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Electronic Distance Measurement : An Introduction - Jean M. Rueger

Electronic Distance Measurement : An Introduction

Paperback ISBN: 9783540611592
Number Of Pages: 276

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This book gives an up-to-date introduction to electronic distance measurement (EDM) with a comprehensive review of modern equipment and procedures. It is excellently suited for undergraduate and graduate students and is an invaluable reference for practicing surveyors, geodesists and other scientists using EDM as a measuring tool. This corrected and updated fourth edition is based on Rüeger's teaching experience at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia.

Historyp. 1
Physical Laws and Units Related to EDMp. 3
Principles and Applications of EDMp. 11
Basic Working Principles of Electronic Distance Metersp. 31
Propagation of Electromagnetic Waves Through the Atmospherep. 48
Velocity Corrections to Measured Distancesp. 73
Geometrical Correctionsp. 84
Miscellaneous Corrections, Computations and Numerical Examplesp. 101
Electro-Optical Distance Metersp. 123
Reflectorsp. 148
Batteries and Other Power Sourcesp. 165
Errors of Electro-Optical Distance Metersp. 174
Calibration of Electro-Optical Distance Metersp. 186
First Velocity Correction for Precise Electro-Optical Distance Measurementp. 222
Tables of Saturation Water Vapour Pressuresp. 225
Parameters of the ICAO Standard Atmospherep. 230
Data of a Selection of Electro-Optical Distance Meters as Required for the Derivation of the First Velocity Correction and for Calibration Purposesp. 232
Technical Data of a Selection of Short Range Distance Metersp. 241
Technical Data of a Selection of Pulse Distance Metersp. 251
Technical Data of a Selection of Long Range Distance Metersp. 255
Critical Dimensions of a Selection of Reflectorsp. 257
Referencesp. 259
Subject Indexp. 269
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ISBN: 9783540611592
ISBN-10: 3540611592
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 276
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.55 x 15.6  x 1.73
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Number: 4
Edition Type: Revised

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