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Spring 2024
Jul 17,2024
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Syllabus Information
CST 119 - Building Construction Surveying
Associated Term: Spring 2024
Learning Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Describe in writing the surveying techniques for laying out building lines; estimating quantities of material excavation from a building site; establishing and checking site and building elevations
2. Set-up and properly adjust a transit and builder's level and demonstrate the use of a transit, level, chain, tape, rod, and plumb bob in obtaining horizontal and vertical measurements
3. Construct a building line layout using surveying equipment and the batter-board method from a prescribed blueprint to 1/4" accuracy
4. Shoot a grade to within .25" accuracy using a builder's transit level and level rod
5. Calculate difference in elevation and prescribed actions necessary to make desired adjustments to level site, forms, floors, or walls
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