Surveying / Edition 3

Surveying / Edition 3

by Jack C. McCormac
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130311626

ISBN-13: 9780130311627

Pub. Date: 09/28/1994

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference


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

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130311627
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
09/28/1994
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
8.33(w) x 10.96(h) x 0.75(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction to Measurements.
Introduction to Distance Measurement.
Distance Corrections.
Electronic Distance Measuring Instruments (EDMs).
Introduction to Leveling.
Differential Leveling.
Leveling, Continued.
Angles and Directions.
Measuring Angle and Directions With Transits, Theodolites, and Total Stations.
Miscellaneous Angle Discussion.
Traverse Adjustment and Area Computation.
Computer Calculations and Omitted Measurements.
Topographic Surveying.
The Global Positioning System (GPS).
Geographic Information Systems.
Construction Surveying.
Volumes.
Land Surveying or Property Surveying.
Horizontal Curves.
Vertical Curves.
Surveying--The Profession.
Appendices.
Glossary.
Index.

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