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AMRC 2012 - Surveying and Road Design Fundamentals

Area Manager Roads Civil Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

This course provides an introduction to the fundamental principles of field surveying and road design fundamentals.

Credits

2.0

Cost

$329.30

Winter 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2019 term.

CRN 72895

Start any time

This is a distance learning course. Start any time. You have 52 weeks from the date you register to complete this course.

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$329.30

Notes

  1. Correspondence format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. For registration approval and other information, please contact the Department at etde@bcit.ca. Students may register at anytime throughout the year and have a maximum of 52 weeks from the date of registration to complete the course.
  4. Important course information will be sent to you immediately after registering. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, thes tudent will be able to:

  • Perform basic mathematical and trigonometric calculations related to survey calculations.
  • Describe the types of linear measurements and equipment used in the measurement of distance/length.
  • Describe equipment used in leveling and elevation measurement.
  • Determine measured angles displayed on survey equipment.
  • Describe open and closed traverses.
  • Determine map and plan distances utilizing various types of scales.
  • State and define the terms and general requirements for the lay out and survey of construction work.
  • Describe the highway design process and the levels of construction cost estimates.
  • Describe the fundamentals of road classification, driver and vehicle performance, traffic characteristics and environmental requirements.
  • Describe and explain the concept of sight distances.
  • Describe the basic elements of horizontal and vertical highway design.
  • Describe the various types of intersections and the criteria used to design intersections.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2006

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