May 26, 2022  
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog 
    
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CST 119 - Building Construction Surveying

3 Credit(s)

A beginning course in surveying concepts and techniques with application to building construction. Fundamentals of surveying methods and the use and care of surveying equipment as related to surveying tasks involved in building construction. Measuring, marking and layout for home construction. Emphasis is placed on field practice. CONSTRUCTION MAJORS ONLY.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:

1. Describe in writing the surveying techniques for laying out building lines; estimating quantities of material excavation from a building site; establishing and checking site and building elevations.

2. Set-up and properly adjust a transit and builder's level and demonstrate the use of a transit, level, chain, tape, rod, and plumb bob in obtaining horizontal and vertical measurements.

3. Construct a building line layout using surveying equipment and the batter-board method from a prescribed blueprint to 1/4 accuracy.



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