Plane Surveying

Plane Surveying

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The Book Provides A Lucid And Step-By-Step Treatment Of The Various Principles, Methods And Instruments Involved In Land Surveying. Modern Methods And Techniques Are Emphasised Throughout The Text.After Presenting The Basic Concepts And Definitions, The Book Explains Errors In Survey Measurement And Their Propagation. Survey Measurements Are Detailed Next. These Include Horizontal And Vertical Distances, Slope, Elevation, Angle And Direction. Measurement Using Stadia Tacheometry Is Then Highlighted, Followed By Contouring And Uses Of Contours In Civil Engineering Projects.Traversing Is Then Explained, Followed By A Detailed Discussion Of Plotting Of Maps By Plane Tabling. The Use Of Tangent Clinometer In Plane Tabling Has Been Suitably HighlightedThe Book Then Explains The Calculation Of Areas And Volumes From The Survey Measurements. The Last Chapter Features Various Types Of Curves And Includes A Variety Of Field Problems In Setting Out The Curves.Suitable Diagrams, Illustrative Examples And Practice Problems Are Included Throughout The Book.The Book Would Serve As An Excellent Text For Degree And Diploma Students Of Civil Engineering. Amie Candidates, And Practicing Engineers Would Also Find This Book Extremely Useful.Amie Candidates, And Practicing Engineers Would Also Find This Book Extremely Useful.

Title:Plane Surveying
Author:A M Chandra
Publisher:New Age International - 2007-01-01


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