544-0154/01 – Geodesy in Structural Engineering (GvSI)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Geodesy and Mine SurveyingCredits6
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Hana Staňková, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Hana Staňková, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2013/2014Year of cancellation2016/2017
Intended for the facultiesFASTIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
BEZ0025 Ing. Vladimír Bezdíček
DAN155 Ing. Rostislav Dandoš, Ph.D.
DOR0019 Ing. Jiří Dorda, Ph.D.
FER0034 Ing. Dávid Ferencei
HRE0009 Ing. Kristína Hreusová
JAD023 Ing. Petr Jadviščok, Ph.D.
KON461 Ing. Miroslav Konečný
KOT0046 Ing. Juraj Kotrbanec
KRU0023 Ing. Martin Krupa
MIK68 Ing. Václav Mikulenka, Ph.D.
NOV83 Ing. Miroslav Novosad, Ph.D.
OVE010 Ing. Gabriela Ovesná
POS143 Ing. Jiří Pospíšil, Ph.D.
HAN478 Ing. Kateřina Prokešová
PUC0016 Ing. Róbert Púchy
STA73 prof. Ing. Hana Staňková, Ph.D.
STR0026 Ing. Adam Struś
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+3
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:

A list of recommended 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 BRINKER, R.CH.; MINNICK, R.: The Surveying Handbook, Springer, 1995

Recommended literature:

GHILANI, D. CH.: Adjustment Computations: Spatial Data Analysis, John Wiley and Sons, 2010

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Follow-up tasks processed in the exercise.


Other requirements

Follow-up tasks processed in the exercise.


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

Conditions for completion are defined only for particular subject version and form of study

Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeBranch/spec.Spec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2016/2017 (B3607) Civil Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (B3607) Civil Engineering K Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2015/2016 (B3607) Civil Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2015/2016 (B3607) Civil Engineering K Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2014/2015 (B3607) Civil Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2014/2015 (B3607) Civil Engineering K Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2013/2014 (B3607) Civil Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2013/2014 (B3607) Civil Engineering K Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan

Occurrence in special blocks

Block nameAcademic yearForm of studyStudy language YearWSType of blockBlock owner

Assessment of instruction

2016/2017 Summer
2015/2016 Summer
2014/2015 Summer
2013/2014 Summer