The Syllabus

The following is the syllabus of the subjects in the department curriculum


8101SM1 Mathematics I: –

          Absolute values, Functions [Types of functions, Special kinds of functions, Operations on functions, Drawing the functions, Trigonometric functions, Displacement (axes transformation), Drawing trigonometric functions, Conic sections, Rotation of axes], Limits [Infinite limit, Trigonometric functions limit], Differentiation [Chain rule, Implicit differentiation, Differentiation of trigonometric functions, Differentiation applications], Determinants, Inverse functions, Integration, Volumes and solids of revolution.


8102SED Engineering Drawing: –

          Definitions and introduction about the drawing tools, Types of lines, Engineering applications, Writing and drawing scale, Orthogonal projections, Dimensions and projection applications, Missing projections, Auxiliary projections, Isometric drawings, Oblique drawings.


8103SEM  Engineering Mechanics: –

            Introduction, Units of force, Types of forces, Decomposition and composition of forces, Moment of force, Couple of force, Resultant of forces, on coplanar set of forces, on coplanar parallel forces, Equilibrium, Types of supports, Stability, Reactions, Trusses, Friction, Centroids, center of gravity, moment of inertia, Composite cross section, Product of inertia, Kinematics, Rectilinear motion, Angular motion, Curve linear motion, Motion of projectiles, Motion of rigid bodies, Newton laws in motion.


8104SS1 Surveying I: –

Plane surveying (position of points), definitions and introduction, Plane coordinates system, Divisions of surveying, Figure of the earth, Projections, Errors and Mistakes, Accuracy and precision, Errors [Sources of errors, Types of errors, Mean value, Standard deviation, Probable error and error curve], Weighted measurements, Geometric relationships, The theodolite, Directions and angles, Angles and repetitions, Angles by directions, Traversing [Field work, Office work, Relative error], Inverse computations, Leveling[Adjustment of level, Types of leveling, Error of closure, Level network, Sources of errors in leveling],Tachometry[Stadia rod],Subtense bar, Topographic surveying, Forming contouring maps.


8105SP1 Programming I:

Operating System, windows XP, Microsoft Word [Tool bar, File menu, Edit menu, Insert Menu, Format menu], Microsoft Excel [Tool bar, File menu, Edit menu, Insert Menu, Format menu, Tools menu, Data menu], Programming in GW-Basic [Input commands, Output Commands, Functions, Matrix, Factorials, Series].


8106SAL Arabic Language:-

Enable the students to develop the ability to analyze the Quranic vocabulary, plus story analysis, Introduce students to theatre, events and authors , Enable the students to analyze literary text and develop semantic and symbols including .


8107SPCE Principles of Civil Engineering: –

Relationship between surveying engineering and civil works, Buildings [Concrete buildings, Vibration of concrete cast, Testing of concrete, Reinforcing steel bars, Metal buildings, Structural steel standard sections], Foundations [Isolated footing foundations, Wall foundations, Mat (raft) foundations, Pile foundations, Combined foundations], Soil tests, Steel structure, Precast structure, Slabs, Beams Columns, Water supply works [Transmission of drinkable water, Distribution networks, Fresh water tanks, Heavy water drainage],Dams[Types of dams, Gravity dams, Buttress type dams, Arch dams].


8108SP Physics: –

Energy and work, kinetic energy, work, work and change in kinetic energy, Work- kinetic energy theorem, work done by a general variable force, Potential energy, gravitational potential Energy, elastic potential energy, conservative force Hook’s law determining potential energy, Power, Elasticity and Young modulus, tension and compression, shearing, hydraulic stress, Oscillations, simple harmonic motion, velocity of simple harmonic motion,  Acceleration of  simple harmonic motion, the force in simple harmonic motion, Energy in simple harmonic motion, applications of simple harmonic motion, the simple pendulum, torsion pendulum, Gravity, Kepler’s laws, the law of orbits, the law of areas, the law of periods, Newton’s law of universal gravitation, Optics, nature and source of light, Mirrors, reflection, Refraction of light, Lenses, optical instruments, Lasers. 






