University of Technology Sydney

16106 Drawing and Surveying




In this subject, detailed instruction is given in manual drafting and graphic skills and the reading of construction drawings. Students are introduced to CAD work using 2D CAD packages. In terms of surveying, the subject covers the process of setting out works; extractions of information from surveying drawings, levels and contours; the choice of setting out techniques; the use of tape, level, theodolite and optical plummets; the NSW land title systems and the powers of public authorities. Fieldwork involving the use of building surveying equipment is undertaken.

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Spring session, City campus

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