Departmental approval needed - for registration approval, please contact the department at 604-431-4969 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Students may register at any time throughout the year and have a maximum of 52 weeks from the date of registration to complete the course. Important Note: This course requires use of the TAC (Transportation Association of Canada) publication Geometric Design Guide for Canadian Roads (2017). This text is not available through the BCIT Bookstore but must be ordered directly from TAC (www.tac-atc.ca). BCIT distance students are not eligible for the student price.
Important course information will be sent to you immediately after registering.
Check your myBCIT email account to access this
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
If you have a comment or question about this course, please complete and submit the form below.
Interested in being notified about future offerings of AMRC 2012 - Surveying and Road Design Fundamentals?
If so, fill out the information below and we'll notify you by email when courses for each new term are displayed here.