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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.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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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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