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Introduction to Surveying and Mapping Principles

**Course #: **6670
**Duration: **10 hours
**Course Prerequisites:** Plane Trigonometry (2309A-B); Logarithms (5254);
**What Students Learn: **Methods of Measurement; Tapes and Accessories; Description of Geodimeter and Tellurometer; Use of Tape; Adjustment of Taped Distances; Use of Geodimeter; Use of Tellurometer; Simple Field Problems; Survey of Tract with Tape.

**Course #: **6671
**Duration: **10 hours
**Course Prerequisites:** Plane Trigonometry (2309A-B); Logarithms (5254); Introduction to Algebra, Geometry, and Trigonometry (Block X02);
**What Students Learn: **The Engineer's Level; Definitions; Construction of Levels; Setting Up Level; Leveling Rods; Reading the Rod; Operations of Direct Leveling; Forms for Level Notes; Precision in Leveling; Adjustments of Levels; Profiles; Barometric Leveling.

**Course #: **5460A-C
**Duration: **30 hours
**Course Prerequisites:** Linear Surveying (6670); Leveling (6671);
**What Students Learn: **PART 1 (5460A). Meridians; Magnetic Declination; Azimuth of Lines; Bearings of Lines; Angles Between Lines; The Engineer's Transit; Reading Vernier; Reading Compass; Optical-Reading Theodolites; Adjustments of a Transit.

PART 2 (5460B). Operations with Transit; Measurement of Direct Angles; Measurement of Deflection Angles; Details of Transit Surveys; Field Problems; Surveying by Triangulation; Trigonometric Leveling.

PART 3 (5460C). Computations involving Latitudes and Departures; Balancing Closed Traverses; Errors of Closure; Computation of Omitted Measurements; Plotting Traverse by Lengths and Directions of Courses; Plotting Traverse by Latitudes and Departures; Computation of Area; Problems on Partitioning Tracts of Land.

**Course #: **1200M
**Duration: **0 hours
**What Students Learn: **This drawing board includes a straight-edge rather than a separate T-square, a setup preferred by professionals. The drawing instruments are tools trainees will use on the job. The drafting outfit includes: one set of drawing instruments, one 18" x 24" drawing board/straight-edge combination, one 6" protractor, one 10" 300/600 triangle, one 8" 450 triangle, one 12" architect's scale, one 12" engineer's scale, one 300 mm metric scale, one irregular curve, one lettering guide, one erasing shield, one roll >" drafting tape, two mechanical pencils, two tubes of lead, one lead pointer, one pink eraser, and one pad 25 sheets of 15" x 20" transparent paper.

**Special Notes:** The Drafting Kit must be used for the study of all texts that teach drafting techniques, in which the trainee is required to prepare drawings or architectural plates. Refer to the special notes of the individual print course when this kit is required.

**Course #: **5544A-B
**Duration: **110 hours
**What Students Learn: **Geometrical Terms; Lines, Angles, Triangles, Quadrilaterals, Circles, Ellipse, and Parabola, Solids; Drawing Equipment: Paper, Drawing Board, T-Square, Triangles, Scales, Compasses, Dividers, Protractor, Irregular Curve and Drafting Machine; Ruling; Straight Lines; Care of Drawing Instruments; Protecting Drawings; Erasing; Styles of Lettering; Relative Widths and Spacing of Letters; Vertical Single-Stroke Lettering; Inclined Single-Stroke Lettering; Five Drawing Plates Consisting of 26 Problems.

**Special Notes:** Covers subject at an advanced, in-depth level.

Includes 5 plates, and requires drafting kit.

**Course #: **5461A-B
**Duration: **20 hours
**Course Prerequisites:** Transit Surveying (5460A-C);
**What Students Learn: **PART 1 (5461A). Determination of Distances by Stadia; Instrument Constants; Formulas for Stadia Distances; Stadia Reduction Table; Beaman Stadia Arc; Field Operations in Stadia Work-Transit-Stadia Surveys for Locating Topography; Indirect Leveling by Stadia; Accuracy of Stadia Work.

PART 2 (5461B). Plane-Table Surveying; Locating Points from Plane Table; Plotting Position of Plane Table; Field Methods for Locating Topography; Accuracy of Plane-Table Work; Topographic Maps; Methods of Control; Locating Topography by Side-Shot Method; Locating Topography by Cross-Section Method.

**Course #: **5462A-B
**Duration: **80 hours
**Course Prerequisites:** Geometrical Drawing (5544A-B); Practical Measurements (Block X22);
**What Students Learn: **PART 1 (5462A). Two Drawing Plates; Scale of Map; Azimuths and Bearings of Lines; Plotting Angles; Planning Maps' Locating Points on Traverses; Plotting Open Traverses; Plate 1801, Plotting Closed Traverses; Routes involving Circular Curves; Plate 1802, Plotting Route Centerlines.

PART 2 (5462B). Two Drawing Plates; Preparation of Topographic Maps; Conventional Symbols; Location of Contours; Plotting Topographic Details; Plate 1803, Topographic Symbols and Contours; Plotting Cross Sections and Profiles; City and Village Maps; Plate 1804, Map of a Portion of Southport; Laying of Tints.

