|Course code SURV2130||Units 10||Level 2000||Faculty 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 2014
|Objectives||1. 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.
|Content||Instrumentation 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.
|Assumed Knowledge||Content covered in courses SURV1110 Surveying 1, SURV1120 Surveying 2, and first year Mathematics.|
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Contact Hours||Computer 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
|Timetables||2014 Course Timetables for SURV2130|