Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Surveying JDF270 4 3 + 0 6

Prerequisites none

Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Elective
Coordinator Assist.Prof. AYCAN MURAT MARANGOZ
Instructors Assist.Prof. AYCAN MURAT MARANGOZ
Goals To introduce students the basic knowledge and methods of measurement
Contents Description of Surveying , units of measure, measurement errors, the classification of maps, Determination of points and truths with scale, measuring distances, up and down steep climbing tools, common parts of the topography instruments, Theodolite, Angle measurement methods, the polygon sequences, measurement of height differences, Using Nivonun and evaluation of its measurements, longitudinal and cross sections in the field, Tachometric measurements of the plan drawing, showing the Earth, Area and volume calculations, Application measurements, Land Applications.
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 Realizes the logic of the basic measurement.
2 Makes applications using coordinates perpendicular to the plane.
3 Uses simple surveying tools.
4 Caluclates coordinates and obtains information about land area measurements.
5 Makes plan drawings after all measurement and accounting issues.

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods Theoretical, practical and assignments.
Assessment Methods Presentations, mid-term and final examinations.

Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Meeting (Meeting with the students, Lecturer Identification, Surveying Laboratory Location Information) Read the Presentation 1
2 Introductions, Definitions and Concepts of Surveying Read the Presentation 1
3 Concept of Surveying; Error Types and Accuracy Criteria, Introduction to Field Works Read the Presentation 1
4 Surveying Tools and Parts Read the Presentation 2
5 Field Work - 1 (Sketch drawing, lenght measurements, the using of theodolites, Angle Measurements) Read the Presentation 2
6 Traversing Read the Presentation 3
7 Types of Tranversing Read the Presentation 3
8 Field Word - 2 (Applications of Traversing) Read the Presentation 3
9 Mid-term examination. Repetition of the topics included in the exam should be performed.
10 Height measurements and Levelling Read the Presentation 4
11 Field Work - 3(Levelling Applications) Read the Presentation 4
12 Trigonometric leveling and vertical angle measurements, Tacheometry Read the Presentation 5
13 Field Work - 4(Tachometric Applications) Read the Presentation 5
14 Defining sections, Area Calculations, Volume Calculations Read the Presentation 6

Textbook "Surveying", Course Notes, Asst. Prof. Aycan Murat MARANGOZ, 2012-2013 (in Turkish).
Additional Resources 1. Surveying Course Notes, Öğr. Gör. Dr. Ufuk ÖZERMAN, İstanbul Teknik Üniversitesi İnşaat Fakültesi Geomatik Müh. Bölümü, 2012 (in Turkish), 2.Surveying Course Notes, Doç. Dr. Mehmet Zeki COŞKUN, İstanbul Teknik Üniversitesi İnşaat Fakültesi Geomatik Müh. Bölümü, Ölçme Tekniği ABD, 2006 (in Turkish), 2.Surveying, Cevat İNAL, Ali ERDİ ve Ferruh YILDIZ, Atlas Kitabevi - 1996, Yayın No: 21, Teknik Dizi: 5 (in Turkish), 3.Application, Prof. Dr. Türkay TÜDEŞ, KTÜ, Trabzon, 1995 (in Turkish), 4.Surveying – Pratical Geodesy, Prof. Dr. Erdoğan ÖZBENLİ – Prof. Dr. Türkay TÜDEŞ, KTÜ, Trabzon, 1994 (in Turkish), 5.Surveying, Prof. Dr. Gündoğdu ÖZGEN, İstanbul Teknik Üniversitesi Kütüphanesi - 1990, Sayı: 1404 (in Turkish), 6.Ölçme Bilgisi 1. Cilt ve 2 Cilt, Celal SONGU, Birsen Yayınevi,1987 (in Turkish), 7.Geodetical Measurements, Muzaffer Şerbetçi ve Veysel ATASOY, Karadeniz Teknik Üniversitesi Basımevi – 1984, Genel Yayın No: 153, Fakülte Yayın No: 44 (in Turkish)

Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
Mid-terms 1 80
Assignments 1 10
Arazi Çalışması 1 10
In-Term Total 3 100
Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall 40
Contribution of Final Exam to Overall 60
Total 100

Course's Contribution to PLO
No Key Learning Outcomes Level
1 2 3 4 5
1 Engineering graduates with application skills of fundamental scientific knowledge in the engineering practice. x
2 Determines, defines, formulates and solves problems in engineering; fort his aim selects and applies the appropriate analytical models and modeling techniques. x
3 Analyses a system, system component or process and in order to meet the requirements, designs under realistic conditions; thus applies modern techniques of design. x
4 Selects and uses modern techniques and devices necessary for engineering applications. x
5 Designs and carries out experiments, collects data, analyzes and comments on the findings. x
6 Works effectively and individually on multi disciplinary teams. x
7 Accesses knowledge, and to do this, does research, uses databases and other data sources. x
8 Is aware of the importance of lifelong learning; follows advances in science and technology and updates his knowledge continuously. x
9 Uses communication and information technology at least at advanced level of European Computer Driving License x
10 Communicates effectively both orally and in writing; uses a foreign language at least at B1 level of European Language Portfolio. x
11 Communicates using technical drawing. x
12 Has the awareness of Professional ethics and responsibility. x
13 Has awareness about Project management, workplace applications, health of workers, environment and work security; and about legal consequences of engineering applications. x
14 Indicates that he is aware of the universal and social effects of engineering solutions and applications; is aware of entrepreneurship and innovativeness and is knowledgeable about the problems of the current age. x
15 Makes use of conceptual and applied knowledge in mathematics, science and in his own area in accordance for engineering solutions.

Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load (h)
Course Duration 16 4 64
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 4 64
Assignments 2 5 10
Arazi Çalışması 3 4 12
Mid-terms 1 15 15
Final examination 1 15 15
Total Work Load (h) 180
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 6
ECTS Credit of the Course 6