Engineering Surveying (CE1112)

Pre-requisite(s)

None

Recommended Book(s)

Surveying Theory And Practice, R.E.  Davis, 7th Edition

Reference Book(s)

Elementary Surveying-An Introduction To Geometrics, Wolf P.R. & Ghilani C. D, 11th Edition

Surveying Principles And Application, B .Kavanagh, 8th Edition

Course Objectives

1. Have the ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering to understand the measurement techniques and equipment used in land surveying. 2. To enable students to understand theory and practice of land surveying. 3. To enable students in reading and preparing surveying maps. 4. To develop skills to use modern survey instruments.

Course Learning Outcomes (CLO)

CLO:1            Gain the ability to use modern survey equipment to measure angles and distances.

CLO:2            Gain a basic understanding of the principles and operation of the global positioning system.

CLO:3            Gain the ability to measure differences in elevation, draw and utilize contour plots.

CLO:4            Appreciate the need for accurate and thorough note taking in field work to serve as a legal record.

Course Contents

Introduction  

  • Introduction to land surveying

  • Definitions of basic surveying terms branches and their application

  • Instruments used

Techniques

  • Distance measurement techniques

  • Theodolite and its types

  • Traversing and triangulation, bearings and meridians, plane table surveying

  • Computation of areas and volumes by various methods

Modern Methods in Surveying

  • Principles of edm operation, edm characteristics

  • Total stations, field procedures for total stations in topographic surveys

  • Construction layout using total stations

Leveling and Contouring

  • Methods and types of levels, precise leveling

  • Methods and applications of contouring

Surveying Drafting and Computations

  • Maps and plans, plotting, contour maps, profiles, cross-sections, prismoidal formula, computations of area and volumes by graphical analysis and use of surveying software

Field Work  

  • Horizontal and vertical control, construction surveys, railways, highways, pipelines and other infrastructures

Layout of buildings and structures

Mapping of CLOs to Program Learning Outcomes

                     CLO’s

CLO-1

(Ability to use modern tools)

CLO-2

(Understanding of GPS system)

CLO-3

 (Ability to utilize contour plots )

CLO-4

 (Field work)

PLO’s

PLO-1

(Engineering Knowledge)

 

PLO-2

(Problem Analysis)

 

 

 

 

PLO-3

(Design/Development of Solutions)

 

 

 

 

PLO-4

(Investigation)

 

 

 

 

PLO-5

(Modern Tool Usage)

 

 

 

 

PLO-6

(The Engineer and Society)

 

 

 

 

PLO-7

(Environment and Sustainability)

 

 

 

 

PLO-8

(Ethics)

 

 

 

 

PLO-9

(Individual and Team work)

 

 

 

 

PLO-10

(Communication)

 

 

 

 

PLO-11

(Project Management)

 

 

 

 

PLO-12

(Lifelong Learning)

 

 

 

 

Mapping of CLOs to Assessment Modules

CLOs

CLO:1

CLO:2

CLO:3

CLO:4

Assessment Modules

Assignments (20-25%)

 

 

 

Quizzes (15-20%)

 

Midterm Exam (20%)

 

 

Final Exam (40-45%)