Structural Deformation Surveying

Credit: 30 PDH

Course Fee: $349.00

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 Objectives

  • Operating Principles
  • Uses of LIDAR within the Corps
  • Capabilities and Limitations
  • Comparisons with Existing Technologies
  • LIDAR System Components
  • Planning a LIDAR Data Collection
  • LIDAR Data Collection
  • LIDAR Data Processing
  • Data Classification
  • Quality Control

Course Author

US Army Corps of Engineers



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