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Course Detail

Course Name Survey Practice
Course Code 15CVL282
Program B. Tech. in Civil Engineering
Semester Three
Year Taught 2019


  1. Chain & Compass survey- Traversing and plotting of details
  2. Plane table survey – two point & three point problems – traversing
  3. Levelling – Plane of collimation & Rise and fall method
  4. Levelling – Longitudinal & cross sectioning
  5. Contour surveying
  6. Theodolite surveying – Measurement of angles and traversing
  7. Heights and distances by tacheometry and solution of triangles
    • Total Station – Traversing and Area Calculation
    • Area calculation using Planimeter.
  8. Mapping using GPS
  9. Study of Minor instruments
  10. Study of modern survey instruments – Automatic levels, Electronic theodolite.

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