SURV3610

Photogrammetry 1

10 Units

Brief history of photography and photogrammetry; geometry of a single image; relative and absolute orientation; analytical and digital plotters; and camera and lens calibrations.

Faculty Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
School School of Engineering
Availability Semester 1 - 2015 (Callaghan)
Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. To be aware of a range of photogrammetric techniques, both present and past.
  2. A good understanding of theory of photogrammetry.
  3. To understand what precision can be achieved by a variety of photogrammetry techniques.
  4. To demonstrate how to use various photogrammetry software.
  5. To be able to reduce raw observational data from photos to a usable form.
  6. To be able to analyse the results obtained and portray them in a cogent manner.
Content
  • Brief history of photography and photogrammetry.
  • Geometry of a single image.
  • Relative and absolute orientation, analytical and digital plotters.
  • Camera and lens calibrations.
  • Mapping from aerial photographs.
  • Close range photogrammetry.
Requisites
Assumed Knowledge Content covered in courses SURV1110 Surveying 1, SURV1120 Surveying 2, SURV2130 Surveying 3, SURV2180 Electronic Surveying, SURV2340 Survey Computing, SURV3350 Analysis of Observations.
Assessment Items
  • Tutorial / Laboratory Exercises: Lab Assignments
  • Formal Examination: Formal Examination
Contact Hours
  • Laboratory: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
  • Lecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term (NOTE: The above distribution of contact hours may alter on a weekly basis and will be confirmed in the course outline handed to students in Week 1.)
  • Tutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for SURV3610

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