PDH Online

Structural Deformation Surveying

Credit: 34 PDH
Course Fee: $306.00
292 pages

Course Summary:

This course provides technical guidance for performing precise structural deformation surveys of locks, dams, and other hydraulic flood control or navigation structures. Accuracy, procedural, and quality control standards are defined for monitoring displacements in hydraulic structures. This course applies to all USACE commands having responsibility for conducting periodic inspections of completed civil works projects, as required under Periodic Inspection and Continuing Evaluation of Completed Civil Works Structures.

Learning Objective:

Upon completion of this course the participant would know:

  • What is Operating Principles
  • How to use LIDAR
  • Capabilities and Limitations of LIDAR
  • Comparisons with Existing Technologies
  • LIDAR System Components
  • Planning a LIDAR Data Collection
  • LIDAR Data Collection
  • LIDAR Data Processing
  • Data Classification of LIDAR
  • Quality Control of LIDAR Data

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Course Content

Course Author: US Army Corps of Engineers

Course 1

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