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This course introduces the fundamental concepts and principles of Photogrammetry for mapping work to the undergraduate students of civil engineering.

Contents:

Introduction, Principles of Photography & Imaging, Aerial Camera, Geometry of Vertical Aerial Photographs, Geometry of Tilted Aerial Photographs, Stereoscopy and Parallax, Theory and Techniques of Orientation, Topographic Mapping, Project Planning.

 

 

Sl. No.

Topic

No. of Hours

1

Introduction:

  • Course objectives, Role of photogrammetry in surveying and mapping, Historical developments of photogrammetry.

3

2

Principles of Photography & Imaging:

  • Principles of optics such as refraction and reflection.

  • Lens formula; Film characteristics; basics of digital imagery.

3

3

Aerial Camera:

  • Classes and types of cameras; Component parts and their functions;.

  • Basic optical phenomenon in photogrammetry; Concepts of calibration;.

  • Trends in Digital Aerial Mapping Cameras.

3

4

Geometry of Vertical Aerial Photographs:

  • Difference between orthographic and perspective projection.

  • Difference between a map and photograph, Scale of a photograph, Scale determination.

  • Relief displacement, Determination of Relief displacement.

  • Transformation of image and object space coordinates from one to another.

  • Computations on vertical and titled (near vertical) photography.

6

5

Geometry of Tilted Aerial Photographs:

  • Geometry of Tilted Aerial Photographs.

3

6

Stereoscopy and Parallax:

  • Recognize the basics of vision theory.

  • Understand and operate stereoscopes.

  • Theory of parallax, Use of parallax equations in solving simple photogrammetric problems.

6

7

Theory and Techniques of Orientation:

  • Interior, relative and absolute orientation.

  • Stereophotogrammetric plotters; Model deformations; Principles of analog and analytical stereoplotters.

9

8

Topographic Mapping:

  • Stereoplotter compilation, contouring, specifications for mapping.

3

9

Project Planning:

  • Basic elements of overlap and sidelap; Effects of scale variation, crab, and drift.

  • Compute flight planning parameters; Mosaic, Contracting for photogrammetric services.

6

 

Textbook(s):

  1. ELEMENTS OF PHOTOGRAMMETRY, 3rd edition, by P. Wolf and B. Dewitt, McGraw-Hill Book Co.

References:

  1. MANUAL OF PHOTOGRAMMETRY, 5th edition, American Society of Photogrammetry.

  2. PHOTOGRAMMETRY, 3rd edition, by F. Moffitt and E. Mikhail, Harper & Row, Inc.



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