Course Details

Geodesy and Cartography

Academic Year 2024/25

BEA028 course is part of 1 study plan

BPC-APS Summer Semester 3rd year

Course Guarantor


Language of instruction



1 credit



Forms and criteria of assessment

graded course-unit credit

Offered to foreign students

Not to offer

Course on BUT site


13 weeks, 2 hours/week, elective


1. The role of geodesy in the field architecture. Introduction, units, historical development.

2. Datums and controls in the Czech republic. Coordinate systems and reference frames. Global navigation satellite systems.

3. Direction, angel and distance measurements.Coordinate calculation.

4. Mapping - geodetical methods. Survey of building for reconstruction.Survey instruments.

5. Measurement of hights,digital terrain model.

6. Photogrammetric survey, close range photogrammetry.

7. Setting out works. Determination of displacements and deformations of structures. Determination areas and volumes.

8. Special works in civil engineering and industry.

9. Cadastre of real estates.

10. Laser scanning. Remote sensing.

11. Princeples of cartography. Maps in the Czech republic.

12. Geogaphical information systems. Building information model.

13. Test.