__GM
171 Introduction to Geomatics (2, 1, 2)__

**Definition and concept of
Geomatics. Highlights of disciplines of Geomatics. History of surveying.
Classification of surveying. Chain and compass surveying. Detailed surveying,
Levelling and uses of levelling. Quality control and assurance.**

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167 Basic Mechanics (2, 2, 3)__

**Review of vector. Review of
trigonometry. Fundamental concepts of mechanics. Forces and moments.
Equilibrium of a rigid body. Structural analysis. Friction. Simple machines.
Basic dynamics of Particles. Basic dynamics of rigid bodies and Simple harmonic
motion. **

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161 Physical and Structural Geology (2, 1, 2)__

**Introduction to Geology and its branches. Internal structure of the earth. Continental
margins: shelf, slope, rise. Plate tectonics. Earthquakes. Surface
geomorphology. Principles of stratigraphy: fossils, geological time scale,
radiometric methods of age determination. Brief treatment of the formation,
classification, and identification of igneous and metamorphic rocks. Mechanical
properties of primary and secondary structural features and introduction to
maps.**

__GM 159 Introduction to
Computing (1, 2, 2)__

**Introduction to PCs. Windows operating system. Internet usage.
Word Processing using MS Word. Spreadsheet using MS Excel. Presentation using
MS PowerPoint. Programming using Visual Basic Applications (VBA) or any modern
language useful for Engineers to know the basic concept of programming.**

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155 Technical Drawing (1, 3, 2)__

**Letter with inclined and vertical strokes. Word spacing and compositions. Construction of lines, angles, regular polygons and general loci. First and third angle orthogonal projections and Dimensioning, limits, fits and tolerance**

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153 Linear Algebra and Trigonometry (2, 2, 3)__

**Complex numbers: De Moivre’s
theorem and its application to (i) summation of series, (ii) expansion of Sin ^{n}q
and Cos^{n}q
in double angles, (iii) expansion of Sin^{n}q and Cos^{n}q
in terms of Sin^{n}q
and Cos^{n}q.
Vector algebra and its applications. Introduction to matrix algebra and
Spherical trigonometry.**

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151 Applied Electricity (2, 2, 3)__

**DC circuits and machines.
Electrostatics. AC circuits: Single-phase circuits and theory, three-phase
theory, Measuring instruments, Magnetic instruments, magnetic circuits,
transformers, induction and synchronous machines.**

**YEAR ONE
SEMESTER ONE**

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141 Basic French (1, 1, 1)__

**Self introduction and identification, the francophone environment, knowledge of the weather and time, the family, health and Spor**