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					                                                                  Department of Surveying and Land Studies

iv.             Supervising Surveyor would involve             Hours per Week: (3 + 3) hrs
      the graduate in the calculation and execution of
      engineering surveys.                                     Objective:
                                                               Projects encountered by surveyors in practice
SPC Assessments                                                involve management at various stages of the
A small calculation and setting out exercise at                project. Good project management is essential.
UOT (1 day) (20%)                                              Most of the work of a practicing survey is involved
A portfolio of setting out survey. (80%)                       development of property can be complex and
                                                               extensive. This work, within a broad definition of
                                                               cadastral surveying, requires a thorough
SP 718: ENGINEERING SURVEYING II                               understating of the requirements of applicable
                                                               legislation, state and local governments authorities
Credit Points: 4                                               and the registration authorities. On completion of
                                                               this subject, students should be able to:-
Hours per Week: (3 + 3) hrs                                    1. Acquire a good understanding of the legislation
                                                                   and its effects on property development.
Objectives:                                                    2. Carry out rural subdivision and residential
At the end of the course the students should be                    subdivision in utilizing subdivision application
able to:-                                                          procedures for small residential subdivision and
  Under stand the basic concepts of construction                  subdivision design.
   surveying                                                   3. Apply procedures involved with rezoning and
  Able to undertake setting out works for various                 subdivision applications and the complying
   structures                                                      with the Physical Planning Act.
  Use the modern instruments such as GPS and                  4. Carry out office and field work associated with
   Total Station instruments in construction                       an estate survey and project work on a
   surveying                                                       subdivision containing a minimum of 20 lots.
  Provide support in Mining surveys
Syllabus:                                                      Current Planning and Land Development
Concepts of construction surveying, Equipments,                legislations. Submission processes. Rezoning and
Methods of control provision and general                       Applications. Practical aspects of Property
principles of positioning a structure                          Development.
Setting out works: Setting out works of buildings,
culverts, bridges, dams, slope of earthwork,                   Assessments:
pipelines, canals                                              PTA Portfolio
Simple horizontal curves, Transitional curves,                 Documentation relating to a rezoning application.
Complex Vertical Curves                                        Design of small subdivision.
Setting out of Roads and railways                              Documentation of a building units or group title
Tunnel surveys: Surface surveys and tunnel                     project.
alignment, underground surveys                                 Documentation (perhaps using appropriate
Use of lasers and setting out works by Total station           software) of stages and required inputs to a
instruments                                                    moderate land development project.
DTM and its use in construction surveys                        These projects would normally be jobs coming
                                                               through the firm and supervised and assessed by
                                                               the supervising Surveyor.
        SURVEYS                                                SPC Assessments
                                                               Preparation of the documentation fro a rezoning
Credit Points: 4                                               application. (20%)
                                                               Design of a small subdivision. (20%)

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Lots calculations for the above. (20%)                         Documentation of a GPS project.
A computer based analysis of a land development                Documentation of a GIS project.
project. (20%)
These projects would be set, issued and assessed               SPC Assessments
within the SPC.                                                A mapping project would be set, issued and
                                                               assessed.               (33 1/3%)
                                                               A GPS project would be planned, executed and
SP 720: GIS AND GPS                                            processed.              (33 1/3%)
                                                               A GIS project would be set using in-house
Credit Points: 4                                               software and data sets.           (33 1/3%)