8201SM2 Mathematics II: –

      Polar coordinates [Polar coordinates for lines, circles and conic sections, Curves’ intersection in polar coordinates, Derivatives and integrals in polar coordinates, Tangents in polar coordinates], Hyperbolic functions [Derivatives and integrals in hyperbolic functions, Inverse of hyperbolic functions, Derivatives of inverse hyperbolic functions, Integrals of inverse hyperbolic functions], Vectors [Multiplication by scalars, Cross product of two vectors, The equations of lines and planes, Product of three or more vectors, Vector functions and their derivatives, Curvature and normal vectors curvature, Tangential and normal components of the velocity and acceleration],Partial derivations[Geometric interpretation, The chain rule for functions of two variables, The chain rule for functions defined on surfaces, Total differential],Multiple integrals[Volumes, Polar coordinates, Surface area, Green theorem],Infinite series[The nth term test, Ratio test, Integral test, Root test, Taylor series expansion],Differential equations.


8202SDG Descriptive geometry: –

Definitions and introduction, Types of projections, Point representation, Line representation, Plane representation with its projections, Measurements problems, Primary auxiliary planes, Secondary auxiliary planes, Orthogonally Engineering surfaces, area surface and volumes [Cubic and parallelogram, Prism, cylinder and pyramid, Cone and ball].


8203SEST Engineering Statistics: –

Representation and description of statistical data, Frequency distribution, Measures of central tendency, Probability [Probability rules, Conditional probability, Probability tree, ayes’ theorem, Discrete probability distribution, Continuous probability distribution], Regression and correlation [Least square method, Correlation].


8204SPF public Freedoms: –

According to common syllabus of the college.


8204SS2 Surveying II: –

 Principles in surveying II, Basic information for survey, Strength of figure, Selection the best way to compute the sides and then the position in networks, Network elements, Classes of triangulation, Triangulation procedure, Preliminary suggestion of horizontal control network, Base line adjustment, Accurate measurements for angles, Angles measurements using sets, Station adjustment, Schreiber’s methods, Eccentricity of stations and signals, Intersection, Resection, Networks adjustment using balancing methods, Gyroscope, Trilateration, EDM instruments[Atmosphere affect on the speed of waves spreading, Reduction of long slope distance measured by EDM, Reduction of short slope distance measured by EDM],Balancing of dilatation networks, Adjustment of positions of points located by length intersection, Atmospheric model, measuring line in pars and length ratio

Balancing by length ratios, Precise leveling, Project (preliminary suggestion in triangulation network).   


SE202 Programming II: –

Programming in Turbo C language[using TC environment ,the general form of TC program, data type ,printf statement ,scanf statement ,comments in TC language] ,precedence of arithmetic ,relational and logical operations in TC ,for loop ,while loop ,do-while loop ,conditions statements [if statement ,switch statement] ,one dimensional matrices ,two dimensional matrices ,function in TC language ,mathematical functions in TC language ,statistical[mathematical and engineering applications] ,mat lab language[using mat lab environment ,mat lab main windows ,arithmetic ,relational logical operations] ,programming with mat lab language ,mat lab functions ,matrices in mat lab language ,2D graphics in mat lab ,3D graphics in mat lab ,contour maps and DTM production using surfer software ,using Auto desk field survey software in surveying applications.


8310SCS Cadastral Surveying: –

Introduction and definitions, Angle addition computations, Forward computations, Inverse computations, Balancing of a traverse by least wear, Intersection problems [Intersection of two straight lines, Intersection of a straight line with a circle, Intersection of two circles] , Missing elements in a closed traverse , Computing area by coordinates , Parting off lands , Cadastral design , land subdivision Project (computing fractions of lots) .

8208SMA Matrices Algebra: –

Introduction, Equality of matrices, Addition of matrices, The product of a scalar of a matrix, Multiplication of matrices, Determinants of matrices, Inverse of matrices, Linear equations, Elementary operation or transformations [Elementary column transformation operations, Elementary row and column transformation operations], Canonical forms, Igen values and igen vectors.             


8207SES Earth Laws : –

Introduction and definitions, Old Iraqi laws , Taxes for crops in Islamic time , Field laws in Authmans time in Iraq , Roads and buildings system in the Iraqi republic , Iraqi laws from 1958 to 1969 , Irrigation law for the year 1962 , Municipalities law for the year 1964 , Land registration laws for the year 1971 , Division of lands , Roads law for the year 1983 , Engineering contracts , Engineering work specifications.              


S203 English Language: –

Introductions and definitions of surveying terms, readings in the surveying, readings and definitions of geodesy terms, readings and definitions of practical astronomy terms, readings and definitions of photogrammetry terms, readings and definitions of cartography terms, readings and definitions in civil engineering, translation.      


