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Surveying with Construction Applications, 7th Edition

Author : Barry F. Kavanagh
ISBN : 0135000513

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Known for its state-of-the-art coverage and clear, concise approach, Surveying with Construction Applications, Seventh Edition covers the latest advances and foundational principles of surveying. Emphasizing instrumentation technology, field data capture, and data-processing techniques, this text highlights real-world applications of surveying to the construction and engineering fields. Ideal as a reference in the field, additional complexities in electronic distance measurement and the order of presentation of surveying topics have been revised in this edition. All state Departments of Transportation (DOTs) in the U.S. and the provincial Transportation/Highways Departments in Canada conduct extensive training sessions for their large staffs. This book covers topics that are taught in these training sessions, in addition to all of the introductory topics needed for survey training.

Published: 2009

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Table of Contents
Ch. 1 Surveying Fundamentals 3
Ch. 2 Taping 18
Ch. 3 Leveling 42
Ch. 4 Transits and Theodolites 77
Ch. 5 Electronic Surveying Measurement 107
Ch. 6 Traverse Surveys 146
Ch. 7 Topographic Surveying and Drawing 173
Ch. 8 Construction Control Surveys 204
Ch. 9 Global Positioning Systems (GPS) 234
Ch. 10 Highway Curves 255
Ch. 11 Highway Construction Surveys 306
Ch. 12 Municipal Street Construction Surveys 325
Ch. 13 Pipeline and Tunnel Construction Surveys 347
Ch. 14 Culvert and Bridge Construction Surveys 369
Ch. 15 Building Construction Surveys 385
Ch. 16 Quantity and Final Surveys 400
Appendix A Trigonometry and Coordinate Geometry Review 424
Appendix B AASHTO's Survey Data Management System (SDMS) 435
Glossary 444
Answers to Selected Problems 448
Index 450