PHI learning Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 2010

ISBN 9788120339859

ISBN-10 8120339851


Number of Pages 488 Pages
Language (English)

Engineering: general

Intended as a textbook for the undergraduate students of civil engineering, this comprehensive book depicts all elements of surveying including its types, tools and the most recent techniques, to overcome the barriers in construction. The book details on the elementary methods of measurements like tapes and chains to the most advanced ones like remote sensing and photogrammetry. This book is recommended in Assam Down Town University, Assam.The book discusses types of surveying, advanced techniques evolved and the methodologies adopted to conduct surveys, in logical sequence. It systematically elucidates the concepts of land surveying, hydrographic surveying, compass surveying and so on, deriving the formulas through simple geometry, trigonometry and differential calculus. Besides, it educates the learner to handle measuring instruments, and teaches the ways to take the measurements accurately, in steps. Key Features : Contains figures and tables to illustrate the concepts Incorporates problems, and objective questions to test students' comprehension of the subject Provides Solved Examples to impart practical knowledge to the students Includes the most recent surveying topics like EDM, Total stations, GIS, GPS and DTM The book is also useful for the students of architecture, mining, geology and environmental engineering as well.