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  • Course Code :
    SCM 223
  • Level :
  • Course Hours :
    2.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Department of Architectural Engineering

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Area of Study :

By the end of the course the students will be introduced to: • Different units systems and how to transform among them. • Distance measurements operations and its usage in mapping. • Scales used in mapping. • Surveying application in mapping. • Leveling process. • Angular measurements using theodolite. • Theodolite application through Tacheometry.

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Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- Define basic concepts of surveying operations.
2- Adequate knowledge of basic surveying instruments.

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- Ability to derive various solutions for distance measurement obstacles.
2- Capability to differentiate between mapping scales.
3- Usage of surveying for mapping purposes.
4- Ability to analyze leveling data for elevation calculation.
5- Ability to asses angular measurements.

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- Ability to distinguish distance measurement tools and instruments.
2- Ability to identify different types of surveying levels.
3- Ability to categorize surveying level and theodolite screws and parts.
4- Ability to handle and practically work with the level and theodolite.

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- The skill and gift of working in team.
2- Writing and presentation of surveying observations and results.

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Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Introduction. 4 2 2
Distance measurement operations. 10 5 5
Surveying for mapping. 6 3 3
Usage of scales for mapping. 4 2 2
Coordinate Computation. 4 2 2
Leveling process. 12 6 6
Basic Concept of Theodolite. 4 2 2
Angular measurements using theodolite. 4 2 2

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