Surveying 1

Course code SURV1110Units 10Level 1000Faculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentSchool of Engineering

Introduces elementary plane surveying to students of surveying, civil engineering and environmental engineering. It covers basic concepts relating to such things as co-ordinate systems, and it introduces basic equipment and its usage.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 1
Previously offered in 2014
Objectives1. Introduce students to fundamental surveying concepts such as horizontal and vertical co-ordinate systems, horizontal and vertical angles and their manipulation, and graphical presentation of three-dimensional information, through contours.

2. Bring students to competency in differential levelling.

3. Introduce students to the capabilities and techniques of usage of the following, and to develop basic usage skills, without detailed theory.
* electronic theodolites,
* coarse positioning through the Global Positioning System,
* electronic distance measurement systems,

4. Introduce students to concepts and practicalities of computer aided drafting, and develop basic usage skills.
Content* Introduction to fundamental concepts: horizontal and vertical co-ordinate systems, horizontal and vertical angles; graphical presentations such as contours.

* Differential levelling.

* Electronic theodolites.

* Distance measurement.

* Global Positioning System

* Basic drafting.
Replacing Course(s)N/A.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeHSC or equivalent.
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsField Study
Assessment Items
Other: (please specify)A combination of formal examination, written assignments and other examinations.

NOTE: Any modification to the above assessment arrangement will appear on the course outline normally issued in Week 1.
Contact HoursLecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Tutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Field Study: for 3 hour(s) per Week for 7 weeks
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for SURV1110