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SVY1500 Spatial Science for Engineers

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Engineering & Surveying
School or Department : Surveying & Spatial Science


Many engineering projects are based on the location of an engineer designed structure (or structures) on a part of the Earth's surface. The construction of an engineered structure requires accurate surveying and spatial science skills to guarantee the establishment, alignment and fitting of structural or land components, and to ensure that all structures are positioned as designed. Investigation and location of engineering and development projects requires knowledge and input from spatial science professionals. Spatial science is an essential fundamental component in engineering planning, design, construction and monitoring processes. This course provides an understanding of the skills and role of spatial scientists, an introduction to surveying principles, fundamental elements of global positioning systems and the interpretation of spatial information.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2011 External
Semester 2, 2011 On-campus Springfield
Semester 2, 2011 On-campus Toowoomba