Surveying

Series
Prentice Hall
Author
A. Bannister / Stanley Raymond / Raymond Baker  
Publisher
Prentice Hall
Cover
Softcover
Edition
7
Language
English
Total pages
512
Pub.-date
April 1998
ISBN13
9780582302495
ISBN
0582302498
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Description

Established as a classic text on surveying for over twenty years, Surveying is renowned for its concise and readable explanation of the basic principles and equipment used for land surveying and setting.This revision retains the comprehensive and authoratitive nature of the work whilst making the text more accessible to students and professionals with updated methods and equipment throughout.

Features

  • New chapter on satellite positioning systems.
  • New photographs and instrument profiles, highlighting the latest equipment.
  • New revised material throughout, including coverage of the surveying of existing buildings.
  • New improved style and presentation to increase the text's clarity and accessibility.

 

Table of Contents

  1. Introductory.
  2. Tape & offset surveying.
  3. Levelling.
  4. The theodolite and its use.
  5. Electromagnetic distance measurement.
  6. Satellite positioning systems.
  7. Survey methods.
  8. Analysis & adjustment of measurements.
  9. Areas & volumes.
  10. Setting out.
  11. Curve ranging.
  12. Hydrographic surveying.
  13. Photogrammetry.
  14. References.