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BYG119 Drawing and CAD/BIM

Course description for academic year 2018/2019

Contents and structure

The course will facilitate understanding of the use of drawings and models as one of the most important communication methods between different actors in construction projects.


  • Drawing levels in relation to project phases
  • Targeting of drawing
  • layer structure
  • Detailed drawings
  • hatching
  • Quality control and audit
  • 3d model
  • Multi-disciplinary model, collision control
  • Terrain Model

Learning Outcome

After completing this course, the candidate must have:


  • Know the basic principles of drawing production
  • Know the concepts and contents of a BIM model


  • be able to understand and produce simple plan and section drawings
  • be able to produce a 3-d model using computer software

General competence

  • Understand the usefulness of coordination models in construction projects

Entry requirements

The study program admission requirements.

Teaching methods

Lectures, Exercise Hours, Project Work.

Compulsory learning activities

3 assignments must be approved to pass the exam.

Approved mandatory work requirements are valid for 3 consecutive semesters.


The exam consists of two parts:

  • Individual semester assignment (60% of final grade). The assignment is valid for 3 semesters after the regular exam.
  • Oral presentation of semester assignment (40% of final grade).

Both parts must be passed to get a grade in the subject. Grade scale A-F where F is not passed.