Course detail

Photogrammetry I

FAST-GE15Acad. year: 2023/2024

Central projection, plane transformation, spatial similar transformation. Normal case, accuracy analysis. Surveying aerial cameras, resolution. Planning and takeing of aerial photos. Stereoscopy vision and survey. Methods of orientation of one photo, orientation of stereopair. Photogrammetric mapping. Accuracy of stereo-evaluation. Aerotriangulation, block adjustment. Close-range photogrammetry, basic approachs and applications. Acquisition of digital images. Orthophotomaps. Image processing, correlation. Digital photogrammetric workstations. Automatization.

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

Not applicable.


Institute of Geodesy (GED)

Entry knowledge

cental projection, adjustment of measurements

Rules for evaluation and completion of the course

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


To obtain knowledge of survey photogrammetric methods, taking images, orientation of images, plotting. Accurraccy of photogrammetric methods.
Ability to evaluate of images on digital photogrammetric workstation.
Manage of computation of elements of exterior orientations, evaluation of single objects.

Study aids

Not applicable.

Prerequisites and corequisites

Not applicable.

Basic literature

Hanzl V.: Fotogrammetrie I. AV CERM, 2001. ISBN 80-214-2049-9. (CS)

Recommended reading

Kraus, K.: Photogrammetry. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2007. ISBN 978-3-11-019007-6. (EN)

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme B-P-C-GK Bachelor's

    branch GI , 3. year of study, winter semester, compulsory

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


1.Introduction, central projection. 2.Transformation, normal case, accuracy analysis. 3.Aerial cameras, sharpness of imaging, resolution ability. 4.Planing survey flight, stereoscopic vision. 5.Single image orientation, orientation of stereopair. 6.Photogrammetric survey, accuracy of stereoplotting. 7.Aerotriangulation, block adjustment. 8.Close range photogrammetry, basic approach. 9.Close range photogrammetry, application. 10. Acquisition of digital images, improvement of images, correlation. 11. Digital photogrammetric workstations, automatic processing. 12. Orthophotomaps. 13. Use GPS/IMU in photogrammetry.


26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer


Aerotriangulation - input data and measurements of tie points - 2 weeks. Aerotriangulation - measurements of control points, adjustment, accuracy analysis - 2 weeks. Evaluation of vector map, data collection for digital terrain model - 2 weeks. Orthophoto, mosaiking - 2 weeks. Creation of simple 3D model by close range photogrammetry - 2 weeks. Advaced tools for creation of 3D model - 2 weeks.