Basic Surveying / Edition 4

Basic Surveying / Edition 4

by Raymond Paul, Walter Whyte
     
 

ISBN-10: 0750617713

ISBN-13: 9780750617710

Pub. Date: 05/01/1997

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The primary aim of this book is to provide a guide to current practice and equipment for non-specialist surveyors in the various professions involved in the construction industry and the environment. It is suitable for students preparing for degrees and diplomas in architecture, building, building surveying, quantity surveying, estate management and town planning and…  See more details below

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The primary aim of this book is to provide a guide to current practice and equipment for non-specialist surveyors in the various professions involved in the construction industry and the environment. It is suitable for students preparing for degrees and diplomas in architecture, building, building surveying, quantity surveying, estate management and town planning and environmental studies. It is also of value to engineers who are not specialising in engineering surveying.

This book has been thoroughly revised to include new topics such as OS digital mapping, standard deviation and standard error, global positioning systems, transition and vertical curves.

Walter Whyte was born in New Zealand of Scottish parents and educated in Scotland. He worked on site and building surveys in Scotland. He worked on site and building surveys in Scotland, then on road survey and setting out in the North Nyanza and Uasin Gishu Provinces of Kenya, and as a road engineer in British Southern Cameroons and Northern Nigeria, De Montford
University in the UK and latterly at City University, Hong Kong.

Raymond E Paul has been professionally involved in surveying for over 40 years as a land and cartographical surveyor,
senior lecturer and author. He has a wealth of practical experience and an awareness of the needs of the intended users of this book from all corners of the globe.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750617710
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/01/1997
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
1,405,707
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.72(d)

Table of Contents

CONTENTS INCLUDE: Introduction to surveying; National Maps; Site investigations; Direct distance measurement; Height measurement; Angular measurement; Indirect distance measurement; Levelling applications; Control surveys; Detail survey; Building surveys; Setting out; Curve ranging; Areas and volumes.

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