Sep 22, 2020  
Catalog 2018-19 
    
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SURV 101 - Surveying Instruments


3 Credit(s).

Introduces the instruments of surveying and their use in the art of determining the relative positions of points and lines on the earth’s surface. Covers procedures for keeping proper field notes; causes of errors and mistakes in measurements; methods of determining accurate linear measurements; and procedures for determining distances and elevations by direct and indirect methods. Examines proper use of the transit, theodolite, compass, electronic total station, engineer’s level, auto compensating level, alidade, scientific calculator, and global positioning systems. Recommended to be taken concurrently with SURV 111 . 2 lecture hours and 3 laboratory hours per week. Note: Credit by exam available. NOTE: Course offered fall, spring, and may be offered during additional sessions.



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