COURSE SUMMARY
Course Title: 
Advanced Surveying
Course Code: 
15CVL440
Year Taught: 
2015
2016
2017
2018
Degree: 
Undergraduate (UG)
School: 
School of Engineering
Campus: 
Chennai
Coimbatore

'Advanced Surveying' is a course offered in B. Tech. in Civil Engineering program at School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Unit 1

Field astronomy - definitions - solution of an astronomical triangle - co-ordinate systems - time - solar, siderial and standard equation of time - sundial - determination of time, azimuth, latitude and longitude. Map Projection: introduction - methods of projection.

Unit 2

Electronic distance measurement – principle – reduction of E.D.M lines - geodimeter – tellurimeter - total station – global positioning system.

Photogrammetry – terrestrial and aerial photogrammetry – heights and distances fromphotographs – flight planning – elements of stereoscopy – photo mosaic – photo interpretation – applications of photogrammetry.

Unit 3

Remote sensing – introduction – electromagnetic radiation – target interactions – remote sensing systems – remote sensing from space – applications of remote sensing.

TEXT BOOKS

  • Agor, R. A, “Textbook of Advanced Surveying”, Khanna Publishers, 2002.
  • Punmia. B. C., “Higher Surveying”, Laxmi Publications, 2006.

REFERENCE BOOKS

  • Joshi M. D. and Jawaharlal Sharma, “Text Book of Advanced Surveying”, CBS Publishers, 1985.
  • Arora K. R., “Surveying – Vol. III”, Standard Publishers, 1993
  • Ram Pal K. K. “Text Book of Photogrammetry”, Oxford & IBH Publishers, 1982.
  • Duggal, S. K, “Surveying Vol.II”, McGraw Hill Education, 2013.