AH2924 Engineering Surveying 7.5 credits

Ingenjörsgeodesi

Principle of surveying instruments, setting-out surveys, deformation and monitoring measurements, mine surveying, gyroscopic measurements

Offering and execution

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters

Course information

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

  1. Surveying instruments (theodolites, levels, total stations): principles, testing and adjusting.
  2. Methods of precise distance and angular measurements
  3. Horizontal geodetic networks: design, observation and computation
  4. Height determination: levelling, trigonometric and barometric methods
  5. Precise setting-out and alignment methods and instruments
  6. Mine surveying: connecting surveys and orientation with gyro theodolite.
  7. Deformation measurements: methods and analysis

Intended learning outcomes *

The aim of the course is to introduce the students to the fundamental tasks of engineering surveying.
The students will get basic theoretical and practical knowledge about different kind of surveying instruments and methods used in various engineering problems.

Course Disposition

Lectures        16 h
Laboration      16 h
Project           20 h

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

  • A completed Bachelor of Science in Engineering or 180 credits academic studies in the field of Technical Science and documented proficiency in English corresponding to English B.

  • Course Geodetic Surveying or equivalent

Recommended prerequisites

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Equipment

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Literature

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Examination and completion

Grading scale *

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Examination *

  • LAB1 - Laboratory work, 3.0 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • TEN1 - Examination, 4.5 credits, Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Written examination (TEN1; 2.0 cr) (A, B, C, D, E, FX, F)

Project work (PROJ; 2.5 cr) (P/F)

Approved laboration (LAB1;  3.0p) (P/F)

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Examiner

Milan Horemuz

Further information

Course web

Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.

Course web AH2924

Offered by

ABE/Geodesy and Satellite Positioning

Main field of study *

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Education cycle *

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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Contact

Patric Jansson, patric.jansson@abe.kth.se, 08-790 7376

Ethical approach *

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.