Surveying : Principles and Applications

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For freshman-junior level courses in surveying, including photogrammetry and hydrographic surveying.This text presents a clear discussion of surveying principles, and applications for mapping and engineering surveys. It has a good selection of problems that illuminate and reinforce concepts as well as provide up-to-date information on the latest technological innovations. Real-world emphasis is key to the continued success of this text and the success a student has in understanding surveying concepts. So real world is this text that graduates often arrive for their first day of work carrying it. Suitable for construction, civil technology, civil engineering programs, and general surveying more

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  • Hardback | 722 pages
  • 190.5 x 228.6 x 30.48mm | 1,111.3g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 5th edition
  • 0130227331
  • 9780130227331

Table of contents

SURVEYING PRINCIPLES. 1. Basics of Surveying. 2. Tape Measurements. 3. Leveling. 4. Angles and Directions. 5. Transits/Theodolites. 6. Traverse Surveys. 7. Topographic Surveys Using Traditional (Pre-electronic) Techniques. 8. Electronic Surveying Measurement. 9. Survey Drafting and Computations. SURVEYING APPLICATIONS. 10. Highway Curves. 11. Control Surveys. 12. Global Positioning Systems (GPS). 13. Construction Surveys. 14. Land Surveying. 15. Hydrographic Surveys. 16. Photogrammetry. Appendix A: Random Errors and Survey Specifications. Appendix B: Trigonometric Definitions and Identities. Appendix C: Glossary. Appendix D: Answers to Selected Chapter Problems. Appendix E: Surveying and Mapping Internet Websites. Appendix F: Examples of Emerging Technology. more

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