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Geodesy I

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Course Unit Code544-0072/08
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated6 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Compulsory
Level of Course Unit *First Cycle
Year of Study *First Year
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredSummer Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionCzech
Prerequisites and Co-Requisites
PrerequisitiesCourse Unit CodeCourse Unit Title
544-0001Surveying Fundamentals
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
SLA40doc. Ing. Dana Vrublová, Ph.D.
STA73prof. Ing. Hana Staňková, Ph.D.
DAN155Ing. Rostislav Dandoš, Ph.D.
The course deals with the measurement of geodetic environment variables and basic concepts of the theory of errors. They discussed methods of measuring angles and lengths and the surveying device described in the relevant conditions and their accuracy.
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
Objective of the course students are gaining basic knowledge of geodesy, in terms of mastering the basic principles of methodology for measuring angles and lengths
Course Contents
1st Introduction to the methodology of measurement of geodetic parameters, the effect of environment on the measured variables, and coordinate work in terms of height systémech. Basic theory surveying errors, the compensation method of least squares, the Law on transmission errors.
2nd Measurement of horizontal angles and directions, the definition of angles and directions. Aids determining the constant angles (hranůlky)
3rd Apparatus for measuring angles. Theodolite - breakdown by type, accuracy,Description of the theodolite.
4th Terms of accuracy theodolite. Systematic and random errors. Measure theodolite angles.
5th Methods for measuring horizontal and vertical angles - Control Measure - Limit deviations.
6th Measurement of magnetic directions - declination, equipment and utilities. Magnetic traverse
7th Gyro measurement guidelines, the principle of the gyrocompass, tools, methodologymeasurements.
8th Measuring lengths - measuring gauges (bands) - the systematic and random errors measurements. Control Measure - tolerances.
9th Indirect methods of distance measurement - optical rangefinders, parallactic measurements
lengths. Check measurments - tolerances.
10th Electro rangefinders, principle, systematic errors of measurement methods.Check measurments - tolerances.
11th Transfer lengths measured on the computer desktop. Different coordinate systems

1st Description theodolite Theo 020, Simple measurement of angles in two positionstelescope, working notebook.
2nd Description Theo 010 theodolite, measuring trends in rows and groups,processing scrapbook
3rd Building a tripod on the ground, centering using mechanical theodolite and optical plummet
4th Accurate measurements 10 lengths range, correction of systematic errors, processing form, control measurements.
5th Measurement of length optical rangefinder - crosshairs (Theo 020),
6th Parallactic distance measurement.
7th Measurement of the Traverse
8th Calculation of Traverse - Kokes
9th Focus resection in two groups
10th Calculation resection - Kokes
11th Calculation of the intersection ahead - Kokes
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
LU, Zhiping, Yunying QU a Shubo QIAO. Geodesy: introduction to geodetic datum and geodetic systems. Berlin: Springer, [2014]. ISBN 978-3-642-41244-8.
ČERNOTA, Pavel, Hana STAŇKOVÁ, Rostislav DANDOŠ, Petr JADVIŠČOK, Jiří POSPÍŠIL a Jakub KOSTELECKÝ. Geodézie 1. Ostrava: Vysoká škola báňská - Technická univerzita, 2019. ISBN 978-80-248-4260-8.
VITÁSEK, Josef a Zdeněk NEVOSÁD. Geodezie I: měření směrů a úhlů. Brno: CERM, 1999. Učební texty vysokých škol. ISBN 80-214-1152-X.
HÁNEK, Pavel. Stavební geodézie. Praha: Nakladatelství ČVUT, 2007, 133 s. ISBN 978-80-01-03707-2.
LU, Zhiping, Yunying QU a Shubo QIAO. Geodesy: introduction to geodetic datum and geodetic systems. Berlin: Springer, [2014]. ISBN 978-3-642-41244-8.
Recommended Reading:
LU, Zhiping, Yunying QU a Shubo QIAO. Geodesy: introduction to geodetic datum and geodetic systems. Berlin: Springer, [2014]. ISBN 978-3-642-41244-8.
VITÁSEK, Josef a Josef PAŽOUREK. Vybrané kapitoly z geodézie. Brno: CERM, 1993, 135 s. Učební texty vysokých škol. ISBN 80-900-5907-4.
SKOŘEPA, Zdeněk. Geodézie 4: transformace, přesnost bodu určeného protínáním, vyrovnání osnovy směrů. Vyd. 2., přeprac. Praha: Česká technika - nakladatelství ČVUT, 2008, 146 s. ISBN 978-80-01-03955-7.
DUŠEK, Radek, Zdeněk SKOŘEPA a Jan RATIBORSKÝ. Geodézie: (návody na cvičení I). Praha: České vysoké učení technické, 1995. ISBN 80-01-01295-6.
TORGE, Wolfgang a Jürgen MÜLLER. Geodesy. 4th ed. Boston: De Gruyter, c2012. ISBN 978-3-11-020718-7.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Lectures, Tutorials, Terrain work
Assesment methods and criteria
Task TitleTask TypeMaximum Number of Points
(Act. for Subtasks)
Minimum Number of Points for Task Passing
Credit and ExaminationCredit and Examination100 (100)51
        CreditCredit33 17
        ExaminationExamination67 (67)34
                PísemkaWritten test33 17
                ÚstníOral examination34 17