Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University, Bhilai
Semester: 6th Branch: Civil Engineering
Subject: Modern Surveying Techniques Code: 320635 (20)
Modern Surveying Equipment
E.D.M. Instruments – Geodimeter, Tellurometer, Distomat, Total Station, Applications of Lasers in distance
and angular measurements, Introduction of Electronic navigation and Position Fixing – different systems and
Global Positioning System
Global Positioning System – working principle and methods, Different Approaches to use GPS and their
accuracies, Advantages of GPS in Navigation, Survey, Planning and Mapping.
Geographic Information System
Geographic Information System – data requirement and database creation; Use of field data, maps, aerial and
satellite data; Advantages of GIS.
Types of GIS analysis, map topology, map feature elements, queries, features in a topographic base map,
base map accuracy standards.
Surveying Mapping through Software
Introduction of ARC Info, ARC View, ARC Gms, Intergraph, MGE, Modular GIS Environment, Map Info and
Geomedia web map, etc.
Name of Text Books:
Surveying (Vol – I, II & III) – Arora, K.R. (Standard Book House, Delhi, 1993)
Elements of Photogrammetry – Wolf, P.R. (McGraw Hill Book Company, New Delhi,)
Name of Reference Books:
Solving Problems in Surveying – Bannister, A. and Baker, R. (Longman Scientific Technical, U.K., 1994)
Electronic Distance Measurement – Burnside, C.D. (Oxford, BSP Professional Books, London, 1991)
Engineering Surveying Technology – Kennie, T.J.M. and Petrie, G. (Blackie & Sons Ltd., London, 1990)