CAD Instruction for Civil Engineering Students

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by Celal N. Kostem, Lehigh Univ, Bethlehem, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Computing in Civil and Building Engineering:

Abstract: Computer graphics and computer-aided drafting (CAD), as well as manual graphics and descriptive geometry, are successfully taught to civil engineering sophomores. The paper presents the development of the course contents and selection of the CAD software. The selection process for the software and the definition of the course contents require a number of compromises and iterations. The paper presents the experience gained in the development of the course.

Subject Headings: Computer aided design | Graphic methods | Students | Engineering education | Geometrics | Terminology and definition |

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