Course detail

Structural and Industry Geodesy

FAST-CE052Acad. year: 2018/2019

Basic terms of structural geodesy.
Measurement errors, accuracy measures of 1D and 2D quantities, fundamentals of setting out accuracy analyses.
Precise methods of angle, distance, and height measurements.
Horizontal and vertical setting out methodology. Setting out drawings.
Setting out control networks.
Geodesy in designing and in construction phase of structures.
Deformation measurements of structures.
Contemporary progressive geodetic measuring technologies (Global satellite navigation systems, Laser scanning).

Department

Institute of Geodesy (GED)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

The graduate obtains extended knowledge of applications of geodesy in civil engineering. The graduate is able:
- to perform the basic accuracy analyses of measurement and setting out
- to apply the methodology of distance, angle and height setting out including accuracy analyses
- to perform the setting out of arcs and transition curves
- to describe the methods of deformation measurements of structural objects

Prerequisites

Basic knowledge of mathematics and geodesy.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course is taught through lectures, practical classes and self-study assignments. Attendance at lectures is optional, but attendance at classes is compulsory.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Attendance in accordance with BUT Rules for Studies. Submission and acceptance of single tasks protocols is mandatory. Passing the final written test. Successful test passing is conditioned by at least 50% right answers to test questions.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Basic terms of structural geodesy. Measurement errors, accuracy measures of 1D and 2D quantities.
2. Fundamentals of setting out accuracy analyses. Precise methods of angle and distance measurements.
3. Precise levelling. Setting out of angles, distances, and heights.
4. Basic methods of horizontal and vertical setting out.
5. Setting out drawings. Setting out control networks. Geodesy in designing and realization of structures.
6. Deformation measurements. Underground surveying.
7. Progresive geodetic measuring technologies (Global satellite navigation systems, Laser sscanning, Photogrammetry).

Aims

Extended knowledge of geodesy in civil engineering.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme N-P-E-SI (N) Master's

    branch K , 1. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, compulsory-optional

  • Programme N-K-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch K , 1. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, compulsory-optional

  • Programme N-P-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch K , 1. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

13 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

1. Basic terms of structural geodesy. Measurement errors, accuracy measures of 1D and 2D quantities.
2. Fundamentals of setting out accuracy analyses. Precise methods of angle and distance measurements.
3. Precise levelling. Setting out of angles, distances, and heights.
4. Basic methods of horizontal and vertical setting out.
5. Setting out drawings. Setting out control networks. Geodesy in designing and realization of structures.
6. Deformation measurements. Underground surveying.
7. Progresive geodetic measuring technologies (Global satellite navigation systems, Laser sscanning, Photogrammetry).

Exercise

13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

1. Introduction, measures of precision, confidence intervals.
2. Accuracy analyses calculations of measurement and setting out.
3 Precise measurement of angles, parallactic method of distance measurement.
4. Precise leveling.
5. Indirect surveying of inaccessible distance.
6. GNSS measurement.
7. Check of fulfilling the credit conditions, final test, granting of credits.