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Advanced Surveying: Total Station, GPS, GIS & Remote Sensing, 2/e

Advanced Surveying:  Total Station, GPS, GIS & Remote Sensing,  2/e

  • Satheesh Gopi
  • R. Sathikumar
  • N. Madhu
  • Author: Satheesh Gopi
    • ISBN:9789352860722
    • 10 Digit ISBN:9352860721
    • Price:Rs. 710.00
    • Pages:488
    • Imprint:Pearson Education
    • Binding:Paperback
    • Status:Available

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    Extensively revised and updated, the second edition of Advanced Surveying includes the latest advancements and instruments in the field such as total station, electronic distance measuring (EDM), GPS and LIDAR. The modern trends of remote sensing and GIS are presented with several case studies.

    A must-have for all undergraduate students of civil engineering! Practicing engineering and students studying geoinformatics/geomatics will also find the book extremely useful.

    Table of Content

    "CHAPTER 1 Fundamental Concepts of Geographic Information System
    CHAPTER 2 GIS Data Models
    CHAPTER 3 Data Acquisition
    CHAPTER 4 Maps and Map Projections
    CHAPTER 5 The Coordinate System
    CHAPTER 6 Spatial Analysis
    CHAPTER 7 Application of GIS
    CHAPTER 8 Basics of Total Station
    CHAPTER 9 Electronic Distance Measurements
    CHAPTER 10 Surveying Using Total Station
    CHAPTER 11 Data Collection Procedures
    CHAPTER 12 Automatic Level, Digital Level and Optical Theodolites
    CHAPTER 13 Aerial Surveying
    CHAPTER 14 Fundamentals of Remote Sensing
    CHAPTER 15 Basics of Global Positioning System
    CHAPTER 16 Surveying Using Global Positioning System"

    Salient Features

    • NEW  - Chapters on Basics of Global Positioning Systems and Surveying Using Global Positioning Systems
    • NEW - Chapter on Spatial Analysis discussing classification of analytic functions of a GIS and overlay function.
    • NEW - Appendix A deals with the basic geodetic aspects required for GPS-based surveying
    • NEW - Appendices B-D provide step-by-step field procedure of various models of total stations
    • Covers modern surveying instruments such as automatic levels, digital levels, micro-optic? theodolites, LIDAR, digital planimeters and laser levels 
    • Dedicated chapter on Applications of GIS with inclusion of new case studies