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|Discipline and Nbr:
INTRO TO PHOTOGRAMMETRY||
Introduction to Photogrammetry
|Units||Course Hours per Week|| ||Nbr of Weeks||Course Hours Total
|Maximum||3.00||Lecture Scheduled||3.00||17.5 max.||Lecture Scheduled||52.50
|Minimum||3.00||Lab Scheduled||0||17.5 min.||Lab Scheduled||0
| ||Contact DHR||0|| ||Contact DHR||0
| ||Contact Total||3.00|| ||Contact Total||52.50
| ||Non-contact DHR||0|| ||Non-contact DHR Total||0
Title 5 Category:
AA Degree Applicable
00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As:
| ||Total Out of Class Hours: 105.00||Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50||
Introduction to the theory and practice of Photogrammetry including image systems and quality, theory of stereo-photography, orientation and design of stereo models. Design and operating principles of stereo plotting, photogrammetric and orthophoto mapping and project planning. All students should have a basic understanding of the principles and practices of plane surveying prior to taking this course.
CEST 50B (formerly CET 50B) or equivalent with grade of "C" or better.
Limits on Enrollment:
Schedule of Classes Information
Introduction to the theory and practice of Photogrammetry including image systems and quality, theory of stereo-photography, orientation and design of stereo models. Design and operating principles of stereo plotting, photogrammetric and orthophoto mapping and project planning.
Prerequisites:CEST 50B (formerly CET 50B) or equivalent with grade of "C" or better.
Limits on Enrollment:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION
Both Certificate and Major Applicable
Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
|CSU GE:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
|IGETC:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Define and illustrate the general principles and applications of
2. List and define the photographic process as it applies to aerial
3. Identify the types of optics used in aerial cameras.
4. Determine and calculate the appropriate geometry for various focal
lengths and elevations of cameras relative to terrain conditions.
5. Define and illustrate stereoscopy and its applications to aerial
6. Identify specific objects and features using aerial photography
7. Identify and calculate the appropriate stereo plotting equipment and
8. Describe and compute ground control and flight planning for aerial
Topics and Scope
I. History and applications of photographic processes in surveying and
A. History of photographic process
1. topo mapping
2. planometric mapping
3. GIS (Geographic Information Systems)
II. Photographic process
III. Photographic geometry in aerial photography
A. Focal length
B. Ground coverage
C. Flying height
IV. Practical applications of stereoscopy
V. Photo interpretation applications
VI. Stereo plotting equipment and instruments
C. Use of
VII. Project Planning
A. Ground control
B. Flight planning
VIII. Special applications
A. Analytic photogrammetry
1. List and define the photogrammetric applications in topographic and
2. Define and calculate the appropriate camera systems for large and
3. Compute the photographic scales in aerial photography.
4. Analyze and define objects of vertical aerial photography.
5. Compute flying heights and altitudes of cameras in aerial
6. Compute relief and radial displacement by aerial mapping techniques.
7. Set up and operate Stereoscopic equipment for stereo viewing.
8. Compute and layout flight lines and photographic overlap of neat
9. Prepare a flight plan for an aerial mapping project.
10. Compute and layout ground control for mapping projects.
11. Interpret and define objects in aerial photographs used by
engineers and surveyors.
12. List and define different remote sensing applications and
techniques used in photogrammetry.
13. Textbook reading assignments, approximately 40 - 50 page per week.
14. Three to five exams, including final.
Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Representative Textbooks and Materials:
|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%
|Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.||Skill Demonstrations
10 - 20%
|Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.||Exams
30 - 40%
|Multiple choice, Matching items, Completion, Problem solving.||
|Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.||Other Category
0 - 10%
Introduction to Modern Photogrammetry. Mikhail, Bethel, McGlone. J. W.
Wiley & Sons, 2001.