Available in 2022
Course code

SURV6110

Units

10 units

Level

6000 level

Course handbook

Description

This course presents applications of surveying field, office and management principles and practices to the specific environment encountered in mining surveys and other industrial surveys.


Availability

Callaghan

  • Semester 1 - 2022

Learning outcomes

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. Become familiar with 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

7. Develop capability to conduct advanced research of relevant literature and apply to practical problems.


Content

1.    Characteristics of industrial and mining surveying.

2.    Aspects of theodolite design, usage and errors in precise surveys.

3.    Optical intersection techniques.

4.    Special instruments encountered in industrial and mining surveying.

5.    Statistical analysis in precise surveys.

6.    Photogrammetric methods for precise surveys. 


Requisite

This course has similarities to SURV4110. If you have completed SURV4110 you cannot enrol in this course.


Assumed knowledge

MATH2310 and Level 1 and 2 surveying courses.


Assessment items

Report: Mine Surveying Report

Project: Major Project

Quiz: Quiz

Report: Research Investigation


Contact hours

Callaghan

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 in the course outline handed to students in Week 1.

Practical

Face to Face On Campus 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

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.

Tutorial

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 in the course outline handed to students in Week 1.

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