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Numbering Code
  • U-AGR03 3C123 LJ83
Term 2020/First semester
Number of Credits 2 credits
Course Type Lecture
Target Year 3rd year students
Target Student Undergraduate
Language Japanese
Day/Period Mon.1
  • Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies, Associate Professor ONITSUKA KENICHIROU
Outline and Purpose of the Course The purpose of this course is to acquire basic knowledge of surveying, such as error theory, distance survey, angle survey, traverse survey, flat plate survey, and stadia survey.
Course Goals ・ Understand how to use, inspect, and adjust the equipment used for surveying
・ Understand the method of surveying in open fields
・ Understand the methods of inspection, adjustment, and recording observation values
・ Understand the derivation of distance, height difference, area, volume, shape, etc. from observed values
・ Understand how to create and use maps
Schedule and Contents Lectures will cover the following topics.
However, the order of topics and number of lectures on a topic may change depending on the progress.

Day 1: Orientation / Basic outline of surveying
Day 2: Distance survey
Day 3: Principles and methods of angular survey I
Day 4: Principles and methods of angular survey II
Day 5: Principles and methods of traverse survey
Day 6: Theory of errors I
Day 7: Theory of errors II
Day 8: Principles and methods of leveling I
Day 9: Principles and methods of leveling II
Day 10: Principles and methods of triangulation
Day 11: Principles and methods of flat plate surveying
Day 12: Photographic surveying
Day 13: GIS and remote sensing
Day 14: GPS survey
Day 15: Feedback (Feedback process will be shared separately)

The above contents may be changed depending on the level of understanding of the course and the progress of "Survey and Practice" (C224).
A quiz will be conducted in almost every lecture and appropriate feedback provided.
Grading Policy The evaluation criteria and achievement level are in accordance with the "Evaluation Criteria and Achievement Level" described in the Student Handbook of the Faculty of Agriculture for the relevant year. For evaluation, attendance is given 25% weightage, quizzes 25% weightage, and final examination 50% weightage.
Prerequisites Nothing in particular
Preparation and Review 1. In the surveying class, a quiz will be given at the end of each class. You will have to do extensive calculation work in the quiz, so please buy a scientific calculator and be ready to use it.
2.The answers of the quiz will be distributed in the next class after the test. Be sure to review the quiz questions.
  • Mori忠次 『新板 測量学』 (丸善出版) ISBN:978-4621087480
  • 内田 修(著), 小泉 俊雄 (著), Murakami真幸 (著), 守田秀則 (著), Mori 忠次 (編著), 岡田 清 (監修) 『測量学 第2版 (ニューパラダイムテキストブック)』 (東京電機大学出版局) ISBN:978-4501628406, Acquiring qualifications  Those who have graduated with surveying-related credits may obtain the qualification of assistant surveyor upon application. In addition, students who have at least one year of practical experience after graduation can obtain the qualification of surveyor.