Surveying for engineers /

Uren, John,

Surveying for engineers / John Uren, Bill Price. - Fifth edition. - x, 806 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.

Previous edition: 2006.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. Introduction -- 2. Levelling -- 3. Angle measurement -- 4. Distance measurement -- 5. Total stations -- 6. Traversing and coordinate calculations -- 7. Global Navigation Satellite Systems -- 8. National coordinates and transformations -- 9. Measurements, errors and specifications -- 10. Detail surveying and mapping -- 11. Setting out -- 12. Circular curves -- 13. Transition curves -- 14. Vertical curves -- 15. Earthwork quantities.

This classic engineering surveying text has been thoroughly updated to include recent developments in the field. New features focus on increasing accessibility for students, including updated illustrations, a new student-friendly text design, plus new pedagogical features within each chapter. "Covering traditional methods and the latest technological advances this popular and trusted textbook 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. Aimed at students studying surveying as either part of an engineering, building or construction course or as a separate discipline, the new edition includes: the latest developments in Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS), full details on the introduction of network RTK systems and their applications, and recent developments in survey instruments, methods and technologies."



TA545 / .U7 2010

526.902462 UR.S 2010