Module Title:   Surveying

Module Credit:   10

Module Code:   ENG1012M

Academic Year:   2015/6

Teaching Period:   Semester 2

Module Occurrence:   A

Module Level:   FHEQ Level 4

Module Type:   Standard module

Provider:   Engineering

Related Department/Subject Area:   Engineering: Construction & Environment (not in use)

Principal Co-ordinator:   Dr MCA Oltean-Dumbrava

Additional Tutor(s):   -

Prerequisite(s):   None

Corequisite(s):   None

To provide practical experience in the use of instruments and basic survey techniques. To establish a knowledge base relating to the efficiency of operation and calculation and accuracy of results.

Learning Teaching & Assessment Strategy:
The principles will be developed in lectures, tutorials and laboratory sessions and applied in field exercises conducted in the university campus.

Lectures:   13.00          Directed Study:   6.00           
Seminars/Tutorials:   13.00          Other:   64.00           
Laboratory/Practical:   4.00          Formal Exams:   0.00          Total:   100.00

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

1.1 Describe techniques used in surveying and be aware of their application in practice.
1.2 Use different types of survey instruments with an awareness of accuracy.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

2.1 Calculate solutions to standard surveying problems.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

3.1 Manage and present data;

  Coursework   100%
  Portfolio of work comprising levelling exercise of up to 1000 words and theodolite exercise of up to 1000 words

Outline Syllabus:
Definition of surveying terms; co-ordinate calculations by traversing; principles of levelling, survey instruments: levels, theodolites, total station instruments; survey practice; global positioning by satellites; control survey and setting out; Surveying fieldwork - the exercises involve the use of the level and the theodolite for measurement and setting out, and calculation of traversing.

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