JNTUK R20 2-1 Surveying and Geometrics Material PDF Download


JNTUK R20 2-1 Surveying and Geometrics Material PDF Download

Students those who are studying JNTUK R20 Civil Branch, Can Download Unit wise R20 2-1 Surveying and Geometrics Material/Notes PDFs below.


JNTUK R20 2-1 Surveying and Geometrics Material PDF Download


  • Know the principle and methods of surveying.
  • Measure horizontal and vertical- distances and angles
  • Recording of observation accurately
  • Perform calculations based on the observation
  • Identification of source of errors and rectification methods
  • Apply surveying principles to determine areas and volumes and setting out curves
  • Use modern surveying equipment’s for accurate results


Introduction and Basic Concepts: Introduction, Objectives, classification and principles of surveying, Surveying accessories. Introduction to Compass, levelling and Plane table surveying.

Measurement of Distances and Directions Linear distances- Approximate methods, Direct Methods- Chains- Tapes, ranging, Tape corrections.

Prismatic Compass– Bearings, included angles, Local Attraction, Magnetic Declination, and dip – W.C.B systems and Q.B. system of locating bearings.

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Leveling – Types of levels, temporary and permanent adjustments, methods of levelling, booking and Determination of levels, Effect of Curvature of Earth and Refraction.

Contouring– Characteristics and uses of Contours, methods of contour surveying.

Areas – Determination of areas consisting of irregular boundary and regular boundary.

Volumes -Determination of volume of earth work in cutting and embankments for level section, volume of borrow pits, capacity of reservoirs.

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Theodolite Surveying: Types of Theodolites, temporary adjustments, measurement of horizontal angle by repetition method and reiteration method, measurement of vertical Angle, Trigonometrical levelling when base is accessible and inaccessible.

Traversing: Methods of traversing, traverse computations and adjustments, Introduction to Omitted measurements.

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Curves: Types of curves and their necessity, elements of simple, compound, reverse curves.

Tacheometric Surveying: Principles of Tacheometry, stadia and tangential methods of Tacheometry,

Modern Surveying Methods: Principle and types of E.D.M. Instruments, Total station- advantages and Applications. Introduction to Global Positioning System.

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Photogrammetry Surveying: Introduction, Basic concepts, perspective geometry of aerial photograph, relief and tilt displacements, terrestrial photogrammetry, flight planning; Stereoscopy, ground control extension for photographic mapping- aerial triangulation, radial triangulation, methods; photographic mapping- mapping using paper prints, mapping using stereoplotting instruments, mosaics, map substitutes.

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1. Surveying (Vol – 1, 2 & 3), by B. C. Punmia, Ashok Kumar Jain and Arun Kumar Jain – Laxmi Publications (P) ltd., New Delhi.

2. Chandra A M, “Plane Surveying and Higher Surveying”, New age International Pvt. Ltd., Publishers, New Delhi.

3. Duggal S K, “Surveying (Vol – 1 & 2), Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Co. Ltd. New Delhi.


1. Arthur R Benton and Philip J Taety, Elements of Plane Surveying, McGraw Hill.

2. Surveying and levelling by R. Subramanian, Oxford university press, New Delhi

3. Arora K R “Surveying Vol 1, 2 & 3), Standard Book House, Delhi.

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