CS2004 - Surveying and Construction
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||College of Science and Engineering
General principles of surveying, methods used in surveying. Recording and plotting
detail. Principles of construction and adjustment of instruments. Levelling and contouring.
Theodolite and compass traversing. Precise levelling, tacheometric surveying. Setting
out engineering works, excavations for foundations. Areas and earthwork quantities.
Application of computers in surveying. Particular civil engineering applications,
route locations, tunnelling, hydrographic surveying. Remote sensing including aerial
and terrestrial photogrammetry. Construction introduction to civil construction equipment
and methods; construction techniques, tendering and estimating.
- communicate with professionals and community at large;
- use basic surveying instruments and discuss various construction techniques;
- work both individually and as part of team in undertaking engineering surveys and
managing construction activity;
- demonstrate basic understanding of civil construction equipment and techniques;
- explain the use of various surveying techniques in a wide range of civil engineering
- keep systematic records of traverses, levelling jobs and tachometric surveys.
- Invigilated > End of semester exam - (50% - 70%)
- On-Course assessment, some of which may be invigilated - (30% - 50%).
Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process,
and in case
of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest