Surveying

Surveying : Theory and Practice

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This updated edition contains the same breadth and depth as previous editions with pertinent chapter topics divided into two parts. Part A covers elementary topics and Part B covers advanced topics. This innovative design, coupled with the most recent developments in technology, complements first- and second-level courses in surveying without losing its value as a reference textbook.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 1200 pages
  • 187.96 x 236.22 x 48.26mm | 1,927.76g
  • McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
  • McGraw Hill Higher Education
  • London, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 7th Revised edition
  • Ill.
  • 0070159149
  • 9780070159143
  • 1,303,642

Table of contents

I Concepts 1 Surveying and Mapping 2 Survey Measurements and Adjustments 3 Planning and Data Acquisition II Basic Survey Measurements 4 Distance Measurement 5 Vertical Distance Measurement Leveling 6 Angle and Direction Measurements 7 Combined Distance and Angle Measurement System III Survey Operations 8 Traverse 9 Standard Methods for Horizontal Positioning 10 Astronomy IV Modern Surveying and Mapping 11 Map Projections 12 Global Positioning System (GPS) 13 Photogrammetric Surveying and Mapping 14 Mapping, Digital Mapping, and Spatial Information Systems V Types of Surveys 15 Control and Topographic Surveying 16 Route Surveying 17 Construction Surveying 18 Land Surveys Appendixes A Elementary Mathematical Concepts B Introduction to Vector and Matrix Algebra C Coordinate Transformations (including transformations between geodetic reference systems) D Introduction to Probability and Statistics E Trigonometric Formulas and Statistical Tablesshow more