GPS for Land Surveyors

November 27, 2008

GPS for Land Surveyors

Author: Jan Van Sickle

Edition: Third

Publisher: CRC Press

Pages: 360

Price: £46.99

ISBN 9780849391958

From fundamental theory to practical application and advanced technologies, this book covers global positioning systems without pages of complicated maths. It demonstrates the basics of GPS technology, common hardware, surveying methods, survey design, planning and observation. Additionally, each chapter includes helpful review questions and answers.

Who is it for? Given its speciality, this book is intended almost exclusively for land surveyors and civil engineers.

Presentation: Impressive illustrations in full colour; the content is clearly defined and the text is user-friendly.

Would I recommend it? Yes; especially for students on built environment courses, and specifically for surveying-related modules.

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