Course detail

Geodetic networks

FAST-GE13Acad. year: 2020/2021

Position network two and three dimensional. Construction methods, network projects, stabilization and signalisation of points. Conversion of measured quantity into display surface. Network with measured direction synopsis and lengths, satellite networks. Adjustment of point coordinates in surface levels, adjustment of 3D networks. Local networks, free network. Accuracy analysis of aligned coordinates and their functions. Transformation of surface and spatial networks. Nowadays methods and technology of building point fields. Project geodetic network. Level networks. Conversions of measured super elevations. Adjustment of levelling traverse and networks in CSNS and accuracy of area network. Maintenance and repair of networks


Institute of Geodesy (GED)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Mastering to establish, to observe and to adjust geodetic networks.


Adjustment methods, matrix calculus, local maxima and minima of functions of several variables. Helmert's coordinate transformation.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Nevosád, Z.: Geodézie VI. VA Brno, 1984. (CS)
Abelovič, J. a kol.: Meranie v geodetických sieťach. Alfa Bratislava, 1990. (SK)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Repetition of Terms of Linear algebra and matrix operations. Local geodetic networks.
2. Preparation measured quantities
3. Adjutment of observations - observation equations - linearization equations
4. Analysis of the results of adjustment. The error ellipse.
5. Adjustment of observation equations with condition equations. Differential similarity transformation.
6. The free network, the definition and purpose of the free network
7. Conformal transformation in the plane and space. Equations.
8. The network formed by vectors from GNSS measurements. Transforming the vector to the fictitious measurement, transformation covariance matrix
9. Steps of realization geodetic networks
10. reserve


Mastering to establish, to observe, to adjust and assess the quality of geodetic network.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme B-P-C-GK Bachelor's

    branch GI , 2. year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, compulsory

  • Programme B-K-C-GK Bachelor's

    branch GI , 2. year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer