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CCE 428 - Survey & Profile Using Total Station

Code Start Date Duration Venue
CCE 428 09 October 2023 5 Days London Registration Form Link
CCE 428 27 November 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
CCE 428 11 December 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

In this course the participants will review the principal surveying engineering. They will be explore surveying including surveying meaning, survey types and map contains. They will also be intoduced to survey instruments and measurements principals and will learn how to use them. Finally the course is concluded by an intoduction to survey engineering computer software AutoCAD.


Course Objectives

  • Discussing the principal surveying engineering
  • Identify and recognize the various survey instruments with simulation program including tape, theodolite, level, total station
  • Learning how to use each tool 
  • Practicing the survey engineering computer software covering AutoCAD 

Who Should Attend?

  • Project Administrators
  • Engineers
  • Managers
  • Superintendents 
  • Anyone interested in survey & profile using total station 

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Survey meaning
  • Survey types 
  • Map contains 
  • Survey Instruments , Measurements principals

Day 2

  • Survey Instruments with Simulation Program
  • Tapes
  • When to use tapes 
  • How to use them 
  • Available types
  • Theodolite 
  • Types of Theodolites
  • Parts of a Theodolite
  • Concept of operation
  • Errors in measurement
  • Advantages of using a Theodolite

Day 3

  • Levels 
  • Parts of a level 
  • Measuring with the level 
  • Line levelling 
  • Longitudinal and transverse profiles 
  • The digital level
  • The rotation laser
  • Total Station
  • Preparing to measure
  • Extrapolating a straight line
  • Polar setting-out of a point 
  • Plumbing down from a height point
  • Surveys (polar method)

Day 4

  • Applications programs
  • Calculating areas 
  • Staking out
  • Remote heights
  • Tie distances 
  • Free-station surveys
  • Creating a survey database

Day 5

  • Using AutoCAD
  • Making an equipment database current
  • Deleting an equipment definition
  • Setting up the database and drawing
  • Setting the equipment and figuring prefix databases