Introduces fundamental concepts of surveying with applications for applied waste management. Topics include an introduction to the survey methodology, survey instrumentation, a description of the theory associated with survey computations, methods for determining horizontal positions and elevations, including position determination using GPS satellite technology.
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Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Perform slope and sea level distance reductions using basic survey methodology concepts.
Carry out computations on a simple plane involving rectangular and polar coordinates.
Apply established surveyors' levelling skills to determine elevation differences
Determine coordinates by traversing and adjust using the Compass Rule.
Produce a scaled topographic survey plan.
Carry out a topographic survey using a total station.
Use the Global Positioning Satellite System to determine various location coordinates.
Evaluate the usefulness of GPS in comparison with other surveying tools.
Effective as of Fall 2009
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