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Surveying, Metrics and GIS

Course Description

Land and topographic surveying with global position systems and geographic information systems (GIS). Fundamentals of distance, leveling angles, theodolites, transverse surveys and computations. Hands-on with ArcView GIS to understand the basic GIS concepts and applications in land planning.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the fundamentals of surveying.
  • Explain the principles of distance measuring and leveling.
  • Apply the principles of surveying and theodolites.
  • Perform transverse surveys and computations.
  • Apply the principles of surveying in building construction.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of GIS and ArcView.

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