YFL2229 - Surveying 1


This course is no longer taught and is only available for examination. For a complete course description, see previous academic years.

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Home examination 100/100 3 hours

Course content

Geodetic foundation for surveying and mapping. Instrument theory: Levels, Theodolite, Total Station. Measurement Learning: Height measurement angle measurement and distance measurement. Calculation of levelling, coordinate calculation, single point measurement, trigonometric altitude measurement, launching and tunnelworks. GNSS orientation and machine management. Orienteering on Norwegian mapping and municipal surveying.

Learning outcome

Knowledge The candidate has basic knowledge of instruments and measurement methods in which level, planlaser and total station are used. The candidate knows the basis and reference system for geographical information, and the most common calculation and drawing methods used. The candidate has basic knowledge of plans and maps, and knows how maps are used in planning. The candidate knows different standards of geographical information and methods for quality assessment of measurements performed. Skills The candidate can perform simple measurement tasks and controls using level, total station and laser, and can process own measurements in manual calculation tasks. The candidate can use the most common plans and maps in the building industry. The candidate may apply knowledge and skills in the subject to own practice in high school / business. General competence The candidate can use professional sources and professional methods, know current laws and regulations, as well as standards for planning, engineering, surveying, construction, management, operation, maintenance.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, instrument training and excercises.

Compulsory assignments

  • Mandatory Excersises - 80 % attendance in lectures
  • Mandatory Excersises

Further on evaluation

Aid Code / Allowed Aids: - Calculator: HP30S; Citizen SR270; Citizen SR270X; Casio fx-82ES / PLUS. - Gyldendal's formula collection in mathematics No other printed / written notes or books are allowed. 80% attendance in lectures.

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Vocational Teacher Education (BYRK)

Required previous knowledge

Requires admission to study programmes BYRK or YFLBYGG

Course materials

"Geomatikkboka";; Oslo 2017

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
YFLB2003 5.0 AUTUMN 2019
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Version: A
Credits:  5.0 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Engineering Subjects
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering


Examination arrangement: Home examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Home examination 100/100





Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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