**Special Notes:** Includes 4 plates and requires drafting kit.

**Course #: **5011
**Duration: **10 hours
**Course Prerequisites:** Practical Measurements (Block X22);
**What Students Learn: **Chemistry and Matter; Chemical and Physical Changes; Chemical Classification of Matter, Elements, Compounds, Mixtures; Atoms and Molecules; Dalton's Atomic Theory; Atomic Weights; Molecular Weights; Electron Theory of the Structure of the Atom; Study of Electrons, Protons, Neutrons, Atomic Structure of Elements; Fundamental Laws of Chemistry; Laws of Conservation of Matter and Energy; Law of Definite Proportions; Valence Formulas; Equations; Typical Problems in Chemistry; Solutions; Metals, Nonmetals, Acids, Bases, and Salts; Ions and Theory of Ionization; Conductivity, pH, Electrolysis, Electroplating; Periodic Grouping of the Elements; Properties and Uses of Metallic and Nonmetallic Elements and Their Compounds; Nuclear Energy; Organic Chemistry; Structural Formulas, Hydrocarbons, Fatty Acids, Carbohydrates, Aromatic Compounds, Plastics.

**Course #: **2536A-C
**Duration: **30 hours
**Course Prerequisites:** Introduction to Algebra, Geometry, and Trigonometry (Block X02);
**What Students Learn: **PART 1 (2536A). Selection of Materials; Definition of Material Properties; Composition and Characteristics of Ferrous and Nonferrous Metals and Alloys.

PART 2 (2536B). Composition and Characteristics of Ceramics, Concrete, Glass, Graphite, Mica, Asbestos, Plastics, Elastomers, and Plastic.

PART 3 (2536C). Structure and Properties of Woods, Paper, Textiles, and Coatings.

**Course #: **5469A-C
**Duration: **30 hours
**What Students Learn: **PART 1 (5469A). Factors Affecting the Quality of Concrete; Manufacture and Use of Portland Cement; Air Entraining Cement; Shipping, Handling, and Storing Cement; Aggregates for Concrete; Admixtures in Concrete; Sampling Cement; Test for Fineness; Test for Normal Consistency; Test for Soundness; Test for Compressive Strength; Test for Air Content in Mortar.

PART 2 (5469B). Properties of Aggregates for Concrete; Processing and Storing Aggregates; Tests for Aggregates; Sieve Analyses; Water-Cement Ratio; Design of Concrete Mixes; Slump Tests for Consistency of Concrete; Use of Kelly Ball and Vebe Machine; Design of Mixes with Lightweight Aggregates; Design of Mixes for No-Slump Concrete.

PART 3 (5469C). Measurement of Ingredients for Concrete; Mixing Concrete; Tests for Concrete; Transporting and Handling Mixed Concrete; Compacting Fresh Concrete; Use of Vibrators; Construction Joints; Finishing Concrete; Curing Concrete; Concreting in Hot or Cold Weather.

**Course #: **6330A-B
**Duration: **20 hours
**Course Prerequisites:** Production of Concrete (5469A-C);
**What Students Learn: **PART 1 (6330A). Preparation of Aggregates; Handling Cement; Measuring Materials; Mixing Concrete; Producing Concrete; Conveying Concrete; Placing Concrete; Compacting Concrete; Finishing Concrete; Curing Concrete.

PART 2 (6330B). Materials for Prestressed Concrete; Equipment for Stressing Reinforcement; Forms for Prestressed Concrete; Concreting Prestressed Members; Lift-Slab Method of Construction; Panels and Columns in Tilt-Up Constructions; Parties involved in Concrete Construction; Contractor's Forces; Engineer's Forces.

**Course #: **286036
**Duration: **10 hours
**Course Prerequisites:** Plane Trigonometry (2309A-B); Logarithms (5254); Introduction to Algebra, Geometry, and Trigonometry (Block X02);
**What Students Learn: **Scope of Engineering Mechanics; Branches of Engineering Mechanics; Statics; Newton's Laws; Representation of Forces; Combining Collinear Forces; Combining Concurrent Forces; Combining Noncurrent Forces; Center of Gravity of Simple Body; Center of Gravity of Composite Body.

**Special Notes:**

**Course #: **286037
**Duration: **10 hours
**Course Prerequisites:** Plane Trigonometry (2309A-B); Logarithms (5254); Introduction to Algebra, Geometry, and Trigonometry (Block X02);
**What Students Learn: **Bodies at Rest; Free Body Diagrams; Balanced Concurrent Forces; Balanced Noncurrent Forces; Equilibrium involving Friction; Characteristics of Friction; Bodies on Level Surfaces; Bodies on Inclined Surfaces.

**Special Notes:**

**Course #: **286038
**Duration: **10 hours
**Course Prerequisites:** Plane Trigonometry (2309A-B); Logarithms (5254); Introduction to Algebra, Geometry, and Trigonometry (Block X02);
**What Students Learn: **Branches of Dynamics; Kinematics and Kinetics; Translation and Rotation; Translation along a Straight Path; Translation along a Curved Path; Angular Motion of a Straight Line; Motion of a Particle on a Rotating Line; Rolling of a Single Body; General Plane Motion of a Particle in a Typical Mechanism.

**Special Notes:**

**Course #: **286039
**Duration: **10 hours
**Course Prerequisites:** Plane Trigonometry (2309A-B); Logarithms (5254); Introduction to Algebra, Geometry, and Trigonometry (Block X02);
**What Students Learn: **Kinetics; Force-Mass-Acceleration Method; Work-Energy Method; Applications of Work-Energy Method; Impulse-Momentum Method; Collision of Two Bodies.

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