Textual History – School of Surveying, UNSW: 1957 - 2007

Historical Documents


T1962-01

Structures of the Bachelor of Surveying Full-Time Course and Part-Time Course (from Faculty of Engineering - Handbook -1962). 3 pages.

T1965-01

Structures of the Bachelor of Surveying Full-Time Course and Part-Time Course and the Trainee Surveying Degree Course (from Faculty of Engineering - Handbook -1965). 5 pages.

T1967-01

Structures of the Bachelor of Surveying Full-Time Course and Part-time Course (from Faculty of Engineering - 1971 Handbook, costing 80 cents). 3 pages.

T1969-01

Handout of the Department of Surveying, School of Civil Engineering, UNSW, on the 'Standard Tape'. Author: G. G. Bennett. The document discusses the 100 m long tape baseline (on the retaining wall East of the Mechanical Engineering Workshops) and the determination of its length with the standard tape. 4 pages.

T1969-02

Handout on (the history of) APPLIED ELECTRONICS FOR SURVEYORS by A. P. H. ('Henry') Werner. The document contains one page with abbreviations as they apply to all facets of electronic distance measurement (EDM). A calendar follows (five pages), listing the major developments in matters related to electronic distance measurement (EDM), from the 4th century B.C. to 1969. 7 pages. (0.51 Mb)

T1971-01

Structures of the Bachelor of Surveying Full-time Course and Part-time Course (from Faculty of Engineering - 1971 Handbook). 3 pages.

T1973-01

Hand-written (on stencils) Lecture Notes on SHAFT LEVELLING in Subject 29.103 'Surveying III' by A. P. H. ('Henry') Werner. There are some photos on a student exercise in shaft levelling (in the Civil Engineering Building) in the pictorial history web page of the School. See 1971-04 and 1976-06. 6 pages.

T1973-02

Structures of the Bachelor of Surveying Full-time Course and Part-time Course (from Faculty of Engineering - 1973 Handbook, costing 80 cents). 3 pages.

T1974-01

Structures of the Bachelor of Surveying Full-time Course and Part-time Course (from Faculty of Engineering - 1974 Handbook, costing 80 cents). 4 pages.

T1975-01

Notes for Students on LINEAR MEASUREMENTS by Salvatore U. Nasca, 15 pages. (0.70 Mb)

T1975-02

Structures of the Bachelor of Surveying Full-time Course, Sandwich Course and Part-time Course (from Faculty of Engineering - 1975 Handbook, costing one dollar). 4 pages.

T1976-01

Hand-drawn diagram (on stencils) of the early traversing control network at UNSW. From a student handout of A. P. H. ('Henry') Werner, dated 10 January 1976. 1 page.

T1976-02

Band Standardisation at UNSW: A student's report written in May 1974 and edited in 1976 by A. P. H. ('Henry') Werner, four stencilled pages.

T1976-03

Handout for the field exercise 'Tape Standardisation and Calibration' in Subject 29.103 Surveying III by K. I Groenhout, 2 pages.

T1976-04

Handout for the field exercise 'Levelling II (Line Levelling)' in Subject 29.001 Surveying IA (Part-time Course) by J. M. Rüeger, 4 pages.

T1977-01

Lecture Notes on GEODETIC SURVEYING in Subject 29.211' Geodesy I': Chapter 1; Introduction, Chapter 2: Classifications and Accuracy of Geodetic Surveying, Chapter 3: Primary Triangulation, Chapter 4: Trilateration, Chapter 5: Primary Traverses, Chapter 6: Height Control for the Reduction of Distances to Reference Surface. Authors: ???. These notes were later developed into a monograph (A. H. W. Kearsley, ‘Geodetic Surveying’, 96 pp, revised reprint 1988, ISBN 0-85839-036-1). Pages 1-30. (1.56 Mb)

T1977-02

Lecture Notes on GEODETIC SURVEYING in Subject 29.211 'Geodesy I': Chapter 7 (New Techniques in Geodetic Surveying) by J. M. Rüeger, pages 31-40. (0.58 Mb)

T1977-03

Handout for the field exercise 'Tacheometry II' in Subject 29.002 Surveying IB (Full-time Course) by J. M. Rüeger, 4 pages.

T1977-04

Handout for the field exercise 'Hand Instruments' in Subject 29.002 Surveying IB (Full-time Course) by J. M. Rüeger, 5 pages.

T1977-05

Handout for the field exercise 'Tape Standardisation and Theodolite Adjustment' in Subject 29.103 Surveying III by K. I. Groenhout, 2 pages.

T1977-06

Handout for the field exercise 'EDM Calibration (Zero, Cyclic and Scale Error)' in Subject 29.103 Surveying III by J. M. Rüeger, 5 pages.

