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CEG2708 : Photogrammetry and Laser Scanning I

  • Offered for Year: 2020/21
  • Module Leader(s): Professor Jon Mills
  • Lecturer: Dr Henny Mills
  • Owning School: Engineering
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semester 2 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 5.0


To provide an introduction to photogrammetry and laser scanning and an awareness of the ways in which data is captured, processed, analysed and applied.

Outline Of Syllabus

The module will provide an overview of photogrammetric and laser scanning data capture and processing. The course will start by examining methods for image and data capture from photogrammetry. Lectures on laser scanning will introduce this complementary technique. In addition to airborne techniques, terrestrial and close range techniques will be examined.

Teaching Methods

Teaching Activities
Category Activity Number Length Student Hours Comment
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesLecture201:0020:00N/A
Guided Independent StudyAssessment preparation and completion12:002:00Exam
Guided Independent StudyAssessment preparation and completion25:0010:00Report on practical work.
Guided Independent StudyAssessment preparation and completion200:3010:00Revision for Exam
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesPractical33:3010:30Data measurement, processing and analysis
Guided Independent StudyIndependent study147:3047:30Includes background reading and reading lecture notes for a full understanding of material.
Teaching Rationale And Relationship

Students will acquire knowledge through the lecture and practical programme. Written practical reports will examine knowledge acquired.

Assessment Methods

The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners

Description Length Semester When Set Percentage Comment
Written Examination1202A70Unseen written exam
Other Assessment
Description Semester When Set Percentage Comment
Written exercise2M20Integrated project to laser scan & process a 3d model of a campus building.
Written exercise2M10Introduction to photogrammetric software.
Assessment Rationale And Relationship

Understanding will be assessed through examination whilst the students ability to perform data measurement, processing and analysis will be assessed through written exercise on practical work.

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