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##### Basic Geodetic Measurements and Networks
This is a basic profiling discipline for students in Geodesy. The national geodetic networks introduce a unified coordinate system for geodetic measurements, geographic information systems and Earth's surface mapping. They solve scientific and applied tasks for determination of Earth's shape and magnitude, Earth's crust motion, and others. During the course students obtain theoretical knowledge and practical experience on the study, design, construction, measurement and the preliminary ...
##### Calibration and Standardization in Geodesy
The course comprises different methods for calibration of geodetic instruments for high-precision geodetic measurements, thereby providing introduction of the adopted international measurement units to geodetic practice. Necessity is justified and trends are given for introduction of a number of standards in order to reach unification in the production and multipurpose usage of geodetic, cartographic and cadastral products and information.
##### Calibration and Standardization in Geodesy
The course comprises different methods for calibration of geodetic instruments for high-precision geodetic measurements, thereby providing introduction of the adopted international measurement units to geodetic practice. Necessity is justified and trends are given for introduction of a number of standards in order to reach unification in the production and multipurpose usage of geodetic, cartographic and cadastral products and information.
##### Geodesy Ellipsoidal
Elliptical Geodesy is an important specialist subject of the Geodesy programme. It covers the following topics: geometry of the flattened rotational ellipsoid, suitable coordinate systems related to ellipsoid and on the surface of the ellipsoid, depiction of the ellipsoid or parts of it on a sphere and plane (projection or image plane) in order to obtain and use suitable geodetic projections, important geodetic problems (solved on the ellipsoid, in space or in the projection plane), thereby ...
##### Geodetic Astronomy
Students get basic knowledge on: -Theoretical Astronomy – fundamentals of celestial mechanics, theory of Earth rotation and laws on motion of stars; -Spheroidal Astronomy – mathematical theory of the visible locations of the stars and their change over time; -Practical Astronomy – astronomic methods and instruments for determination of astronomic latitude, longitude and azimuth; The place and importance of Geodetic Astronomy for Geodesy is considered, as well as the opportunity for ...
##### Geodetic Astronomy
Students get basic knowledge on: -Theoretical Astronomy – fundamentals of celestial mechanics, theory of Earth rotation and laws on motion of stars; -Spheroidal Astronomy – mathematical theory of the visible locations of the stars and their change over time; -Practical Astronomy – astronomic methods and instruments for determination of astronomic latitude, longitude and azimuth; The place and importance of Geodetic Astronomy for Geodesy is considered, as well as the opportunity for ...
##### Geodetic Methods in Geodynamics
Application of contemporary geodetic technologies for investigation of geodynamic processes. Geodynamic processes and phenomena. Design and building of geodynamic geodetic polygons. Mathematical processing of the results from geodetic measurements. Elements from the theory of elasticity and the theory of deformations. Mathematical methods for approximation of deformation fields.
##### Geodetic Methods in Geodynamics
Application of contemporary geodetic technologies for investigation of geodynamic processes. Geodynamic processes and phenomena. Design and building of geodynamic geodetic polygons. Mathematical processing of the results from geodetic measurements. Elements from the theory of elasticity and the theory of deformations. Mathematical methods for approximation of deformation fields.
##### Geoid Determination
This course is intended for students in the Geodesy profile. It is meant to acquaint students with theoretical and practical aspects in solving one of the most important problems in Geodesy - determination of a reference surface for vertical measurements. The possibilities of using a combination of conventional geodetic methods and results of aerospace observations and positioning are considered, as well as the peculiarities in the solution of this problem in the country. The theoretical ...
##### Global Navigation Satellite Systems and Networks
This discipline is compulsory according to the new curriculum of the Geodesy programme. The course is aimed at providing to students basic knowledge on GNSS, and particularly on the systems GPS, GLONASS and Galileo, as well as the necessary skills.
##### Gravimetrical Applications in Geology and Geophysics
This subject is intended for students in the Geodesy profile. Theoretical and practical aspects in the solution of the reverse problem in Geophysics are considered as well as the possibilities for determination of the location, shape and type of deeply located anomalous masses and tectonic disturbances through gravimetric measurements. The theoretical knowledge and practical skills acquired may be used in the application of modern technologies for localization of ores and minerals as well as ...
##### Integral Geodesy
Integral Geodesy is a modern approach for processing of results from different types of measurement and joint determination of spatial coordinates (N, Y, Z) and earth potential W. Integral Geodesy aims to unify the various types of geodetic measurements in one common, integral, adjustment (functional and stochastic) model, thereby obtaining possibly the most precise position vector, gravity vector and earth potential value at each point. During classes, students acquire theoretical and ...
##### Integral Geodesy
Integral Geodesy is a modern approach for processing of results from different types of measurement and joint determination of spatial coordinates (N, Y, Z) and earth potential W. Integral Geodesy aims to unify the various types of geodetic measurements in one common, integral, adjustment (functional and stochastic) model, thereby obtaining possibly the most precise position vector, gravity vector and earth potential value at each point. During classes, students acquire theoretical and ...
##### Kinematics applications of GPS
The invasion of the GPS technology in the geodetic theory and practice calls for a study of its kinematic applications for determination of ground objects position. Processing and analysis of GPS measurements as well as the last developments in the field make it indispensable students to be acquainted with the kinematic measuring methods. The transition to a global coordinate system presumes an increasing need of using GPS real-time determinations, both for tracing and for measuring.
##### Kinematics applications of GPS
The invasion of the GPS technology in the geodetic theory and practice calls for a study of its kinematic applications for determination of ground objects position. Processing and analysis of GPS measurements as well as the last developments in the field make it indispensable students to be acquainted with the kinematic measuring methods. The transition to a global coordinate system presumes an increasing need of using GPS real-time determinations, both for tracing and for measuring.
