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.
The latest edition of Bannister, Raymond and Baker's classic text has been fully revised and updated to reflect the changing nature of the subject and its technology.
The principles and equipment behind land surveying are covered clearly and succintly, with a breadth and authority unmatched in other books. Particularly strong attention is given to important topics such as setting out, electromagnetic distance measurement and the treatment of errors. Extensive worked examples and diagrams support the text throughout, and the reader is further assisted by comprehensive end-of-chapter exercises.Features new to this edition include:
The seventh edition of the Surveying provides an essential text for students of building, civil and architectural engineering and all courses, such as mining and geography, which contain an element of surveying. Practicing professionals will also find it an invaluable field book and reference work.
Raymond Baker lectures in Land Surveying in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Salford.