Elements of Surveying (CV201)

Course Name: 

Elements of Surveying (CV201)






Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3


Introduction to Surveying, Chain Surveying, Compass Surveying, Errors, Accuracy and precision.
Introduction to plane table surveying. Levelling, contouring, Theodolite traverse. Introduction to
tacheometric surveying and Trigonometric leveling. Horizontal curves. Introduction to vertical curves.
Electronic distance measurements - Introduction. Minor Instruments, Digital Theodolite and total Station

Course Outcomes:
1. To develop an understanding on the basic concepts of surveying.
2. To apply various surveying techniques and equipments for real life problems.
3. To conceptualize how to use a set of survey techniques and equipments in an optimal way.
4. To get acquainted with modern surveying equipments to improve the quality of surveys.


P.C. Punmia,Surveying Vol. I and II -STD K. R. Arora,Surveying Vol-I &II- STD Book, New Delhi.S.K. Roy,Fundamentals of surveying -Prentice - Hall of India, New Delhi


Civil Engineering

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Prof. Subhash C. Yaragal,  Professor and Head
Department of Civil Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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