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This updated edition contains the same breadth and depth as previous editions with pertinent chapter topics divided into two parts. Part A covers elementary topics and Part B covers advanced topics. This innovative design, coupled with the most recent developments in technology, complements first- and second-level courses in surveying without losing its value as a reference textbook.

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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.

Table of Contents

I Concepts

1 Surveying and Mapping

2 Survey Measurements and Adjustments

3 Planning and Data Acquisition

II Basic Survey Measurements

4 Distance Measurement

5 Vertical Distance Measurement Leveling

6 Angle and Direction Measurements

7 Combined Distance and Angle Measurement System

III Survey Operations

8 Traverse

9 Standard Methods for Horizontal Positioning

10 Astronomy

IV Modern Surveying and Mapping

11 Map Projections

12 Global Positioning System (GPS)

13 Photogrammetric Surveying and Mapping

14 Mapping, Digital Mapping, and Spatial Information Systems

V Types of Surveys

15 Control and Topographic Surveying

16 Route Surveying

17 Construction Surveying

18 Land Surveys

Appendixes

A Elementary Mathematical Concepts

B Introduction to Vector and Matrix Algebra

C Coordinate Transformations (including transformations between geodetic reference systems)

D Introduction to Probability and Statistics

E Trigonometric Formulas and Statistical Tables

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dorpius4life, February 19, 2011 (view all comments by dorpius4life)
the book has alot of functions connected to surveying practices. the writer did alot of reseached to accomplished these task. i love it,well done. thanks.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780070159143
Author:
Anderson, James M.
Author:
Mikhail, Edward M.
Author:
Anderson, James
Author:
Mikhail, Edward
Author:
Anderson, J. M.
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
Geography
Subject:
Engineering - Civil
Subject:
Surveying
Subject:
Earth Sciences - Geography
Subject:
Surveying,Measurements,Distance Measurement,Mapping,Angle,Combined Distance,Direction Measurements,Distance Measurement Leveling,Vertical Distance Measurement,Basic Survey Measurements,Data Acquisition,Global Positioning System
Subject:
Civil
Subject:
Surveying,Measurements,Distance Measurement,Mapping,Angle,Combined Distance,Direction Measurements,Distance Measurement Leveling,Vertical Distance Measurement,Basic Survey Measurements,Data Acquisition,Global Positioning System
Subject:
Surveying,Measurements,Distance Measurement,Mapping,Angle,Combined Distance,Direction Measurements,Distance Measurement Leveling,Vertical Distance Measurement,Basic Survey Measurements,Data Acquisition,Global Positioning System
Subject:
Surveying,Measurements,Distance Measurement,Mapping,Angle,Combined Distance,Direction Measurements,Distance Measurement Leveling,Vertical Distance Measurement,Basic Survey Measurements,Data Acquisition,Global Positioning System
Subject:
Surveying,Measurements,Distance Measurement,Mapping,Angle,Combined Distance,Direction Measurements,Distance Measurement Leveling,Vertical Distance Measurement,Basic Survey Measurements,Data Acquisition,Global Positioning System
Subject:
Surveying,Measurements,Distance Measurement,Mapping,Angle,Combined Distance,Direction Measurements,Distance Measurement Leveling,Vertical Distance Measurement,Basic Survey Measurements,Data Acquisition,Global Positioning System
Subject:
Civil Engineering-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
7
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Volume:
v. 10
Publication Date:
October 1997
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
1200
Dimensions:
9.56x7.60x1.93 in. 4.26 lbs.

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