Surveying: Principles and Applications

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Prentice Hall, 2000 - Surveying - 722 pages
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This text presents a clear discussion of surveying principles and applications for mapping and engineering surveys. It has a good selection of problems that illuminate and reinforce concepts as well as provide up-to-date information on the latest technological innovations. Real-world emphasis is key to the continued success of this text and the success a student has in understanding surveying concepts. So real world is this text that graduates often arrive for their first day of work carrying it. Suitable for construction, civil technology, civil engineering programs, and general surveying programs.*NEW - Electronic measurement techniques (Chapter 8) revised - Includes new information on the use of guide-lights to help prism holders move quickly on-line; and motorized total stations describing the innovations of Automatic Target Recognition as well as remotely controlled instruments. - Provides students with the latest state-of-the-art advances in instrumentation and in related field techniques which are quickly becoming established practice in the industry. *NEW - Section on Digital (Softcopy) Photogrammetry. - Gives professors more current information with which to teach these to

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Contents

Basics of Surveying
2
Tape Measurements
24
Leveling
55
Copyright

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