COURSE OBJECTIVES

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

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES (CLO)


CLO: 1. to use basic knowledge related to Geo-informatics for the application of spatial data. (C3)
CLO: 2. to analyze coordinate system and referencing positioning system using GIS and Remote Sensing, respectively. (C4)
CLO: 3. to justify and defend his/her coordinate system referencing, respectively. (A3)
CLO: 4. to review engineering information using GIS/Remote sensing (C5)

COURSE CONTENTS

  1. Introduction to Geo Informatics and Resources of information
    • Photogrammetry
    • Satellite System
    • Aerial and Satellite Photogrammetry
    • Google Earth
  2. Geographic Information System (GIS)
    • Fundamentals of GIS
    • Spatial Data Types and acquiring consideration
    • Data Models and Structures
    • Coordinate System and Datum
    • Map projection and their transformation
    • Attribute-based operation
    • Introduction to Spatial Analysis
  3. Remote Sensing (RS)
    • Basic Concepts
    • Physicals basis of Remote Sensing
    • Earth Resources Satellites / Platforms
    • Sensors and Types of Resolutions
    • Geo-referencing
    • Image Processing Techniques and Classification
  4. Introduction to Global Positioning System
    • 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)
  5. Introduction to 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