Course detail

Geodesy

FAST-IE51Acad. year: 2019/2020

Fundamentals of physical and geometrical geodesy. Development of electronic geodetic instruments. Theoretical principles of electronic theodolites, distance meters, levelling instruments, satellite and inertial systems. Testing of electronic geodetic instruments. Atmospheric refraction influences in geodetic measurements. Automation of measurements and data processing. Data corrections and reductions to projection planes. Integrated measuring systems. Fundamentals of 3D geodesy. Local and global coordinate systems. Coordinate transformations. Quality analysis of identical points and accuracy of measurement results. Analysis of special software products for all principal kinds of surveying tasks. Metrology in geodesy.

Department

Institute of Geodesy (GED)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Not applicable.

Prerequisites

Knowledge of survey and calculation approaches in geodesy. Adjustment of network and thery of errors.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Torge, W.: Geodesy. de Gruyter 2001
Vaníček, P., Krakiwski, E.: Geodesy: The Concepts. North Holland, Amsterdam 1980

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. General principles of physical and geometric geodesy. Theory and testing of electronic geodetic instruments.
2. Atmospheric refraction influences in geodetic measurements.
3. Automation of measurements and data processing. Data corrections and reductions to projection plane.
4. Integrated measuring systems. Principles of 3D geodesy.
5. Transformation of coordinates, qualitu analysis of identical points and transformation results.
6. Software tools for principal types of geodetic works, analysis. Metrology in geodesy.

Aims

Construction and testing advanced instruments and measurement systems.
Quality analysis of measured data.

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 D-P-C-GK Doctoral

    branch GAK , 1. year of study, winter semester, 8 credits, optional

  • Programme D-K-C-GK Doctoral

    branch GAK , 1. year of study, winter semester, 8 credits, optional

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

39 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

eLearning