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CET 101 Introduction to Surveying for Heavy Equipment Operators
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Summer Session I 2012
SUN#: None
AGEC: None
Credit Breakdown: 2 Lectures 3 Labs
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F
Cross-Listed:


Description: Theory and application of plane surveying, including horizontal and vertical measurements, differential leveling, topographic mapping and ground safety.

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: Requested by CAC Heavy Equipment Operator Summer Program Coordinator.

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Knowledge Level) List at least three examples of famous American surveyors.
2. (Comprehension Level) Summarize the History of Surveying including its origins.
3. (Mathematical Behavior) Calculate various measurement conversions including feet to tenths.
4. (Application Level) Demonstrate various methods of Horizontal Measurement.
5. (Application Level) Use pacing, chaining, & stadia to demonstrate distance measurements, per given examples.
6. (Application Level) Identify and illustrate parcels of land using the Rectangular Survey System, per given examples.
7. (Evaluation Level) Interpret Construction Plans with elevations, legends, detail drawings, approval stamps, grading, paving, and utility locations, per given examples.
8. (Application Level) Identify and explain equipment used in differential leveling and grade staking: measuring chains/tapes, survey levels, survey rods, hand levels, flagging tape and lath.
9. (Synthesis Level) Demonstrate the fundamentals of Differential Leveling.
10. (Synthesis Level) Obtain elevations for benchmarks and hubs by differential leveling to confirm elevations, per given examples.
11. (Synthesis Level) Establish scale and plot hub elevations on graph paper to create a topographic map from data collected in differential leveling.
12. (Application Level) Demonstrate construction site safety at all times.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation