School of Chemical and Environmental Engineering

Now offering two distinct diplomas: Chemical Engineering and Environmental Engineering

Geodesy

1. COURSE INFORMATION:

 School Environmental Engineering Course Level Undergraduate Course ID ENVE 162 Semester 2nd Course Category Required Course Modules Instruction Hours per Week ECTS Lectures and Laboratory Exercises 3 Th=1, E=0, L=3/2 5 Course Type Scientific area Prerequisites Instruction/Exam Language Greek The course is offered to Erasmus students No Course URL https//www.eclass.tuc.gr/courses/MHPER241/  (in Greek)

2. LEARNING OUTCOMES

 Learning Outcomes The course includes introduction to Geodesy, errors in measurement, the Cartesian coordinate system, small area land surveying, area calculation, measurements and instruments (angles and lengths), polygonometria, triangulation, altimetry, reference systems and introduction to Satellite Geodesy Upon successful completion of this course the students will acquire new knowledge and specific skills on the following subjects: Will have knowledge of fundamental problems of Geodesy Will gain knowledge on basic geodetical instruments Will be able to understand the degree of difficulty of surveying in a project and also to estimate the necessary time for land surveying in a project Will be capable to  cooperate with his/her colleagues for the land surveying and the presentation of topographical maps in a case study. General Competencies/Skills Review, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies Work autonomously Work in teams

3. COURSE SYLLABUS

 Theory Introduction to Geodesy Instruments Errors in Measurement The Cartesian Coordinate System Reference Systems Fundamental problems of Geodesy Triangulation Altimetry Area Calculation Small Area Land Surveying Satellite Geodesy Laboratory exercises: Errors in measurement Instruments Fundamental problems of Geodesy Triangulation Small Area Land Surveying - GPS

4. INSTRUCTION and LEARNING METHODS - ASSESSMENT

 Lecture Method Direct (face to face) Use of Information and Communication Technology Specialized geodetical instruments, Power point presentations, E-class support Instruction Organisation Activity Workload per Semester (hours) - Lectures-Theory 13 - Laboratory assignments 19 - Exercises – Reports – Autonomous Study 93 Course Total 125 Assessment Method Ι. Written final examination (60%): - Questions of theoretical knowledge. -Theoretical problems to be resolved. ΙΙ. Laboratory exercises (40%).