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You are here:Open notes-->Syllabus-->VTU-SYLLABUS-2010SURVEYING--I-COMMON-TO-CVTREVCTM-10CV34

**VTU SYLLABUS 2010SURVEYING I (COMMON TO CV/TR/EV/CTM) [10CV34]**

**SURVEYING I**

**(COMMON TO CV/TR/EV/CTM)**

**Sub Code : 10 CV 34 IA Marks : 25**

**Hrs/ Week : 04 Exam Hours : 03**

**Total Hrs. : 52 Exam Marks : 100**

**PART A**

UNIT 1:

Introduction

1.1 Definition of Surveying, 1.2 Classification of Surveys, 1.3 Uses of

Surveying Units of Measurements, 1.4 Map & Classification, 1.5 Survey of

India topographical Maps and their numbering., 1.6 Basic principles of

surveying, 1.7 Errors, Classification, 1.8 Precision and accuracy.

04 Hours

UNIT 2:

Measurement of horizontal distances.

2.1 Chain and types, 2.2 Tape and types, 2.3 EDM devices, 2.3 Ranging of

lines 2.4 Direct and Indirect, 2.5 Measurement of distances over sloping

grounds, 2.6 Chain and Tape corrections - Numerical problems.

5 Hours

UNIT 3:

Chain Surveying

3.1 Accessories required, 3.2 Selection of stations and lines, 3.3 Offsets and

types 3.4 Setting out of right angles, 3.5 Working principle and use of optical

square, prism square, cross staff., 3.6 Linear methods of setting out right

angles, 3.7 Booking of chain survey work, 3.8 Field book, entries,

conventional symbols, 3.9 Obstacles in chain survey, Numerical problems,

3.10 Errors in chain survey and precautions to be taken.

7 Hours

UNIT 4:

Compass Surveying

4.1 Meridians and bearings, 4.2 Principle, working and use of - Prismatic

compass 4.3 Surveyors compass, 4.4 Magnetic bearing, true bearings, 4.5

WCB and Reduced bearing. 4.6 Dip and Declination

4.7 Accessories required for compass surveying, 4.8 Traverse - closed and

open traverse 4.9 Computation of bearings of legs of closed traverse given

the bearing of one of the legs, 4.10 Computation of included angles given the

bearings of legs of a closed traverse.

6 Hours

**PART B**

UNIT 5:

Compass Traversing continued.

5.1 Local attraction, determination and corrections, 5.2 Dependent and

independent co-ordinates, 5.3 Checks for closed traverse and determination

of closing error and its direction 5.4 Bowditchs graphical method of

adjustment of closed traverse, 5.5 Bowditchs rule and transit rule, 5.6

Omitted measurements (Only Length and corresponding bearing of one line).

8 Hours

UNIT 6:

Introduction to Levelling

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6.1 Principles and basic definitions, 6.2 Fundamental axes and part of a

dumpy level, 6.3 Types of adjustments and objectives, 6.4 Temporary

adjustments of a dumpy level, 6.5 Sensitiveness of bubble tube, 6.6

Curvature and refraction correction, 6.7 Type of leveling, 6.8 Simple

leveling, 6.9 Reciprocal leveling, 6.10 Profile leveling, 6.11 Cross sectioning,

6.12 Fly leveling,

7 Hours

UNIT 7:

Reduction of Levelling continued.

7.1 Booking of levels 7.2 Rise and fall method and Height of instrument

method 7.3 comparison Arithmetic checks 7.4 Fly back leveling., 7.5 Errors

and precautions.

6 Hours

Contouring

7.6 Contours and their characteristics, 7.7 Methods of contouring, 7.8 direct

and indirect methods, 7.9 Interpolation techniques, 7.10 Uses of contours

7.11 Numerical problems on determining intervisibility, 7.12 Grade contours

and uses.

4 Hours

UNIT 8:

Plane Table Surveying

8.1 Plane table and accessories, 8.2 Advantages and limitations of plane table

survey, 8.3 Orientation and methods of orientation, 8.4 Methods of plotting

Radiation, Intersection, Traversing, 8.5 Resection method, 8.6 Two point and

three point problems, 8.7 Solution to two point problem by graphical method,

8.8 Solution to three point problem Bessels graphical method, 8.9 Errors in

plane table survey.

5 Hours

**TEXT BOOKS:**

1. Surveying Vol1 B.C. Punmia , Laxmi Publications, New Delhi.

2. Surveying and Levelling R Subramanian. Oxford University Press

(2007)

Text Book of Surveying C. Venkataramiah. Universities Press.(2009

Reprint)

.

**REFERENCE BOOKS:**

1. Fundamentals of Surveying - Milton O. Schimidt Wong, Thomson

Learning.

2. Fundamentals of Surveying - S.K. Roy Prentice Hall of India.

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3. Surveying Vol. I, S.K. Duggal, Tata McGraw Hill - Publishing Co. Ltd.,

New Delhi.

* Survey of India Publication on maps.