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# Description of Individual Course Units

 Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course Year Semester ECTS HRT305 Geodesy-I 927006 3 5 5
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To gain professional background to solve basic geodetic problems by using spherical and ellipsoidal approaches.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr. Sebahattın Bektas
Learning Outcomes
1. make spherical triangles solutions with different methods and compare them.
2. To be able to know geodetic curve definition, importance and normal section observations should be reduced to geodetic curve
3. comprehend the reason of the ellipsoid geometry
4. ellipsoid geometry
5. understand the necessity of calculation on sphere instead of ellipsoid and selection of these spheres.
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Bektaş, S., Matematiksel Jeodezi ders notları
Aksoy, A. ve Güneş, İ. H., Jeodezi I, İstanbul Teknik Üniversitesi Matbaası, Gümüşsuyu, 1990.
Özbenli, E., Jeodeziye Giriş, Elipsoid Geometrisi, Matbaa Teknisyenleri Basımevi, istanbul, 1972.
Ulsoy, E., Matematiksel Geodezi, Kutulmuş Matbaası, İstanbul, 1977.
Thomas, P. D.,ConformalProjections in GeodesyandCartography, Washington, 1952.
Richardus, P. ve Adler, R. K.,MapProjectionsforGeodesists, CartographersandGeographers, Amsterdam, 1972.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Course Contents
Earth's shape, rotational ellipsoid and its properties. Distance and area computations on ellipsoid, Geodesic line, using sphere instead of Ellipsoid, Special solution techniques of spherical triangles; Legendre and Additament methods, Spherical coordinate systems, spherical rectangular coordinate system and geodetic computations, series and closed form solutions of direct and inverse problems, Transformation between the geographic coordinates and rectangular coordinates, geographic coordinate system and direct and inverse geodetic problems.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
 Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory 1. Introduction to geodesy, contents, fundamental definitions an literature. 2. Rotating ellipsoid, various latitudes. 3. Curvature on the ellipsoid, radius of curvaures. 4. Computation of arcs and areas on the ellipsoid, geodetic curve. 5. Spherical approximation to the ellipsoid, Gauss and Soldner sphere. 6. Spherical geometry, spherical triangle. 7. Solution of spherical triangles. 8. Mid-term exam 9. Special solution of spherical triangles, Legendre and Additament methods. 10. Spherical and Soldner spherical coordinate system. 11. Geodetic direct and inverse solutions on the soldner system. 12. Geodetic direct and inverse solutions, series expansion. 13. Meridional convergence, convergence of ordinate, transformation between rectangular and geographical coordinates. 14. Geodetic direct and inverse problems with geographical coordinates.
Assessment Methods and Criteria
 Term (or Year) Learning Activities Quantity Weight (%) Midterm Examination 1 100 SUM 100 End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities Quantity Weight (%) Final Examination 1 100 SUM 100 Term (or Year) Learning Activities 40 End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities 60 SUM 100