Course code BūvZ5016

Credit points 5

Horizontal Geodetic Networks, Modelling Methods of Networks

Total Hours in Course200

Number of hours for lectures40

Number of hours for laboratory classes40

Date of course confirmation22.05.2013

Responsible UnitDepartment of Land Management and Geodesy

Course developer

author Zemes pārvaldības un ģeodēzijas katedra

Armands Celms

Dr. sc. ing.

Course abstract

Subject "Horizontal geodetic networks, modeling methods of networks" provides for master students the necessary knowledge of the horizontal network measurement methods, reconstruction works, normative documents and the organization of measuring works. Master students acquire the skills at working with instruments used in surveying, application of software for measurement data processing, document designing.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

After completing the course student will have:
• knowledge on the Latvia coordinate system, the types of horizontal networks and their installation, maintenance and monitoring.
• skills of using geodetic instruments in the surveying, forming and formatting of schemes, using special processing applications of the measurements, formatting the reports of network installation or reconstruction.
• competence to be able to receive, select and analyze the information that is needed for the works, to use it and take on decisions according to one’s competency, and solve problems connected with the work, to understand professional ethics, to evaluate one’s professional actions on the environment and society. To be able to critically evaluate one’s knowledge and skills, and to understand the need of further education, to bring responsibility about the quality of one’s work.

Compulsory reading

1. Ģeodēzija. U. Zumenta redakcijā. Rīga: VA LĢIA, 2007. 262 lpp.
2. Гофман-Велленгоф Б., Мориц Г. Физическая геодезия / Под ред. Ю.М. Неймана. Москва: МИИГАиК, 2007. 426 с.
3. Герасимов А.П. Местные системы координат / А.П. Герасимов, В.Г. Назаров. Москва: ООО "Издательство "Проспект", 2010. 64 с.