COT 273◊ Advanced Surveying

3 credits

Last Update Effective: 8/30/04

Application of surveying skills relevant to the construction field are presented. Projects, such as layout of commercial and industrial buildings, transfer of horizontal and vertical control, establishment of route centerlines, establishment of lines and grades, determination of earthwork quantities, establishing slope stakes, triangulation and topographic mapping will be studied. Instruments used will include transits, theodolites, automatic levels, construction lasers, and EDMs.

Prerequisite: COT 270

Lecture: 2 hours

Laboratory: 3 hours

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