ECIV 2332- Surveying II

 Useful formula 2017

Course Outline pdf

 Total Credits: 3 credit hours, 2 credit hours. Lectures (Theory), 1 credit hour lab work

 

Course Description: This course is a contiuity to the previous course (Surveying I). It will introduce the student to some advanced principles of surveying. Special emphases will be made on Fieldwork and practical problems.

 

Prerequisite: Surveying I (ECIV 2331)

 

Textbooks: Surveying for Civil Engineers By Najeh Tamim, 2006

                    Surveying, 6th ed., By Bannister, Raymond and Baker

 

References:

Surveying, 6th ed., By Francis H. Moffitt

Elementary Surveying, 6th ed., By Brinker.

Course Aims:

  • Understanding advanced principles of  traverse surveying.
  • Understanding advanced principles of  route surveying.
  • Understanding advanced principles of  photogrammetric surveying.
  • Being  familiar with advanced tools and equipments.
  • Practicing extensive field training related to engineering applications.
  • Aquiring some skills that help students at their future work.

 

 

Computer Usage: Students are encouraged to use the computer in writing reports, drawing maps and analyzing field data.

 

Grading: Grades will be determined as Follows:

Fieldwork and Homework        10%

Project                                    10%

Midterm Exam                         30%

Final Exam                               50%

 

Course Outlines:

Electronic Distance Measurement (EDM): Electro-optical instruments, microwave instruments, electromagnetic measurements and total station.

Coordinate Geometry and Traverse Surveying: Coordinate systems, bearings, horizontal control, traversing, intersection, resection and plane table.

Route Surveying: Horizontal curves: circular and transitional curves, vertical curves.

Horizontal control Surveys: Accuracy, basic principles, horizontal control and vertical control.

Hydrographic Surveying: Vertical control datums, horizontal control and sounding.

Photogrammetry: Aerial photogrammetry, true plan, vertical scale, air photogrammetry, survey flying, plotting and measurement, applications.