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Schaum's Outline Of Introductory Surveying : Schaum's Outline Series - Roy Wirshing

Schaum's Outline Of Introductory Surveying

Schaum's Outline Series

Paperback Published: 22nd June 1985
ISBN: 9780070711242
Number Of Pages: 360

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With 375 problems fully solved step by step, and clear, well-illustrated coverage of the practices and applications of surveying, this powerful study guide can help you master your course with less study time. Perfect for independent study, it gives you full coverage of the entire subject, from trigonometry for surveyors through drawing maps. With Schaum's, you know you're getting a quality product, and this study guide for beginning courses in surveying is the best there is.

Trigonometry for Surveyorsp. 1
Trigonometryp. 1
Angles and Their Measurementp. 1
Expressing the Fractional Part of a Degree in Minutes and Secondsp. 1
Expressing an Arc in Radiansp. 2
Angle Conversionsp. 3
Operations with Angles Expressed in Degrees, Minutes, and Secondsp. 4
Areas of Trianglesp. 6
Interior Angles of Trianglep. 7
Exterior Angles of a Trianglep. 8
Pythagorean Theoremp. 8
Standard Position for an Anglep. 8
Trigonometric Ratiosp. 9
Trigonometric Functions on a Calculatorp. 10
Field Notesp. 25
Reason for Field Notesp. 25
Requirements for Good Notesp. 25
Types of Field Booksp. 26
Kinds of Notesp. 26
Arrangement of Field Notesp. 26
Suggestions on Recording Notesp. 28
Proper Methodsp. 30
Significant Figuresp. 34
Rounding Off Numbersp. 35
Horizontal Distancesp. 42
Methods of Measurementp. 42
Pacingp. 42
Odometer Readingsp. 43
Horizontal Sights by Stadiap. 43
Electronic Distance Measurementsp. 45
Precision of Various Measuring Methodsp. 45
Tapingp. 46
Slope Taping Procedurep. 47
Correctionsp. 50
Slope Computationsp. 51
Stationingp. 52
Notekeepingp. 54
Sources of Errorp. 54
Common Mistakesp. 55
Transitsp. 61
General Informationp. 61
Differences between Transits and Theodolitesp. 63
Relationships of Angles and Distancesp. 63
Telescopic Sightp. 64
Line of Sightp. 65
Verniersp. 65
Transit Geometryp. 67
The Compassp. 69
Magnetic Declinationp. 69
Variations in Magnetic Declinationp. 69
Local Attractionp. 70
Sources of Error in Compass Workp. 70
Mistakes in Compass Workp. 71
Determining an Accurate Compass Bearingp. 71
Measuring a Horizontal Anglep. 72
Field Recordsp. 72
Recording the Field Notesp. 74
Sources of Error in Transit Workp. 74
Levelingp. 84
Introductionp. 84
Types of Levelingp. 84
Leveling Equipmentp. 84
Orders of Accuracyp. 88
Level Bench Marksp. 88
Differential Levelingp. 89
Sight Distancesp. 90
Balancing Foresights and Backsightsp. 91
Curvature and Refractionp. 92
Adjusting the Levelp. 92
Field Procedurep. 94
Recordingp. 95
Profile Levelingp. 97
Trigonometric Levelingp. 99
Angle Measurementp. 121
General Informationp. 121
Directionp. 121
Measuring Angles by Repetitionp. 121
Prolonging a Line Past an Obstacle by Anglesp. 125
Kinds of Horizontal Anglesp. 126
Closing the Horizonp. 127
Azimuthp. 127
Bearingsp. 129
Comparison of Bearings and Azimuthsp. 129
Bearing Calculationsp. 130
Computing Azimuthsp. 131
Factors Affecting Angle Observationsp. 131
Common Mistakesp. 133
Traversesp. 143
Definitionsp. 143
Use of Traversesp. 143
Traverse Field Workp. 143
Traverse Computationsp. 145
Working a Connecting Traversep. 154
Topographic Surveysp. 173
Definition of Topographic Surveyingp. 173
Scalesp. 173
Topographic Representationp. 173
Contour Linesp. 174
Field Methodsp. 177
Cross-Section Methodp. 177
Plotting the Pointsp. 179
Interpolatingp. 179
Other Methods of Obtaining Topographyp. 180
Coordinate Square Methodp. 180
Geometric Location of Contour Pointsp. 182
Sources of Error in Topographic Surveysp. 184
Construction Surveysp. 194
Introductionp. 194
Methodsp. 194
Transfer from Stakes to the Improvementp. 194
Baseline and Offset Controlp. 195
Angle-and-Distance Methodp. 196
Complex Plans: Coordinate Methodp. 199
Establishing Line in the Field: Marking Positionp. 200
Establishing Grade: Marking Elevationsp. 201
Methods of Giving Gradep. 201
Slope Stakingp. 219
Definitionp. 219
Methodp. 219
Information Requiredp. 220
Summing up Slope Staking Proceduresp. 226
Field Notesp. 226
Earthworkp. 239
Importance of Earthworkp. 239
Cross Sectionsp. 239
Areasp. 239
Counting-the-Squares Methodp. 240
Geometric Methodp. 241
Stripper Methodp. 242
Double-Meridian-Distance Methodp. 242
Area by Coordinatesp. 245
Volumesp. 246
Volume by Average End Areasp. 246
Volume by End-Areas Tablep. 247
Volume by Prismoidal Formulap. 250
Horizontal Curvesp. 267
Introductionp. 267
Types of Horizontal Curvesp. 267
Elements of a Simple Curvep. 267
Simple Curve Formulas (Arc and Chord Definitions)p. 270
Solution of a Simple Curvep. 271
Staking Out a Simple Horizontal Curvep. 272
The Compound Curvep. 277
Vertical Curvesp. 300
Why Vertical Curves Are Usedp. 300
Definitionsp. 300
Computing Vertical Curves: The Stage Methodp. 301
Computing Vertical Curves: The Direct Methodp. 304
Vertical Curve in Sagp. 306
Drawing Mapsp. 334
Introductionp. 334
Types of Mapsp. 334
Horizontal Tiesp. 334
Vertical Tiesp. 337
Map Scalep. 339
Map Draftingp. 339
Plotting the Controlp. 340
Plotting Anglesp. 340
Topographic Symbolsp. 342
Placing the Map on a Sheetp. 342
Meridian Arrowp. 342
Titlep. 344
Paperp. 344
Sources of Error in Mappingp. 345
Indexp. 357
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ISBN: 9780070711242
ISBN-10: 0070711240
Series: Schaum's Outline Series
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 360
Published: 22nd June 1985
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.8 x 20.7  x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.59
Edition Number: 1

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