Course syllabus

CAD - väg och järnväg
CAD - Road and Railway

VTVA55, 3 credits, G1 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2015/16
Decided by: Education Board D
Date of Decision: 2015-04-16

General Information

Compulsory for: IBYI3, IBYV3
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


The course aims to provide basic skills in engineering technical preparation in the form of CAD planning for rail and road facilities. Application is done in 2D CAD software. 

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

understand the CAD drawing´s significance and connection to the construction and management process in general and project work in particular.


The course provides by lectures and exercises knowledge of basic engineering technical applied CAD technology for rail and road facilities. Drawing techniques including drawing interpretation, drawings on paper, PDF generation, project sites on the internet, construction documents 90, CAD drawing´s role in the construction process are important points higlighted in the course.

Study of rail and road design projects and guest lectures by professionals may be included in the course.

Examination details

Grading scale: UG
Assessment: Approved assignments and 80% attendance at lectures and field trips.


The number of participants is limited to: No

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Ebrahim Parhamifar,
Examinator: Ebrahim Parhamifar,
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