544-0004/23 – Geodesy (G)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Geodesy and Mine SurveyingCredits5
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Hana Staňková, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Hana Staňková, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory type B
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
CER51 doc. Ing. Pavel Černota, Ph.D.
DAN155 Ing. Rostislav Dandoš, Ph.D.
GOT0019 Ing. Tereza Gottvaldová
JAD023 Ing. Petr Jadviščok, Ph.D.
KAP74 doc. Ing. Roman Kapica, Ph.D.
NOV83 Ing. Miroslav Novosad, Ph.D.
STA73 doc. Ing. Hana Staňková, Ph.D.
SLA40 doc. Ing. Dana Vrublová, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2
Part-time Credit and Examination 16+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Fundamental knowledgege of geodesy and geodetic measurements

Teaching methods

Terrain work


The subject inquire geodetic minor controls, positional and altitude measurement, laying - out fundamentals and another survey activities in Civil Engineering.

Compulsory literature:

SZENTESI, A.: Surveying Measurements, Hungarian Optical Works, L: H-1525 Budapest, 1978 WHYTE, W.; PAUL R.: Basic Surveying, 4 th. edition, Butterworth - Heinemann, Oxford, 1997 ROY, S.K.: Fundamentals of Surveying, PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd., 2004 GHILANI, D.CH.,: Adjustment Computations: Spatial Data Analysis, John Wiley and Sons, 2010

Recommended literature:

JAMES A. ELITHORP, JR. a DENNIS D. FINDORFF. Geodesy for Geomatics and GIS Professionals. 2nd. Nevada: XanEdu Publishing Inc; Second edition, 2003, 260 pages. ISBN 978-1581526585. LINDER, Wilfried. Digital photogrammetry: a practical course. 2nd ed. New York: Springer, c2006, xiii, 214 p. ISBN 35-402-9152-0. SCHOFIELD, W. Engineering surveying: theory and examination problems for students. 5th ed. Boston: Butterworth-Heinemann, 2001. ISBN 07-506-4987-9. BRINKER, R.CH.; MINNICK, R.: The Surveying Handbook, Springer, 1995

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Follow-up tasks processed in the exercise


Other requirements

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Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

• Introduction to Geodesy, new fields involved with geodesy, reference bodies of the Earth, system of Geodetic geographic co-ordinates. • Principles of plane trigonometry, affect of the plumb line toe, differences in the lengths, differences in the angles, differences in the heights. • Introduction to the Cartography, classification of the maps, cartographic generalization, components of the map (planimetry, altimetry, map lettering, framework). • Basic concepts of the theory of survey errors and adjustment calculation, classification errors, weights of a measurement. • Coordinate system in the Czech Republic, obligatory reference systems by 430/2006 coll., systems of projection in the Czech Republic, state map series in the Czech Republic, thematic maps for construction industry. • Geodetic bases in the Czech Republic, horizontal geodetic control, stabilization of points, their protection and maintenance, vertical control, stabilization of leveling work, vertical datum in the Czech Republic. • Distance measurement, method of measurement, direct and indirect distance measurement, source of errors, • Angular measurement, construction of theodolite, basic construction characteristic, optical theodolite, method of measuring angle, instrument for measuring angles, method of measuring angles, • Heights measurement, method of measurement, geometry leveling, trigonometric leveling, source of error, • Coordinate computing, bearing and length calculation, computing of forward intersection, resection, type of traverse, derivation of the calculation of traverse oriented on both ends, • Technology GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite system), system of navigation, method of measurement, GPS equipment division, GPS field procedures, sources of errors, • Planimetric and altimetry detailed survey, method of measurement, copy of the planimetric and topographic map, calculating of areas and volumes, • Setting-out the object dimension and ensuring the buildings benches, setting-out of space position, height setting-out tasks, setting-out a line or plane with a given slope, • History of cadastre of real estates of the Czech Republic, cadastre mapping, cadastral documentation, cadastral map.

Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 33  17
        Examination Examination 67  34
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: According to teacher's instructions.

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