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JNTUH R18 B.Tech Surveying And Geomatics Syllabus 2022


JNTUH R18 B.Tech Surveying And Geomatics Syllabus 2022

Surveying And Geomatics along with Course Objectives and Course outcome and list of textbook and reference books is mentioned in this blog. The subject of Thermodynamics  has 5 units in total. 

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Surveying And Geomatics Unit 1

Introduction and Basic Concepts: Introduction, Objectives, classification and principles of surveying, Scales, Shrinkage of Map, Conventional symbols and Code of Signals, Surveying accessories, phases of surveying.

Measurements of Distance and Direction:

Linear distances- Approximate methods, Direct Methods- Chains- Tapes, ranging, Tape corrections.

Prismatic Compass– Bearings, included angles, Local Attraction, Magnetic Declination and dip.


Surveying And Geomatics Unit 2

Leveling- Types of levels and levelling staves, temporary adjustments, methods of levelling, booking and Determination of levels, Effect of Curvature of Earth and Refraction.

Contouring- Characteristics and uses of Contours, methods of contour surveying.

Areas – Determination of areas consisting of irregular boundary and regular boundary.

Volumes – Determination of volume of earth work in cutting and embankments for level section, volume of borrow pits, capacity of reservoirs.


Surveying And Geomatics Unit 3

Theodolite Surveying: Types of Theodolites, Fundamental Lines, temporary adjustments, measurement of horizontal angle by repetition method and reiteration method, measurement of vertical Angle, Trigonometrical levelling when base is accessible and inaccessible.

Traversing: Methods of traversing, traverse computations and adjustments, Omitted measurements.


Surveying And Geomatics Unit 4

Curves: Types of curves and their necessity, elements of simple, compound, reverse, transition and vertical curves.

Tacheometric Surveying: Principles of Tacheometry, stadia and tangential methods of Tacheometry, Modern Surveying Methods: Principle and types of E.D.M. Instruments, Total station- advantages and Applications. Field Procedure for total station survey, Errors in Total Station Survey, Global Positioning System- Principle and Applications.


Surveying And Geomatics Unit 5

Photogrammetry Surveying:

Introduction, Basic concepts, perspective geometry of aerial photograph, relief and tilt displacements, terrestrial photogrammetry, flight planning; Stereoscopy, ground control extension for photographic mapping- aerial triangulation, radial triangulation, methods; photographic mapping- mapping using paper prints, mapping using stereoplotting instruments, mosaics, map substitutes.


Surveying And Geomatics course objectives:

The object of the course student should have the capability to:

  • Know the principle and methods of surveying.
  • Measure horizontal and vertical- distances and angles
  • Recording of observation accurately
  • Perform calculations based on the observation
  • Identification of source of errors and rectification methods
  • Apply surveying principles to determine areas and volumes and setting out curves
  • Use modern surveying equipment’s for accurate results

Surveying And Geomatics course outcomes:

Course will enable the student to:

  • Apply the knowledge to calculate angles, distances and levels
  • Identify data collection methods and prepare field notes
  • Understand the working principles of survey instruments, measurement errors and corrective measures
  • Interpret survey data and compute areas and volumes, levels by different type of equipment and relate the knowledge to the modern equipment and methodologies

Surveying And Geomatics reference books:

  1. Chandra A M, “Plane Surveying and Higher Surveying”, New age International Pvt. Ltd., Publishers, New Delhi.
  2. Duggal S K, “Surveying (Vol – 1 & 2), Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Co. Ltd. New Delhi.
  3. Arthur R Benton and Philip J Taety, Elements of Plane Surveying, McGraw Hill.
  4. Surveying and levelling by R. Subramanian, Oxford university press, New Delhi
  5. Arora K R “Surveying Vol 1, 2 & 3), Standard Book House, Delhi.
  6. Surveying (Vol – 1, 2 & 3), by B. C. Punmia, Ashok Kumar Jain and Arun Kumar Jain – Laxmi Publications (P) ltd., New Delhi.

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