Geomatics for Engineers

Subject 451-201 (2009)

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Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 2 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2009.

Time Commitment: Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support:

Subject Overview:

The objective of this subject is to develop an appreciation of the diverse variety of geomatics-related science and technology as applied to current engineering practices.

Topics covered include coordinate systems and maps; satellite navigation and positioning systems; land titles, land acquisition and subdivision; hydrographic surveying; geographic information systems; environmental visualisation; photogrammetry; and high precision industrial measurement.

Assessment: One 2-hour written examination at the end of semester (35%) 6 fortnightly exercises (2 weighted at 7.5%, 2 weighted at 10%, and 2 weighted at 15%).
Prescribed Texts: None
Recommended Texts:

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Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

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