Surveying for Civil/Construction Technology / Edition 5

Surveying for Civil/Construction Technology / Edition 5

by Jerry A. Nathanson, Philip Kissam, Michael T. Lanzafama, Michael T. Lanzafama
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130977365

ISBN-13: 9780130977366

Pub. Date: 09/14/2005

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130977366
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
09/14/2005
Series:
Pearson Construction Technology Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
8.32(w) x 10.84(h) x 0.86(d)

Related Subjects

Table of Contents

PART 1. BASIC CONCEPTS IN SURVEYING.

1. Introduction.

The Art and Science of Surveying. The Surveying Method. Surveying Applications. Historical Background. The Profession of Surveying. Field Notes. Questions for Review.

2. Measurements and Computations.

Units of Measurement. Computations. Mistakes and Errors. Accuracy and Precision. Questions for Review. Practice Problems.

3. Basic Mathematics for Surveying.

Geometry and Measuration. Trigonometry. Coordinate and Analytic Geometry. Practice Problems.

PART 2. SURVEYING EQUIPMENT AND FIELD METHODS.

4. Measuring Horizontal Distances.

Rough Distance Measurement. Taping: Equipment and Methods. Taping Mistakes, Errors, and Corrections. Electronic Distance Measurement. Questions for Review. Practice Problems.

5. Measuring Vertical Distances.

Principles of Leveling. Leveling Equipment. Leveling Procedures. Vertical Control (Benchmark) Surveys. Profile Leveling. Questions for Review. Practice Problems.

6. Measuring Angles and Directions.

Vertical Angles. Horizontal Angles and Directions. Magnetic Declination and the Compass. The Transit. The Theodolite. Accuracy, Mistakes, and Errors. Questions for Review. Practice Problems.

PART 3. SURVEYING APPLICATIONS.

7. Horizontal Control Surveys.

Traverses. Traverse Closure Computations. Traverse Area Computations. Miscellaneous Computations. Elementary Triangulation and Trilateration. Advanced Positioning Technology. Questions for Review. Practice Problems.

8. Property Surveys.

Property Descriptions. Legal Aspects. Land Subdivisions. Procedure for a Resurvey. Questions for Review. Practice Problems.

9. Topographic Surveys and Maps.

Plotting a Traverse. Contour Lines. Topo Survey Procedures. Basic Photogrammetry. Questions for Review. Practice Problems.

10. Highway Curves and Earthwork.

Route Surveys. Horizontal Curves. Locating a Curve. Compound and Reserve Curves. Vertical Curves. Curves Through Fixed Points. Earthwork Computations. Questions for Review. Practice Problems.

11. Construction Surveys.

Establishing Line. Establishing Grade. Slope Staking. Building and Pipeline Stakeout. Additional Layout Procedures. Questions for Review. Practice Problems.

Appendix.

A. Traditional Surveying Techniques and Equipment. B. Units and Conversions. C. Formulas and Tables. D. Sources of Additional Information. E. Glossary. F. Answers to Even-Numbered Problems.

Index.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >