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SURVEYLABI

Courseobjectives:
TheLabsessionswouldincludeexperimentson
ChainSurveying
ChainTraverse
CompassSurveying
CompasssurveyTraversing
PlaneTableSurveyingRadiation,intersection,Traverse,ResectionLeveling
DumpyLevel/AutolevelSurveying
Courseoutcomes:
Oncompletionofthecourse,thestudentswillbeableto:
use conventional surveying tools such as chain/tape, compass, plane table, level in the field of civil
engineeringapplicationssuchasstructuralplottingandhighwayprofiling
applytheproceduresinvolvedinfieldworkandtoworkasasurveyingteam
planasurveyappropriatelywiththeskilltounderstandthesurroundings
takeaccuratemeasurements,fieldbooking,plottingandadjustmentoferrorscanbeunderstood
plottraverses/sidesofbuildinganddeterminethelocationofpointspresentonfieldonapieceofpaper

SURVEYLABII
Courseobjectives:
TheLabsessionswouldinclude
MeasurementofanglesusingTheodolitesurvey
Trignometriclevelingtodetermineheights/elevations
Tacheometry
Settingofcurves
Traversing,Area,RemoteHeight,StakeoutandGradientsusingTotalStation
Courseoutcomes:
Oncompletionofthecourse,thestudentswillbeableto:
usethetheodolitealongwithchain/tape,compassonthefield
applygeometricandtrigonometricprinciplesofbasicsurveyingcalculations
planasurvey,takingaccuratemeasurements,fieldbooking,plottingandadjustmentoferrors
applyfieldproceduresinbasictypesofsurveys,aspartofasurveyingteam
employdrawingtechniquesinthedevelopmentofatopographicmap

S.No

Nameoftheexperiment

Equipment
required

Linkageof
theory

Courseoutcomes

Mapping with
PO'S

Study of theodolite in detail Transit


practice for measurement of Theodolite,
horizontalandverticalangles
Tripodand
Rangingrods

Theodilite

Abletofindthedistancesandelevationsusingangles

1, 2, 4, 5, 8 & 11

Measurement of horizontal
angles by method of repetition
and
reiteration.

Transit
Theodolite,
Tripodand
Rangingrods

Measuremen Tocalculatetheanglesaccuratelywithoutanyerrors
tofAngles

1, 2, 4, 5, 8 & 11

Trigonometric Leveling
Heights and distance problem
(Two
Exercises)

Theodolite,
Heights and Abletodeterminetheheightandelevationofobjectwhose 1, 2, 4, 5, 8 & 11
Leveling Staff, distances
baseisaccesableandinaccesable
Tape or Chain,
Pegs, Plumb
bob

Heights and distance using


Principles of tacheometric
surveying(Two
Exercises)

Theodolite,
Tacheometry To find distances and elevations using tacheometric 1, 2, 4, 5, 8 & 11
Ranging Rods,
constantsonly
Levelling Staff,
Tape

Curve setting different Cross


methods.(TwoExercises)
Staff/Optical
square,
Arrows,
theodolite,
Rangingrod
Tape

Setting
out
works
buildings & pipe lines

for Tape,

Curvese

To plot curves on ground that are used in roads and 1, 2, 4, 5, 8 & 11


railwaysmainly

pegs, Basics
of Students will learn to give marking and Plotting the plan on 1, 2, 4, 5, 8 & 11
Theodilite,
marking and to ground
Levelling staff, plotting
Ranging rods

Determine of area using total Totalstation,


TotalStation Tofindtheareaatrequiredstationpoints
station
Prism rod,
Rangingrods

Traversingusingtotalstation

Totalstation,
TotalStation To learn about errors in measurements and their 1, 2, 4, 5, 8 & 11
Prism rod,
adjustmentsinatraverse
Rangingrod

Contouringusingtotalstation

Totalstation,
TotalStation Abletoknowthegroundprofileorterrain
Prism rod,
Rangingrod

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Determinationofremoteheight Totalstation,
usingtotalstation
Prismrod

TotalStation Tofindtheelevationsofobjectsremotely

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Stakeoutusingtotalstation

TotalStation To set up the points on ground using its known co 1, 2, 4, 5, 8 & 11


ordinates

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Distance, gradient, height Totalstation,


betweentwoinaccessiblepoints Prismrod
using
totalstation.

TotalStation Toknowthedistancesandelevationsbetweentwopoints

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Trigonometric Leveling Tape,


distanceproblem
theodilite,

Trignometric To determine the horizontal distance between two 1, 2, 4, 5, 8 & 11


levelling
inaccessible points

Totalstation,
Prismrod

1, 2, 4, 5, 8 & 11

1, 2, 4, 5, 8 & 11

1, 2, 4, 5, 8 & 11

1, 2, 4, 5, 8 & 11

ranging rods
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Heights and distance using Theodolite,


Tacheometry To find the gradient between two given points
Principles of tacheometric Ranging Rods,
surveying
Levelling Staff,
Tape

1, 2, 4, 5, 8 & 11

List of Experiments
Survey lab-2
S.No

Nameoftheexperiment

Studyoftheodoliteindetailpracticeformeasurementofhorizontalandverticalangles

Measurementofhorizontalanglesbymethodofrepetitionand
reiteration.

