Course code GMLM105

GMLM105 Geomatics for Civil and Landscape Engineers

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Course responsible: Ola Øvstedal
Teachers: Ivar Maalen-Johansen, Håvard Tveite
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Faculty of Science and Technology
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Autumn parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Autumn parallel.
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2008-2009
Course contents:
Units and definitions. A short introduction to coordinate systems, reference frames and map projections. Introduction to the study of instruments, especially hand-held GPS and digital cameras. Simple coordinate calculations and use of GIS. Sources for geographical data. Exercises: Project-oriented with measurements, processing of data and presentation/visualisation.
Learning outcome:
The course will give an introduction to modern geomatics, applied for civil engineering.This includes knowledge of basic principles and methods. The students should also be able to use common instruments and calculation tools.
Learning activities:
Combination of lectures, exercises in the laboratories and practical assignments outdoors.
Teaching support:
Supervision in scheduled exercises and through web-based learning.
Lecture notes and notes and papers made available on Fronter.
Basic matematics.
Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:
Theoretical and practical exercises.
Written examination.
Nominal workload:
150 hours.
Entrance requirements:
Special requirements in Science
Type of course:
Lectures: 26 hours. Exercises: 52 hours.
The external and internal examiner jointly prepare the exam questions and the correction manual. The external examiner reviews the internal examiner's examination results by correcting a random sample of candidate¿s exams as a calibration according to the Department's guidelines for examination markings.
Allowed examination aids: Calculator handed out, no other aids
Examination details: One written exam: A - E / Ikke bestått