Course Code: IG2104 • Study year: II • Academic Year: 2024-2025
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,