2019-2020 Catalog

CET 204 Fundamentals of Surveying

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Lec: 3.0 Lab: 3.0 Credit: 4.0

This course is the study of surveying theory and practice; care and use of instruments; traversing procedures; and computation of closure. Students are introduced to specific methods and principles of spatial measurements and related techniques used in surveying. The course includes linear measurements, leveling, compass and transit/theodolite, theory of errors, areas, stadia, coordinate geometry, state plane coordinates and standard map projections. Lab work consists of horizontal control including distance and angular measurements, traversing and preparation of a plat, and vertical control including the performance of a level loop.

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Engineering and Construction