Builders Level & Transit

This course presents the history, uses and evolution of the transit-level.  The completely hands-on practical exercises include the operation.  Function and proper care and handling of the transit-levels.  Skills acquired will include: setting up the builders level and reading elevations, transferring benchmark elevations doing a benchmark loop using multiple set-ups, plumbing over a point using a plumb bob and an optical plummit.  Interpreting the vernier scale and turning vertical and horizontal angles.  Practical building layout techniques using multiple set-ups, and transferring benchmarks to establish grades.  







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