103-0132-AAL  Geodetic Metrology Fundamentals

SemesterSpring Semester 2020
LecturersA. Wieser
Periodicityevery semester recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentEnrolment ONLY for MSc students with a decree declaring this course unit as an additional admission requirement.

Any other students (e.g. incoming exchange students, doctoral students) CANNOT enrol for this course unit.


103-0132-AA RGeodetic Metrology Fundamentals
Self-study course. No presence required.
180s hrsA. Wieser

Catalogue data

AbstractIntroduction to the most important sensors, operation and calculation methods of Geodetic Metrology
ObjectiveGetting to know the most important sensors, operation and calculation methods of Geodetic Metrology
ContentOverview on the different domains of geodetic metrology
Geodetic instruments and sensors
Determination of 3D-coordinates with GNSS, total sttaion and levelling
Calculation methods of geodetic metrology
Assessment of precision, introduction to variance propagation
Survey and staking-out methods
Lecture notesThe slides of the lecture "Geodätische Messtechnik Grundzüge" (in German) will be provided.
LiteratureWitte B, Sparla P (2015) Vermessungskunde und Grundlagen der Statistik für das Bauwesen. 8. Aufl., Wichmann Verlag (in German)

Uren J, Price WF (2010) Surveying for Engineers. Palgrave Macmillan.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits6 credits
ExaminersA. Wieser
Typegraded semester performance
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionRepetition only possible after re-enrolling for the course unit.

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