Surveying with construction applications

Surveying with Construction Applications 

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Surveying is the art and science of taking field measurements on or near the surface of the Earth. Survey field measurements include horizontal and slope distances, vertical distances, and horizontal and vertical angles. In addition to measuring distances and angles, surveyors can measure position as given by the northing, easting, and elevation of a survey station by using satellite-positioning and remote-sensing techniques. In addition to taking measurements in the field, the surveyor can derive related distances and directions through geometric and trigonometric analysis. Once a survey station has been located by angle and distance, or by positioning techniques, the surveyor then attaches to that survey station (in handwritten or electronic field notes) a suitable identifier or attribute that describes the nature of the survey station. In Chapter 10, you will see that attribute data for a survey station can be expanded from a simple descriptive label to include a wide variety of related information that can be tagged specifically to that survey station.




Content :
  • 1. Surveying Fundamentals
  • 2. Mathematics Review
  • 3. Distance Measurement
  • 4. Introduction to Total stations and Theodolites
  • 5. Total Station Operations
  • 6. Traverse Surveys and Computations
  • 7. Satellite Positioning
  • 8. An Introduction to Geomatics
  • 9. Horizontal Control Surveys
  • 10. Machine Guidance and Control
  • 11. Highway Curves
  • 12. Highway Construction Surveys
  • 13. Municipal Street Construction Surveys
  • 14. Pipeline and Tunnel Construction Surveys
  • 15. Culvert and Bridge Construction Surveys
  • 16. Building Construction Surveys
  • 17. Quantity and Final Surveys


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