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EENG 7719 - Survey Techniques for EET

Environmental Engineering Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

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.

Credits

1.5

Cost

$343.95

Fall 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 31405

Wed Sep 05 - Wed Oct 17 7 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 05 - Oct 17 Wed 14:30 - 17:30 BBY SW01 Rm. 2009

Instructor

Bob Harrower

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$343.95

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Department approval required. Please contact Program Assistant bcit_eeng@bcit.ca 604-432-8539 for approval prior to registration. Substantial footwear, raingear, field book and paper are required for first class.

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Learning Outcomes

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

Related Programs

EENG 7719 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Environmental Engineering Technology
    Full-time/Part-time   Bachelor of Technology

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