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 2 - 2018 (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.
  • 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.
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



Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term


Face to Face On Campus 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.


Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Timetable 2018 Course Timetables for SURV3610
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