Presents applications of surveying field, office and management principles and practices to the specific environment encountered in mining surveys and other industrial surveys.
Availability2021 Course Timetables
- Semester 1 - 2021
On successful completion of the course students will be able to:
1. Understand the peculiarities of the demands and options in industrial and mining surveying
2. Apply surveying field skills to industrial and mining surveying.
3. Identify and discuss special equipment typically used in mining and industrial surveys.
4. Apply surveying office computing and data reduction skills to industrial and mining surveying.
5. Apply surveying data and information analysis skills to industrial and mining surveying.
6. Apply surveying management skills to industrial and mining surveying.
- Characteristics of industrial and mining surveying
- Aspects of theodolite design, usage and errors in precise surveys
- Optical intersection techniques
- Special instruments encountered in industrial and mining surveying
- Statistical analysis in precise surveys
- Photogrammetric methods for precise surveys
Content covered in courses:
SURV1200 Introduction to Surveying (previously SURV1110)
SURV2210 Engineering Surveying (previously SURV1120)
SURV2220 Surveying Methods and Equipment
SURV2230 Surveying Techniques and Computations (previously SURV2130 and SURV2340), and
SURV3350 Analysis of Observations
Report: Mine Surveying Report
Project: Industrial Surveying Project
Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Face to Face On Campus 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
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