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Area/Catalogue
GEOE 3018

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
106017

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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
School of Natural and Built Environments

Course aim

To provide an extension of knowledge in electronic measurement and equipment calibration, data capture, plane surveying calculations and information presentation. To extend knowledge of GNSS data capture and processing techniques for control and topographical surveys.

Course content

Land surveying data gathering skills, error detection, analysis and elimination. Electronic surveying instrumentation. Electronic distance measurement theory, equipment use and calibration. Trigonometrical levelling. ICSM levelling guidelines. Applications of electronic field-to-finish systems. Volume determination. Advanced traverse computations and adjustment techniques. GNSS surveying techniques and data processing.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
GEOE 2023 Surveying 1

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Lecture 2 hours x 13 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 13 weeks
Computer Practical 2 hours x 6 weeks
Practical ((Field work)) 2 hours x 7 weeks

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
Assignment 1000 words equivalent per person 20% N/A
Practical 1000 words plus plan 35% N/A
Examination N/A 45% 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

Course Coordinators

School of Natural and Built Environments
School of Natural and Built Environments

Degrees this course is offered in

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