Surveying with Construction Applications

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 5/19/2009
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Known for its state-of-the-art coverage and clear, concise approach,Surveying with Construction Applications, Seventh Editioncovers the latest advances and foundational principles of surveying. Emphasizing instrumentation technology, field data capture, and data-processing techniques, this text highlights real-world applications of surveying to the construction and engineering fields. Ideal as a reference in the field, additional complexities in electronic distance measurement and the order of presentation of surveying topics have been revised in this edition.All state Departments of Transportation (DOTs) in the U.S. and the provincial Transportation/Highways Departments in Canada conduct extensive training sessions for their large staffs.

Table of Contents

Surveying Principles
Surveying Fundamentals
Distance Measurement
Introduction to Total Stations and Theodolites
Total Station Operations
Traverse Surveys and Computations
Satellite Positioning
An Introduction to Geomatics
Horizontal Control Surveys
Construction Applications
Machine Guidance and Control
Highway Curves
Highway Construction Surveys
Municipal Street Construction Surveys
Pipeline and Tunnel Construction Surveys
Culvert and Bridge Construction Surveys
Building Construction Surveys
Quantity and Final Surveys
Trigonometry and Coordinate Geometry Review
Surveying and Mapping Internet Web Sites
Typical Field Projects
Answers to Selected Problems
Steel Tape Corrections
Early Surveying
Illustrations of Maching Guidance and Control Equipment; and Various Types of Data-Capture Techniques
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