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Land Surveying In Essence: Establishing the Geomatics Contexts - SI, CAD, GIS, Geodetic and Plane Surveys Course - Diploma Postgraduate (Malaysia)

By: HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute


13 - 24 Nov, 2017  12 days

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GBP 10,000

By the conclusion of the specified learning and development activities of Land Surveying Course, the participant will be able to demonstrate a heightened understanding of the following concepts and issues:

Part 1: Conceptualising and Contextualising Surveying

  • Surveying: A Definition;
  • Surveying: A Historical; Perspective;
  • Health and Safety Issues in Surveying;
  • Meaning of Geomatics;
  • Specialized Types of Surveys;
  • Surveying and It’s Presumed Relevance;
  • Surveying and Mapping Agencies: A Comparative Exposure;
  • Surveying As a Profession: Its Prospects and Limitations;
  • Surveying Ethics and Professional Standards
  • The Application of Geodetic and Plane Surveys;
  • Utilising Land and Geographic Information Systems;
  • Computer-Aided Design in Surveying.

Part 2: Professional Surveying Organisations in UK and USA and Their ‘Standard’ and Supportive Role

  • The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
  • The Survey Association of UK;
  • Ordnance Survey International – Formerly Directorate of Colonial Surveys 
  • Directorate of Overseas Surveys Ordnance Survey (Overseas Surveys Directorate);
  • National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying – NCEES;
  • National Society of Professional Surveyors – NSPS;
  • American Association for Geodetic Surveying – AAGS;
  • Geographic and Land Information Society – GLIS;
  • Cartography and Geographic Information Society – CaGIS;
  • International Federation of Surveyors – FIG;
  • Alabama Society of Professional Land Surveyors (ASPLS);
  • Alaska Society of Professional Land Surveyors;
  • Arizona Professional Land Surveyors;
  • Arkansas Society of Professional Surveyors;;
  • California Land Surveyors Association;
  • Professional Land Surveyors of Colorado; 
  • Connecticut Association of Land Surveyors;
  • Delaware Association of Surveyors;
  • Florida Surveying and Mapping Society;
  • Surveying and Mapping Society of Georgia;
  • Hawaii Association of Land Surveyors;
  • Idaho Society of Land Surveyors;
  • Illinois Professional Land Surveyors Association;
  • Indiana Society of Professional Land Surveyors;
  • Kansas Society of Professional Land Surveyors;
  • Kentucky Association of Professional Surveyors;
  • Louisiana Society of Professional Land Surveyors;
  • Maine Society of Land Surveyors;
  • Maryland Society of Surveyors;
  • Massachusetts Association of Land Surveyors & Civil Engineers;
  • Michigan Society of Professional Surveyors;
  • Minnesota Society of Professional Surveyors;
  • Mississippi Association of Land Surveyors;
  • Missouri Society of Professional Surveyors;
  • Montana Association of Registered Land Surveyors;
  • Professional Surveyors Association of Nebraska;
  • Nevada Association of Land Surveyors;
  • New Hampshire Land Surveyors Association;
  • New Mexico Professional Surveyors;
  • New Jersey Society of Professional Land Surveyors;
  • New York State Association of Professional Land Surveyors;
  • North Carolina Society of Surveyors;
  • North Dakota Society of Professional Land Surveyors;
  • Professional Land Surveyors of Ohio;
  • Oklahoma Society of Land Surveyors;
  • Professional Land Surveyors of Oregon;
  • Pennsylvania Society of Land Surveyors
  • Rhode Island Society of Professional Land Surveyors;
  • South Carolina Society of Professional Land Surveyors;
  • South Dakota Society of Professional Land Surveyors;
  • Tennessee Association of Professional Surveyors;
  • Texas Society of Professional Surveyors;
  • Utah Council of Land Surveyor's;
  • Vermont Society of Land Surveyors;
  • Virginia Association of Surveyors;
  • Land Surveyors' Association of Washington;
  • West Virginia Society of Professional Surveyors;
  • Wisconsin Society of Land Surveyors.

