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