Property Descriptions


902 – Property Descriptions: Combines hands-on experience with mentoring to provide participants with information regarding engineering fundamentals the practical applications of information contained in engineering drawings and how to interpret property descriptions.

 

Course Number:

C902

Course Title:

Property Descriptions

Course Level:

Advanced

Course Length:

1 day – 8 AM to 5 PM

IRWA Credits:

8 QEU / CEU

Prerequisites:

IRWA Course 900 “Principles of Real Estate Engineering” (or equivalent), or a minimum of two years right of way engineering experience

 

 

Course Description

This course covers topographic and property information on engineering plans, the interrelationship of plan, profile and cross-section views, the horizontal and vertical alignment of a centerline, aerial photogrammetry, place coordinates, utility line crossings of highways, contours, calculating earthwork and the interpretation of right of way plans.

Credentialing

  • Generalist:  An advanced course that can be applied towards the RWP or SR/WA program.
  • Specialist:  Required course for the R/W-NAC program.

Topics

  • Requirements of a valid description
  • Use of the rectangular grid system
  • When and how to use the point and centerline method
  • Sources of uncertainties
  • Subdivision descriptions
  • Metes and bounds descriptions

Course Tuition includes

  • Participant Manual
  • Engineering tools (engineering scale, protractor and straight edge)

Required Material

  • Financial calculator
  • Mechanical pencil

Who should take this course

 


Classroom Based Education


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