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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
HRT402 Digital Photogammetry 927006 4 8 5
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Main objective of this course is to acquaint the students with the techniques of digital photogrammetry, its applicability and limitations as an alternative to conventional surveying techniques, and explain how to obtain the third dimension from digital aerial images.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç.Dr. Erdem Emin Maraş
Learning Outcomes
  1. Gain familiarity with the basic principles of digital photogrammetry
  2. Gain familiarity with the role of photogrammetry in mapping applications.
  3. Identify and describe the fundamental properties of digital aerial cameras and sensors and their products such as digital images.
  4. How to obtain the third dimension from digital aerial images.
  5. Dijital sayısal arazi modeli, ortofoto üretim tekniklerini öğrenecek, bu metotlarla üretilen fotogrametrik verileri CBS ile entegre edebilecek
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
Schenk, Toni (1999). Digital Photogrammetry, vol. 1., Terrascience.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
Digital image, geometric and radiometric properties of digital iömages, digital aerial cameras, scanning methods, mathematical model in digital photogrammetry, digital flight planning, image orientation, image correlation and matching strategies, digital orthophoto and DEM production, digital photogrammetric workstations and softwares.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Introduction, definitions and applications.
2.Digital image and its geometric and radiometric properties
3.Digital aerial cameras
4.Image acquisiton and scanning methods
5.Mathematical model in digital photogrammetry
6.Digital flight planning
7.Digital image orientation
8.Digital image matching and image correlation
9.Digital orthophoto
10.Midterm Exam
11.DEM and DTM production.
12.Digital photogrammetric workstations and softwares
13.Mapping with Erdas Imagine Photogrammetry
14.Mapping with Erdas Imagine Photogrammetry
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14342
Self Study14456
Individual Study for Mid term Examination188
Individual Study for Final Examination188