Aug 18, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CV 2001 - Civil 3D

1 lecture hours 4 lab hours 3 credits
Course Description
This class teaches the basics of AutoCAD Civil 3D modeling for civil engineering projects.  No previous CAD experience is required.  Topics include basic concepts of computerized drafting, program interface, templates, points, surfaces, topography, and alignments. (prereq: none)
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Create models in Civil 3D
  • Import surveying field data
  • Create topography models and contour maps
  • Subdivide property into lots
  • Layout an alignment both horizontally and vertically
  • Create models of roadways

Prerequisites by Topic
  • None

Course Topics
  • Introduction to CAD
  • Program interface
  • Import survey data
  • Modeling surfaces
  • Designing horizontal alignments
  • Designing vertical profiles
  • Creating corridors and road cross-sections
  • Subdividing parcels
  • Designing pipe networks

Dr. William Gonwa

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