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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carleton University CIVE 2004 Assignment 1 Page 1 of 4 CIVE 2004 GIS, Surveying, and Graphics 2017 Fall Term Assignment 01: Anthropometrics Introduction Sometimes engineers need to be able to assess the layout of a site before actually carrying out a formal survey in order to have a rough estimate of distances and elevations using simple techniques as the basis of measurement. Because we use our own body as a measuring tool, we call this exer- cise anthropometrics . The first part of this exercise will ask students to determine a basic set of measurements (pace, stride, height, span, etc.) and the second part will ask them apply this knowledge to do a simple field survey. Equipment . All teams will meet in the Minto building Foyer to collect and sign-up for equipments. Each team brings a surveying equipment bag and makes sure it contains a 30m tape, 15 ft construc- tion tape, crayons and chaining pins. You will need your notebook to record the measurements tak- en in this exercise. Teams must return the equipment to the structures lab, 2032 MC.
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