SRJC Course Outlines

4/22/2021 4:21:59 PMSURV 53 Course Outline as of Fall 2015

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  SURV 53Title:  ROUTE SURVEYING & DESIGN  
Full Title:  Route Surveying & Design
Last Reviewed:9/26/2016

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum4.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum4.00Lab Scheduled3.0017.5 min.Lab Scheduled52.50
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total6.00 Contact Total105.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 210.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  CEST 53

Catalog Description:
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Route surveying and design. Geometric design and construction staking of transportation routes. Use of electronic surveying equipment, computers, data collectors. Introduction to photogrammetry and global positioning systems.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of SURV 51 and CEST 51


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Route surveying and design. Geometric design and construction staking of transportation routes. Use of electronic surveying equipment, computers, data collectors. Introduction to photogrammetry and global positioning systems.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of SURV 51 and CEST 51
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon completion of this course, the students will be able to:
1.  Develop a route location for a transportation project.
2.  Summarize the proper use of the total station and data collector
   software and hardware.
3.  Perform a field survey for control, topographic and planimetric
   surveys.
4.  Prepare maps, plats and drawings from field data.
5.  Prepare a photogrammetric surveying layout.
6.  Perform complex computations related to photogrammetric surveys, right
   of way acquisition surveys, roadway alignments, earthwork volumes,
   slope staking, and global positioning surveys.
7.  Design and lay out roadways using civil and surveying CAD
   software/hardware and surveying equipment.
8.  Perform a field survey to slope stake a roadway.
9.  Compute earthwork and other construction volumes.
10. Prepare route surveying documentation for different types of projects.

Topics and Scope
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I.     Route Location Process
II.    Control Surveys
III.   Data Collectors
IV.   Photogrammetry
V.    Highway Geometrics
VI.   Highway Design and Layout
VII.  Determining Construction Quantities
VIII. Slope Staking
IX.   Introduction to GPS (Global Positioning System)

Assignments:
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1. Read approximately one chapter of the textbook per week
2. Homework: 6 to 10 problem sets
3. Weekly field exercises
4. Midterm exams: 4
5. Final exam

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
None
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 - 35%
Homework problem sets, Field work exeercises and reports
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
30 - 40%
Field exercises, Performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
25 - 35%
Multiple choice, Matching items, Completion, Computational
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 10%
Class Participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Surveying with Construction Applications, 8th Edition, Kavanaugh, Prentice Hall, 2014
Instructor prepared materials

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