Course Code: IG4201 • Study year: IV • 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: Andreea Ramona Begov Ungur
Seminar tutor: Andreea Ramona Begov Ungur
Form of education Full-time
Form of instruction: Lecture
Number of teaching hours per semester: 56
Number of teaching hours per week: 4
Semester: Summer
Form of receiving a credit for a course: Grade
Number of ECTS credits allocated 4

Course aims:

- knowing, understanding and a correct using of fundamental ideas concerning concepts specific to the processing and optimization of a geodetic networks;
- knowing how to design a geodetic network;
- knowing the categories and criteria of optimization and applying them in the design of a geodetic networks.

Course Entry Requirements:

Ellipsoidal Geodesy, National and Local Geodetic Networks 1+2, Satellite geodesy

Course contents:

1. Generalities 2. Geodetic network design. Principles for develop the geodetic networks 3. The component parts of geodetic network project. 4. Methods to design a geodetic networks 5. The materialisation of geodetic networks on the field 6. The processing of a geodetic networks. Generalities. 7. The processing of a geodetic networks. Methods 8. Optimization generalities. The matrix form of linear programming problem The problem of subdimesionate linear systems The problem of supradimesionate linear systems 9. Scope functions and restrictions to geodetic network optimization Local precision indicators. Global precision indicators. Economic indicators 10. Categories and criteria of optimization. Classification of optimization criteria 11. Optimizing the initial data 12. Optimizing the configuration of geodetic networks 13. Optimizing the measurements related to the geodetic networks 14. Examples of optimal elements in a geodetic networks

Teaching methods:

Lecture, conversation, exemplification, practical application.

Learning outcomes:

• to accustom students with terminology, methods, equipment and instruments specific of this discipline; • to give students the basics concepts needed to design and optimization of a geodetic networks; • understanding of issues they will encounter in their future profession.

Learning outcomes verification and assessment criteria:

Written exam – 60%; Portfolio of practical work – 40%.

Recommended reading:

Federal Geodetic Control Committee, Standards and Specifications for Geodetic Control Networks, Rockville, Maryland, 1984.
David A. Conner, The Use and Improvement of the National Spatial Reference System in Ohio, Columbus, Ohio, USA , Ohio,
Ungur Andreea, Considerations on the Development of Geodetic Network by Classical and GPS Methods, , Revista AGRICULTURA, AGRICULTURE Science and Practice Iournal, Vol. 77, No. 1-2/2011, AcademicPres, Cluj Napoca, 2011, 230-234.