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Course Description

This course covers use of leveling devices. It includes reading and interpreting an engineer's rod, horizontal and vertical setting circles, and vernier scale. Additional topics include construction layout of horizontal and vertical angles.

Learning Outcomes

  • The student will calculate the elevation of a series of building elements using information derived from construction drawings and a bench mark elevation.
  • The student will use a digital Theodolite to layout a series of lines of a finite length and a given angle to a base line.

Last modified: November 25, 2014
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