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Title:
Surveying
Author:
McCormac, Jack C.
Personal Author:
Edition:
Fourth edition.
Publication Information:
New York : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
xiii, 415 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm 1 computer laser optical disc (4 3/4 in.).
Language:
English
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9780471366577
Format :
Book

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Central Library TA545 .M328 1999 TEXT Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area-Oversize
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Summary

Summary

This book provides a comprehensive coverage of the essential skills necessary in surveying and civil engineering. It covers measurements, distance corrections, leveling, angles, area computation, computer calculations, topographic surveying, electronic distance measuring instruments, and construction surveying. * Includes photos and diagrams, lists of useful addresses and degree programs, surveying tables and formulas. * Updated to include more coverage of GPS and GIS.


Table of Contents

Introduction
Introduction to Measurements
Distance Measurement
Distance Corrections
Electronic Distance Measuring Instruments (EDMs)
Introduction to Leveling
Differential Leveling
Leveling Continued
Angles and Directions
Measuring Angles and Directions with Total Stations
Miscellaneous Angle Discussion
Traverse Adjustment and Area Computation
Computer Calculations and Omitted Measurements
Topographic Surveying
The Global Positioning System&
GPS Field Applications
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
GIS Continued
Construction Surveying Volumes
Land Surveying or Property Surveying
Horizontal Curves
Vertical Curves
Surveying - the Profession
Appendix A Useful Addresses
Appendix B Baccalaureate Degree Programs in Surveying
Appendix C Useful Formulas
Appendix D Transits and Theodolites
Glossary
Index

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