Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
ZTS102SURVEYINGElective124
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to enable the students to recognize the principles of surveying, to measure the horizontal distance by simple and advanced surveying equipments, to prepare location plans, to calculate the field area, to measure vertical distances, to derive the topographic profiles, and to interpret topographic maps
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç.Dr. Yasemin S. Kukul Kurttaş
Learning Outcomes
1Measuring the length of a route by different instruments
2Making a land location plan and calculate the area
3Leveling usage
4Sectioning and surface leveling
5Interpreting topographic maps
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Units of measurement, measurement of the horizontal distance by simple surveying equipments, (distance measurement, right angles, location plans), planimeter, area calculations, height measurement by leveling, profile and surface leveling, drawing and interpreting of topographical maps, principles of GPS
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Course presentation: Scope, Reasons, RulesGuided field work
2Units of measurement, mistakes and errorsGuided field work
3measure the horizontal distance by simple surveying equipments, right anglesGuided field work
4Field location plans- dividing triangles, coordinate, polar measurementGuided field work
5Calculation of field areas by measured values and coordinate valuesGuided field work
6Calculation of areas by planimeterGuided field work
7Levelling ensrumentsGuided field work
8Profile levelingGuided field work
9MİD TERM EXAM
10Surface leveling Guided field work
11Drawing of contour curvesGuided field work
12Interpreting of topographical mapsGuided field work
13Principles of GPSDelivering of homework
14PRACTICAL EXAM
15FINAL EXAM
Recommended or Required Reading
• Balcı, A., Avcı, M. 2002. Ölçme Bilgisi I, Ege Üniversitesi Ziraat Fakültesi Yayını, İzmir • Özbenli, E., Tüdeş, T. 2001. Ölçme Bilgisi-Pratik Karadeniz Teknik Üniv. Yayın no:87, Trabzon, 555 s.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures12224
Practice12224
Report Preparation5210
Individual Study for Homework Problems11515
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11515
Individual Study for Final Examination12020
Laboratory Examination122
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)114
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PO
1
PO
2
PO
3
PO
4
PO
5
PO
6
LO124    
LO2 4    
LO3 4    
LO435 3  
LO5      
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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