ECIV 5338 Introduction to Geomatics

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Course Outline pdf

 

1.

Review of Distance Measuring, Taping

2.

Review of Elevation Measuring, Leveling

3.

Review of Angle Measuring

4.

An Introduction to Geomatics

 

1.1

Geomatics Defined

 

1.2

Branches of Geomatics

 

1.3

Geomatics Model

 

1.4

Data Collection

 

1.5

Data Collection Measurement Reference

 

1.6

Data Sorting

 

1.7

Data Management and Design

 

1.8

Data Plotting

 

1.9

Units of Measurements

 

1.10

Accuracy and Precision

 

1.11

Systematic and Random Errors

 

1.12

Mistakes

 

1.13

Stationing

5.

Coordinate Systems and Map Projection

 

6.1

General Background

 

6.2

Geocentric Coordinate System

 

6.3

Geographic Coordinate System

 

6.4

Projected Coordinate System

 

6.5

Coordinates Transformation

 

6.6

Map Projections

6.

Electronic Surveying Measurement

 

5.1

General Background

 

5.2

Total Stations

 

5.3

Total Station Field Techniques

 

5.4

Field Generated Graphics

 

5.5

Layout Using Total Stations

7.

Global Positioning Systems, GPSs

 

7.1

General Background

 

7.2

Global Positioning

 

7.3

Receivers

 

7.4

Satellites

 

7.5

Satellite Signals

 

7.6

Position Measurements

 

7.7

Errors

 

7.8

Survey Planning

 

7.9

GPS Field Procedures

 

7.10

GPS Applications

 

7.11

Vertical Positioning

 

7.12

GPS Glossary

8.

Geographic Information Systems

 

7.1

General Background

 

7.2

Data Capture

 

7.3

Data Analysis

9.

Satellite Imagery

 

9.1

General Background

 

9.2

Techniques of Remote Sensing

 

9.3

Electromagnetic Spectrum

 

9.4

Selection of Radiations Sensors

 

9.5

An introduction to Image Analysis

 

9.6

Classification

 

9.7

Feature Extraction

 

9.8

Remote Sensing Satellites

 

9.9

Image Radar Satellites

 

9.10

Satellite and Aerial Imagery

 

 

Text Book: Barry F. Kavanagh, "Geomatics", 1st Edition, Prentice Hall, New Jersey, 2003.

Marks:        Midterm Exam  30%

                     Course Work     15%

                     Final Exam        55%

 

 

Lectures:

Review one

Review two

Review three

Chapter One Introduction

Chapter Two Coordinates_Datums_Projections

Chapter Three Global Positioning System

Chapter Four Electronic Survey Measurement

Chapter Five Airborne Imagery

Chapter Six Satellite Imagery

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