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Principles and practice of route surveys and designs. Topics include simple and compound circular curves, intersections of straight and curved baselines, vertical alignment principles including parabolic easement curves, earthwork operations and determination of volumes. Includes office-type projects illustrative of the application of surveying information to Civil Engineering projects such as water resources, sanitary sewers and property subdivision. Fieldwork instruction in basic traverse surveys, gathering of topographic information, and the staking-out of buildings and circular curves.
Pre-Req: CIVE.2250 Surveying I.