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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
HRT311 Coordinate Systems 927006 3 5 3
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To introduce all coordinate systems which used in geodesy
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç. Dr. Yasemin Şişman
Learning Outcomes
  1. Learning Two-and three-dimensional coordinates
  2. Learning information about Cartesian and Spherical Coordinates
  3. Describing of the coordinate systems used in geodesy.
  4. Learning terrestrial, celestial coordinate systems.
  5. Learning the transformation of geodetic coordinate systems.
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
Aslan Dilaver, Jeodezide Temel Koordinat Sistemleri, Karadeniz TeknikÜniversitesi, Tarbzon,1997.Krakiwsky, Wells,Coordinate Systems in Geodesy, UNB Geodesy andGeomatics Engineering, 1971.Spring- Verlag, Heitz,S , Coordinates in Geodesy, 1988.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
Basic concept of coordinate systems, Cartesian and curvilinear coordinate systems and transformation between them, Global and ellipsoidal coordinate systems. Geodetic coordinate systems related to earth; Terrestrial, celestial and orbital coordinate systems. Transformation between geodetic coordinates. Datums of ED50, WGS84, ITRF and transformation between them.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Coordinate Systems, 1-2 dimensional coordinate system
2.3-dimensional coordinate systems
3.Cartesian and spherical coordinate systems .
4.Three-dimensional basic geodetic coordinatesystems
5.Natural terrestrial coordinate systems
6.The terestrial refernce coordinate system
7.WGS84 coordinate systems and ITRS
8.Celestial coordinate systems
9.Celestial coordinate systems
11.Orbital coordinate systems
12.Transformation models between coordinate systems
13.Similarity coordinate systems transformation
14.Affine and projective coordinate systems transformation
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination120
Attending Lectures1420
Project Preparation110
Project Presentation110
Self Study1420
Individual Study for Mid term Examination310
Individual Study for Final Examination310
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 Examination155
Final Examination11010
Attending Lectures13226
Report Presentation111
Project Preparation144
Self Study13226