DETAILED SYLLABUS FOR THE POST OF TRACER / SURVEYOR GR.II
Cat No: 411/2022, 692/2022
Department: Survey and Land Records
BASIC ENGINEERING DRAWING
Drawing Instruments, Drawing sheet, Types of lines, Lettering, Dimensioning, Scales, Geometrical constructions, Conic sections, Projection.
Introduction of Survey, Main divisions, classifications, Principles, Instruments used in Chain survey, Terms used in Chain survey, Ranging, Offsetting, Field book ,Errors in Chain survey, Area calculation.
Basic terms, Instruments used, Setting up of Compass, Conversion of bearings from one system to other, Included angles, Local attraction, Dip, Magnetic declination, Closing error.
Instruments used, Setting up of Plane table, Methods of Plane tabling, Errors.
LEVELLING AND CONTOURING
Terms used, Types of Levelling, Temporary and Permanent adjustments, Curvature and Refraction, Sensitivity of bubble tube, Common errors, Contouring, Characteristics of Contours, Interpolation, Computation of Volume, Gradient, Abney level.
Types of Theodolite, Parts of Theodolite, Terms used, Temporary and Permanent adjustments, Angle measurement processes, Traversing, Consecutive and Independent co-ordinates, Gales Traverse Table, Terms used in Tacheometry, Tacheometric constants, Horizontal and Vertical distance, Curves, Types of Curves, Elements of Curves.
MODERN SURVEY INSTRUMENTS
Digital Theodolite, GPS, GIS, Total Station, Cartographic Projection, Hydrographic Survey
Introduction, Basic commands, Tool bars, Function keys and shortcut keys, 2D drafting, knowledge of layout and printing.
WORKSHOP CALCULATION AND SCIENCE
Units, Fractions, Square Root, Ratio and Proportions, Percentage, Mensuration, Trigonometry, Material science, Mass, Weight and Density, Speed and Velocity, Work, Power and Energy, Heat and Temperature, Basic Electricity, Simple Machines
BUILDING MATERIALS AND CONSTRUCTION
Building Stones, Bricks, Lime, Timber, Tiles, Sand, Mortar, Concrete, R C C, Foundation, Irrigation –Terms used in irrigation, Factors affecting duty of water, measures to improve duty of water, Roads – Important terms, Classification, Road gradient, Estimation – Terms used, Types of Estimate
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