Module Catalogues

Surveying for Architectural Engineers

Module Title Surveying for Architectural Engineers
Module Level Level 1
Module Credits 2.50
Academic Year 2021/22
Semester SEM2

Aims and Fit of Module

The main aims of this module are to introduce the basic principles and techniques of engineering surveying; to introduce the practical procedures of applying onsite surveying.

Learning outcomes

A Understand the basic principles of engineering surveying for buildings;
B Determine the plan positions and heights of points using a range of surveying techniques; Levelling, traversing basics;
C Understand the methods of setting out of building construction;
D Perform calculations to decide the coordinates and elevations of points on the surface of the earth;
E Present the surveying results by digital and graphical representations.

Method of teaching and learning

This module is taught through formal lectures, tutorials (surveying instrument operation, AutoCAD) and carrying out surveying field works.