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Area/Catalogue
GEOE 2023

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
101127

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
UniSA STEM

Course aim

To introduce students to surveying fundamentals, including recording of field measurements, computations, and presentation of survey data.

Course content

Introduction to the surveying profession, surveying instrumentation and measurement and recording techniques. Review of trigonometry and solutions of plane triangles. Processing of field data and computation of height, coordinate, area, and volume information. 2D linear transformations. Topographic field surveys and terrain representation including introduction to electronic data capture, survey data processing and plan drafting. Elementary CAD principles used in electronic survey data presentation. Overview of differential GNSS systems and applications.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
GEOE 1018 Introduction to Surveying and Spatial Sciences

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Lecture 2 hours x 13 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 13 weeks
Practical 2 hours x 13 weeks
Workshop ((Field Camp)) 5 days x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Report 1500 words + plan(s) (individual) 25% N/A
Report 1500 words + plans (group) 25% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 2 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note: all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation.

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