Part 3: Advances in Surveying, Units of Measurement, Significant Figures, and Field Notes

  • Measurement Units and Significant Figures;
  • History of Measuring Units;
  • SI (System International) Units and its Relevant Conversion Formula and Tables;
  • Kinds of Notes;
  • Survey Controllers;
  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Survey Controllers;
  • Arrangements of Notes;
  • Digital Data File Management;
  • Field Notes;
  • General Requirements of Handwritten Field Notes;
  • Rounding off Numbers;
  • Significant Figures;
  • Suggestions for Recording Notes;
  • Transfer of Files from Survey Controllers;
  • Types of Field Books;
  • Imaging Stations and their Internal Scanning and Data Collection Capability;
  • Surveying on the Internet;
  • Advances and Challenges in Surveying;
  • Addressing Pertinent Problems in Surveying.

Part 4: Theory of Errors in Observations in Surveying

  • Surveying Applications;
  • Conditional Adjustment of Observations;
  • Direct and Indirect Observations;
  • Eliminating Mistakes and Systematic Errors;
  • Error of a Product;
  • Error of a Series;
  • Error of a Sum;
  • Error of the Mean;
  • Error Propagation;
  • Errors in Measurements;
  • General Laws of Probability;
  • Interpretation of Standard Deviation;
  • Least-Squares Adjustment;
  • Measures of Precision;
  • Mistakes;
  • Most Probable Value;
  • Occurrence of Random Errors;
  • Precision and Accuracy;
  • Probability;
  • Residuals;
  • Sources of Errors in Making Observations;
  • The 50, 90, and 95 Percent Errors;
  • Types of Errors;
  • Using Appropriate Software;
  • Weights of Observations.

Part 5: Levelling: Theory, Methodology and Equipment in Surveying

  • Leveling: Theory and Practice;
  • Pertinent Definitions;
  • Adjusting for Parallax;
  • Automatic Levels;
  • Barometric Leveling;
  • Categories of Levels;
  • Curvature and Refraction;
  • Differential Leveling;
  • Digital Levels;
  • Equipment for Differential Leveling;
  • Hand Level;
  • Level Rods;
  • Level Vials;
  • Measuring Vertical Distances by Taping or Electronic Methods;
  • Methods for Determining Differences in Elevation;
  • North American Vertical Datum;
  • Preliminary Adjustment of the Horizontal Cross Hair;
  • Requirements for Testing and Adjusting Instruments;
  • Telescopes;
  • Testing and Adjusting Level Vials;
  • Testing and Adjusting Levels;
  • Testing and Adjusting the Line of Sight;
  • Tilting Levels;
  • Trigonometric Leveling;
  • Use of Tripods.

This land surveying in essence:  establishing the geometrics contexts - SI, CAD, GIS, geodetic and plane surveys course - diploma postgraduate (Malaysia) is designed for:

  • Land Surveyors;
  • Property Surveyors;
  • Construction Surveyors;
  • Construction Superintendents;
  • Construction Supervisors;
  • Mineral Rights Owners;
  • Surface Rights Owners;
  • Property developers;
  • Architects;
  • Geophysicists,
  • Mapping Agents;
  • Industrial Builders;
  • Domestic Builders;
  • Land Preservationists;
  • Land Office Administrators;
  • County Court Officials;
  • Court Advisors;
  • Land Record Office Workers;
  • All others with a genuine interest in advanced Land - Geometrics - Surveying.
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Nov 13 - 24 Nov, 2017
GBP 10,000.00 + 500.00 (VAT)(The course cost does not include living accommodation. However, delegates are treated with the following: Continuous snacks throughout the Event Days; Hot Lunch on Event Days; City Tour; Hand-outs; Stationery.)
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+44 7736147507; +44 1902 763607; +44 2071935906

We offer very attractive discount for groups of 3 and more people, from the same organisation, taking the same course. Courses are delivered in over 30 Cities including Miami, London, Dubai, Kuala Lumpur, Paris, Milan.
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