Photogrammetry 1

Course code SURV3610
Not available in 2015
2015 Course Timetables


Brief history of photography and photogrammetry; geometry of a single image; relative and absolute orientation; analytical and digital plotters; and camera and lens calibrations.



  • Semester 2 - 2016

Learning Outcomes

1. To be aware of a range of photogrammetric techniques, both present and past.

2. A good understanding of theory of photogrammetry.

3. To understand what precision can be achieved by a variety of photogrammetry techniques.

4. To demonstrate how to use various photogrammetry software.

5. To be able to reduce raw observational data from photos to a usable form.

6. To be able to analyse the results obtained and portray them in a cogent manner.


  • Brief history of photography and photogrammetry.
  • Geometry of a single image.
  • Relative and absolute orientation, analytical and digital plotters.
  • Camera and lens calibrations.
  • Mapping from aerial photographs.
  • Close range photogrammetry.

Assumed Knowledge

Content covered in courses SURV1110 Surveying 1, SURV1120 Surveying 2, SURV2130 Surveying 3, SURV2180 Electronic Surveying, SURV2340 Survey Computing, SURV3350 Analysis of Observations.

Assessment Items

Tutorial / Laboratory Exercises: Lab Assignments

Formal Examination: Formal Examination

Contact Hours



Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term


Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

NOTE: The above distribution of contact hours may alter on a weekly basis and will be confirmed in the course outline handed to students in Week 1.


Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term