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CAT 2301 Land Development Design in Civil 3D

Application of civil engineering technology principles to land development. Design elements include boundary and topographic surveying, remote sensing, roadway, hydrology and quality estimates within Computer Aided Design software. Emphasis is placed upon federal, state and local regulations related to the development of real property. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

Prerequisites: CAT 1301 and CAT 1401 and CAT 1501

Course Outcomes
  • Recognize the capabilities of various software packages to collect, organize, process and analyze spatially referenced datasets.
  • Demonstrate the basic principles and elements of roadway system design including horizontal/vertical alignments, pavement design, storm water drainage and construction.
  • Utilize Computer Aided Design software to calculate stormwater runoff, generate pipe networks, develop grading plans and design sediment and erosion control measures.
  • Utilize Computer Aided Design software to generate plan/profile sheet sets, general notes, detail drawings and reports for project cost estimating.
Credit Hours: 3
  • Classroom: 2 hours
  • Lab: 2 hours
  • Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
  • Department: Civil Engineering Technology
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: No
Available Sections
Not currently offered this term