Surveying III

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Course No: 15.299; Last Offered: No Data;

Course Description

Introduction to geodesy; geographic coordinates (latitude and longitude); State Plane Coordinate System of 1983 (Lambert Conformal Conic Projection and Transverse Mercator Projection); field astronomy for celestial observations (including the use of any ephemeris to determine astronomic north from observing the sun, Polaris, the North Star, and various other stars). Error theory (precision and accuracy, probability curves, standard error and other statistics, propagation of errors in surveying, sources of error). Field method of determining accuracy and precision of Electronic Distance Measuring (EDM) devices.

Prerequisites & Notes

  • Prerequisites: 15.124.
  • Special Notes:
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3

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