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Surveying with Construction Applications, Global Edition (8th edition)

Surveying with Construction Applications, Global Edition (8th edition)

By: Diane K. Slattery (author), Barry Kavanagh (author)Paperback

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For all surveying courses in Construction Management, Construction Science, Construction Technology, Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Technology, Survey Engineering, Resources Engineering and Technology programs. The complete, up-to-date guide to modern surveying for construction and engineering -- now with additional review coverage of all relevant math. Known for its state-of-the-art coverage and clear, concise approach, Surveying with Construction Applications, Eighth Edition covers the latest advances and foundational principles of surveying. Covering both principles and a wide range of contemporary applications, it is well-suited to Fundamentals courses, Applications courses, or both. Revisions focus on recent improvements in instrumentation technology, field data capture, and data processing, describing how these change the way surveyors interact with construction professionals and engineers. The authors emphasize sound measurement technique and accurate documentation throughout. To overcome the limited math skills brought by many new students, they have added an easy-to-read math review chapter, preparing students for all relevant construction layout computations. Teaching and Learning ExperienceThis book will help surveyors master all the modern skills, techniques, and technologies they need to work effectively with construction professionals and engineers: Thoroughly presents all the general surveying principles and techniques students need: Begins with eleven chapters walking through surveying fundamentals, distance measurement, computations, satellite positioning, geomatics, and much more -- including a brand-new math review chapter for students with limited math background Links principles and techniques to contemporary applications in the construction of most civil projects: Addresses a wide range of surveying applications, from highways and streets to pipelines, tunnels, bridges, culverts, and buildings Provides extensive hands-on practice, strong pedagogy, and valuable professional reference resources: Includes updated laboratory exercises, efficient features for review, useful reference appendices, up-to-date web links, and more


PART I. SURVEYING PRINCIPLES1. Surveying Fundamentals2. Mathematics Review3. Distance Measurement4. Introduction to Total stations and Theodolites5. Total Station Operations6. Traverse Surveys and Computations7. Satellite Positioning8. An Introduction to Geomatics9. Horizontal Control Surveys PART II. CONSTRUCTION APPLICATIONS10. Machine Guidance and Control11. Highway Curves12. Highway Construction Surveys13. Municipal Street Construction Surveys14. Pipeline and Tunnel Construction Surveys15. Culvert and Bridge Construction Surveys16. Building Construction Surveys17. Quantity and Final Surveys Appendix A: Trigonometry and Coordinate Geometry ReviewAppendix B: Glossary Appendix C: Typical Field ProjectsAppendix D: Answers to Selected ProblemsAppendix E: Illustrations of Machine Guidance and Control Equipment; and Various Types of Data-capture Images

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781292062006
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 624
  • ID: 9781292062006
  • weight: 958
  • ISBN10: 1292062002
  • edition: 8th edition

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