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Department of Surveying

Department of Surveying together with Department of Theoretical Geodesy covers study programme Geodesy and Cartography for bachelor, master and PhD. degree:

  • bachelor study - guarantee: prof. Ing. Štefan Sokol, PhD.
  • master study - guarantee: prof. Ing. Alojz Kopáčik, PhD.
  • doctoral study - guarantee: prof. Ing. Ján Hefty, PhD.

List of subjects:

Subject

Lecturer

Hours Per Week
lessons / practice

Semester

Bachelor štúdium

History of Civil Engineering and Surveying

Ing. J. Ježko, PhD.

2/0

1

Surveying 1

prof. Ing. Š. Sokol, PhD.

3/3

1

Surveying 2

prof. Ing. Š. Sokol, PhD.

3/3

2

Surveying 3

prof. Ing. Š. Sokol, PhD.

3/3

3

Engineering Surveying 1

prof. Ing. A. Kopáčik, PhD.

2/3

4

Photogrametry 1

prof. Ing. P. Bartoš, PhD.

2/2

6

Bachelor work

prof. Ing. Š. Sokol, PhD.

0/9

6

Master study

Engineering Surveying 2

 prof. Ing. A. Kopáčik, PhD.

2/3

1

Industrial Surveying

prof. Ing. A. Kopáčik, PhD. 
Ing. Š. Lukáč

2/2

2

Photogramerty 2

prof. Ing. Š. Sokol, PhD.
Ing. M. Fraštia, PhD.

2/2

3

Underground Surveying

prof. Ing. A. Kopáčik, PhD. 

2/2

3

Legal and Technical Regulations

prof. Ing. A. Kopáčik, PhD.
Ing. Š. Lukáč

2/0

4

Applied Analytical Photogrammetry

prof. Ing. Š. Sokol, PhD.
Ing. M. Fraštia, PhD.

2/2

4

 Diploma work prof. Ing. A. Kopáčik, PhD.

0/9

4

     
Measuring Systems in Engineering Surveying

prof. Ing. A. Kpáčik, PhD.

2/2

3

 

 

SURVEYING I.

Tasks and parts of surveying. Physical characteristics of the atmosphere. Functional principles of surveying instruments for angle measurement. Construction of the theodolites, total stations, automatized measuring systems and basic characteristics of theodolites, classes of accuracy. Functional relations among accuracy required and the stability of surveying instruments. Methods of horizontal and vertical angle measurement. Error analysis of horizontal and vertical angle measurement. Magnetic angle measurement. Gyroscopic orientation, uses of gyrotheodolites, factors influencing the accuracy.

SURVEYING II.

Direct distance measurement. Total error influence and limit deviations. Indirect distance measurement. Parallactic distance measurement. Double image tachymeter. Optical laser telemeters. Stadia range finder and diagram tachymeter. Electronic distance measurement. Principle, relation to other methods, physical and mathematical reductions, uses of characteristics of electromagnetic waves, frequencies and phases. Automatized system of data acquisition and processing.

SURVEYING III.

Determination of the point position in coordinates. Principle and methods of coordinates determination of position of detail network points. Accuracy of the point position determination. Methods of detail position measurement. Methods of elevation measurements. Classification of level instruments. Construction principle off level instruments, analysis of levelling accuracy. Trigonometric elevation measurement, barometric and hydrostatic levelling. Methods of tachymetric measurement. Processing of tachymetric measurement. Determination of the area and volume with accuracy analysis

SURVEYING IN BUILDING CONSTRUCTION

Tasks of the surveying in building construction. Map formation of the Earth surface. Instruments and devices for measurement of angles, distances and height differences. Methods of angle, distance and height differences measurement. Geodetic framework for position and elevation measurement. Determination of point coordinates. Position and elevation measurements, maps and their uses in practice. Areas and volumes determination. Rules for building construction staking out. Staking out of angles, distances, lines, points, differences in elevations, heights, planes, curves and construction sections. Automation of measurement, calculation and drawing. Documentation and uses of results of geodetic measuremets.

ENGINEERING SURVEYING I.

Main tasks of Engineering Surveying in construction. Measurement and setting out of basic elements: distances, azimuths, verticals, angles and directions, lines, intermediate points, parallel lines, planes, sections etc. Basic problems of planimetric setting out. Accuracy of the shape and dimensions of staked-out object. Basic relations of the circular curve. Analytical solution of directional circular curves given by different elements. Staking-out of detail points of curves. Determination of basic elements of compound circular curves given by different input elements including counter curves.

ENGINEERING SURVEYING II.

Transition curves used in technical practice. Cubic parabola, clothoide, lemmiscate, circular line as transit curve. Laying out of elevation curves. Basic problems of heights setting out. Geodetic setting-out. Networks planimetric and altimetric. Optimisation of setting-out networks. Geodetic documentation of the built construction. Surveying in building construction and urbanism. Surveying in transportation - related structures. Surveying at the construction of bridges. Geodetic activities at load - tests of bridges. Determination of objects deformations. Measurement of vertical shifts. Measurement of horizontal shifts. Basic map of the factory, establishing and maintenance.

PHOTOGRAMMETRY AND REMOTE SENSING I.