T1977-07

Handout for the field exercise 'Integrated Survey Traverse' in Subject 29.002 Surveying II by J. M. Rüeger, 4 pages.

T1977-08

Provisional revised Bachelor of Surveying course 3 April 1978 and present Bachelor of Surveying course 1978 (from Annual Report 1977-1978), 2 pages.

T1977-09

Stadia Contour Plan by A. Hart, G. Hull, R. Parsell, Yarramundi Survey Camp, 15 September 1977 (download large plan 1.8 Mb)

T1978-01

List of Postgraduate Subjects (from Annual Report 1978-1979), 1 page.

T1979-01

Handout for the practical test in Subject 29.002 Surveying 1B by J. M. Rüeger, 3 pages.

T1979-02

Structures of the Bachelor of Surveying Full-time Course and Sandwich Course (from UNSW- Engineering - 1979 Faculty Handbook). 3 pages.

T1979-04

Handout for the field exercise 'Detail Survey (Offset)' in Subject 29.002 Surveying II by J. M. Rüeger, 2 pages.

T1980-01

Handout for the field exercise 'Determination of Cyclic Error and Error Pointing Diagrams' in Subject 29.005 Surveying V by J. M. Rüeger, 4 pages.

T1980-02

Handout for the field exercise 'Measurement of Directions and Zenith Angles' in Subject 29.005 Surveying V by J. M. Rüeger, 5 pages.

T1980-03

Details of Bachelor of Surveying Science Degree (3760), (from Annual Report 1980-1981), 1 page.

T1980-04

Structure of the Bachelor of Surveying Full-time Course (from UNSW- Engineering - 1980 Faculty Handbook). 3 pages.

T1980-05

Technical Instructions, Subject 29.194 Survey Camp, Bathurst, November-December 1980. Technical Director: G. Hoar, 60 pages. (1.9 Mb)

T1980-06

Plan, Library Road Settlement Survey 1980, used in Subjects 'Precise Surveys in Industry and Engineering' (29.032 and 29.103G) and 'Precise Engineering Surveying' (29.9030) (download large plan 1.7 Mb)

T1981-01

Handout for the field exercise 'Plane Table' in Subject 29.001 Surveying I by A. Stolz and J. M. Rüeger, 4 pages.

T1981-02

Handout for the field exercise 'Direct Distance Measurement' in Subject 29.001 Surveying I by J. M. Rüeger, 3 pages.

T1981-03

Handout for the field exercise 'Theodolite 1 (Direction Measurement)' in Subject 29.001 Surveying I by J. M. Rüeger, 3 pages.

T1981-04

Handout for the field exercise 'Theodolite 2 (Horizontal and Zenith Angle Measurements)' in Subject 29.002 Surveying II by J. M. Rüeger, 3 pages.

T1981-05

Handout for the field exercise 'Hand Instruments' in Subject 29.001 Surveying I by J. M. Rüeger, 8 pages. (0.68 Mb)

T1981-06

Handout for the field exercise 'Monitoring Diurnal Pillar Movements' in Subject 29.032 Precise Surveys in Industry and Engineering by J. M. Rüeger, 4 pages.

T1981-07

Structure of the Bachelor of Surveying Course and the Bachelor of Surveying Science Course (from UNSW- Engineering - 1981 Faculty Handbook). 4 pages.

T1981-08

Plan, Warragamba Dam Deformation Measurement Network, used in Subjects 'Precise Surveys in Industry and Engineering' (29.032 and 29.103G) and 'Precise Engineering Surveying' (29.9030) (download large plan 808 kb)

T1982-01

Silver Jubilee Booklet (1982)....with contributions by Bill Kearsley, Prof. Peter Angus-Leppan, D. Lorschy and Prof. L. M. Birt (Vice-Chancellor); includes profiles of academic staff and lists of price winners and PhD students. 48 Pages. (6.59 Mb)

T1982-02

Publicity transfer (car sticker) sold by the (Surveying Students') Surveying Society in 1982: 'surveyors more than measure up'. 1 page.

T1982-03

Field Sheet for the practical test in Subject 29.002 Surveying II by J. M. Rüeger, 2 pages.

T1983-01

Listing of the current values of the UNSW Tape Standardisation Base (on the retaining wall East of the Mechanical Engineering Workshops) by J. M. Rüeger, dated 30 August 1983 and a note on the same baseline published in the NSW Surveyors' Bulletin (Vol. 17, No. 1 January 1980) by G. G. Bennett. 1 page.

T1983-02

Handout for the field exercise 'Band Standardisation and Calibration ' in Subject 29.005 Surveying V by J. M. Rüeger, 7 pages.

T1983-03

Handout for the field exercise 'Levelling III (Area Levelling)' in Subject 29.002 Surveying II by J. M. Rüeger, 2 pages.