8206SP2 Photogrammetry I:- 

      Introduction and definitions in aerial and terrestrial photogrammetry , Elements of photogrammetric optics , Aerial cameras ,  Vertical photographs and relief displacement , Stereoscopic viewing , Stereoscopic parallax.


8213SST Spherical Trigangles :-

Pyramids [Parts of a pyramid, Classification of pyramids], Polyhedral angles, polyhedrons [Equal polyhedral angles, Symmetric polyhedral angles],The sphere[The spherical angle, The spherical polygon, Polar triangle, Lune, Spherical axes, Spherical trigonometry, Napier’s rule, Spherical trigonometric laws in general]. Forward and inverse problem, rhumb line (loxdrome) , convergence.       





8301SEA Engineering Analysis: –

            Ordinary differential equation of the 1st order, Special integrating factor and transformations, Applications of first order differential equation, Linear differential equation, Method of variation of parameters, High order differential equation, Euler’s equation, Fourier series [Periodic function-trigonometric series, Fourier series-Euler’s formulas, Function having arbitrary period, Half range expansions, Determination of Fourier coefficient without integration], The Laplace transform, Method of finding Laplace transform , The inverse Laplace transform ,Method of finding inverse Laplace transform .




8302SES Engineering Surveying:-  

        Introduction and definitions, Area measurements and computations, Area by field measurements, Area computations of profile, Volumes of earth works, Route surveying, Vertical curves computations [Types of vertical

         curves, Methods for computing elevations on curve, Position and elevation of highest or lowest points], Horizontal curves, Elements of horizontal curve, Formulas for a simple circular curve, Types of horizontal curves, Methods for setting-out a circular horizontal curve on ground, Computing stations of transition curve .  


8303SPA Practical Astronomy: –

Introduction and definitions, History of astronomy, Spherical trigonometry, Heavenly bodies, The earth as a heavenly body, Aberration of star light, Proper motion, Magnitude and brightness, Astronomical coordinates, Systems of coordinates [Horizon system, Equatorial-hour angle system, Equatorial-equinoxes system, Galactic system], The astronomical triangle, Solution of the astronomical triangle, The time [Sidereal time, Equation of time, The relation between sidereal and solar time].


SE305 Adjustment Computations: –

             Introduction and definitions, Types of errors, Statistical concepts [Normal distribution curve,  The error ellipse], Propagation of variances and co variances , The weight, a priori and a posteriori adjustment analysis , Cofactor (or reference variance), Non-linear functions of stochastic variables, Least square method [Condition equations, Observation equations], Applications in L.S. estimate using condition and observation methods [Station adjustment , Leveling networks], Similarity transformation (conformal) in 2-dimensions , Intersection problem in L.S. , Trilateration problem in L.S. , Triangulation problem in L.S. , Resection problem in L.S. , Traverse problem in L.S., variation of coordinates


8305SP2 Photogrammetry II : –

Methods of planimetric mapping construction using vertical photographs , Tilted photographs , Stereoscopic plotting instruments , Coordinate transformation , Photo maps and mosaics.


8306SC Cartography:-

ypes of scales, Computing areas on the map, Changing map scale, Cartographic design and map production [Map symbols, Colors, Color separation by photographic method, Texture], Relief representation, Contour lines, Base material [Types of base material, Photographic emulsion, Image specifications, Image duplication, Printing], Map reproduction, Organization of map production, Map revision.


8307SRS  Remote Sensing :-

Introduction to remote sensing, source of the energy, Electromagnetic spectrum, the sensors, remote sensing systems, LANDSAT, SPOT, Multi Spectral Scanner (MSS), thermal sensing, thermal energy detectors , microwave sensing , RADAR , SLAR , the applications of remote sensing in civil engineering , image processing , geometric correction of satellite images.


8308STRW Technical Reports Writing: –

General concepts of technical reports, types of technical reports, principle concepts to the method of technical report writing, using of internet, lectures of students.


8309SPM Project Management: –

Principles of engineering management, planning to setting of the project, designing of sits, programming of engineering projects [bar –chart method, network-analysis method, nod-analysis method, critical path method], optimum using to the resources, types of contracts.




8401ST Transportation Engineering: –

Introduction and definitions, Roads systems, Roads economy, Roads selection, bridges positioning, General specifications about the driver and the vehicle, High way planning, Highway types, Engineering design of roads, Traffic engineering, The priority in traffic engineering, High way accident prevention, High way drainage, Transportation and environment, Types of soils in roads and types of cement, Field work in high way design.


