus - Terence M. Shumaker - D
ISBN 13: 9780135000687
ISBN 10: 135000688
Edition: 7
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2009-01-17
Format: Paperback
Pages: 456
List Price: $142.80

Civil Drafting Technology Seventh Edition covers it all–basic and advanced topics–and everything in between, equipping readers to convert engineering sketches or instructions into actual formal drawings and gain a working knowledge of mapping. Using a “knowledge building” format where one concept is mastered before the next is introduced, Civil Drafting Technology includes:

  • Basic Drafting Topics

    • Maps: fundamentals, types of maps, scales, symbols

    • CADD: use, standards, applications

  • Intermediate/Advanced Topics

    • Measuring distance and elevation, Surveying, Location & Direction, Legal Descriptions and Plot Plans, Contour Lines, Horizontal Alignment Layout, GIS

  • Career Development

    • Schooling, Employment, Workplace Ethics, Professional Organizations

  • CADD Applications

  • Content-related Tests

  • Real-world drafting and design problems