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Overview

This book provides a comprehensive coverage of the essential skills necessary in surveying and civil engineering. It covers measurements, distance corrections, leveling, angles, area computation, computer calculations, topographic surveying, electronic distance measuring instruments, and construction surveying.
* Includes photos and diagrams, lists of useful addresses and degree programs, surveying tables and formulas.
* Updated to include more coverage of GPS and GIS.

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This text/disk package surveys the field (no pun intended), for students in a one-semester course at two- and four-year colleges. Covers measurement, distance corrections, leveling, angles, area computation, computer calculations, topographic surveying, electronic distance measuring instruments, and construction surveying. Includes b&w photos and diagrams, lists of useful addresses and degree programs, surveying tables and formulas, and a glossary. The accompanying disk includes common surveying problems. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471237587
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/17/2003
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 480
  • Product dimensions: 8.52 (w) x 10.38 (h) x 0.38 (d)

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Introduction to Measurements
  3. Distance Measurement
  4. Distance Corrections
  5. Electronic Distance Measuring Instruments (EDMs)
  6. Introduction to Leveling
  7. Differential Leveling
  8. Leveling Continued
  9. Angles and Directions
  10. Measuring Angles and Directions with Total Stations
  11. Miscellaneous Angle Discussion
  12. Traverse Adjustment and Area Computation
  13. Computer Calculations and Omitted Measurements
  14. Topographic Surveying
  15. The Global Positioning System
  16. GPS Field Applications
  17. Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
  18. GIS Continued
  19. Construction Surveying
  20. Volumes
  21. Land Surveying or Property Surveying
  22. Horizontal Curves
  23. Vertical Curves
  24. Surveying - the Profession

Appendix A: Useful Addresses Appendix B: Baccalaureate Degree Programs in Surveying Appendix C: Useful Formulas Appendix D: Transits and TheodolitesGlossary Index

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