SRJC Course Outlines

10/1/2023 4:10:42 AMCEST 52 Course Outline as of Fall 1995

Changed Course

Discipline and Nbr:  CEST 52Title:  PHOTOGRAMMETRY  
Full Title:  Photogrammetry
Last Reviewed:2/9/2004

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled017.5 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  CET 52

Catalog Description:
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Introduction to the principles and techniques of photogrammetry with applications in surveying and engineering.

CEST 50B (formerly CET 50B) or equivalent with grade of "C" or better.

Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Basic principles & techniques with application in surveying & engineering.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:CEST 50B (formerly CET 50B) or equivalent with grade of "C" or better.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:Summer 2008
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Not Certificate/Major Applicable


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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The students will:
1.  Define and illustrate the general applications of photogrammetry.
2.  List and demonstrate the photographic process as it applies to
   aerial mapping.
3.  Identify and demonstrate the types of optics used in aerial
4.  Determine and calculate the appropriate geometry for various lens
   settings and elevations of the aerial camera for a given situation.
5.  Define and illustrate stereoscopy and its application to aerial
6.  Demonstrate their skill in photo interpretation as applied to
   surveying and engineering works.
7.  Demonstrate radial line mapping and its application.
8.  Identify and illustrate the use of stereo plotting instruments.
9.  Describe the use of ground control and flight planning.

Topics and Scope
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1.  History and general application of photogrammetry.
2.  Photographic process optics and aerial cameras.
3.  Photographic geometry and its application.
4.  Practical application of stereoscopy.
5.  Photo interpretation and its application to surveying and
6.  Radial line mapping.
7.  Stereometer type plotters.
8.  General procedures and use of stereo plotting instruments.
9.  Ground control and flight planning.
10. Analytical photogrammetry and special applications.

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1.  Photogrammetry applications, topographic and planimetric maps.
2.  Camera systems, single large and small scale formats.
3.  Photographic scales, analysis of vertical aerial photos.
4.  Flying heights and altitudes.
5.  Relief (radial) displacement - mapping techniques.
6.  Stereoscopic parallax and stereoviewing.
7.  Flight lines and photographic overlap.
8.  Flight planning.
9.  Ground control for mapping.
10. Applications of airphoto interpretations for the surveyor and
11. Remote seusine applications and techniques.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments and skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
30 - 40%
Homework problems, Exams
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
10 - 20%
Performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 40%
Multiple choice, Matching items, Completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 10%
Class Participation

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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ELEMENTS OF PHOTOGRAMMETRY, 2nd ed. by Wolf; McGraw Hill, 1983

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