Geometric principles of photogrammetry. Interior orientation of the photograph. Exterior orientation of the photograph. Geometry of the vertical aerial photograph. Geometry of the horizontal terrestrial photograph. Objective lens. Collinearity condition. Coplanarity condition. Double stations photogrammetry. Stereophotogrammetry. Photogrammetric photography. Stereoscopic vision and measurement. Instruments for stereostopic measurement. Categories of analog instruments. Terrestrial photogrammetry. Orientation methods of aerial stereophotogrammetry. Accuracy evaluation of instruments. Geometric and optical conditions of rectification.

PHOTOGRAMMETRY AND REMOTE SENSING II.

Principle of the orthophoto system, types of orthophoto systems. Systems of automatized photogrammetric plotting. Digital terrain model. Photogrammetric densification of the network. Analytical aerotriangulation. Digital basic large-scale map, technological procedure. Terrestrial photogrammetry. Photogrammetry in cosmic space. Imaging systems in remote sensing, Cartographic data processing in remote gensing.

MEASURIG SYSTEMS IN ENGINEERING SURVEYING

Physical principle of the resistant, capacity, tansformative, inductional, piezoelectric encoders. Principle of data measurement intermediating determination of basic quantities (distance, angle, temperature, time, acceleration etc.). Processing and analysis of continual measurements, classification of signals, filters. Analysis of time series, estimation of autocorrelative function, spectral analysis, periodgram. Bivariant processes, relative covariance function, relative spectrum, coherency. 3-D measuring systems, theodolit, photogrammetric, co-ordinate instruments, mobile laserinterferometers, inertial measuring systems.

PHOTOGRAMMETRIC MAPPING AND GIS

Brief historical development of photogrammetric mapping in medium and large scales. Photogrammetric densification of the network. Accuracy and economy of photogrammetric mapping. Digital orthophotomap, automatization of mapping technology. Share of the photogrammetry on the creation of GIS. Digital photogrammetry in mapping and creation of GIS, perspectives of development.

UNDERGROUND SURVEYING

Basic map documentation of mines. Methods of planimetric and altimetric measurement in mine surveying. Marking and targeting of points and instruments. Methods of connecting and orientation measurements. Mine surveys at the excavation mining of mineral raw materials. Methods of area and volume determination of mining plants. Surveying at tunneling. Staking-out and check measurements at tunneling. Accuracy of geodetic activities. Geodetic activities at geologic and hydrologic reconnaissance. Geodetic activities at geophysical reconnaissance.

APPLIED ANALYTICAL PHOTOGRAMMETRY

Field of activities of analytical photogrammetry, typical problems and mathematical models of solution. Data acquisition, photographic cameras, CCD cameras. Optimization of networks in analytical photogrammetry, problem of accuracy and efficiency. Mathematical model of solution, functional and stochastic parts. Data processing of semimetric and nonmetric cameras, camera calibration in non-topographical photogrammetry. Analog and analytical solutions, ORIENT software. Non-topographic applications of photogrammetry, real-time photogrammetry, digital photogrammetry.

GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Geodetic components of civil engineering projects. Legal and organizing guaranty of geodetic works in civil engineering. Geographic and geoinformation systems (GIS), definition of GIS, maps in GIS. The world and its actual model in GIS environment. Vector and raster data. Analytical procedures of GIS, hardware and software of GIS, technologic devices of GIS input and output. Digitizing of maps, map scanners, possibilities of raster data processing in different GIS environments, Geodetic data acquisition. Total stations. Possibilities of geodetic data processing in GIS environment. Data acquisition by GPS, principle, instruments, methods of GPS, possibilities of data processing in GIS environment. Photogrammetric data acquisition. Analog, analytical and digital systems of data acquisition and processing for GIS. Data acquisition by remote sensing methods. Analog and digital systems of data acquisition and processing in GIS environment. Analog technical map of the city. Digital city map. Land information systems (LIS). City information systems (MIS).

INDUSTRIAL SURVEYING

Influence of industrial environment on geodetic measurement and safety of the field work. Metrologic aspects of geodetic measurement in industry. Measuring devices, technique and micronetworks for measurement in mechanical engineering. Determination of spatial relations and geometric parameters of crane rails and cranes, rotational furnaces, blast furnaces and transport equipment in industrial plants respectively. Geodetic works at design and construction of nuclear power plants. Special check measurements of selected objects of nuclear power plant during operation. Maps in industrial establishments.

LEGAL AND TECHNICAL REGULATIONS IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

Basic legal and technical regulations influencing geodetic activities in construction. Geodetic basis for the design of the constructions, urban and construction documentation. Technical and normalised instructions, their sorts, efficiency and obligation. Rules of the quantity surveying in the construction industry. Specification of geodetic works carried out by contractor.

SPECIAL SEMINAR

Deepening of the theoretical and practical knowledge in the area of students preparation for diploma work and starting practice. Application of mathematical methods, measuring, computing and plotting techniques for solution of problems in surveying practice. The seminar is concluded by the defence of written theses.

SURVEYING CAMPUS

During field training students are practically checking and improving theoretical knowledge. They are training and gaining skill at measurement, processing and analysis of basic surveying procedures. Results of measurement are numerically and graphically processed according to technical standards.

ENGINEERING SURVEYING CAMPUS

Realization of complex epochal deformation and experimental measurements on the objects of waterworks system Gabčíkovo as inevitable part of technical - safety control at water works. Measurements in the local network of reference and observed points. Application of different types of geodetic measuring equipment in conditions of industrial environment.