For Mid -- High level classes in surveying with particular construction application. Known for its state-of-the-art coverage, Surveying with Construction Applications, Sixth Edition covers the principles of surveying including the latest advances. (Particular emphasis on instrumentation technology, field data capture, and data-processing techniques). This text works to highlight very real-world application of surveying to the construction and engineering fields. This new edition uses both English and metric units.
Table of Contents
PART I: SURVEYING PRINCIPLES 1. Surveying Fundamentals 2. Distance Measurement 3. Leveling 4. Angles and Theodolites 5. Total Stations 6. Traverse Surveys and Computations 7. An Introduction to Geomatics 8. Satellite Positioning 9. Horizontal Control Surveys PART II: CONSTRUCTION APPLICATIONS: GENERAL BACKGROUND 10. Modern Construction Surveying Practices 11. Highway Curves 12. Highway Construction Surveys 13. Municipal Street Construction Surveys 14. Pipeline and Tunnel Construction Surveys 15. Culvert and Bridge Construction Surveys 16. Building Construction Surveys 17. Quantity and Final Surveys APPENDIX A: TRIGONOMETRY AND COORDINATE GEOMETRY REVIEW APPENDIX B: SURVEYING AND MAPPING INTERNET WEB SITES APPENDIX C: GLOSSARY APPENDIX D: TYPICAL FIELD PROJECTS APPENDIX E: ANSWERS TO SELECTED PROBLEMS APPENDIX F: STEEL TAPE CORRECTIONS APPENDIX G: EARLY SURVEYING APPENDIX H: ILLUSTRATIONS OF MACHING GUIDANCE AND CONTROL EQUIPMENT: AND VARIOUS TYPES OF DATA-CAPTURE