Course detail

Field Training IV

FAST-HE11Acad. year: 2020/2021

Construction, surveying and adjustment of setting out control network including accuracy analysis.
Setting out of road alignment. Setting out using intersection with angles. Line alignment through obstacle.
Very precise leveling in mountain environment. Trigonometric height measurement in mountains. Gravimetric syrveying.
GNSS measurement in geodetic network.


Institute of Geodesy (GED)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Student gets practical knowledge of some typical basic setting out tasks in field. Student gets practical experience with basic tasks of theoretical geodesy in field. Student gets experience with practical GPS surveying.


Knowledge of basic setting out procedures. Knowledge of methodology of accuracy analyses. Knowledge of fundamentals of theoretical geodesy.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Bureš, J. a kol.: Výuka v terénu IV. elektronický text VUT Brno, 2008. (CS)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.


Practical surveying of some typical basic setting out tasks in field. Practical surveying of basic theoretical geodesy tasks in field. Practical GPS surveying.

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-C-GK Master's

    branch GD , 1. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit


Field training

360 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer