Advanced Engineering Surveying (CE2122)

Pre-requisite(s)

Engineering Surveying (CE-1112)

Recommended Book(s)

Surveying With Construction Application, B .Kavanagh, 8th Edition

Reference Book(s)

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

Course Objectives

1. To apply principles of surveying. 2. Have the ability to apply knowledge of control surveys and their use in advanced branches. 3. To develop skills to use modern tools in related field problems.

Course Learning Outcomes (CLO)

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

CLO:2            Have a skill to apply 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

Surveying Drafting and Computations  

  • Maps and plans, plotting contour maps, profiles and cross sections

  • End areas and volumes, prismoidal formula

  • Area computations, area by graphical analysis

  • Use of surveying software

Highway and Railway Curves

  • Route surveys, circular curves, deflections and chord calculations

  • Setting out circular curves by various methods

  • Compound curves, reverse, vertical, parabolic curves

  • Computation of high or low point on a vertical curve

  • Design considerations, spiral curves, spiral curve computations

  • Approximate solution for spiral problems, super elevations

Construction Surveys

  • Introduction, horizontal and vertical control

  • Buildings, rail roads

  • Pipeline and other construction surveys

Hydrographic Surveys

  • Objectives of hydrographic survey and electronic charting

  • Vertical control, depth and tidal measurements

  • Position fixing techniques

  • Sounding plan, horizontal control

Control Surveys

  • Geodesy universal transverse mercator grid system

  • Modified transverse mercator grid system

  • Lambert projection

  • Computations for lambert projection

Global Positioning System  

  • Background information, global positioning, receivers

  • Satellites errors

  • GPS surveying techniques and applications

  • Survey planning, initial ambiguity resolution

  • Vertical positioning

Mapping of CLOs to Program Learning Outcomes

                     CLO’s

CLO-1

(Ability to use modern tools)

CLO-2

(Skills to Apply 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%)