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SVY3107 Geodetic Surveying B

Short Description: Geodetic Surveying B
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Civil Engineering and Surveying
Student contribution band : Band 2
ASCED code : 031101 - Surveying
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 23 April 2019

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 MSPT or MENS

Other requisites

Recommended prior or concurrent study: SVY2105

Synopsis

The key subject areas covered in this course are: horizontal and vertical datums; map projections and coordinate systems; and GNSS surveys. These are presented largely in the Australian context though the fundamental principles are entirely transferable across the globe. This course assumes some prior knowledge of the fundamental principles involved in determining the size and shape of the earth, and basics of the Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) map projection. In Geodetic Surveying B we expand on this prior knowledge and develop advanced-level application skills in solving complex geodetic problems, particularly with respect to calculations on the spheroid, calculations on the UTM map projection, and coordinate transformations.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2019 On-campus Springfield
Semester 2, 2019 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2019 Online