2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
    Nov 15, 2019  
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CONST 145 - Introduction to Surveying



4.0 Credits
Math, procedures, concepts relevant to construction layout using measuring tape, eye-level and transit. Calculate angles and distances, determine elevations and construction features. Legal descriptions and easements are discussed.
Prerequisite Completion of MATH 087 or instructor permission.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Calculate elevation of given points using algebra and arithmetic.
  2. Determine the elevation of given points using surveying equipment.
  3. Calculate angles and distances using trigonometry.
  4. Calculate and layout construction features using trigonometry and surveying equipment.
  5. Demonstrate ability to create and interpret topographical maps.
  6. Demonstrate ability to read and understand legal description of property, easements, and legal restrictions that run with the land.
  7. Determine the quantity of earth to be excavated.



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