ENGN 1A Measurements & Plane Surveying (3)
Credit, Degree Applicable
Theory and practice in linear and angular measurements. Equipment and methods used in common surveying measurements. Treatment of errors in measurements in surveying and other areas of engineering.
Offered Spring semesters
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Manage the operation of open and closed traverses
- Outcome 2: Calculate conversions from bearings to azimuths and vise versa
- Outcome 3: Appraise the correctness of measured linear and angular measurements
- Outcome 4: Formulate corrections to linear and angular measurements when necessary
- Outcome 5: Calculate areas using the DMD and coordinate methods
- Outcome 6: Calculate cut and fill.
- Outcome 7: Measure areas using GPS techniques
- Outcome 8: Relate State Plane Coordinates to Lambert and other surveying projections
- Outcome 9: Prepare field notes for surveying laboratory experiments
- Outcome 10: Summarize surveying field notes
- Outcome 11: Manage the operation ofa surveyor's transit
- Outcome 12: Manage the operation of a surveyor's level
- Outcome 13: Organize and manage surveying field groups.
- Outcome 14: Design and construct a scaled traverse map.
- Outcome 15: Appraise the accuracy and precision of measurements.
- Outcome 16: Formulate adjustments for errors in precision measurements when necessary