Course detail

Metrology and Standardization

FAST-HE57Acad. year: 2022/2023

National metrology system in the Czech Republic. Fundamentals of metrology.
Basic legal prescriptions and standards as used in engineering geodesy practice.
The basics of ISO 9000 standards. Czech standards for check and compliance measurements, and for deformation measurements.
Standards for geographic information systems and geomatics.
Foreign standards (DIN, etc.).
Systems of stadards ISO, EN.
Institutional and legal backing of metrologic service.
Calibration of measuring devices.

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

Not applicable.


Institute of Geodesy (GED)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Student gets konowledge about metrologic aspects which are connected with geodetic measurements. Student gets overview of standards for engineering geodesy.


Fundamental knowledge of surveying.


Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Not applicable.

Work placements

Not applicable.


Deepening of students knowledge by metrologic aspects which are connected with geodetic measurements. Overview of Czech Standards for engineering geodesy.

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.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Prerequisites and corequisites

Not applicable.

Basic literature

(aktuální vydání): Normy řady ČSN 73 0212. Český normalizační institut, 0. (CS)
Šindelář, V. a kol.: Metrologie a zavedení soustavy jednotek SI. SNTL Praha, 1976. (CS)
Matějka, Zdeněk, Šanda, Václav: Přesnost geometrických parametrů ve výstavbě. ČKAIT, 2006. (CS)

Recommended reading

(aktuální vydání): Normy řady ISO 9000. Český normalizační institut, 0. (CS)

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme N-P-C-GK Master's

    branch GD , 2. year of study, summer semester, compulsory

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer


The processing of selected standards ČSN 73 0212, ISO 9000 and their presentation. Calibration of measuring devices. Processing of technical specifications and pricing on selected survey activities. Proffesional excursion.