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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
HRT306 Geodesy-II 927006 3 6 5
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
to gain professional background to solve basic geodetic problems using spherical and ellipsoidal approaches.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.dr. Sebahattın Bektas
Learning Outcomes
  1. cognize properties of different spherical projections in terms of geodetic calculations.
  2. c cognize properties of different spherical projections in terms of geodetic calculations.
  3. ellipsoidal forward and backward problem
  4. understand the definition of projections and mappings for geodetic aims, their properties and relationships between information on map and original.
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
Bektaş, S., Matematiksel Jeodezi, Samsun,2001
Kaya, A., Jeodezi II Küre ve Elipsoidin Düzleme Tasviri, KTÜ Basımevi, Trabzon, 1999.
Aksoy, A. ve Güneş, İ. H., Jeodezi II, İstanbul Teknik Üniversitesi Matbaası, Gümüşsuyu, 1990.
Ulsoy, E., Matematiksel Geodezi, Kutulmuş Matbaası, İstanbul, 1977.
Hooijberg, M.,PracticalGeodesy Using Computers, Germany, 1997
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
Mapping of sphere to plane, basic concepts, conformal mappings, Stereographic projection, isometric coordinate system and isometric latitude. Gauss-Krüger mapping of ellipsoid to plane. Computation of series, Computation of Gauss coordinates from Ellipsoidal geographical coordinates. Reduction length and direction. UTM and transformation for UTM zone.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Introduction, contents of course, fundamental concepts and literature.
2.Mapping from sphere to plane, perpective projections.
3.Cassini-Soldner projection.
4.Gauss conform projection.
5.To compare of projections methods, transversal Mercator projection.
6.Conformal conic projection.
7.Sterographic porjection.
8.Mid-term exam
9.Conformal mapping from one surface to another.
10.Isometric latitude.
11.Gauss-Kruger projection from ellipsoid.
12.Series expansion for Gauss-Kruger projection.
13.Gauss-Kruger projection and UTM system.
14.Transformation of Gauss-Kruger coordinates, conform Lambert projection.
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