Computer Aided Engineering (Civil)

CVE20002 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Sarawak Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 58 hours

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2022 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 1

28 Feb 22 - 29 May 22

5 Jul 22

Last self enrolment:
13 Mar 22

31 Mar 22

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Apr 22

Aims and objectives

This unit of study aims to develop your skills and knowledge using computer tools including CAD, Civil3D, Microsoft Excel and SpaceGass.
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Generate civil engineering drawings to industry standards using CAD and Civil3D. (K2, K3, S1, A2)
2. Conduct engineering calculations using Microsoft Excel. (K2, K3, S1).
3. Analyse simple structural problems using SpaceGass. (K2, K3, S1).
Swinburne Engineering Competencies for this Unit of Study
This Unit of Study will contribute to you attaining the following Swinburne Engineering Competencies:
• K2 - Proficiently uses relevant mathematics and computer and information science concepts as tools in complex engineering activities.
• K3 - Proficiently applies advanced technical knowledge of Civil Engineering within that context.
• S1 - Applies engineering methods in practical applications and complex engineering problems.
• A2 - Demonstrates effective communication to professional and wider audiences including in complex engineering activities