TrigonometricLevelingHeightsanddistanceproblem(Two
Exercises)

HeightsanddistanceusingPrinciplesoftacheometricsurveying(Two
Exercises)

Curvesettingdifferentmethods.(TwoExercises)

Setting out works for buildings & pipe lines

Determineofareausingtotalstation

Traversingusingtotalstation

Contouringusingtotalstation

Determinationofremoteheightusingtotalstation

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Stakeoutusingtotalstation

11

Distance,gradient,heightbetweentwoinaccessiblepointsusing
totalstation.

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TrigonometricLevelingdistanceproblem

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HeightsanddistanceusingPrinciplesoftacheometricsurveying

LIST OF EQUIPMENT:

1. Theodolites, and leveling staffs.


2. Tachometers.
3. Total station.

Surveying lab-1

S.No

Nameoftheexperiment

Equipment
required

Linkageoftheory

Courseoutcomes

Mappingwith
PO'S
1, 2, 4, 5, 8 & 11

SURVEY OF AN AREA BY Chain,pegs


CHAIN SURVEY (CLOSED
TRAVERSE)&PLOTTING

ChainSurveying

Learntocalculateareausingchain

CHAINING
OBSTACLES

Chainsurveying

Learntocarryoutthesurveyingduringobstacles 1, 2, 4, 5, 8 & 11
inchainline

ACROSS Ranging rods,


chain,
cross
staff/Optical

square

DETERMINATION

OF Compass with Compasssurveying Able to find the distances by measurement of 1, 2, 4, 5, 8 & 11


angles
DISTANCE BETWEEN TWO tripod, chain or
INACCESSIBLE POINTS WITH tape,rangingrods
COMPASS.

SURVEYINGOFAGIVENAREA Compass with


BY PRISMATIC COMPASS tripod, ranging
(CLOSED TRAVERSE) AND rods,chainortape
PLOTTING

AFTER
ADJUSTMENT.

Traversesurvey
usingcompass

Calculatetheareasbytravesing methodusing 1, 2, 4, 5, 8 & 11


prismaticcompass

RADIATION

METHOD, Plane

table,
alidade,spiritlevel,
INTERSECTION METHODS BY
trough compass,
PLANETABLESURVEY

Planetable
surveying

Abletocreateabasemapofgroundpointswith 1, 2, 4, 5, 8 & 11
suitablescale

TWO POINT AND THREE Plane

table,
POINT PROBLEMS IN PLANE alidade,spiritlevel,
trough compass,
TABLESURVEY

Planetable
surveying

Abletocreateabasemapofgroundpointswith 1, 2, 4, 5, 8 & 11
suitablescale

plumbingfork

plumbing fork,
rangingrods

TRAVERSINGBYPLANETABLE Plane

table,
alidade,spiritlevel,
SURVEY
trough compass,
plumbing fork,
rangingrods

Traversesurvey
usingplanetable

Able to learn to establih control networks 1, 2, 4, 5, 8 & 11


whichinvolvesplacingsurveystationsalong

alineorpathoftravel

FLY LEVELING (DIFFERENTIAL Levelling


dumpylevel
LEVELING)

staff,

Levelling

Determinetheelevationswithrespecttomean 1, 2, 4, 5, 8 & 11
sealeveloranyreferenceddatum

AN EXERCISE OFL.SAND C.S Levelling staff,


dumpy level, tape
ANDPLOTTING
orchain

Levelling

Tofindthegroundprofileusedforcuttingand 1, 2, 4, 5, 8 & 11
fillingalongthealignment

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TWO EXERCISES
CONTOURING.

Contoursurvey

It depicts the relief of terrain in a two 1, 2, 4, 5, 8 & 11


dimensionalplanormap.

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DIFFERENTIAL LEVELLING Levelling


INVOLVINGINVERTLEVELS dumpylevel

staff,

Levelling

Determine the elevations with respect to any 1, 2, 4, 5, 8 & 11


referenced datum where the points may lie
abovethelineofcollimation

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CHAINING A LINE Rangingrods,chain


INVOLVING DIRECT AND
INDIRECTRANGING

Ranging

Chaining a line when a hill or high ground 1, 2, 4, 5, 8 & 11


intervenes preventing Intervisibility of
ends of line

ON Ranging rods, tape


or chain, levelling
staff, pegs, dumpy
level

SURVEYING LAB I
LIST OF EXERCISES:
1. Survey of an area by chain survey (closed traverse) & Plotting
2. Chaining across obstacles
3. Determination of distance between two inaccessible points with compass.
4. Surveying of a given area by prismatic compass (closed traverse) and plotting after adjustment.
5. Radiation method, intersection methods by plane Table survey
6. Two point and three point problems in plane table survey
7. Traversing by plane table survey
8. Fly leveling (differential leveling)
9. An exercise of L.S and C.S and plotting
10.
Two exercises on contouring.
List of Major Equipment:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

Chains, tapes, Ranging rods, cross staff, arrows


Compasses and Tripods, Optical square.
Plane tables, Alidade, Plumbing fork, trough compasses
Leveling instruments and leveling staves
Box sextants, planimeter.