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
Language of Instruction
Turkish
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 the length of a route by different instruments
2making a land location plan and calculate the area
3leveling usage
4Sectioning and surface leveling ability
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, Rules
2Units of measurement, mistakes and errors
3measure the horizontal distance by simple surveying equipments, right angles
4Field location plans- dividing triangles, coordinate, polar measurement
5Calculation of field areas by measured values and coordinate values
6Calculation of areas by planimeter
7Levelling ensruments
8Profile leveling
9MİD TERM EXAM
10Surface leveling
11Drawing of contour curves
12Interpreting of topographical maps
13Principles of GPS
14Principles of GPS
15PRACTICAL EXAM
16FINAL 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 sections of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation".
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination170
Homework130
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Sınavı1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities50
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities50
SUM100
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Practice14228
Report Preparation5315
Individual Study for Homework Problems11515
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11515
Individual Study for Final Examination11515
Oral Examination122
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)122
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO133             
LO2  444          
LO3     444       
LO4        444    
LO5           4444
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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