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Surveying  ( Web Course)

IIT Roorkee

Faculty Coordinators

 

Prof. J. K. Ghosh

Department of Civil Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Uttaranchal - 247 667
Email :  gjkumfce@iitr.ernet.in
Telephone : (91-1332) 285429 (Office)
                  (91-1332) 285456 (Residence)

                  

Detailed Syllabus

 

INTRODUCTION: (4)

L1: Basic definitions, objectives, divisions and Importance of Surveying to Engineers;
L2: Classification and Principles of Surveying, Overview of Land Surveying;
L3, L4: Surveying measurements and errors.



BASIC SURVEYING INSTRUMENTS: (6)

L5: Tape and Compass, Principle of reversal, EDM & accessories- Basic
      Principle, Errors, Precausions and Problems;
L6, L7: Level – Different types (Dumpy, IOP & Digital) and their salient parts,
     Working Principle, Temporary and Parmanent adjustments, Sensitivity
     of level Tube, Errors and mistakes, Leveling Staff;
L8, L9: Theodolite- Different types (Transit and Digital) and their salient
     parts Basic terms, Fundamental lines, Temporary and Parmanent
     adjustments, Errors and mistakes in theodolite;
L10: Tacheometer; Total Station; GPS receiver;


MEASUREMENT OF DISTANCE: (3)

L11: Basic definitions, Methods, Ranging;
L12: Errors-types, Corrections and Precausions;
L13: Field problems and their solutions;


DETERMINATION OF ELEVATION: (7)

L14: Basic Definitions, Curvature & Refraction, Methods;
L 15: Differential leveling and field book note ,
L 16: Reciprocal Leveling;
L 17: Profile leveling;
L 18: Trigonometric leveling, Errors & Mistakes in leveling, Error
         propagation;
L 19, 20: Contouring- definition, characteristics, methods and applications.



MEASUREMENT OF ANGLES AND DIRECTION: (3)


L 21: Basic Definitions- meridians, declination-variations, local attraction,
        Methods;
L 22: Methods of repeatition and reiteration;
L 23: Errors and mistakes, Corrections and Accuracy ;



TACHOMETRY: (3)

L 24: Introduction, Basic definitions, Methods, fundamental principles;
L 25: Stadia System- fundamentals, Anallactic lens;
L 26: Subtence bar method , Errors,



CONTROL ESTABLISHMENT: (8)


L 27: Introduction- Class, Accuracy;
L 28, 29, 30, 31: Traversing - Introduction, types, Procedure; Traverse
        computation- balancing, Omitted measurements, Sources of Errors, Checking
        and adjustment of traverse, Level nets, Coordinate computation; (4)
L 32, 33: Triangulation- Principle and classification, general specification,
         Errors, accuracy, satellite station;(2)
L 34: Trilateration- Principle, Methods, Errors, accuracy; (1)



MAPPING CONCEPTS (3):

L 35: Fundamentals, Scales, Sheet numbering;
L 36: Conventional symbols, Plotting accuracy, Generalisation;
L 37: Map Projection and Coordinate system.



PLANE TABLE SURVEYING: (6)

L 38: Instruments, Telescopic alidade
L 39: Basic definitions, Advantages & dis-advantages;
L 40: Setting of instruments, methods,
L 41: Two and Three- point problem,
L 42: Strength of fix/figure, Errors, Precausions,
L 43: Plotting of details including contours.



CURVES: (5)

L 44: Basic definitions, Different types and their characteristics,
L 45, 46, 47, 48 : Geometry, Setting out, Field problem of Circular curve, Transition
         curve,Combined Curve and Vertical curve;



ENGINEERING SURVEY(4)

L49,50:General requirements and specifications for Engineering project surveys,
           Reconnaissance, Preliminary and Locations surveys for highway, railway and
           canals;
L 51: Layout of culverts, canals, bridges and buildings;
L 52: Tunnels survey- correlation of underground and surface surveys, shafts.

 


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