Surveying 3

Course code SURV2130Units 10Level 2000Faculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentSchool of Engineering

Various techniques of levelling, angular observation and distance measurement, at different degrees of precision with a variety of instruments, are examined and compared. The associated reductions and computations are also dealt with.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 2
Previously offered in 2014
Objectives1. To be aware of a range of surveying instrumentation, both present and past.
2. To know what applications these instruments have.
3. To know what precision can be achieved by a variety of instruments and techniques.
4. To know how to use the instruments.
5. To be able to reduce raw observational data from the instruments to a usable form.
6. To be able to analyse the results obtained and portray them in a cogent manner.
ContentInstrumentation and techniques for precise angular observation.
Precise levelling: instrumentation and techniques.
Other forms of levelling.
The measurement of distance by direct and indirect methods.
Reduction, adjustment and presentation of observations.
Underground mining surveying.
Replacing Course(s)N/A.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeContent covered in courses SURV1110 Surveying 1, SURV1120 Surveying 2, and first year Mathematics.
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Computer Lab
Assessment Items
Examination: Formal
Other: (please specify)Six practical exercise reports.

NOTE: Any modification to the above assessment arrangement will appear on the course outline normally issued in Week 1.
Contact HoursComputer Lab: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Lecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Practical: for 24 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for SURV2130