FAST-IE51Acad. year: 2020/2021
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.
Institute of Geodesy (GED)
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Knowledge of survey and calculation approaches in geodesy.
Adjustment of network and thery of errors.
Recommended optional programme components
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
Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes
Language of instruction
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.
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.
Type of course unit
39 hours, optionally
Teacher / Lecturer