Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description

EGR-110 - Engineering Surveying (4 credits)
Prerequisite(s): COREQUISITES: MAT114 or previous knowledge of Trigonometry
This course is a study of topographic surveying and mapping. Topics include construction surveys and layout, boundary surveys, determination of land areas, methods of collecting and recording data, field and office computations, control surveys, topographic mapping, care and use of surveying equipment, GPS systems, and surveying software. Emphasis will focus on topographic surveys using total stations with data collection. Field work includes use of transits, total stations, electronic distance meters, surveyors' tapes, differential levels and data collectors, horizontal measurements, leveling, and angle and direction measurement.

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