9780130995827

Surveying: Principles and Applications

  • ISBN 13:

    9780130995827

  • ISBN 10:

    0130995827

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 01/01/2003
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

This practical text presents a clear discussion of surveying principles and applications for mapping and engineering surveys. It has been extensively revised from the fifth edition and is now divided into three parts: Part 1 covers the basics of surveying principles; Part 2 introduces students to the latest in imaging techniques; and Part 3 covers practical approaches for applications in the engineering, hydrographic, and land surveying fields. The strength of this text is its real-world application, reflecting the author's many years of academic field experience. Some of the key features include: bull; bull;Numerous illustrations and examples to clarify and reinforce chapter topics bull;Updated isogonic charts bull;A new chapter on Geographic Information Systems bull;On-line and interactive techniques for computing grid/geographic coordinates, illustrated using NGS Tools bull;Introduction to the latest imaging techniques using multi-spectral scanning and LIDAR mapping bull;Expanded appendices with new glossary entries and a surveying and mapping website index

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