Course Details

# Geodesy I

GE01 course is part of 1 study plan

B-P-C-GK / GI Winter Semester 1st year

Elementary terms related to geodesy and geodetic basics, measuring of directions and angles, direction in space and its components- horizontal and vertical direction, experiments for measuring- theodolite’s construction and construction of its parts, measuring methods of horizontal, vertical directions (angles), errors of measured directions and angles. Centering of measured directions and angles. Measuring of distances with tape. Indirect trigonometric distance measurement. Electronic distance meters, Indirect optical and parallactic distance measuring methods. Errors and accuracy of measured distances. Conversion of measuring data to plane of reference. Processing of geodetic data - basic coordinate computation.

Course Guarantor

Institute

Objective

Getting an overview of subjects of geodesy. Acquaintance with basic principles, methods and processing of geodetic angle and distance measurements.

Knowledge

Student gets an overview of geodesy. Acquaintance with basic principles, methods and processing of geodetic angle and distance measurements. Student gets an overview of terminology for consequential courses.

Syllabus

1. Elementary terms and principles of geodesy.
2. Simple surveying tools and their using.
3. Theodolite - constructional parts.
4. Measurement of horizontal directions and angles.
5. Measurement of vertical angles.
6. Distance mesurement - principles and methods, Indirect optical distance measurement.
7. Taping. Indirect trigonometric distance measurement.
8. Parallactic distance measurement, elektronic distance measurement.
9. Electronic distance meters .
10. Conversion of measuring data to plane of reference.
11. Coordinate computation 1.
12. Coordinate computation 2.
13. Transformation.
The course is full of lectures available on the e-learning on Moodle.

Prerequisites

Elementary knowledge of mathematics, geometry and physics. Basic knowledge of terminology and descriptions of the landscape orientation in the field.

Language of instruction

Czech

Credits

8 credits

Semester

winter

Forms and criteria of assessment

course-unit credit and examination

Specification of controlled instruction, the form of instruction, and the form of compensation of the absences

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Offered to foreign students

Not to offer

Course on BUT site

Lecture

13 weeks, 3 hours/week, elective

Syllabus

1. Elementary terms and principles of geodesy. 2. Simple surveying tools and their using. 3. Theodolite - constructional parts. 4. Measurement of horizontal directions and angles. 5. Measurement of vertical angles. 6. Distance mesurement - principles and methods, Indirect optical distance measurement. 7. Taping. Indirect trigonometric distance measurement. 8. Parallactic distance measurement, elektronic distance measurement. 9. Electronic distance meters . 10. Conversion of measuring data to plane of reference. 11. Coordinate computation 1. 12. Coordinate computation 2. 13. Transformation.

The course is full of lectures available on the e-learning on Moodle.

Exercise

13 weeks, 3 hours/week, compulsory

Syllabus

1. Elementary terms and principles of geodesy. 2. Simple surveying tools and their using. 3. Theodolite - constructional parts. 4. Measurement of horizontal directions and angles. 5. Measurement of vertical angles. 6. Distance mesurement - principles and methods for tape measurement. 7. Elektronic distance measurement - total station. 8. Parallactic distance measurement. 9. Conversion of measuring data to plane of reference. 10. Coordinate computation 1. 11. Coordinate computation 2. 12. Recapitulation. 13. Credit.