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Surveying : Theory and Practice - 7th edition

Surveying : Theory and Practice - 7th edition

ISBN13: 9780070159143

ISBN10: 0070159149

Surveying : Theory and Practice by James M. Anderson and Edward M. Mikhail - ISBN 9780070159143
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 7TH 98
Copyright: 1998
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
International: No
Surveying : Theory and Practice by James M. Anderson and Edward M. Mikhail - ISBN 9780070159143

ISBN13: 9780070159143

ISBN10: 0070159149

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 7TH 98
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This revision contains the same breadth and depth as previous editions with the content of pertinent chapters divided into two parts: (1) Part A on Elementary Topics and (2) Part B on Advanced Topics. This innovative design facilitates the book's use in elementary and advanced courses. Completely new chapters on the Global Positioning System (GPS) and Mapping, Digital Mapping, Spatial Information Systems, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) have been added. Also new are Appendices on Elementary Mathematical Concepts, Coordinate Transformations, and Introduction to Probability and Statistics. Significant revuisions have been introduced in the materials on surveying adjustments, coordinate frames and map projections, and photogrammetry. Development of least squares adjustments has been consolidated, but applications are distributed in the appropriate chapters. Coverage of the total station system and data collector is enlarged and included in all of the areas of application. Thus, this textbook is revised throughout to reflect the most recent developments in technology and methods, will be good for first level and second level courses in surveying without losing its value as a reference textbook.

Author Bio

Anderson, James M. : University of California-Berkeley

Mikhail, Edward M. : Purdue University-West Lafayette

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Part I: Concepts

1 Surveying and Mapping
2 Survey Measurements and Adjustments
3 Planning and Data Acquisition

Part II: Basic Survey Measurements

4 Distance Measurement
5 Vertical Distance Measurement Leveling
6 Angle and Direction Measurements
7 Combined Distance and Angle Measurement System

Part III: Survey Operations

8 Traverse
9 Standard Methods for Horizontal Positioning
10 Astronomy

Part 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

Part V: Types of Surveys

15 Control and Topographic Surveying
16 Route Surveying
17 Construction Surveying
18 Land Surveys

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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