PDH Online

Construction Surveying - Curves

Credit: 4 PDH
Course Fee: $48.00

Course Summary:

The simple curve is an arc of a circle. It is the most commonly used. The radius of the circle determines the “sharpness” or “flatness” of the curve. The larger the radius, the “flatter” the curve.

Surveyors often have to use a compoundcurve because of the terrain. This curve normally consists of two simple curves curving in the same direction and joined together.

Learning Objective:

Upon completion of this course the participant will learn:

  • How to locate to points using angles and distances
  • How to establish the line of a curve for road layout or some other construction

How to make:

  • Simple horizontal curves
  • Obstacles to curve location
  • Compound and reverse curves
  • Transition spirals
  • Vertical curves

Review the quiz before studying the course.

Course Content

Course Author: Department of Army


Course 1

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Certificate of completion of the course

This course comes with a multiple-choice quiz. You can view the quiz and take the quiz if you are logged in your account. You can take the quiz for this online PDH course as many times until passed. The passing grade is 70% and above. After you pass the quiz simply follow the page, to pay for the course and print your certificate instantly. A copy of the certificate and receipt for this course will always be in your account.

This online PDH or CE course can also be used as a continuing education course for the following.

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