norsk norsk&engelsk / norwegian&english

Course Description GEO2051 - Survey Adjustment Analysis (2003/2004)

ECTS Credits5
Duration1 semester (Spring)

The aim of the course is to give a basic and practical knowledge of the adjustment of errors using the method of Least Squares, including error detection, reliability testing and analysis. Students will become familiar with the commonly used survey adjustment computer programmes "V/G" and "Gemini", as well as satellite data post-processing software.


- Theory of Adjustment by the method of Least Squares
- Formation of Observation Equations in different situations
- Weighting of observation Equations
- Techniques for the solution of large sets of linear equation, including the use of simple matrix algebra
- Detection of observational errors in control networks
- Statistics, reliability testing, quality control and analysis
- Reporting
- Analysis of Control Networks to develop transformation parameters

Study MethodsLectures, Practical exercises, Exercises
AssessmentProject Work
Grading SystemAlphabetical Scale, A (best) - F (fail)
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