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Schaum's outline of theory and problems of introductory surveying

Author: James R Wirshing; Roy H Wirshing
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, 1985.
Series: Schaum's outline series., Schaum's outline series in engineering.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James R Wirshing; Roy H Wirshing
ISBN: 0070711240 9780070711242
OCLC Number: 11090467
Notes: Cover title: Theory and problems of introductory surveying.
Spine title: Introductory surveying.
Includes index.
Description: 360 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: Trigonometry for Surveyors --
Trigonometry --
Angles and Their Measurement --
Expressing the Fractional Part of a Degree in Minutes and Seconds --
Expressing an Arc in Radians --
Angle Conversions --
Operations with Angles Expressed in Degrees, Minutes, and Seconds --
Areas of Triangles --
Interior Angles of Triangle --
Exterior Angles of a Triangle --
Pythagorean Theorem --
Standard Position for an Angle --
Trigonometric Ratios --
Trigonometric Functions on a Calculator --
Field Notes --
Reason for Field Notes --
Requirements for Good Notes --
Types of Field Books --
Kinds of Notes --
Arrangement of Field Notes --
Suggestions on Recording Notes --
Proper Methods --
Significant Figures --
Rounding Off Numbers --
Horizontal Distances --
Methods of Measurement --
Pacing --
Odometer Readings --
Horizontal Sights by Stadia --
Electronic Distance Measurements --
Precision of Various Measuring Methods --
Taping --
Slope Taping Procedure --
Corrections --
Slope Computations --
Stationing --
Notekeeping --
Sources of Error --
Transits --
Differences between Transits and Theodolites --
Relationships of Angles and Distances --
Telescopic Sight --
Line of Sight --
Verniers --
Transit Geometry --
The Compass --
Magnetic Declination --
Variations in Magnetic Declination --
Local Attraction --
Sources of Error in Compass Work --
Mistakes in Compass Work --
Determining an Accurate Compass Bearing --
Measuring a Horizontal Angle --
Field Records --
Recording the Field Notes --
Sources of Error in Transit Work --
Leveling --
Types of Leveling --
Leveling Equipment --
Orders of Accuracy --
Level Bench Marks --
Differential Leveling --
Sight Distances --
Balancing Foresights and Backsights --
Curvature and Refraction --
Adjusting the Level --
Field Procedure --
Recording --
Profile Leveling --
Trigonometric Leveling --
Angle Measurement --
Direction --
Measuring Angles by Repetition --
Prolonging a Line Past an Obstacle by Angles --
Kinds of Horizontal Angles --
Closing the Horizon --
Azimuth --
Bearings --
Comparison of Bearings and Azimuths --
Bearing Calculations --
Computing Azimuths --
Factors Affecting Angle Observations --
Traverses --
Traverse Field Work --
Traverse Computations --
Working a Connecting Traverse --
Topographic Surveys --
Definition of Topographic Surveying --
Scales --
Topographic Representation --
Contour Lines --
Field Methods --
Cross-Section Method --
Plotting the Points --
Interpolating --
Other Methods of Obtaining Topography --
Coordinate Square Method --
Geometric Location of Contour Points --
Sources of Error in Topographic Surveys --
Construction Surveys --
Transfer from Stakes to the Improvement --
Baseline and Offset Control --
Angle-and-Distance Method --
Complex Plans: Coordinate Method --
Establishing Line in the Field: Marking Position --
Establishing Grade: Marking Elevations --
Methods of Giving Grade --
Slope Staking --
Information Required --
Summing up Slope Staking Procedures --
Field Notes --
Earthwork --
Importance of Earthwork --
Cross Sections --
Areas --
Counting-the-Squares Method --
Geometric Method --
Stripper Method --
Double-Meridian-Distance Method --
Area by Coordinates --
Volumes --
Volume by Average End Areas --
Volume by End-Areas Table --
Volume by Prismoidal Formula --
Horizontal Curves --
Types of Horizontal Curves --
Elements of a Simple Curve --
Simple Curve Formulas (Arc and Chord Definitions) --
Solution of a Simple Curve --
Staking Out a Simple Horizontal Curve --
The Compound Curve --
Vertical Curves --
Why Vertical Curves Are Used --
Computing Vertical Curves: The Stage Method --
Computing Vertical Curves: The Direct Method --
Vertical Curve in Sag --
Drawing Maps --
Types of Maps --
Horizontal Ties --
Vertical Ties --
Map Scale --
Map Drafting --
Plotting the Control --
Plotting Angles --
Topographic Symbols --
Placing the Map on a Sheet --
Meridian Arrow --
Title --
Paper --
Sources of Error in Mapping.
Series Title: Schaum's outline series., Schaum's outline series in engineering.
Other Titles: Theory and problems of introductory surveying.
Introductory surveying.
Responsibility: by James R. Wirshing and Roy H. Wirshing.
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