|Faculty or Section :||Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences|
|School or Department :||School of Surveying & Built Environment|
|Student contribution band :||Band 2|
|Grading basis :||Graded|
|Version produced :||16 May 2022|
Pre-requisite: SVY1104 or Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCST or GDST or MSPT
Today's surveying graduates need to be conversant with the theory and application of electronic field equipment, in particular total stations, digital levels and hand held data recorders. They also need to be familiar with the computer software used to process this data for design and data presentation purposes. This course introduces the student to a variety of electronic total stations and data recorders and develops their skills in the use of this equipment in a practical manner. Issues related to automated surveying including field techniques, legal requirements for testing and calibration, data transfer, liability for digital data, recent developments and quality assurance are examined.