Course syllabus

Geodetisk mätningsteknik
Geodetic Surveying

VGMF15, 5 credits, G2 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2013/14
Decided by: Education Board D
Date of Decision: 2013-04-19

General Information

Main field: Technology.
Compulsory for: V3
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


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.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

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

Competences and skills
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.

Examination details

Grading scale: TH
Assessment: Written final examination and project work.


Required prior knowledge: FMA420 Linear Algebra.
The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: VGM630, VVBF05

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Lars Ollvik,
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