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AR10368: Surveying

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2019/0
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: Department of Architecture & Civil Engineering
Further information on credits Credits: 6      [equivalent to 12 CATS credits]
Further information on notional study hours Notional Study Hours: 120
Further information on unit levels Level: Certificate (FHEQ level 4)
Further information on teaching periods Period:
Semester 2
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Summary: CW 100%
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • Surveying Exercise Group (CW 60%)
  • Deformation Monitoring Coursework (CW 40%)
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment:
Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Further information on requisites Requisites:
Further information on descriptions Description: Aims:
To give students the knowledge and skills required to carry out an engineering survey of a small site and to instil an understanding of how terrestrial and aerial photogrammetry can be used in support of engineering projects.

Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of the unit, the student will be able to: Demonstrate the knowledge, understanding and skills required to carry out an engineering survey of a small site, and understand the capabilities of a range of modern surveying techniques, especially in the context of engineering projects.

Skills:
Ability to use a range of surveying instruments to acceptable accuracy, to plan execute, and process small surveying projects. Ability to determine appropriate surveying methods for specific problems.

Content:
Object and application of surveys Measurements of distance and level. Use of a theodolite, traverse observation and calculation, tacheometry. Aerial and terrestrial photogrammetry. Total stations, laser Scanning, GPS. Strain and deforation measurements. Execution of a small survey on campus.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

AR10368 is Compulsory on the following programmes:

Department of Architecture & Civil Engineering
  • UEAR-AFB07 : BEng(Hons) Civil Engineering (Year 1)
  • UEAR-AKB07 : BEng(Hons) Civil Engineering with Year long work placement (Year 1)
  • UEAR-AFM03 : MEng(Hons) Civil and Architectural Engineering (Year 1)
  • UEAR-AKM03 : MEng(Hons) Civil and Architectural Engineering with Year long work placement (Year 1)
  • UEAR-AFM07 : MEng(Hons) Civil Engineering (Year 1)
  • UEAR-AKM07 : MEng(Hons) Civil Engineering with Year long work placement (Year 1)

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