This book provides straightforward and comprehensive coverage of civil technology drafting and mapping. It includes survey types, plots, plane and profile, contours, and earthworks. Input and ideas from the industry, specifically civil engineering companies, offers students a well-rounded view of the civil drafting field and the types of drawings and skills associated with it. Chapter topics include surveying fundamentals; location and direction; mapping scales; legal descriptions and plot plans; contour lines; profiles; highway layout; earthwork; and Geographic Information Systems. For civil engineers and professionals in related fields.