Module Title:Civil Engineering Drawing + BIM
Language of Instruction:English
Credits: 10
NFQ Level:6
Module Delivered In 2 programme(s)
Teaching & Learning Strategies: Lectures Practicals Private Study
Module Aim: The aims of Civil Engineering Drawing portion of this module are: 1) to develop a practical knowledge of creating, editing and printing general arrangement and detailed drawings for Civil Engineering works using AutoCAD. (2) to create and edit basic structural BIM models using Autodesk Revit.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Prepare Engineering drawings including general arrangement drawings, reinforcement drawings and (a) sections and standard details; (b) fabrication drawings for structural steelwork elements.
LO2 Prepare longitudinal drainage sections and plans for drainage drawings
LO3 Layout and print drawings using appropriate drawing layers, drawing scales etc
LO4 Create edit and plot views of structural building information models using Autodesk Revit
Pre-requisite learning
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Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Structural Steelwork Detailing
a) Structural steelwork section dimensions b) Bolted connections and welded connections c) Beam to column connections, d) Beam to beam connections e) Column to foundation connections,
Drainage and Water Supply Layouts and Sections
a) Foul and surface water layout drawings, b) Longitudinal sections, c) Pipe bedding, backfill and surfacing. d) Manholes, e) Water main layouts f) Sluice Values & hydrant chambers
BIM with Autodesk Revit
a) Creating levels and grids b) Modelling basics c) Revit families d) Structural walls, columns and foundations e) Beams, joists and bracing f) Floor stairs and ramps g) Adding surface terrain h) Structural reinforcement i) Schedules and legends j) Annotation and drafting tools k) Creating views l) Creating sheets plotting and publishing
Computer Applications
a) Software Package AutoCAD b) Software Package AutoCAD Civil 3D
Reinforced Concrete Detailing
a) Detailing of Columns/Beams
Assessment Breakdown%
No Continuous Assessment
No Project
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Practical/Skills Evaluation Students will prepare models and drawings for various Civil Engineering applications 1,2,3,4 100.00 n/a
No End of Module Formal Examination

SETU Carlow Campus reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Practicals 12 Weeks per Stage 7.00
Independent Learning 12 Weeks per Stage 7.00
Total Hours 168.00

Module Delivered In

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CW_CMHCE_B Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Civil Engineering 4 Mandatory
CW_CMCIV_D Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering 4 Mandatory