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Surveying for Engineers (5th Edition)

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Pages: 816
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Paperback - 9780230221574

17 March 2010

$88.99

Ebook - 9781137150349

31 March 2010

$79.99

Ebook - 9781137052797

13 March 2018

$71.99

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The fifth edition of this classic textbook sets out the essential techniques needed for a solid grounding in the surveying.

The popular and trusted textbook covers the traditional topics such as levelling, measurement of...

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The fifth edition of this classic textbook sets out the essential techniques needed for a solid grounding in the surveying.

The popular and trusted textbook covers the traditional topics such as levelling, measurement of angles, measuring distances, and how to carry out traversing and compute coordinates, as well as the latest technological advances.   It is packed with clear illustrations, exercises and worked examples, making it both a comprehensive study aid for students and a reliable reference tool for practitioners.

This text is aimed at students studying surveying as either part of a civil engineering, building or construction course or as a separate discipline.  It is also useful for students who undertake surveying as an elective subject and is a useful resource for practising surveyors.

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  • Fundamental topic coverage alongside an introduction to and analysis of new cutting-edge equipment
  • Makes extensive use of internet resources throughout
  • Each section ends with a Reflective Summary to check comprehension and aid revision
  • Each chapter concludes with exercises for which there are answers at the end of the book
  • Where relevant chapters include worked examples
  • Highly illustrated with photos and figures throughout

 







  • The latest developments in Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) particularly the introduction of network RTK and OS Net and their applications
  • Recent developments in survey instruments, methods and digital technologies including image processing with total stations and laser planners, developments in data processing and integration and updates on Ordnance Survey mapping products


Introduction
Levelling
Angle Measurement
Distance Measurement: Taping
Total Stations
Traversing and Coordinate Calculations
Global Positioning System
GPS Coordinates and Transformations
Measurements, Errors and Specifications
Detail Surveying and Plotting
Setting Out
Circular Curves
Transition Curves
Vertical Curves
Earthwork Quantities
Appendix
Solutions.

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JOHN UREN is Senior Lecturer in Surveying in the School of Civil Engineering at the University of Leeds, UK.

BILL PRICE was until recently Principal Lecturer in Surveying in the School of Environment and Technology at the University of Brighton, UK.

Both authors have written several books and contribute frequently to journals associated with land and engineering surveying.

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JOHN UREN is Senior Lecturer in Surveying in the School of Civil Engineering at the University of Leeds, UK.

BILL PRICE was until recently Principal Lecturer in Surveying in the School of Environment and Technology at the University of Brighton, UK.

Both authors have written several books and contribute frequently to journals associated with land and engineering surveying.

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