Engineering Surveying – A Comprehensive Guide Engineering surveying is an essential part of civil engineering, and the fifth edition of Engineering Surveying by W. Schoﬁeld is one of the most comprehensive and up-to-date guides on the subject. From the basics of surveying to the more complex topics of mapping, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the various types of surveying, their purposes, and the techniques used to carry them out.
The fifth edition of Engineering Surveying covers the fundamentals of the subject such as measurements and instruments, surveying techniques, and coordinate systems. It also discusses a range of topics related to mapping and engineering surveying such as photogrammetry, GIS, and GPS. In addition, the book provides detailed explanations of more complex topics like digital terrain modelling, 3D laser scanning and remote sensing.
The book is written in an accessible and engaging style, and is easy to follow for readers of all levels. It contains a wealth of illustrations and diagrams, as well as a number of worked examples that help to clarify the concepts discussed. Additionally, the book includes a comprehensive glossary of terms, as well as a selection of questions and answers to help the reader to check their understanding.
Overall, Engineering Surveying is an invaluable resource for anyone interested in the field of engineering surveying. Whether you’re a student starting out in the field or a professional looking for a comprehensive guide, this book is an essential read.