13 Construction Surveying

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Construction Surveying CE 111
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Construction Surveying Construction is one of the largest industries in the U.S. Surveying as the basis of it Is extremely important It is estimated that 60% of surveying is spent in construction
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Construction Surveying Iowa ~ A surveyor does NOT have to be licensed to conduct most construction surveys
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Construction Surveys: Common task for surveyor Mark on the ground the locations of Buildings Roads Pipelines Other projects
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Construction Surveys: Proposed locations Shown on site plans, give Distances Directions Marked by surveyors Construction surveying Construction stakeout
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Construction Surveys: Proposed locations Marked by surveyors Marks are typically wooden stakes or hubs Serve as reference for horizontal and/or vertical control
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Construction Surveys: Proposed locations Marked by surveyors Vertical location proposed elevation of constructed items Called the “grade” Not to be confused with gradient, slope, or rate of grade (ratio of a change in elevation to a corresponding horizontal distance ) Refers to cuts and fills - vertical distances above or below reference marks on grade stakes
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Construction Surveys: Begins before the construction Continues throughout the construction process Ends with as-built surveys
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This note was uploaded on 09/20/2011 for the course C E 111 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Iowa State.

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