• 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. (C2)
CLO: 2. to solve numerical problems using survey techniques and modern methods. (C3)
CLO: 3. to discuss and clarify survey techniques for solving related problems. (A2)
CLO: 4. to perform calculations using MS Excel for solving numerical problems using survey techniques and modern methods. (C3)
- Introduction to land surveying
- Definitions of basic surveying terms branches and their application
- Instruments used
- Distance measurement techniques
- Theodolite and its types
- Traversing and triangulation, bearings and meridians, plane table surveying
- Computation of areas and volumes by various methods
- Principles of edm operation, edm characteristics
- Total stations, field procedures for total stations in topographic surveys
- Construction layout using total stations
- Methods and types of levels, precise leveling
- Methods and applications of contouring
- Maps and plans, plotting, contour maps, profiles, cross-sections, prismoidal formula, computations of area and volumes by graphical analysis and use of surveying software
- Horizontal and vertical control, construction surveys, railways, highways, pipelines and other infrastructures
- Layout of buildings and structures