Surveying: Principles and Applications,Eighth Edition Barry F. Kavanagh Drawing on the author's extensive field and classroom experience, the eighth edition ofSurveying: Principles and Applicationspresents a clear discussion of surveying principles and applications for mapping and engineering surveys. Topics are presented with numerous real-world examples and illustrations bridging the gap from theory to the applied world of surveying. Three distinct sections present the reader with basic concepts (including distance measurement, leveling, and angles and directions) as well as more advanced topics such as satellite imagery, highway curves, hydrographic surveys, and more! Key Features: NEW!Part 1 has been thoughtfully reorganized to reflect and accommodate the continual evolution of surveying technology. NEW!The latest instrumentation and techniques are featured, including ground-based lidar imaging such as the new Trimble VX Spatial Station and Optech's ILIRS-3DER lidar scanner. UPDATED!Modern surveying techniques include aerial- and spaced-based imagery through the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). FOCUS ON STUDENT SUCCESS!In-text tools such as chapter questions, problems, related websites, and worked-out examples help ensure that students succeed in the classroom. REAL-WORLD APPLICATION!English and metric units are listed in all examples and problems to help prepare students for whichever system they will encounter on the job.Kavanagh, Barry F. is the author of 'Surveying: Principles and Applications', published 2008 under ISBN 9780132365123 and ISBN 013236512X.