Introduction To Transits (A-2)

This five-day class involves applying knowledge and techniques learned in the A-1 course to the use of transits for the measuring of simple angles and extending lines.

Topics covered in this course include:

  • Basic trigonometry

  • Reading verniers scales

  • Building and geometric layout


Graduates must demonstrate a working knowledge of trigonometry tables, stake markings, mathematics and the record keeping involved for simple layout and grade control work.

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