Academic Catalog

CE515 ADJUSTMENT OF OBSERVATIONS

Course Code: 5620515
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Civil Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. MAHMUT ONUR KARSLIOLU
Offered Semester: Once in several years.

Course Content

Geodetic engineering methodology. Classes of mathematical models. Statical models, concept of weight, covariance law. Least squares adjustment: implicit, parametric and condition methods of adjustment. Special adjustment techniques: sequential adjustment, treatment of a priori knowledge of the parameters. Statistical tests for outliers. Assessment of parameter estimates: confidence regions in one, two and three dimensions. Applications in the adjustment of geodetic networks. (R)