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Planimetric Surveying 2

  • Course Code :
    SCM 222
  • Level :
    Undergraduate
  • Course Hours :
    2.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Department of Structural Engineering & Construction Management

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Area of Study :

• Scales used in mapping. • Surveying application in mapping. • Coordinate computations and manipulations. • Angular measurements corrections using theodolite. • Theodolite application through Tacheometry. • The total station as a powerful surveying tool.

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Planimetric Surveying 2

Traverse, Tachometry, Surveying using plain table, Topographic surveying, Mapping, Horizontal and vertical curves layout, Engineering projects layout, Accuracy of surveying measurements, Probability theory. Prerequisites : SCM 221

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Planimetric Surveying 2

Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- Define main concepts of surveying computations.
2- - Adequate knowledge of commonly used surveying instruments.
3- - Surveying as a mapping tool.

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- Capability to differentiate between mapping scales.
2- Usage of surveying for mapping purposes.
3- Handling of coordinates and bearings.
4- - Dealing with traverse calculations.
5- Ability to asses and correct angular measurements.
6- Fair knowledge of the total station.

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- - Ability to categorize theodolite screws and parts.
2- Ability to handle and practically work with the theodolite.
3- Ability to classify and handle various kinds of total stations .

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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Planimetric Surveying 2

Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Angular measurements using theodolite 10 1 4
Computation of coordinates 4 1 1
Usage of scales for mapping 4 1 1
Surveying for mapping 6 2 1
Traverse computations 8 2 2
Theodolite Application - Tacheometry 6 1 2
Basic Concept of Total Station 2 1
Theory of errors 4 2

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Planimetric Surveying 2

Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
4.1- Class Lectures
- Tutorials
Practicals

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Planimetric Surveying 2

Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What
… Quizzes 5.00 3
… Quizzes 5.00 9
… 1st Mid term Exam 20.00 6
… 2nd Mid term Exam 20.00 11
Final Exam 40.00 15

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Planimetric Surveying 2

Books:

Book Author Publisher
Surveying Arthur Bannister Pearson

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