University of Calgary

ENGO 343 - Fundamentals of Surveying - Winter 2023

Basic surveying procedures: distance measurements by taping and EDM; angular observations; total station and elements of terrestrial laser scanning surveys; differential and trigonometric levelling. Precision and accuracy of survey observations. Computations: traversing and area; the first and second geodetic problem in the plane; intersections; and co-ordinate transformations. Route surveys. Setting out surveys. Applications of surveying in sustainable systems engineering.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-3)


  • 3 units from Digital Engineering 319, Engineering 319 or Geomatics Engineering 319.


This course will be offered next in Winter 2024.
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