Surveying Fundamentals and Practices / Edition 6

Surveying Fundamentals and Practices / Edition 6

by Jerry A. Nathanson P.E., Michael Lanzafama P.E., P.L.S., P.P., Philip Kissam Late Professor Emeritus
     
 

ISBN-10: 0135000378

ISBN-13: 9780135000373

Pub. Date: 03/29/2010

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Surveying Fundamentals and Practices, Sixth Edition, covers up-to-date surveying technology without losing perspective of the need to provide students with a strong foundation in traditional surveying fundamentals. Through clear explanations and applied examples, the text presents the methods of measuring and computing distances, angles, and directions. It

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Surveying Fundamentals and Practices, Sixth Edition, covers up-to-date surveying technology without losing perspective of the need to provide students with a strong foundation in traditional surveying fundamentals. Through clear explanations and applied examples, the text presents the methods of measuring and computing distances, angles, and directions. It provides students with a firm grasp of modern equipment and office and field procedures related to horizontal control surveys, property surveys, topographic surveys, roadway curve calculations, and construction layout surveys. The sixth edition offers students a "user-friendly" text that they will be able to rely on as a meaningful learning tool in class and at home.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780135000373
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
03/29/2010
Series:
MyConstructionKit Series
Pages:
360
Sales rank:
98,116
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

PART 1. BASIC CONCEPTS IN SURVEYING.

1. Introduction.

2. Measurements and Computations.

3. Basic Mathematics for Surveying.

PART 2. SURVEYING EQUIPMENT AND FIELD METHODS.

4. Measuring Horizontal Distances.

5. Measuring Vertical Distances.

6. Measuring Angles and Directions.

PART 3. SURVEYING APPLICATIONS.

7. Horizontal Control Surveys.

8. Property Surveys.

9. Topographic Surveys and Maps.

10. Highway Curves and Earthwork.

11. Construction Surveys.

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.

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