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CE 383 / CE 383 F

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Engineering
Surveying
(Lecture/Field)
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CET 383 / 383 F Engineering Survey

▪ The course encompasses the design and


layout of horizontal and vertical curves,
line grade, earthwork volumes, theory of
location as applied to highway and
railways, mass diagram, overhaul and
estimate of cost and layout and alignment
of civil works structures.
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III-BCET Class Schedule

▪ Monday 6-9pm 1.0unit (3 hrs/week) –


Field
▪ Thursday 6-9pm 3.0units (3 hrs/week) –
Lecture
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Midterm (50%) Finals (50%)


Recitation 5% Recitation 5%
Assignments 5% Assignments 5%
Seatwork 5% Seatwork 5%
Short Quiz 5% Short Quiz 5%
Fieldwork 10% Fieldwork 10%
Midterm Exam 10% Final Exam 10%
Case Study 10% Case Study 10%
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Objectives:
▪ After completing this course, students should be able to:
▪ Identify the use of route surveying in the field of engineering
▪ Distinguish the various types of curves: simple, compound,
reverse, vertical & spiral.
▪ Conduct field surveys utilizing survey instruments such as
theodolite, engineer’s transit & tape measures.
▪ Manifest the ability to derive & apply the formulas in solving
problems of different types of curves.
▪ Conduct feasibility studies involving road construction and
earthwork (mass hauling) studies.
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Midterm
▪ Introduction to Route ▪ Compound Curve & its
Surveys Elements

▪ Simple curves and its ▪ Research on


Elements Compound Curve

▪ Problem Solving ▪ Reverse Curve & its


Elements
▪ Terrain Restrictions
▪ Research on Reverse
▪ Research on Simple
Curve
Curve
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Finals

▪ Spiral Curve & its Elements ▪ Research on Unsymmetrical


Vertical Curve
▪ Research on Spiral Curve
▪ Computation of Areas
▪ Symmetrical Vertical Curve
& its Elements ▪ Determination of Volume

▪ Research on Symmetrical ▪ Cost Estimate of Mass


Vertical Curve Earthwork

▪ Unsymmetrical Vertical ▪ Research on Earthwork


Curve & its Elements Volumes
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Route Surveying

▪ A route survey supplies the data necessary to determine


alignment, grading, and earthwork quantities for the design and
construction of various engineering projects such as roads,
railroads, pipelines, and utilities.
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References

▪ http://www.civildes.com/surveying/route-survey