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SVY3107 Geodetic Surveying B

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Engineering & Surveying
School or Department : Surveying & Spatial Science
Version produced : 24 April 2014

Requisites

Pre-requisite: SVY1110 or Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCNS or GCST or GDNS or GDST or MSST or MENS

Other requisites

Recommended prior or concurrent study: SVY2105

Synopsis

The purpose of this course is to provide the student with an understanding of the principles involved in determining the size and shape of the earth, and from these data how geodetic position on the earth's surface can be obtained. It also looks at the part satellites play in position fixation and how to relate all geodetic measurements to the ground. Map projections are examined to demonstrate the presentation of geodetic data in a useable format. The course provides the student with the necessary knowledge and skills to plan and undertake GPS surveys.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2013 External
Semester 2, 2013 On-campus Toowoomba