Introduction to AutoCAD 2010 for Civil Engineering Applications

Out of Print
Published July 27, 2010
492 Pages
ISBN: 978-1-58503-614-1


The main purpose of this book is to provide civil engineering students with a clear presentation of the theory of engineering graphics and the use of AutoCAD 2010. Each chapter starts with the chapter objectives followed by the introduction. The contents of each chapter are organized into well-defined sections that contain step-by-step instructions to carry out the AutoCAD commands. The drawings shown in this book are created using AutoCAD 2010 and Paint software.

This edition includes several notable improvements. Three new chapters have been added and one of the chapters from the 2008 edition has been partitioned into two chapters. The most important addition is chapter 18 entitled: Suggested Lab. This chapter provides in-class activities (or labs).

This book has bee categorized and ordered into seven parts:

  • Introduction to AutoCAD 2010
  • Use of AutoCAD in land survey data plotting
  • The use of AutoCAD in hydrology
  • Transportation engineering and AutoCAD
  • AutoCAD and architecture technology
  • Introduction to working drawing
  • Suggested drawing problems