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SURV301 Surveying Methods 2

An introduction to the survey methods and analyses that require an understanding of geodetic principles. Includes angle, EDM and GPS measurements.

Paper title Surveying Methods 2
Paper code SURV301
Subject Surveying
EFTS 0.1350
Points 18 points
Teaching period 1st Non standard period (10 July 2017 - 30 November 2017)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,059.21
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,969.00

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Prerequisite
(SURV 201 or SURV 211) and (SURV 202 or SURV 212)
Pre or Corequisite
SURV 302 or SURV 312
Restriction
SURV 311
Schedule C
Science
Eligibility
A required paper for students undertaking the BSurv and BSc (Survey Measurement)

Suitable for students with a good understanding of fundamental survey methods and survey mathematics
Contact
paul.denys@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Lecturer: Dr Paul Denys
Demonstrators: Mr Alastair Neaves, Mr Mike Denham and Mr Ray McLennan
Software Support: Mr Kelly Gragg
Paper Structure
The paper covers the following topics:
  • History of geodesy in New Zealand and geodetic surveys
  • GPS observables and errors
  • GPS models and techniques
  • Control survey methods and analysis
  • Terrestrial observations (horizontal and vertical angles, distance)
Textbooks
Required:
  • Denys, P. H., Geodesy and GPS - Survey Methods 2, School of Surveying, University of Otago
Recommended:
  • Uren and Price, Surveying for Engineers. 5th Edition, Palgrave Macmillian.Hofmann-Wellenhof, GPS Theory and Practice
  • Leick, GPS Surveying. Wiley, New York
  • Anderson and Mikhail, Surveying Theory and Practice. 7th Edition, McGraw-Hill
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Scholarship, Critical thinking, Information literacy, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will
  • Understand geodetic angle and distance observations and reductions
  • Understand the GPS observables and errors
  • Understand GPS techniques and models
  • Develop an appreciation of geodesy applications for GNSS
  • Combine and analyse terrestrial and GNSS survey data and precision estimates using least squares estimation

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Timetable

1st Non standard period (10 July 2017 - 30 November 2017)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Monday 11:00-11:50 28-34, 36-41
Tuesday 11:00-11:50 28-34, 36-41
Wednesday 11:00-11:50 28-34, 36-41

Practical

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
P1 Monday 13:00-16:50 28-34, 36-41

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
T1 Monday 12:00-12:50 28-34, 36-41

An introduction to the survey methods and analyses that require an understanding of geodetic principles. Includes angle, EDM and GPS measurements.

Paper title Surveying Methods 2
Paper code SURV301
Subject Surveying
EFTS 0.1350
Points 18 points
Teaching period 1st Non standard period (9 July 2018 - 30 November 2018)
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
(SURV 201 or SURV 211) and (SURV 202 or SURV 212)
Pre or Corequisite
SURV 302 or SURV 312
Restriction
SURV 311
Schedule C
Science
Eligibility
A required paper for students undertaking the BSurv and BSc (Survey Measurement)

Suitable for students with a good understanding of fundamental survey methods and survey mathematics
Contact
paul.denys@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Lecturer: Dr Paul Denys
Demonstrators: Mr Alastair Neaves, Mr Mike Denham and Mr Ray McLennan
Software Support: Mr Kelly Gragg
Paper Structure
The paper covers the following topics:
  • History of geodesy in New Zealand and geodetic surveys
  • GPS observables and errors
  • GPS models and techniques
  • Control survey methods and analysis
  • Terrestrial observations (horizontal and vertical angles, distance)
Textbooks
Required:
  • Denys, P. H., Geodesy and GPS - Survey Methods 2, School of Surveying, University of Otago
Recommended:
  • Uren and Price, Surveying for Engineers. 5th Edition, Palgrave Macmillian.Hofmann-Wellenhof, GPS Theory and Practice
  • Leick, GPS Surveying. Wiley, New York
  • Anderson and Mikhail, Surveying Theory and Practice. 7th Edition, McGraw-Hill
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Scholarship, Critical thinking, Information literacy, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will
  • Understand geodetic angle and distance observations and reductions
  • Understand the GPS observables and errors
  • Understand GPS techniques and models
  • Develop an appreciation of geodesy applications for GNSS
  • Combine and analyse terrestrial and GNSS survey data and precision estimates using least squares estimation

^ Top of page

Timetable

1st Non standard period (9 July 2018 - 30 November 2018)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Monday 11:00-11:50 28-34, 36-41
Tuesday 11:00-11:50 28-34, 36-41
Wednesday 11:00-11:50 28-34, 36-41

Practical

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
P1 Monday 13:00-16:50 28-34, 36-41

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
T1 Monday 12:00-12:50 28-34, 36-41