Course detail

Geodesy and Cartography

FA-GEKCompulsoryBachelor's (1st cycle)Acad. year: 2010/2011Summer semester1. year of study2  credits

The subject covers the problems of geodesy and cartography, and the theoretical and practical use of these disciplines in the work of an architect.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Basic theoretical and practical knowlege.

Mode of delivery

90 % face-to-face, 10 % distance learning


1) Orientation in map data with contours 2) Basic knowledge of mathematics


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Brychta : Geodézie - Praktická výuka II 2005 - (CS)
Brychta : Geodézie - Praktická výuka II (CS)
Ryšková, Werner : Geodézie pro architekta (CS)
Vitásek J, Novosád Z.: Geodézie I? Akad. nakladatelství CERM, (CS)
Ryšková, Verner: Geodézie pro architekta (CS)
ČSN 013419, ISO 7078, a další z řady 7304.. (CS)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

1) Mandatory active presence on all cartography and geodesy trainings
2) Working out and submission of a study concerning the content of work at each tutorisl
3) Presence at final credit test with questions from geodesy and cartography, required
are correct answers to at least half of the questions.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Introduction to the cartography. Development world's cartography.
Mathematical cartography. Cartographic works, sorts, reach.
Theory cartographic language.
Cartographic generalization. Kartometrie.
World's and state map works.
Geographical information system. Real estate register.
Introduction to the geodesy. Provincial body. Measuring and crossbar systems.
Geodetic bases. Angular measuring, longitudes and planimetry. Setting - out position.
Many - storied metering.
Setting - out highs and perpendicular. Transverse cuts. Cubage.
Groundwork for UP and preparation constructions. Geodetic part building object.
Sighting buildings and geodetic documentation monumental objects.
Fotogrametrie – projection, photography, evaluation pictures.
Usage fotogrametrie in urbanism, architecture and monumental care.


Basic theoretical and practical knowledge.
Knowledge of geodesy and cartography problems.

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

1) Presence at all tutorials (7)
2) Turning in logs from all tutorials in geodesy and cartography
3) Presence at final credit test – required are correct answers to at least half of the

Type of course unit



12 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer