Course Code: IG2104 • Study year: II • Academic Year: 2022-2023
Domain: Geodetic engineering • Field of study: Earth and cadastral measurements
Type of course: Compulsory
Language of instruction: Romanian
Erasmus Language of instruction: English
Name of lecturer: Silvia Alexandra Dreghici
Seminar tutor: Silvia Alexandra Dreghici
Form of education Full-time
Form of instruction: Class / Seminary
Number of teaching hours per semester: 56
Number of teaching hours per week: 4
Semester: Autumn
Form of receiving a credit for a course: Grade
Number of ECTS credits allocated 4

Course aims:

Establish the shape and dimensions of the Earth
Design of the spatial geodetic networks
Spatial geodetic determinations

Course Entry Requirements:

Measurement adjustment, Mathematical Analysis

Course contents:

• Introduction. The geoid and the ellipsoid • Reference ellipsoid parameters • Main curves on the reference ellipsoid • Meridian and parallel arch length • Normal sections. The geodetic line • Solving geodetic triangles on the reference ellipsoid • Fundamental geodetic problems

Teaching methods:

Lecture, conversation, exemplification, computational software

Learning outcomes:

• Determination of the shape and dimensions of the Earth • Designing and solving spatial geodetic networks

Learning outcomes verification and assessment criteria:

Written paper – interpretative essay – 60%; continuous assessment – 40%

Recommended reading:

Ghiţău, D., Geodezie şi gravimetrie geodezică, Editura Didactică şi Pedagogică Bucureşti , Bucureşti , 1983
Moldoveanu, C., Geodezie. Noţiuni de geodezie fizică şi elipsoidală, poziţionare, Editura Matrix Rom , Bucureşti , 2002
Popa, A., Geodezie. Indrumator de laborator, Seria Didactica , Alba Iulia , 2009