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CM-242 Construction Surveying

3 Credits

The Constructor must have an understanding of the relationship of the site and topography to the act of building, and be capable of applying surveying standards on a construction project. The Construction Surveying course introduces the construction management student to plane and geodetic surveying; and the principles of horizontal and vertical measurement using a transit, level and rod, and steel tape; in addition Total Station instruments will be observed on a construction site. Students will also examine the physical character of soil constituents, natural soil deposits, soil index properties, soil classification, stress analysis and engineering properties, interpretation of soils reports, embankment construction and control, dewatering, excavations and excavation supports, foundation construction, and construction access and haul roads.