Surveying Fifth Edition with Tables
- Sales Rank:11,728,608
- Language:English (Published)
- Publication Date:1965
Now in its Fifth Edition, this popular surveying text continues to emphasize the study of fundamental principles of surveying practice with basic information on special topics and their applications.
The major features of this revision include the further development of the theory of random errors to explain the basic principles of least squares and the addition of examples dealing with random errors. A new feature is the reclassification of order of accuracy in triangulation and the expanded coverage of triangulation computations and trilateration. Numerous examples are utilized to show application of state coordinate systems.A technique for more reliable solar observations to determine azimuth is used. The author has expanded the methods of stadia to incorporate speecialized stadia instruments. Introduction is made to automatic devices used in photogrammetry for obtaining earthwork quantities. The author has added an appendix on adjustment of level nets, traverse nets, and triangulation by the method of least squares.
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