544-0056/04 – Geodetic Instruments and Systems (MPS)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Geodesy and Mine SurveyingCredits5
Subject guarantorIng. Jiří Pospíšil, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Eva Jiránková, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2000/2001Year of cancellation2010/2011
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
JIR72 doc. Ing. Eva Jiránková, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 3+3
Part-time Credit and Examination 12+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Physical principles of construction and use of modern surveying instruments.

Teaching methods



The subject represents construction principles of geodetic instruments, their adjustment and physical rules of their function.

Compulsory literature:

Born,M.,Wolf,E.: Principles of Optics. Cambridge University Press 2003. Mazalová, J.: Měřické přístroje a systémy. Ostrava 1995 Švec,M.: Aplikovaná optika. Brno 1995

Recommended literature:

Krpata,F.: Aplikovaná optika 10. ČVUT Praha 1997 Bahaa,E.,Saleh,A.: Základy fotoniky, Praha 1994

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Follow-up tasks processed in the exercise.


Other requirements


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Lectures: 1st An optical system in relation to the eye, eye structure, optical system of the eye, the eye resolution limit, noniová resolution, iridiace. 2nd Binoculars - Kepler, Galileo, magnification, field of vision, pupil, brightness, resolution. 3rd Construction elements binoculars, lenses, eyepieces, overturning the system. 4th Binoculars with internal focusing, analytic point addition and multiplication constant parallax. 5th Construction of the reading and types of optical microscopes - Mechanical theodelite. 6th Semiconductors, logic circuits, counters. 7th Physical principles of electronic theodelite. 8th Code circles, most codes used in theodelite. 9th Optoelectronic pulse systems, the method of moiré, and electric induction Time-measuring method. 10th Coded fine reading electronic interpolation, phase micrometers, use the bending phenomena, sinus slot. 11th Levelling instruments - division, building elements, principles of operation and construction expansion joints, expansion joints and types of errors. 12th Lengths are measured by electronic distance meter - the principle of measurement. 13th Spreading and modulation of electromagnetic. waves, methods of measurement. 14th Corrections to the measured length range finders, determining the additive constants. Exercise: 1st Laboratory determination of parameters of the telescope. 2nd Calibration range finders to délkoměrné base. 3rd Rectification Libel theodolites and leveling devices. 4th Calibration of the theodolite. 5th Leveling instrument calibration. 6th Determining the scope compensator leveling instruments. 7th Comparison of coded laser interferometer measuring rods. 8th Comparison of surveying a steel band.

Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 1960/1961 Summer semester)
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Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (145) 51 3
        Examination Examination 100  0 3
        Exercises evaluation Credit 45  0 3
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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2007/2008 (N3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646T001) Mine Surveying K Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2006/2007 (N3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646T001) Mine Surveying K Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2005/2006 (N3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646T001) Mine Surveying K Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2004/2005 (N3646) Geodesy and Cartography (3646T001) Mine Surveying K Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan

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