Book Description: This volume provides straightforward and comprehensive coverage of civil drafting technology and mapping. It includes survey types, plots, plan and profile, contours, and earthworks. Input and ideas from the industry, specifically civil engineering companies, offers readers a well-rounded view of the civil drafting field and the types of drawings and skills associated with it. The authors provides an introduction to civil drafting technology, mapping scales and symbols, surveying fundamentals, location and direction, legal descriptions and plot plans, contour lines, profiles, highway layout, earthwork, and an introduction to geographic information systems (GIS). For civil engineers.