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Module name (EN): Surveying
Degree programme: Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017
Module code: BIBA470-17
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4VU (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 5
Semester: 4
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam
Curricular relevance:
BIBA470-17 Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017, semester 4, mandatory course
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thorsten Cypra
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thorsten Cypra

[updated 03.12.2018]
Learning outcomes:
_ After successfully completing this module, students will be able to work with the surveying technology used by civil engineers both in theory and in practice.  
_ This will allow them to implement and apply their knowledge practically. Group exercises will foster their social skills.

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Module content:
_ Staking out with a tape measure and ranging rods, batter boards, calculating areas, levelling, use and function of electrooptical tachymeters and GPS systems, Gauss-Krüger coordinates, coordinate calculations, polar coordinates, new points, polygoning, field surveys, polar stake-outs.
_ In addition to the lectures, there will be 5 field exercises incl. preparation, evaluation and keeping a field book.

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Teaching methods/Media:
_ Practice-oriented work with surveying equipment

[updated 05.02.2020]
Recommended or required reading:
_ Matthews: Vermessungskunde Teil 1 und Teil 2
_ Resnik, Brill: Vermessungskunde für den Planungs-, Bau- und Umweltbereich

[updated 05.02.2020]
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