This popular and useful text has been completely revised and up-dated so that it forms and indipensible handbook for any student of surveying.
An additional chapter on modern developments is included and the text has also been extended to cover ordnance survey; calculation of areas; computation of true horizontal length; measurement of vertical angles; Code of Measuring Practice; curve ranging and calculations of volumes for earthworks.
Table of Contents
Introduction - what is surveying
Linear measurement - principles and equipment
Linear measurement - fieldwork practice
Levelling - principles and equipment
Practical levelling and contouring
Surveying by the plane table
'... presents an excellent foundation in basic methods and techniques of land surveying ... well illustrated and would be of great interest to any student studying for a career in Building, Architectural or Civil Engineering professions.'