This course introduces fundamental surveying principles and methods including benchmark leveling; the measuring of distances and angles; and instruction and practice in the care and use of equipment. Areas covered are azimuths and bearings; coordinate geometry; cross-sections and profiles; note-keeping; computations and field practice related to traverses; introduction to total stations and point files; and the adjustment of surveying instruments. The basics of construction surveying are discussed.
School of Engineering and Computing
Civil and Environmental Engineering Technology (CET)
2 hours of lecture, 3 hours of lab per week