Surveying : Principles and Applications

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For freshman-junior level Civil Engineering courses in surveying/geomatics, 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 providing 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 programs. INSTRUCTOR RESOURCES: Instructor Manual with Powerpoint (Contains over 300 Slides)show more

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  • Hardback | 816 pages
  • 195.6 x 236.2 x 35.6mm | 1,406.15g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 7th Revised edition
  • 0131188623
  • 9780131188624

Table of contents

PART I Surveying Principles 1 Basics of Surveying 2 Distance Measurement 3 Leveling 4 Angles and Directions 5 Theodolites 6 Traverse Surveys 7 Total Stations 8 Topographic Surveying and Mapping 9 Geographic Information Systems 10 Control Surveys 11 Global Positioning Systems (GPS) PART II Remote Sensing 12 Satellite Imagery 13 Airborne Imagery PART III Surveying Applications 14 Highway Curves 15 Construction Surveys 16 Land Surveying 17 Hydrographic Surveys Part IV APPENDICES Appendix A Random Errors Appendix B Trigonometric Definitions and Identities Appendix C Glossary Appendix D Answers to Selected Chapter Problems Appendix E Internet Web Sites Appendix F Examples of Current Geomatics Technology Appendix G Typical Field Projects Appendix H Early Surveying INSTRUCTOR MANUAL CONTENTS Section A: Text Problem Solutions Chapter 2 Page 1 Chapter 3 Page 5 Chapter 4 Page 10 Chapter 6 Page 16 Chapter 8 Page 23 Chapter 10 Page 25 Chapter 13 Page 28 Chapter 14 Page 30 Chapter 15 Page 37 Chapter 16 Page 38 Chapter 17 Page 41 Section B: Typical Course Outlines, Project Descriptions and Tests Typical Evaluation scheme Page 45 Subject outline Surveying I Page 46 Subject outline Surveying II Page 47 Term Assignments, Surveying I Page 48 Term Assignment, Surveying II Page 49 Sample Tests and Solutions Page 50 Typical Class Handouts Page 59 for Instrument and Software Use. Section C: PowerPoint Slides Contents (over 300 slides) Page 70show more

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