Numerical Methods in Geomatics
University of Cape Town
Cape Town, South Africa
Area of Study
Architecture, Urban Studies and Planning
Taught In English
MAM2083F/S or equivalent, APG2014S, APG2016W.
Course Level Recommendations
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Host University Units16
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits2 - 3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4
Hours & Credits
This course aims to consolidate knowledge acquired in the introductory course on adjustment, and provide skills and knowledge required to solve all standard adjustment problems. Topics include: advanced least squares modelling using the parametric adjustment case, condition equation adjustment, survey statistics, network design, elimination of nuisance parameters, combined and general case, quasi-parametric case, parametric adjustment with condition equations for the unknowns, generalised inverses, free net adjustment, S-transformation and programming of least squares applications.
DP requirements: Completion of practical assignments to the satisfaction of the course convener and a minimum average of 35% for all tests.
Assessment: Tests count 15%, practical assignments count 25%, examination 3 hours counts 60% (sub minimum 40%).
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.