The University of Newcastle, Australia
Available in 2020
Course code

SURV2210

Units

10 units

Level

2000 level

Course handbook

Description

This course introduces students to elementary field and office surveying theory and practice especially in relation to engineering surveying works. It covers topics including areas and volumes, horizontal circular and transition curves and vertical curves, long sections and cross sections, and traverse calculation.


Availability

Callaghan

  • Semester 1 - 2020

Replacing course(s)

This course replaces the following course(s): SURV1120. Students who have successfully completed SURV1120 are not eligible to enrol in SURV2210.


Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Apply the fundamental concepts used for the surveying of sites for road and/or rail curves.

2. Execute the calculations to permit the setting out of circular and transition horizontal and parabolic vertical road or rail curves.

3. Produce surveys and drawings for long sections and cross sections which allow for the calculation of areas and volumes for earthworks for road and rail curves.

4. Implement the concepts and practicalities of traversing, especially for control relating to the above matters.


Content

•    Levelling

•    Distance Measurement

•    Use of Total Station

•    Traversing and Calculations

•    Missing Data in Traverses

•    Areas and Volumes

•    Contouring

•    Long Sections and Cross Sections

•    Detail Surveys/Route Surveys

•    Circular Curves

•    Transition Curves

•    Vertical Curves


Requisite

This course replaces SURV1120. If you have successfully completed SURV1120 you cannot enrol in this course.


Assumed knowledge

SURV1200 Introduction to Surveying


Assessment items

Written Assignment: Levelling Control Survey

Written Assignment: Traverse Control Survey

Written Assignment: Detail Survey

Written Assignment: Curve Design

Written Assignment: Curve Set Out

Formal Examination: Final Examination


Contact hours

Callaghan

Computer Lab

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

The above distribution of contact hours may alter on a weekly basis and will be confirmed by communications via Blackboard

Field Study

Face to Face On Campus 3 hour(s) per Week for 8 Weeks

The above distribution of contact hours may alter on a weekly basis and will be confirmed by communications via Blackboard. A preliminary timetable will be provided during the lectures or on the course Blackboard site

Lecture

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

The above distribution of contact hours may alter on a weekly basis and will be confirmed during the lectures or on the course Blackboard site.