Surveying for Engineers

Surveying for Engineers


By (author) J. Uren, By (author) W.F. Price

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  • Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
  • Format: Paperback | 816 pages
  • Dimensions: 188mm x 244mm x 46mm | 1,479g
  • Publication date: 17 March 2010
  • Publication City/Country: Basingstoke
  • ISBN 10: 0230221572
  • ISBN 13: 9780230221574
  • Edition: 5, Revised
  • Edition statement: 5th Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: 100 black & white halftones
  • Sales rank: 33,267

Product description

The fifth edition of Surveying for Engineers sets out the essential techniques needed for a solid grounding in the subject. Covering traditional methods and the latest technological advances this popular and trusted textbook is packed with clear illustrations, exercises and worked examples, making it both a comprehensive study aid for students and a reliable reference tool for practitioners. Aimed at students studying surveying as either part of an engineering, building or construction course or as a separate discipline, the new edition includes: * the latest developments in Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) * full details on the introduction of network RTK systems and their applications * recent developments in survey instruments, methods and technologies

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Author information

John Uren is Senior Lecturer in Surveying in the School of Civil Engineering at the University of Leeds, UK. Bill Price was until recently Principal Lecturer in Surveying in the School of Environment and Technology at the University of Brighton, UK. Both authors have written several books and contribute frequently to journals associated with land and engineering surveying.

Table of contents

Introduction Levelling Angle Measurement Distance Measurement: Taping Total Stations Traversing and Coordinate Calculations Global Positioning System GPS Coordinates and Transformations Measurements, Errors and Specifications Detail Surveying and Plotting Setting Out Circular Curves Transition Curves Vertical Curves Earthwork Quantities Appendix Solutions