## COURSE OBJECTIVES

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

### COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES (CLO)

CLO: 1. to define and explain basic knowledge of engineering surveying.
CLO: 2. to solve numerical problems using survey techniques and modern methods.
CLO: 3. to discuss and clarify survey techniques for solving related problems.
CLO: 4. to perform calculations using MS Excel for solving numerical problems using survey techniques and modern methods.

## COURSE CONTENTS

1. Introduction
• Introduction to land surveying
• Definitions of basic surveying terms branches and their application
• Instruments used
2. 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
3. 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
4. Leveling and Contouring
• Methods and types of levels, precise leveling
• Methods and applications of contouring
5. 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
6. Field Work
• Horizontal and vertical control, construction surveys, railways, highways, pipelines and other infrastructures
• Layout of buildings and structures