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ENT 161
Elementary Surveying


Credits: 3
Clock Hours per Quarter: 40

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:20    Lab Hours:20


Description
Introduction to the fundamental principles of plane surveying with emphasis on the fundamentals of distance measurement, levels, theodolites, global positioning, legal descriptions, and public land survey system. Course includes field laboratory activities. Co-requisite: OCSUP 107, MATH& 141, or instructor permission. Formerly CET 160.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Read maps correctly
  • Interpret legal descriptions
  • Use coordinate systems
  • Measure distances accurately
  • Measure angles accurately
  • Run level circuits
  • Use GPS receivers to locate topographical features
  • Demonstrate proper use and procedures for field equipment
  • Write clear, accurate, complete, and concise lab reports
  • Keep clear, accurate, complete, and concise field records

  • Course Topics
  • History of surveying
  • Roles in society
  • Units and conversions
  • Documentation
  • Basic error theory
  • Public land survey system
  • Legal descriptions
  • Distance measurement
  • Angular measurement
  • Leveling
  • GPS
  • USGS quadrangle maps

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    ENT 161
    Winter 2014
    0402
    Thomas Butler


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
     
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    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.