Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
OLT301SURVEYING TECHNIQUES Elective354
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. Murat KILIÇ
Learning Outcomes
1Measuring distances with different devices.
2Preparing land plans and calculating size of the area.
3Using of Nivo
4Performing cross section
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
16
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
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination170
Homework130
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities50
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities50
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Practice14228
Individual Study for Homework Problems15345
Individual Study for Mid term Examination133
Individual Study for Final Examination133
Oral Examination122
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)113
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PO
1
PO
2
PO
3
PO
4
PO
5
PO
6
LO133 33 
LO233 3 3
LO333  3 
LO4 3 4 3
LO533 33 
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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