Surveying Fundamentals and Practices

Surveying Fundamentals and Practices

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: Prentice Hall

: 9780135000373

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This book provides a rock-solid foundation in surveying for students, technicians, and engineers.  The information is up-to-date and presented with the clarity and thoroughness that has made this book a classic in the field.  It offers a basic and pragmatic approach to the study of surveying, laying out and building on the relevant mathematical concepts and problem-solving skills.  It also covers the latest surveying technology, and explains how improvements to the field help support the traditional surveying fundamentals.  

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"Surveying Fundamentals and Practices, Sixth Edition," covers up-to-date surveying technology without losing perspective of the need to provide students with a strong foundation in traditional surveying fundamentals. Through clear explanations and applied examples, the text presents the methods of measuring and computing distances, angles, and directions. It provides students with a firm grasp of modern equipment and office and field procedures related to horizontal control surveys, property surveys, topographic surveys, roadway curve calculations, and construction layout surveys. The sixth edition offers students a "user-friendly" text that they will be able to rely on as a meaningful learning tool in class and at home. Plus! A companion student website, "MyConstructionKit," is now available! 
  • Isbn-10 Digit: 0135000378
  • Isbn-13 Digit: 9780135000373
  • Author-1: Jerry Nathanson
  • Author-2: Michael T. Lanzafama
  • Author-3: Philip Kissam
  • Copyright/Publication Date: 2011
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Edition Number: 6th
  • Page Count: 343
  • Last Update (Date): May 28, 2010