Geoinformatics (CE4131)

Pre-requisite(s)

Advanced Engineering Surveying (CE-2122)

Recommended Book(s)

Getting Started With Geographic Information System, Clarke, K. 2nd Edition 

Reference Book(s)

Remote Sensing And Image Interpretation, Thomas M. L., Ralph W. K., 5th Edition

Introduction To Geographic Information Systems, Chang K. T., 3rd Edition

Course Objectives

To acquaint with state-of-the-art Geo-informatics and its diverse applications in engineering.

Course Learning Outcomes (CLO)

CLO:1            Learn about Geographic Information System (GIS).

CLO:2            Learn about Remote Sensing (RS).

CLO:3            Be able to use related softwares for GIS / RS applications related to civil engineering domain.

Course Contents

Introduction to Geo Informatics and Resources of information

  • Photogrammetric surveying

  • Satellite System

  • Aerial and Satellite photogrammetry

Geographic Information System (GIS)

  • Fundamentals of GIS

  • Spatial Data types and acquiring consideration

  • Data models and structures

  • Coordinate System

  • Datum and map projection and their transformation

  • Attribute-based operation

  • Introduction to Spatial Analysis

Remote Sensing (RS)

  • Basic Concepts

  • Physicals basis of Remote Sensing

  • Earth Resources Satellites / Platforms

  • Sensors

  • Types of Resolutions

  • Geo-referencing

  • Image Processing Techniques and Classification

  • Global Positioning System (GPS)

  • Navigational Satellites

  • Positioning Systems (GLONASS, GPS & Galileo)

  • Fundamentals and Elements of GPS

  • System Operation & Characteristics

  • Errors and Atmospheric effects

  • Differential GPS (DGPS)

Field and Laboratory Work with Software

  • Training on GPS instruments based surveys

  • Integration GPS data in GIS

  • Exercises on Image processing software and recent GIS software

  • Demonstration on RS/GIS applications in engineering disciplines

Mapping of CLOs to Program Learning Outcomes

                     CLO’s

CLO-1

(Learn GIS)

CLO-2

(Learn RS)

CLO-3

 (Software GIS/RS applications)

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

Assessment Modules

Assignments (20-25%)

Quizzes (15-20%)

Midterm Exam (20%)

 

Final Exam (40-45%)