Surveying Fundamentals and Practices

ISBN-10: 0130977365
ISBN-13: 9780130977366
Edition: 5th 2006 (Revised)
List price: $119.80
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Book details

List price: $119.80
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 9/14/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.288
Language: English

Basic Concepts in Surveying
Introduction
The Art and Science of Surveying
The Surveying Method
Surveying Applications
Historical Background
The Profession of Surveying
Field Notes
Questions for Review
Measurements and Computations
Units of Measurement
Computations
Mistakes and Errors
Accuracy and Precision
Questions for Review
Practice Problems
Basic Mathematics for Surveying
Geometry and Mensuration
Trigonometry
Coordinate and Analytic Geometry
Practice Problems
Surveying Equipment and Field Methods
Measuring Horizontal Distances
Rough Distance Measurement
Taping: Equipment and Methods
Taping Mistakes, Errors, and Corrections
Electronic Distance Measurement
Questions for Review
Practice Problems
Measuring Vertical Distances
Principles of Leveling
Leveling Equipment
Leveling Procedures
Vertical Control (Benchmark) Surveys
Profile Leveling
Trigonometric Leveling
Questions for Review
Practice Problems
Measuring Angles and Directions
Vertical Angles
Horizontal Angles and Directions
Magnetic Declination
The Theodolite
Electronic Instruments
Measuring Horizontal and Vertical Angles
Accuracy, Mistakes, and Errors
Questions for Review
Practice Problems
Surveying Applications
Horizontal Control Surveys
Traverses
Traverse Closure Computations
Traverse Area Computations
Miscellaneous Computations
Elementary Triangulation and Trilateration
Global Positioning Systems (GPS)
Questions for Review
Practice Problems
Property Surveys
Property Descriptions
Legal Aspects
Land Subdivisions
Procedure for a Resurvey
Questions for Review
Practice Problems
Topographic Surveys and Maps
Plotting a Traverse
Contour Lines
Topo Survey Procedures
Basic Photogrammetry
Questions for Review
Practice Problems
Highway Curves and Earthwork
Route Surveys
Horizontal Curves
Locating a Curve
Compound and Reverse Curves
Vertical Curves
Curves Through Fixed Points
Earthwork Computations
Questions for Review
Practice Problems
Construction Surveys
Establishing Line
Establishing Grade
Slope Staking
Building and Pipeline Stakeout
Additional Layout Procedures
Questions for Review
Practice Problems
Traditional Survey Equipment and Methods
Units and Conversions
Formulas
Sources of Additional Information
Glossary and Abbreviations
Answers to Even-Numbered Problems
Index

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