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Academic year
AST121 - Geographic information system: Geographic modeling in two and three dimensions  
Geografiskt informationssystem: Geografisk modellering i två och tre dimensioner
 
Syllabus adopted 2018-11-01 by Head of Programme (or corresponding)
Owner: TKARK
7,5 Credits
Grading: UG - Pass, Fail
Education cycle: First-cycle
Major subject: Architecture
Department: 20 - ARCHITECTURE AND CIVIL ENGINEERING

The course round is cancelled. For further questions, please contact the director of studies TKARK: ARKITEKTUR, contact information can be found here

 
Teaching language: Swedish
Open for exchange students: No

Course module   Credit distribution   Examination dates
Sp1 Sp2 Sp3 Sp4 Summer course No Sp
0107 Examples class 7,5 c Grading: UG   7,5 c    

In programs

MPARC ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN DESIGN, MSC PROGR, Year 1 
MPDSD ARCHITECTURE AND PLANNING BEYOND SUSTAINABILITY, MSC PROGR, Year 1 
TKARK ARCHITECTURE, Year 3 
TKARK ARCHITECTURE, Year 2 

Examiner:

Jonas Tornberg

Replaces

AST120   GIS - Geographic modeling in two and three dimensions


Eligibility:

In order to be eligible for a first cycle course the applicant needs to fulfil the general and specific entry requirements of the programme(s) that has the course included in the study programme.

Course specific prerequisites

Minimum 40 credits from courses with architectural design focus or corresponding qualifications.
Swedish.
Good familiarity with using computers is necessary.

Aim

The aim of this course is to communicate knowledge about how to utilise GIS (Geographical Information Systems) to create, edit, model, analyse and present mapping information in both 2 and 3D. The course takes in several fields of application, such as the built environment - urban planning, traffic planning, urban design etc. After completing the course the participants will be able to make use of several of the GIS-tools dealt with.

Learning outcomes (after completion of the course the student should be able to)

- Use a variety of methods and tools for managing and editing geographical data (ESRI ArcGIS)
- Analyze and solve problems using geographical data / GIS in both 2D and 3D
- Present in both 2D and 3D using various forms of geovizualisation

Content

Part 1 of the course
During the first part of the course lectures will be alternated with practical exercises and theoretical sessions in order to train the basic essentials of GIS, such as:
- Gathering in geographical data
- Editing mapping information
- Modelling and analysis of data in 2D/3D
- Presentation/Visualisation of mapping information
We shall mainly be working with ArcGIS together with several amendments for 2D/3D analysis and visualisation, but the course will also include parts where MapInfo is used as the GIS-tool.

Part 2 of the course
During the second half of the course a GIS-project is carried out, either individually or in a group, where the participants train the use of GIS for problem solving and presentation/visualisation. This part of the course will be carried out with the assistance of individual teaching supervision, where the communication between the teacher and participant will partially take place via the Internet.

Lectures
GIS - an introduction, computer programs and areas of use.
GIS 3D - an introduction, visualisation techniques and areas of use.
GPS - to gather in information of ones own.

Literature

Compendiums and manuscripts handed out during the course.
Additional recommended literature is mentioned during the introductory part of the course.

Examination including compulsory elements

In order to obtain a pass in this course the following requirements must be fulfilled: attendance (at least 75%) during part 1 and satisfactory presentation of the completed projects during parts 1 and 2.


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