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Elementary Surveying - Text Only

Elementary Surveying - Text Only - 11th edition

Elementary Surveying - Text Only - 11th edition

Elementary Surveying - Text Only by Paul Wolf and Chuck Ghilani - ISBN
Edition: 11TH 06
Copyright: 2006
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2006
International: No
Elementary Surveying - Text Only by Paul Wolf and Chuck Ghilani - ISBN
Edition: 11TH 06
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Summary

For freshman and sophomore courses in surveying. This is a highly readable best-selling text that presents basic concepts and practical material in each of the areas fundamental to modern surveying (geomatics) practice. Its depth and breadth are ideal for self-study. The Eleventh Edition includes more than 400 figures and illustrations to help clarify discussions, and numerous worked example problems to illustrate computational procedures.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Introduction.

2. Units, Significant Figures, and Field Notes.

3. Theory of Errors in Observations.

4. Leveling--Theory, Methods and Equipment.

5. Leveling--Field Procedures and Computations.

6. Distance Measurement.

7. Angles, Azimuths, and Bearings.

8. Total Station Instruments; Angle Measurements.

9. Traversing.

10. Traverse Computations.

11. Coordinate Geometry in Surveying Calculations.

12. Area.

13. The Global Positioning System--Introduction and Principles of Operation.

14. The Global Positioning System--Field and Office Procedures.

15. Adjustment by Least Squares.

16. Mapping Surveys.

17. Mapping.

18. Astronomical Observations.

19. Control Surveys and Geodetic Reductions.

20. State Plane Coordinates.

21. Boundary Surveys.

22. Surveys of the Public Lands.

23. Construction Surveys.

24. Horizontal Curves.

25. Vertical Curves.

26. Volumes.

27. Photogrammetry.

28. Introduction to Geographic Information Systems.

Appendix A. Dumpy Levels, Transits, and Theodolities.

Appendix B. Example Noteforms.

Appendix C. Target Height and Latitude Corrections to Observed Azimuths.

Appendix D. Using the Worksheets that Accompany the Book

Appendix E. Answers to Selected Problems

Index.

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