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Geo-informatics 2

  • Course Code :
    SCM 322
  • Level :
  • Course Hours :
    2.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Department of Structural Engineering & Construction Management

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Area of Study :

• Definition and basic concept of photogrammetry. • Main requirements for flight mission. • Theory of photos orientation for 3D ground coordinates computation. • Identifying the main sources of errors that should be considered during surveying computations

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Geo-informatics 2

Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- Define the characteristics and requirements of taken photos.
2- a2- Specify the factors that should be considered and eliminated in photos.
3- Study the different methods for photo processing.
4- Differentiate between the different types and sources of inherent errors in surveying measurements
5- - Treat the accommodated errors for determination of the best value for any measured quantity.

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- Ability to differentiate between different types of photos
2- Ability to design a flight mission to completely cover a required area
3- - Ability to compute 3D ground coordinates from photos.

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- - Ability to eliminate the errors in the taken photos, due to the basic characteristics of photography
2- Ability to distinguish different types and sources of errors.
3- Application of theory of errors for determining the best estimate value

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- Requirements for flight mapping.
2- Role of photo processing for 3D ground coordinates computation
3- Capability of minimizing the effect of errors in any surveying measurements

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Geo-informatics 2

Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Definition and classification of photogrammetry 2 1 -
Methods of image coordinates computations 4 1 1
Main requirements for flight planning 8 2 2
Theory of photo orientation 6 2 2
Ground coordinates computations from photos 10 3 3
Different types and sources of errors 4 1 1
Most Probable value computations 10 3 2

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