Computer-Aided Design (CAD) (BYG100)

The course introduces 2D and 3D computer aideed design (CAD) drawing for the construction industry and planning subjects.

Course description for study year 2023-2024. Please note that changes may occur.


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Language of instruction

English, Norwegian


The course will lay the foundation for civil engineers' use of technical drawings by providing instruction in drawing understanding and using computerized drawing programs.

Learning outcome

  • Knowing principles and standards for technical drawings in the construction industry.
  • Be familiar with the interfaces and functions of CAD programs.
  • Be able to create routines that handle reading and writing data to file, plotting data, both in 2D and 3D.
  • Masters the basic use of the drawing programs
  • Be able to design a simple building using computer tools and present professional, clear and appealing drawings.
  • Be able to plan and present a project assignment in collaboration with other students, both in writing and graphically.

Required prerequisite knowledge



Form of assessment Weight Duration Marks Aid
Portfolio 1/1 Letter grades

The portfolio assessment consists of a project assignment in a group that counts for 40% and an individual project assignment that counts for 60%. The folder is assessed as a whole and given a joint grade. The grade is only given after the folder with the group, and individual works are submitted. The folder is evaluated as a whole.There are no continuation options for the folder. Students who wish to improve their grades must develop the portfolio again the next time the subject has regular teaching.

Coursework requirements

Compulsory assignments
All the mandatory assignments must be approved to be allowed to submith the final project folder

Course teacher(s)

Course teacher:

Ilya Pugachenko

Course teacher:

Andreas Skaare

Head of Department:

Tore Markeset

Method of work

6 hours lectures and tutorials per week. Compulsory assignments and final project folder

Overlapping courses

Course Reduction (SP)
Engineering Course introduction - Construction (ING110_1) 5

Open for

Civil Engineering - Bachelor in Engineering

Course assessment

There must be an early dialogue between the course coordinator, the student representative and the students. The purpose is feedback from the students for changes and adjustments in the course for the current semester.In addition, a digital course evaluation must be carried out at least every three years. Its purpose is to gather the students experiences with the course.


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