GITAM University Surveying II Syllabus
Theodolite- Types of Theodolites – Temporary Adjustments, Measurement of horizontal angle –
Method of repitition, Method of reiteration – Uses of Theodolities, Introduction to Total Station.
Theodolite traversing – Open and closed traverse – Closing errors, Balancing the error – Bowditch
method – Transit method, Omitted measurements – Gales traverse table.
Tacheometer – Principle of tacheometry – Stadia methods – Fixed hair method – Movable hair
method – Tangential method – Reduction diagrams
Triangulation – Classification-intervisibility of station – Signals and towers-base line measurements
– Corrections – Satellite station and Reduction to centre – Basenet.Trigonometric levelling –
Elevation of top of the tower same plane, Different planes.
Curves – Simple curves – Elements of simple curves – Methods of setting simple curves – Rankines
method – Two theodolite method – Compound curves – Elements of compound curves.
1. Dr. K.R. Arora, Surveying, Vol. II, Standard Book House, Fifth edition, 2001.
2. Dr.B.C. Punmia, Surveying, Vol. II, Laxmi Publications Pvt. Ltd, Twenth edition 1994.
3. Dr. A.M.Chandra, Higher Surveying, New Age International Publishers.