GPS Surveying

Type

Course

Institution

Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

Platform

National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL)

Cost

Free (certificate fee: USD$ 12, optional)

Available in

English

Description*

This course provides insights into land surveying using GPS (Global Positioning System). It is offered by the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee through the National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), an online education platform.

The course starts with an introduction to land surveying leading to GPS as the state-of-art for the surveying of land. Different aspects of GPS systems are discussed, including such architecture, signals, receivers, and software , but also GPS positioning and observables. The course provides the fundamentals of GPS pre-processing and processing steps and strategies, quality assessment and field surveying procedures. The course also includes a practical demonstration of GPS field surveying, followed by the processing of collected data.

Some of the course contents are:

  • GPS positioning
  • GPS observables
  • GPS data processing
  • GPS field surveying
  • GPS field data processing