|Course code SURV2340||Units 10||Level 2000||Faculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentSchool of Engineering|
Involves significant amounts of PC-based computations using proprietary and other software. Computations required for the reduction and analysis of field surveys, including an introduction to three dimensional spatial co-ordinate systems, three dimensional co-ordinate transformations, spherical trigonometry, traverse reduction methods, cadastral survey computations, and survey-based computer-aided drafting (CAD) principles, practice and examples of software.
Available in 2014
|Objectives||1. to develop skills in reducing most efficiently a wide range of survey observations into spatial information|
2. to be able to reduce some survey observations by commonly used procedures
3. to be able to use CAD software of value to survey industry
|Content||Part 1: Computations required for the reduction and analysis of field surveys, including three dimensional spatial co-ordinate systems; three dimensional co-ordinate transformations; spherical trigonometry; traverse reduction methods; and cadastral survey and subdivision computations.|
Part 2: Computer-aided drafting (CAD) for survey and geographic information: generic principles, practice using examples of available software.
|Assumed Knowledge||Content covered in courses MATH1110, MATH1120.|
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Teaching Methods||Problem Based Learning|
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for 12 weeks|
Laboratory: for 3 hour(s) per Week for 11 weeks
|Timetables||2014 Course Timetables for SURV2340|