Surveying: Theory and Practice

Surveying: Theory and Practice : 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.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 1200 pages
  • 187.96 x 236.22 x 48.26mm | 1,927.76g
  • McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
  • MCGRAW-HILL Professional
  • Boston, MA, United States
  • English
  • 7th edition
  • Ill.
  • 0070159149
  • 9780070159143
  • 1,520,039

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
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 Tables
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