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Information for lesson "Surveying I (Foundamentals) NPTEL"
Description: Geoinformatics- definition, disciplines covered, importance. Field Surveying- definition & objectives; concept of Geoid and reference spheroids, coordinate systems, plane and geodetic surveys. Methods of location of a point- classification of surveys; principles of surveying Errors in measurements- sources, types of errors and their treatment. Random error distribution, accuracy, precision and uncertainty. Surveying instruments- temporary and permanent adjustment concept, principle of reversal. Maps- types, importance, scales/CI, conventional symbols, and generalization; topographic mapsmap projection systems, sheet numbering systems, map layout.
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