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Course Title[Course Code]:Surveying (2)[SUR 251]

Faculty: Engineering, Shoubra
Department: Civil Engineering
Program: Civil engineering
Compulsory / Elective:Compulsory
Undergraduate(Second Year-Second Semester)

Course Description:
Vertical control system (Leveling): definitions – ways of identifying level difference – benchmarks – errors in leveling – codification of the leveling: maps: general idea – foundation of maps – topographic maps – contour lines and their drawing methods: automatic drawing, maps on automatic drawer and digital ones – basic idea of the aerial surveying – remote sensing, reading pictures and their engineering applications – introduction to geographical information system – Surveying role in the engineering projects – Geodetic surveying & different ways to identify points positions on earth surface – surveying observations adjustment according to least total of error squares and analyzing correction results – Astronomy applications and its applications in geodetic surveying.