Surveying: Theory and Practice / Edition 7

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Overview

This up-to-the-minute edition provides the latest in Global Positioning Systems (GPS), Digital Mapping, Spatial Information Systems, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS), as well as comprehensive coverage of the surveying techniques, operations, and information professionals of every stripe need on the job.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780070159143
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 10/1/1997
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 1200
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.90 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Surveying and Mapping 3
2 Survey Measurements and Adjustments 17
3 Field and Office Work 76
4 Distance Measurement 99
5 Vertical Distance Measurements: Leveling 165
6 Angle and Direction Measurement 268
7 Combined Distance and Angular Measurement Systems 349
8 Traverse 385
9 Other Methods for Horizontal Positioning 491
10 Introduction to Astronomy 557
11 Map Projections 629
12 Global Positioning System 697
13 Photogrammetric Surveying and Mapping 742
14 Mapping, Digital Mapping, and Spatial Information Systems 781
15 Control and Topographic Surveying 827
16 Route Surveying 842
17 Construction Surveying 951
18 Land Surveys 990
App. A Elementary Mathematical Concepts 1053
App. B Introduction to Vector and Matrix Algebra 1085
App. C Coordinate Transformations, Including Transformations between Geodetic Reference Systems 1111
App. D Introductory Probability and Statistics 1127
App. E Trigonometric Formulas and Statistical Tables 1143
Index 1151
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