ICAR/06 (TOPOGRAPHY AND CARTOGRAPHY)
DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING AND ARCHITECTURE
CIVIL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING
2nd semester (07/03/2022 - 17/06/2022)
45 lesson hours
WRITTEN AND ORAL TEST
Knowledge of Geodesy, Topography, Cartography and Survey Measurements and Adjustments. All the topics are covered by the course of Topography.
The course provides knowledge of Geodesy and GPS/GNSS surveying. The goals are: to understand the operating principles of the GNSS system; know how to plan and execute simple GNSS measurements; know how to process the acquired data; understand the reference systems connected with GNSS measurements.
The satellite constellation
The signal structure
Static relative positioning: concepts, advantages and disadvantages
Possible geometric schemas for GNSS measurements
GNSS network adjustment
Horizontal and vertical datum transformation
The geodetic infrastructures connected to GNSS
IGM95 - RDN network
regional or provincial networks
permanent station networks
Real-time measurements and differential corrections
The use of a single station as the master
The permanent GNSS station networks
Lectures (hours / year in classroom): 45
Practical lectures (hours / year in classroom): 0
Practical exercises (hours / year in classroom): 0
Reccomended or required readings
Lecture notes distributed by the teacher.
A. Leick. GPS Satellite Surveying – 3rd Edition. Wiley & Sons LTD.
A. Cina. GPS – Principi, modalità e tecniche di posizionamento. Celid - Torino.
AA.VV.. Understanding GPS: Principles and Applications – 2nd Edition. Kaplan & Hegarty.
A written test and possibly an oral supplementary examination.
Sustainable development goals - Agenda 2030