Hours per Week: (3 + 3) hrs
                                                               SP 721: PHOTOGRAMMETRY AND
Objectives:                                                            REMOTE SENSING
It is important that the use and application of
“state-of-art “technological advancement in the                Credit Points: 4
field of spatial sciences, with particular emphasis
to obtaining measurements in space in aerial                   Hours per Week: (3 + 3) hrs
photography, photogrammetric mapping and tools
such as Geographic Information Systems and                     Objectives:
Global Positioning System are understood and are               At the end of the course the students should be
able to be utilized. On completion of this subject,            able to:-
students should be able to:-                                     Demonstrate an understanding of use of aerial
1. Compile map specifications and plan mapping                    photographs in mapping,
    projects in Photogrammetric Mapping.                         Define the geometry of aerial photographs
2. Prepare fight planning and costing exercise.                  Prepare plans and maps using aerial
3. Prepare brief, invitation to tender and                        photographs and Digital Photogrammetry
    interviews.                                                  Understand the basic Remote Sensing
4. Carry out stereo plotting.                                     Concepts
5. Compare GPS theory and practical applications                 Use satellite images for mapping the
    of the methods to conventional surveying.                     topography as well as land use
6. Consider LIS/GIS technology and its practical
    application in conventional surveying practice.            Syllabus:
7. Digital photogrammetry applications                         Physics of Remote Sensing: Definition and Stages,
                                                               Electromagnetic     radiation,   Electromagnetic
Syllabus:                                                      Spectrum, Radiation Laws, Interaction Mechanism
Maps and Aerial Photographs; specifications,                   with Earth Features and Atmosphere, Atmospheric
planning and resources. Aerial Photography; flight             Windows and bands, Spectral Reflectance Curve,
planning and costing, ground control, targeting and            Real and Ideal Remote Sensing Systems.
photo identification, planning flight lines and aero           Platform and Sensors: Orbital Characteristics and
triangulation. Brief and Invitation to Tender; initial         coverages, Spectral, Spatial, Radiometric and
consideration, preparation for interview, Client               Temporal Resolution, Photographic Systems,
interviews, photography, field compilation.                    Optical    Mechanical     Scanners,   Pushbroom
Quality control, reproduction, and Production                  Scanners, Multi-band concepts – False Colour
specification. Stereo Plotting. Planning and costing           Composites, Imaging and Sensors, Active and
a project. Control Surveys using GPS. LIS/ GIS.                Passive Sensors, Microwave Remote Sensing.
                                                               Characteristics of various Satellite Systems:
Assessments:                                                   LANDSAT , SPOT, IRS, IKONOS, Quick bird,
PTA Portfolio                                                  Orbview, ESA, Radarsat, NOAA etc.
Documentation of a mapping project.                            Digital Image Processing: Statistics extraction,

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Radiometic and Geometric Corrections, Image                   4. Process field data and preparation          and
enhancement, Information extraction with specific                presentation of $plan and written report.
reference to supervised classification for land
use/land cover.                                               Syllabus:
Platforms for Aerial Photography, Classification of           Detail Surveying; methods, equipment, data
aerial photographs, Aerial Camera its components              requirements and data transfer. Specifications and
and types, Camera calibration, Types of films,                costs.    Projects,   instructions,    documents.
Photographic      processing,    Digital      aerial          Communication, plan and Specifications.
photography, Flight Planning Photogrammetric
Applications and products.                                    Assessments:
Geometry of Aerial Photographs: Relief and tilt               PTA Portfolio
distortions, Rectification and ortho-rectification,           A portfolio of a detail DTM Survey
Planimetric      map       compilation.     Stereo
Photogrammetry: Binocular and stereoscopic                    SPC Assessments
Vision,      Photographic     Overlap,      Height            A Detail/DTM survey and setting out survey
determination from stereo pairs – parallax                    would be done in the workplace and the portfolio
equation, Photogrammetric Instruments , Aerial                and supervisor’s comments and assessments would
triangulation for control extension. Digital                  be submitted to the course coordinator.
photogrammetric system, DEM generation, digital               (100%)
orthophoto production.
Application of Photogrammetry and Remote                      Assessment of students is continuous and is partly
Sensing in PNG, Integration with GIS                          by the practicing surveyors and partly full-time
                                                              staff of the Department. Both written work and
                                                              field performance is assessed. Practical and oral
SP 722: PROJECT SITE SURVEYS                                  test is done at the end of the year and may be in
                                                              conjunction with the PNG Surveyors Board
Credit Points: 4                                              representatives.

Hours per Week: (3 + 3) hrs                                   As the course is project orientated, students
                                                              complete tasks under practical conditions that are
Objectives:                                                   comparable to those performed in practice, thereby
A number of project work undertaken by                        making the course relevant to the current
practicing surveyors involves the acquisition of              surveying practice and maintaining a high
comprehensive information about a variety of sites            professional standard. Files on each job are opened
prior to development and construction. On                     and maintained by individual students during the
completion of design work and approval,                       duration of the course. In this way students
surveyors are also involved at critical stages in the         develop systematic methods of dealing with jobs
construction process. It is essential that                    and carrying it through to completion. Such
professional surveyors involved in everyday                   records can assist students when they apply for
practice have a thorough understanding and                    jobs/employment after graduation.
knowledge of the requirements for these types of
surveys including the associated office and client            Students should be provided with practice notes
consultation. On completion of this subject,                  and specimen file or plans in respect of each topic
students should be able to:-                                  or job that is discussed. Discussions and exercises
1. Describe the equipment and techniques in                   are conducted and overseen by practicing, licensed
   acquisition of field data and data transfer to             surveyors on the staff of the Department of
   an appropriate computer software package                   Surveying and Land Studies and prepare practice
   using Total Stations.                                      papers as part of their appointments to the
2. Prepare specifications and cost estimates.                 Surveying Department and can be recruited full
3. Carry out detail survey field project work.                time staff or contracted as consultants (should be

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