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|Discipline and Nbr:
INTRO GPS CIV SURV LAND||
Introduction to GPS for Civil, Surveying & Land Development
|Units||Course Hours per Week|| ||Nbr of Weeks||Course Hours Total
|Maximum||2.00||Lecture Scheduled||3.00||17 max.||Lecture Scheduled||51.00
|Minimum||2.00||Lab Scheduled||3.00||4 min.||Lab Scheduled||51.00
| ||Contact DHR||0|| ||Contact DHR||0
| ||Contact Total||6.00|| ||Contact Total||102.00
| ||Non-contact DHR||0|| ||Non-contact DHR Total||0
Title 5 Category:
AA Degree Applicable
00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As:
| ||Total Out of Class Hours: 102.00||Total Student Learning Hours: 204.00||
Principles and applications of control surveys, coordinate systems, and global positioning systems including concepts and practice of navigation, location, data collection, processing and adjustment. All students should have a basic understanding of the principles and practices of plane surveying prior to taking this course.
Course Completion of SURV 51 ( or CEST 50B or CET 50B)
Limits on Enrollment:
Schedule of Classes Information
Principles and applications of control surveys, coordinate systems, and global positioning systems including concepts and practice of navigation, location, data collection, processing and adjustment.
Prerequisites:Course Completion of SURV 51 ( or CEST 50B or CET 50B)
Limits on Enrollment:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION
Both Certificate and Major Applicable
Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
|CSU GE:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
|IGETC:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Identify types of control surveys and their applications in civil
engineering and surveying.
2. Operate global positioning system equipment for navigation and survey
3. Use conventional electronic surveying instruments (total stations) as
well as the GPS equipment for control surveys, navigation and mapping.
4. Determine and utilize appropriate field procedures for horizontal and
vertical control of surveys.
5. Define and give illustrative examples of map projections and the
data associated with them.
6. Determine the geographic coordinates and plane coordinates of points
within the two California Coordinate Systems.
7. Determine the direction of a line by Astronomic Observation.
8. Summarize the proper use of electronic surveying equipment such as
total stations global positioning systems.
9. Analyze and compile GPS data by using post-processing software.
Topics and Scope
I. Introduction to GPS
II. Control Surveys
B. Civil engineering and land surveying applications
III. State Plane and Geographic Coordinate Systems
A. Map projections
IV. Planning a Survey
V. GPS Fundamentals
VI. GPS Receivers and equipment
X. Post-processing data
1. Compute the positions of points used in horizontal and vertical
2. Determine the appropriate datum, coordinates system, and projection
for surveying and mapping projects.
3. Set up and operate GPS receivers.
4. Do project planning for a GPS Survey using GPS software.
5. Navigate to points with GPS.
6. Determine the position of points by static GPS methods.
7. Compute the survey grade position of points by post-processing survey
data with GPS software.
8. Prepare a topographic map by kinematic GPS methods.
9. Chapter readings in textbook, approximately 40 - 50 pages per week.
10. Three to five exams, including final.
Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Representative Textbooks and Materials:
|Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.||Writing
0 - 0%
|This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments and skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
|Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.||Problem Solving
25 - 45%
|Field work, computations; navigate to points; project plan.||
|Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.||Skill Demonstrations
30 - 55%
|Field work, navigate to points; set up/operate receivers.||
|Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.||Exams
15 - 30%
|Multiple choice, Matching items, Completion, COMPUTATIONAL||
|Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.||Other Category
0 - 0%
GPS for Land Surveyors 2nd Edition. Van Sickle, Jan. Taylor and Francis,