COURSE CODE: AGE 303
COURSE TITLE: Surveying for Agricultural Engineering
NUMBER OF UNITS: 3 Units
COURSE DURATION: 1 hour Lectures/ 3 hours Field Work
Types of surveys, classes of surveys. Instruments and care, measurement of distances – pacing, stadia, taping, electronic and photographic methods. Leveling – elevations. Earth’s curvature and atmospheric refraction. The engineer’s telescope, bubble tube, dumpy level, level rods, automatic level. Field notes. Errors and corrections. Angles and directions – bearings and azimuths, magnetic compass and earth’s magnetic field. Changes in declination. Aerial surveying, topograpahic maps, introduction to photogrammetry. Remote sensing and GIS.
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