# VTU B.TECH Civil Engineering SEMESTER – III Syllabus For Basic surveying PDF 2022

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### Basic surveying Unit One

#### Module-1

Introduction: Definition of surveying, Objectives and importance of surveying. Classification of surveys. Principles of surveying. Units of measurements, Surveying measurements and errors, types of errors, precision and accuracy. Classification of maps, map scale, conventional symbols, topographic maps, map layout, Survey of India Map numbering systems. Measurement of Horizontal Distances: Measuring tape and types. Measurement using tapes, Taping on level ground and sloping ground. Errors and corrections in tape measurements, ranging of lines, direct and indirect methods of ranging, Electronic distance measurement, basic principle. Booking of tape survey work, Field book, entries, Conventional symbols, Obstacles in tape survey, Numerical problems.

### Basic surveying Unit Two

#### Module-2

Measurement of Directions and Angles:Compass survey: Basic definitions; meridians, bearings, magnetic and True bearings. Prismatic and surveyor’s compasses, temporary adjustments, declination. Quadrantal bearings, whole circle bearings, local attraction and related problems Traversing: Traverse Survey and Computations: Latitudes and departures, rectangular coordinates, Traverse adjustments, Bowditch rule and transit rule, Numerical Problems.

### Basic surveying Unit Three

#### Leveling

Basic terms and definitions, Methods of leveling, Dumpy level, auto level, digital and laser levels. Curvature and refraction corrections. Booking and reduction of levels. Differential leveling, profile leveling, fly leveling, check leveling, reciprocal leveling.

### Basic surveying Unit Four

#### Plane Table Surveying

Plane table and accessories, Advantages and limitations of plane table survey, Orientation and methods of orientation, Methods of plotting – Radiation, Intersection, Traversing, Resection method, Two point and three point problems, Solution to two point problem by graphical method, Solution to three point problem Bessel’s graphical method, Errors in plane table survey.

### Basic surveying Unit Five

#### Module-5

Areas and Volumes:Measurement of area by dividing the area into geometrical figures, area from offsets, mid ordinate rule, trapezoidal and Simpson’s one third rule, area from co-ordinates, introduction to planimeter, digital planimeter. Measurement of volumes- trapezoidal and prismoidal formula. Contouring:Contours, Methods of contouring, Interpolation of contours, contour gradient, characteristics of contours and uses.

### Basic surveying Course Objectives

This course will enable students to; 1.Understand the basic principles of Surveying 2.Learn Linear and Angular measurements to arrive at solutions to basic surveying problems. 3.Employ conventional surveying data capturing techniques and process the data for computations. 4.Analyze the obtained spatial data to compute areas and volumes and draw contours to represent 3D data on plane figures.

### Basic surveying Course Outcomes

After a successful completion of the course, the student will be able to: 1.Posses a sound knowledge of fundamental principles Geodetics 2.Measurement of vertical and horizontal plane, linear and angular dimensions to arrive at solutions to basic surveying problems. 3.Capture geodetic data to process and perform analysis for survey problems] 4.Analyse the obtained spatial data and compute areas and volumes. Represent 3D data on plane figures as contours

### Basic surveying Text Books

B.C. Punmia, “Surveying Vol.1”, Laxmi Publications pvt. Ltd., New Delhi –2009. 2.Kanetkar T P and S V Kulkarni , Surveying and Leveling Part I, Pune VidyarthiGrihaPrakashan,1988

### Basic surveying Reference Books

S.K. Duggal, “Surveying Vol.1”, Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Co. Ltd. New Delhi.2009. 2.K.R. Arora, “Surveying Vol. 1” Standard Book House, New Delhi. –2010 3.R Subramanian, Surveying and Leveling, Second edition, Oxford University Press, NewDelhi 4.A. Bannister, S. Raymond , R. Baker, “Surveying”, Pearson, 7th ed., NewDelhi

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