LAND INFORMATION SYSTEMS

CIV3LIS

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is intended to provide engineering students with fundamentals of surveying and some practical skills in using standard engineering surveying equipment. Furthermore, an introduction to GIS (geographic information systems) and GPS (global positioning systems) will be covered where more focus will be placed on practical applications of these techniques with reference to surveying fieldwork. The subject is delivered by a combination of lectures, workshop sessions and campus practical exercises.

SchoolEngineering and Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorHossam Aboel Naga

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesCIV1CAD OR EMS1CAD

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsCIV2SUR OR GEO2ISS

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Survey Engineering. A Guide to First Principles

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorCavil, J.A.L

Year1995

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherThis textbook is available from the Department of Civil Engineering and Physical Scienc

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Apply concepts of plane surveying, plane coordinate systems and differentiate between positional location, coordinate systems and projections to problem solving tasks.
02. Competently determine the location and/or heights of points to third order accuracy, using the appropriate datums and descriptors.
03. Apply the principles of conducting detailed surveys to defined areas.
04. Demonstrate competency in the use of GIS software in a discipline specific context.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHossam Aboel Naga

Class requirements

Directed ReadingWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h directed reading per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 3.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
Class size limited due to equipment constraints

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Two written practical reports (500 words each) Equal weights between reportsN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Two online quizzes (30 mins each, 1000 words equivalent total) Equal weights between quizzesN/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO4
One workshop task (500 words equivalent) Students uses AutoCAD to create a virtual plan based on survey dataN/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Written exam (2 hours)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHossam Aboel Naga

Class requirements

Directed ReadingWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h directed reading per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 3.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
Class size limited due to equipment constraints

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Two written practical reports (500 words each) Equal weights between reportsN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Two online quizzes (30 mins each, 1000 words equivalent total) Equal weights between quizzesN/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO4
One workshop task (500 words equivalent) Students uses AutoCAD to create a virtual plan based on survey dataN/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Written exam (2 hours)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4