Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog 
    Jun 20, 2024  
Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CMGT 250 - Construction Surveying

(R only) CE-R

Introduces typical surveying methods and layouts. The course emphasizes the physical requirements of construction operations as viewed from the project superintendent’s standpoint in order to maintain control and proper work placement. Topics include mathematics and formulas required to perform layout functions; use of layout equipment; establishment and measurement of lines and elevations, measurement of angles, common building layout; basic grading layout; and coordination of layout and drawings. Laboratory focuses on fieldwork, implementation of class theory, and equipment use. PREREQUISITE(S): CMGT 100 /CMGT 135 , and MATH 098 ; or consent of department. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week. Formerly CT 271.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Develop an understanding of the general processes involved in construction surveying and layout.
  • Identify and understand the techniques used to provide surveying control and building component location on a typical construction jobsite including methods related to sitework, foundation systems and building structural elements.
  • Apply the mathematical principles necessary to successfully execute the surveying principles and techniques covered in class.
  • Develop familiarity, understanding and a level of confidence necessary to successfully operate the tools and equipment used in construction surveying.

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