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Planimetric Surveying 1

  • Course Code :
    SCM 221
  • Level :
    Undergraduate
  • Course Hours :
    2.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Department of Petroleum Engineering

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Area of Study :

Distance measurement operations and their usage in mapping, Scales used in mapping, Surveying application in mapping, Coordinate computations and manipulations, Various area computation techniques, Angular measurements using theodolite, and Traverse computations.

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Distance measurements and their corrections, Surveying operations using distance measurements, Area computations, Leveling, Grid leveling, Contour maps, Profiles, Cross sections, Volume computations, Angle measurements using theodolites.

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Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- Define basic concepts of surveying operations
2- Recognize primary surveying applications in engineering projects
3- Gather knowledge of commonly used surveying instruments
4- Identify Surveying as a mapping tool

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- Derive different solutions for distance measurement obstacles
2- Differentiate between area computational techniques
3- Deal with traverse calculations

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- Distinguish distance measurement tools and instruments
2- Categorize surveying theodolite screws and parts
3- Handle and practically work with the theodolite

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- Gain team-working skills
2- Practice writing and presentation for surveying observations and results.

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Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Introduction 4 3 1
Distance measurement operations 10 8 2
Usage of scales for mapping 4 3 1
Surveying for mapping 6 5 1
Computation of coordinates 4 3 1
Area Computation 6 5 1
Basic Concept of Theodolite 4 3 1
Angular measurements using theodolite 12 8 4
Traverse computations 10 7 3

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Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Interactive Lecture
Discussion/ Problem Solving
Experimental Learning

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Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What
Final Examination 40.00
Mid Term Examinations 20.00
Practical Examination 10.00
Semester Work 30.00

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Books:

Book Author Publisher
Elementary Surveying An Introduction to Geomatics Charles D. Ghilani / Paul R. Wolf Pearson
Surveying Arthur Bannister Pearson

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