Sixth Edition is designed to cover the standard topics in a basic surveying course in a streamlined manner, meeting the learning needs of today's student. This text provides comprehensive yet concise coverage of the essential skills necessary in surveying and civil engineering, such as measurement, distance corrections, leveling, angles, area computation, computer calculations, topographic surveying, electronic distance measuring instruments, and construction surveying. The text includes photos and diagrams, lists of useful addresses and degree programs, surveying tables, and formulas. New co-authors Wayne A. Sarasua and William J. Davis bring a fresh perspective to this classic text.
This text is suitable for students in a one-semester course at two and four-year colleges taking their first course on surveying.