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Surveying for Engineers - J. Uren

Surveying for Engineers


Published: 17th March 2010
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The fifth edition of Surveying for Engineers sets out the essential techniques needed for a solid grounding in the subject. Covering traditional methods and the latest technological advances this popular and trusted textbook is packed with clear illustrations, exercises and worked examples, making it both a comprehensive study aid for students and a reliable reference tool for practitioners. Aimed at students studying surveying as either part of an engineering, building or construction course or as a separate discipline, the new edition includes:
The latest developments in Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS)
Full details on the introduction of network RTK systems and their applications
Recent developments in survey instruments, methods and technologies

About the Author

JOHN UREN is Senior Lecturer in Surveying in the School of Civil Engineering at the University of Leeds, UK. BILL PRICE was until recently Principal Lecturer in Surveying in the School of Environment and Technology at the University of Brighton, UK. Both authors have written several books and contribute frequently to journals associated with land and engineering surveying.

Preface Acknowledgements Introduction Levelling Angle Measurement Distance Measurement: Taping Total Stations Traversing and Coordinate Calculations Global Positioning System GPS Coordinates and Transformations Measurements, Errors and Specifications Detail Surveying and Plotting Setting Out Circular Curves Transition Curves Vertical Curves Earthwork Quantities Appendix Solutions Index

ISBN: 9780230221574
ISBN-10: 0230221572
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 816
Published: 17th March 2010
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.5 x 19.1  x 4.2
Weight (kg): 1.53
Edition Number: 5
Edition Type: Revised