The objective of the course is to provide basics of digital surveying and mapping of earth surface using total station, GPS and mapping software. The course starts with introduction to land surveying followed by fundamentals of total station and its working & measurements for land surveying. Then, fundamentals, working & measurements using GPS for land surveying will be discussed. Followed by mapping fundamentals, digital surveying procedure, working, data reduction etc. Finally, the course will deals with working and demonstration of a digital land surveying and mapping of an area.
Diploma/Degree students in Civil Engineering/Geo-spatial technology, Master/Doctoral students in Geomatics/Geo- spatial technology, Field surveyors, Professional persons dealing with Land surveying.
It is an application based Course. It is a core course for Civil Engineering, Geo-spatial Technology, Geography etc and an elective course for all domains in which Land surveying may be applied. PRE-REQUISITES Basics of Physics and mathematics upto 12th standard and familiarity with use of computer
COURSE INSTRUCTOR Dr. Jayanta Kumar Ghosh is working as Associate Professor in the Civil Engineering Department (Geomatics Engineering Group) of Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee. He is engaged in teaching, research and consultancy works in Geomatics engineering for more than 31 years. He is pioneer in introducing courses on GPS surveying in the UG & PG curriculum of Engineering education in India, since 1999. He has conducted many short term courses on Surveying for the building professionals as early as 2000. He has published TWO books on Surveying – Elementary Engineering Surveying and Introduction to GPS Surveying. He is member of different National and International technical associations. COURSE PLAN Week 1: Fundamentals of Land Surveying & GPS Week 2: Global Positioning System (GPS) Week 3: Global Positioning System (GPS) Week 4: TOTAL STATION(TS) Week 5: TS & DIGITAL LAND SURVEYING (DLS) Week 6: DLS& DIGITAL MAPPING (DM) Week 7: DM & DIGITAL DATA MANIPULATION (DDM) Week 8: DIGITAL LAND SURVEYING AND MAPPING (DLS&M)
1. The exam is optional for a fee.
Date and Time of Exams: April 28 (Saturday) and April 29 (Sunday) :
Morning session 9am to 12 noon;
Exam for this course will be available in one session on both 28 and 29
4. Registration url: Announcements will be made when the registration form is open for registrations.
The online registration form has to be filled and the certification
exam fee needs to be paid. More details will be made available when the
exam registration form is published. CERTIFICATE
1. Final score will be calculated as : 25% assignment score + 75% final exam score.
2. 25% assignment score is calculated as 25% of average of 8 weeks course: Best 6 out of 8 assignments.
E-Certificate will be given to those who register and write the exam
and score greater than or equal to 40% final score. Certificate will
have your name, photograph and the score in the final exam with the
breakup. It will have the logos of NPTEL and IIT Roorkee. It will be
e-verifiable at nptel.ac.in/noc.