Syllabus academic year 2011/2012
(Created 2011-09-01.)
Credits: 5. Grading scale: TH. Cycle: G2 (First Cycle). Main field: Technology. Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. VGMF15 overlaps following cours/es: VGM630 and VVBF05. Compulsory for: V3. Course coordinator: Lars Ollvik,, Department for the Built Environment. Recommended prerequisits: FMA420 Linear Algebra. Assessment: Written final examination and project work. Home page:

The course shall give an introduktion to and basic knowledge in geodetic surveying

The students shall earn knowledge for basics analysis and problem solving in the area of geodetic surveying.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Be able to explain and use basic conceptions and relations in geodetic surveying.

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Apply knowledge in surveying for construction and infrastructure projects.

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

Understand the significance of and be able to asses geodetic analyses, projecting and planing.

Basic classical surveying calculations in plane och high. Adjustment of surveying with equalization calculation according to least square method, fault propagation and introduction to building measurements fault and tolerance theory. Photogrammetry concepts, definitions and applications. Concepts med methods in satellite positioning (GPS) and applications.

Kompendium i Geodetisk mätningsteknik AK, red. Lars Ollvik, LTH 2011