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The past decade and a half have seen a virtual revolution inequipment and procedures for field and office measurement. Transitshave become nearly 100% optical, electronic distance-measuring isnow standard, hand-held calculators and microcomputers areincreasingly evident, and the use of satellites for positioningground points will soon be practical. These dramatic developmentshave prompted this second edition of Construction Measurements.Updated and expanded, Construction Measurements, Second Editiongives you clear, accurate coverage of:
Elements of Construction Measurement.
Difference of Elevation.
Distance Measurements by Taping.
Angle Measurements and Directions.
Distance Measurements by Other Methods.
Laying Out Angles.
Stakes, Hubs, and Control Marks for Construction.
Coordinate Surveying and Layout.
Principles of Construction Layout.
Building Construction Layout.
Trenching and Pipelaying.
Highway Planning and Initial Layout.
Horizontal Circular Curves.
Vertical Parabolic Curves.
Staking Layout of Highways.
Shafts and Tunnels.
Random Field and Office Techniques.
Measurement of Areas and Volumes.
Appendix A: Units of Measurement.
Appendix B: The Laser.
Appendix C: Three-Wire Leveling.
Appendix D: Topographic Maps, Contours, and Photogrammetry.