Geodesy II

Course Information
TitleΓΕΩΔΑΙΣΙΑ ΙΙ / Geodesy II
SchoolCivil Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID20000124


Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course426

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: 316
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Core program for all studentsCompulsory Course426

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
1. ΤΓ0400
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, the students are expected to: • understand and consolidate the practical applications of geodesy, regarding instruments and methods • cultivate their personal skills in basic concepts / knowledge through the use of geodetic instruments • get to know the basic characteristics of qualitative research / measurement of geodetic data and understand its role • get to know different ways of collecting quantitative and qualitative data • have been trained in the analysis and interpretation of quantitative and qualitative data • connect theory with practice through participation in individual and group exercises • become familiar with the organization and presentation of geodetic measurements • practice in solving geodetic problems, as well as surveying and setting out of technical projects • understand the basic principles of Cadastre, implementation and actuarial operations and Geographical Information Systems. • become aware of methodological and practical issues arising from the researcher's involvement in the field under study.
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. Surveying and mapping of small and large plots. Digital terrain models. Surveying and mapping of technical constructions and works, monuments and archaeological sites. Calculation of surfaces and volumes. Setting-out of plots and building projects. Setting-out of transportation works, tunnels and bridges. Setting-out of ports, water and sewer projects. Setting-out of dams. Cadastral of construction projects. Implementation of street layout. Acts of settlement plots. Acts actuarial and compensation plots. Expropriations. Contemporary developments in geodesy.
Geodesy, syrveying, setting out, areas and volumes, cadastral, GIS
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
Written assigments16
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 II: Τοπογραφικές Αποτυπώσεις – Χαράξεις, Εκδόσεις Κυριακίδη, 2015.
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