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Surveying, 6th Edition

Surveying, 6th Edition

Jack C. McCormac, Wayne Sarasua, William Davis

ISBN: 978-1-118-32422-6

May 2012

400 pages

$64.00

Description

Surveying Sixth Edition is designed to cover the standard topics in a basic surveying course in a streamlined manner, meeting the learning needs of today's student. This text provides comprehensive yet concise coverage of the essential skills necessary in surveying and civil engineering, such as measurement, distance corrections, leveling, angles, area computation, computer calculations, topographic surveying, electronic distance measuring instruments, and construction surveying. The text includes photos and diagrams, lists of useful addresses and degree programs, surveying tables, and formulas.  New co-authors Wayne A. Sarasua and William J. Davis bring a fresh perspective to this classic text.

This text is suitable for students in a one-semester course at two and four-year colleges taking their first course on surveying.

 

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Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Introduction to Measurements
Chapter 3: Distance Measurement
Chapter 4: Distance Corrections
Chapter 5: Electronic Distance Measuring Instruments (EDMs)
Chapter 6: Introduction to Leveling
Chapter 7: Differential Leveling
Chapter 8: Leveling, Continued
Chapter 9: Angles and Directions
Chapter 10: Measuring Angle and Directions With Total Stations
Chapter 11: Miscellaneous Angle Discussion
Chapter 12: Traverse Adjustment and Area Computation
Chapter 13: Computer Calculations and Omitted Measurements
Chapter 14: Topographic Surveying
Chapter 15: The Global Positioning System (GPS)
Chapter 16: GPS Field Applications
Chapter 17: Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Chapter 18: GIS, Continued
Chapter 19: Construction Surveying
Chapter 20: Volumes
Chapter 21: Land Surveying or Property Surveying
Chapter 22: Horizontal Curves
Chapter 23: Vertical Curves
Chapter 24: Surveying-the Profession
Appendix A: Some Useful Addresses
Appendix B: Baccalaureate Degree Programs in Surveying
Appendix C: Some Useful Formulas
• New co-authors Wayne A. Sarasua and William J. Davis bring a fresh perspective to this classic text.
• Expanded coverage of modern surveying instruments, particularly total stations.
• Coverage of the latest technologies, including laser scanning, and new developments in Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and enhanced coverage of Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
• Additional example problems help strengthen student comprehension of important concepts.
• Revised homework problems in every chapter reinforce acquisition and retention of surveying techniques.
• The Surveying Software (developed by Dr. Ron Williams, Minnesota State University) is available on the book website and provides the means for solving many common surveying problems.
• This text is suitable for students in a one-semester course at two and four-year colleges taking their first course on surveying.
• Concise and clearly written, providing an accessible introduction of surveying for undergraduate students.
• Paperback format provides ease-of-use for students doing field-based work.