##### MATLAB programming
This discipline is elective for students in Surveying, profile “Geodesy”. The application of MATLAB program package for the solution of various geodetic problems is considered. Accent is put on the system commands, basic commands with vectors and matrices, the most frequently used graphic commands and functions for numerical calculations. Attention is paid also to programming and generation of application programs. The complementary packages to the system - Signal Processing, Filter Design ...
##### MATLAB programming
This discipline is elective for students in Surveying, profile “Geodesy”. The application of MATLAB program package for the solution of various geodetic problems is considered. Accent is put on the system commands, basic commands with vectors and matrices, the most frequently used graphic commands and functions for numerical calculations. Attention is paid also to programming and generation of application programs. The complementary packages to the system - Signal Processing, Filter Design ...
##### Practical Training in Geodesy
Reconnoitering, stabilising and signalling of geodetic control points. Precise angular and longitudinal measurements and trigonometric levelling for the purpose of the classical triangulation. Precise geometric levelling of 2nd class. Preliminary processing and assessment of angular, longitudinal and level measurement accuracy. GPS- measurements of a geodetic network, processing of results. Astronomic observations for determination of latitude, longitude and azimuth. Relative gravimetric ...
##### Practical Training in Global Navigation Satellite System and Networks
This practical training is aimed at expansion of the theoretical knowledge of students in the field of global navigation satellite systems, namely: working with double-frequency GPS receivers, preparation and carrying out measurements, methods of measuring and processing of results in order for students to obtain the necessary practical knowledge and skills.
##### Precise GPS Surveying
The invasion of the GPS technology in the geodetic theory and practice calls for a study of its applications for precise determination of positions (coordinates and velocities) of points on the ground. Processing and analysis of GPS measurements using the last developments in the field is of great importance not only for the highly precise determination of positions but also for the solution of fundamental geodetic problems, such as: definition and realization of global and continental earth ...
##### Precise GPS Surveying
The invasion of the GPS technology in the geodetic theory and practice calls for a study of its applications for precise determination of positions (coordinates and velocities) of points on the ground. Processing and analysis of GPS measurements using the last developments in the field is of great importance not only for the highly precise determination of positions but also for the solution of fundamental geodetic problems, such as: definition and realization of global and continental earth ...
##### Precise GPS Surveying
The invasion of the GPS technology in the geodetic theory and practice calls for a study of its applications for precise determination of positions (coordinates and velocities) of points on the ground. Processing and analysis of GPS measurements using the last developments in the field is of great importance not only for the highly precise determination of positions but also for the solution of fundamental geodetic problems, such as: definition and realization of global and continental earth ...
##### Precise GPS Surveying
The invasion of the GPS technology in the geodetic theory and practice calls for a study of its applications for precise determination of positions (coordinates and velocities) of points on the ground. Processing and analysis of GPS measurements using the last developments in the field is of great importance not only for the highly precise determination of positions but also for the solution of fundamental geodetic problems, such as: definition and realization of global and continental earth ...
##### Satellite Geodesy
The SSatellite Geodesy is an important discipline in the Geodesy programme. The space geodesy methods help for solving a number of tasks using the observations from artificial satellites of Earth performed from Earth, from the satellite itself, as well as observations of the natural satellite of Earth, the Moon.
##### Signal Processing
This discipline is elective within the programme of Geodesy. The knowledge and skills acquired allow students to better understand the global positioning systems, physical geodesy, processing of regular geodetic measurements, etc. With the help of the lectures and exercises envisaged, students get acquainted with the fundamentals of the random processes, functions, Fourier transformation, spectral analysis, digital filtration and Kalman filter.
##### Signal Processing
This discipline is elective within the programme of Geodesy. The knowledge and skills acquired allow students to better understand the global positioning systems, physical geodesy, processing of regular geodetic measurements, etc. With the help of the lectures and exercises envisaged, students get acquainted with the fundamentals of the random processes, functions, Fourier transformation, spectral analysis, digital filtration and Kalman filter.
##### Signal Processing
This discipline is elective within the programme of Geodesy. The knowledge and skills acquired allow students to better understand the global positioning systems, physical geodesy, processing of regular geodetic measurements, etc. With the help of the lectures and exercises envisaged, students get acquainted with the fundamentals of the random processes, functions, Fourier transformation, spectral analysis, digital filtration and Kalman filter.
##### Signal Processing
This discipline is elective within the programme of Geodesy. The knowledge and skills acquired allow students to better understand the global positioning systems, physical geodesy, processing of regular geodetic measurements, etc. With the help of the lectures and exercises envisaged, students get acquainted with the fundamentals of the random processes, functions, Fourier transformation, spectral analysis, digital filtration and Kalman filter.
##### Theory of the Earth's Figure and Gravimetry
Students acquire knowledge on the general potential theory, field theory and gravimetric force potential, as well as the basic height systems and gravimetric reductions and anomalies. Special accent is put on the preparation and realization of relative gravimetric measurements for the needs of geodesy and solving specific problems in the field of geology and geophysics. Issues related to the adjustment of gravimetric networks of different class are considered in detail. Tidal deformations of ...
##### Theory of the Earth's Figure and Gravimetry
Students acquire knowledge on the general potential theory, field theory and gravimetric force potential, as well as the basic height systems and gravimetric reductions and anomalies. Special accent is put on the preparation and realization of relative gravimetric measurements for the needs of geodesy and solving specific problems in the field of geology and geophysics. Issues related to the adjustment of gravimetric networks of different class are considered in detail. Tidal deformations of ...