T1983-04

Handout for the field exercise 'Levelling I' in Subject 29.002 Surveying II by J. M. Rüeger, 2 pages.

T1983-05

Technical Instructions, Subject 29.194 Survey Camp, Bathurst, December 1983. Technical Director: J. R. Pollard, 50 pages. (2.4 Mb)

T1984-01

Handout for the field exercise 'Long Range EDM' in Subject 29.005 Surveying V by J. M. Rüeger, 3 pages.

T1984-02

Handout for the field exercise 'Tacheometry I' in Subject 29.002 Surveying II by J. M. Rüeger, 4 pages.

T1984-03

Handout for the field exercise 'Settlement Survey - Retaining Wall Library Road' in Subject 29.032 Precise Surveys in Industry and Engineering by J. M. Rüeger, 8 pages. Includes results from 1980 to 1986.

T1985-01

Structures of the Bachelor of Surveying Course and Bachelor of Surveying Science Course (from UNSW- Engineering - 1985 Faculty Handbook). 3 pages.

T1986-01

Technical Instructions, Subject 29.7050 Survey Camp, Bathurst, December 1986. Technical Director: P. S. Amin, 50 pages. (1.3 Mb)

T1988-01

Structure of the new Bachelor of Surveying Course (from Annual Report 1988). 1 page.

T1989-01

Introduction of the first two years of the new Bachelor of Surveying Course in 1989 (from Annual Report 1989), 2 pages.

T1989-02

Technical Instructions, Subject 29.7050 Survey Camp, Bathurst,13-24 February 1989. Technical Director: J. M. Rüeger, 57 pages. (1.8 Mb)

T1990-01

Introduction of the third year of the new Bachelor of Surveying Course in 1990 (from Annual Report 1990), 1 page.

T1992-01

Five courses of graduate study in 1992 (from Annual Report 1992), 1 page.

T1993-01

Handouts to students, Subject SURV7051, Survey Camp 3, Mangrove Creek (near Gosford, NSW), 15-16 February 1993: Preliminary Information, Discussion, Allocation of Projects, Equipment List, Administrative Instructions, Registration Form, Instructions for the use of the Local Scale Parameter (LSP) Method, Description of Mangrove Creek Dam. Technical Director: J. M. Rüeger, 21 pages. (1.0 Mb)

T1994-01

Bachelor of Engineering (Geomatic Eng) course structure (from Annual Report 1994), 1 page.

T1995-01

Structures of the Bachelor of Engineering (Geomatic Eng) Course, Bachelor of Engineering (Geomatic Eng)/Bachelor of Science (Computer Science) Course, Bachelor of Engineering (Geomatic Eng)/Bachelor of Arts Course (from Annual Report 1995), 3 pages. (0.85 Mb)

T1998-01

Structures of the old Bachelor of Engineering (Geomatic Eng) Course, new Bachelor of Engineering (Geomatic Eng) Course, Bachelor of Engineering (Geomatic Eng)/Bachelor of Arts Course, Bachelor of Engineering (Geomatic Eng)/Bachelor of Science (Computer Science) Course, (from Annual Report 1998), 4 pages.

T1998-02

Technical Instructions, Subject GMAT4052 Field Projects 1 (Survey Camp), 5 - 10 October 1990, Morpeth, Hunter Valley. Technical Director: J. M. Rüeger, 78 pages. (3.5 Mb)

T1999-01

'Instructions for the Use of the UNSW EDM Research Baseline in Regents Park' (6th Edition, 1998), from Appendices E to N of the student handout on the 'Practical Examination' in the Subject GMAT8711 'Professional Practice' prepared by J. M. Rüeger on 27 January 1999. 16 pages. (0.87 Mb)

T1999-02

Structures of the Bachelor of Engineering (Geomatic Eng) Course, Bachelor of Engineering (Geomatic Eng)/Bachelor of Arts Course, Bachelor of Engineering (Geomatic Eng)/Bachelor of Science (Computer Sc) Course, (from Annual Report 1999-2000), 3 pages.

T2000-01

Structures of the Bachelor of Engineering (Surveying and Spatial Information Systems) Program, Bachelor of Engineering (Surveying and Spatial Information Systems)/Bachelor of Arts Program, Bachelor of Engineering (Surveying and Spatial Information Systems)/Bachelor of Science (Computer Sc) Program, Bachelor of Engineering (Surveying and Spatial Information Systems)/Master of Commerce Program (from Annual Report 2000-2001), 4 pages.

 

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Surveying and Geospatial Engineering
C/- School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
The University of New South Wales
UNSW SYDNEY NSW 2052
Australia
Phone: +61 2 9385 5033    Fax: +61 2 9385 6139
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Last Revised: 6 April 2014 (JMR)

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