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Faculty of Engineering & Technology
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Civil Engineering

  • Course Code :
    SCM 217
  • Level :
    Undergraduate
  • Course Hours :
    2.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Department of Electrical Engineering

Instructor information :

Area of Study :

 Develop the students' knowledge about the definition and basic concept of Surveying.  Prepare students to specify leveling computations and applications.  Teach students how to compute 2D ground coordinates.  Train students to differentiate among multiple types of structures along with all inherent reactions and stability.

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The main purpose and applications of surveying, Different classifications of surveying and its role in engineering projects, Cut/Fill volume computations in longitudinal section applications, basic requirements for 2D ground coordinates computations, Different types of structures along with all possible loads and supports, Internal forces in both beams and frames.

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Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- Define all possible surveying instruments and measurements.
2- Specify the requirements for leveling observations and computations.
3- Specify the Earth works volumes required for longitudinal sections in different projects.
4- Differentiate between different types of bearings and coordinates.
5- Illustrate the reactions and internal forces subjected to the different types of structures.

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- Differentiate between different types of surveying instruments.
2- Compute the level of any points.
3- Manipulate the required data for 2D coordinates computations.
4- Interpret variable loads for achieving the stability of all types of structures.

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- Eliminate the errors in the level measurements.
2- Compute the required bearings for coordinates computations.
3- Identify different types of loads and internal forces.

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- Work in stressful environment and within constraints.
2- Communicate effectively.
3- Effectively manage tasks, time, and resources.


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Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Definition and classification of surveying 5 4 1
Different types of map scales 3 2 1
Fundamental of leveling instruments, observations and computations 7 4 3
Leveling application in profile 6 4 2
Types of bearings and 2D coordinates computations 6 4 2
Basic concept of structure analysis 5 4 1
Different types of loads and structures 6 4 2
Reactions and internal forces computations for beams 7 4 3

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Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Interactive Lecture
Discussion
Problem-based Learning
Report
Experiential Learning

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Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What
Assignments 10.00 15 to assess the ability to solve problems and analyze results independently.
Final Exam 40.00
First Mid-Term Exam 15.00 7 to assess the ability to solve problems and analyze results independently.
Quizzes 10.00 to assess the ability to solve problems and analyze results independently.
Reports 10.00
Second Mid-Term Exam 15.00 11 to assess the ability to solve problems and analyze results independently.

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Books:

Book Author Publisher

Recommended books :

1. John Uren and Bill Price, Surveying for Engineers, 5th Edition, 2010, Macmillan International Higher Education. 2. Russell C. Hibbeler, Mechanics of Materials, 10th Edition, 2017, ISBN-13: 978-0134319650

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