Geodesy I

Course Information
TitleΓΕΩΔΑΙΣΙΑ Ι / Geodesy I
SchoolCivil Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID20000122


Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course324

Programme of Study: PPS TPM - EISAKTEOI APO 2022 KAI EXĪS

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS

Programme of Study: PPS TPM (EISACΗTHENTES EŌS KAI 2021)

Registered students: 405
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Core program for all studentsCompulsory Course324

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
1. ΤΓ0200
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
After the succesful completion of the course, students are expected to: • Understand the theoretical axes of geodesy • cultivate their personal skills in basic concepts / knowledge of the use of geodetic instruments • get to know the basic characteristics of qualitative research / measurement of geodetic data • learn different ways of collecting quantitative and qualitative data • learn to practice analyzing and interpreting quantitative and qualitative data • connect theory with practice through participation in individual and group exercise • become familiar with the organization and presentation of geodetic measurements • practice solving geodetic problems. • become aware of methodological and practical issues arising from the researcher's involvement in the field under study • understand the role and importance of Geodesy / Topography Course.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction. Units of measurement geodetic sizes. Theory of errors. Basic operating principles of classical and modern geodetic instruments. Geodetic instruments, measurement methods and calculation of lengths, angles and elevation differences. Instruments and methods plumb high construction. Geodetic projections. Fundamental problems of geodesy. Triangulations. Determination of traverse points. Calibration and maintaining geodetic instruments.
Geodesy, Surveying, measurements units, theory of errors, geodetic instruments, geodetic projections, geodetic problems
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Laboratory Work25
Written assigments10
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Π. Σαββαΐδης, Ι. Υφαντής, Ι. Δούκας, Γεωδαισία Ι: Γεωδαιτικές Μετρήσεις και Υπολογισμοί, Εκδόσεις Κυριακίδη, 2014.
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