8402SG Geodesy: –

Introduction and definitions, The sphere as a reference surface, Geographical coordinates system, Transformation between geographical coordinates systems, The definition of spheroid reference system, Relationship between eccentricity and flattening , Relationship between geodetic, geocentric and reduce latitude , Geodetic reference systems of coordinates , Radii of curvature of spheroid , Radius of prime vertical , Radius of oblique normal section , Area of part of spheroid and total area of spheroid , Length of loxodrom , Reciprocal normal section , The effect of height of signal due to azimuth , Reduction of measured quantities in triangulation networks , Transformation from normal length to geodesic , Differential equations for geodesic line Direct and inverse geodetic problems [1st principal problem (forward comp.) , Legendre solution (forward comp.) , Accurate solution using tables (forward comp.) , Approximate inverse computations , Accurate inverse computations] ,The effect of change of spheroidal parameters due adjusted angles , Adjustment of geodetic figure (central point figure) , Astrogeodetic orientation of spheroid , Physical geodesy and gravimetry , Specifications of equal potential surfaces , Laplace azimuth , Computing the separation between  geoid and spheroid from astro geodetic deviation , Optometric heights , Dynamic heights .


8403SCAD Surveying Maps with CAD: –

Introduction to AutoCAD, drawing commands [the point command, absolute Cartesian coord. system, relative Cartesian coord. System, relative polar coord. System, the line command, the polyline command, the circle command, the arc command, the rectangle command , the polygon command , the ellipse command ] , object selection , modify commands [erase , move , copy , trim , extend , offset , break , mirror , rotate , scale , explode] , the layers command , the text command , the hatch command , site plane production , contour map production , profile and cross section production , Digital Terrain Model (DTM).


8404SSG Space Geodesy

Course overview, introduction to GPS, objectives, applications for 3D positioning, GPS reference system WGS84, basic principles of GPS operations ranging from space, GPS constellation its evolution and present state, space, control and user segments, GPS orbit, fundamental and derived frequencies, GPS time and clock characteristics, GPS satellite navigation message, GPS receiver single vs. dual frequency receivers, navigation vs. geodetic quality, antenna types, primary equipment and software products , basic types of GPS observable pseudorange , L1 and L2 phases , pesudoranging with minimum constellation of four satellites , ranging from space over – determined case , concept of dilution of precision , carrier phase measurements , GPS error source , kinematic GPS applications , real times applications.


8405SPLS  photogrammetry & Laser Scanning : –

Photo coordinates refinement ,2D coordinate transformation , 3d coordinate transformation ,  Collinearity condition equations , Coplanarity condition equations , The central projection equations , Elements of exterior orientation , Single photo resection and orientation (SPRO) case I , (SPRO) case II , (SPRO) case III , (SPRO) case IV , Two photo intersection (bundle method) ,Two photo intersection (special case)] , Standard procedure of block adjustment by independent models , bundle block adjustment , self calibration , Close range photogrammetry, DLT , Introduction to Digital Photogrammetry


8406SMP Map Projections: –

Introduction, The scale, Geographic position, Coordinate systems, Deformation due to transformation from the sphere shape to the plane shape, Classification of projections and their properties, Cylindrical projections, Cylindrical projections that used in topographic maps, Conical projections, Plane or zenithal (azimuthal) projections , Non-perspective zenithal projection .



8407SEP Engineering Project:-

Submit a complete designed project which including field work, data processing and results.


8409SGIS Geographical Information (GIS): –

Introduction to GIS, Data and Information, Spatial Data and attribute Data, Vectors and Rasters, Spatial Referencing, coordinates systems, Measurements on vectors, Measurements on rasters, Measurements on rasters, Spatial selection Queries, Classifications, Spatial analysis:  overlay functions[clip,], Data base management systems, intersect, union, erase, identity, Proximity:[buffer, thiessen polygon], Statistics:[frequency], Data presentation:3D analysis, 3D Objects, Surfaces:[raster, TIN], Conversion between raster and TINs, Surface analysis:[slope, aspect, , hill shade,] 


8410SNM  Numerical Methods: –

Introduction, solution of nonlinear equations, solution of simultaneous linear equations system, solution of simultaneous nonlinear equations system, numerical integration, double numerical integration, solution of first order deferential equations, solution of simultaneous deferential equations, solution of high order deferential equation, solution of partial deferential equation.