Surveying and Levelling, 1/e
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Surveying and Levelling, 1/e

Author : S.S Bhavikatti
© Year : 2010
ISBN : 9788190694209
Pages : 404
Binding : Paperback
Weight : 0.52   kg
Price :   23.00

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  • About the Book
  • Salient Features
  • Table of Contents
  • About the Author

This book is meant for the first course on Surveying and Levelling of most of the universities. It covers all basic methods of surveying and levelling, applications of surveying and levelling, calculation of areas and volumes of earth work involved in the field work. Minor instruments used in the field are also explained. The author has taken care to use simple and lucid language and to explain the subject with neat sketches. A number of problems are solved to make the subject clear. Diploma and degree students of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Mining will find this book useful

Salient Features:

  • Covers all the common methods of surveying and levelling.
  • Includes additional problems and end-of-the-chapter questions with answer keys in various chapters.
  • Well illustrated with line diagrams.
  • Covers the minor instruments used in surveying and levelling.

  • Introduction
  • Errors in Surveying
  • Measurement of Horizontal Distances Using Chain and Tape
  • Chain Surveying
  • Angle and Direction Measurements with Compass
  • Compass Surveying
  • Plane Table Surveying
  • Levelling
  • Contouring
  • Theodolite Surveying
  • Trigonometric Levelling
  • Permanent Adjustment of Dumpy Level and Theodolite
  • Computation of Areas
  • Computation of Volumes
  • Minor Instruments
  • Index. Readership: Diploma and degree students of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Mining will find this book useful

S.S Bhavikatti :- Dr. S.S. Bhavikatti studied at BVB College of Engineering and Technology, Hubli for his BE (Civil) degree and graduated from Karnataka University, Dharwad in 1963 sharing first rank with another candidate. The same year he joined Karnataka Regional of Engineering College (presently NITK) Surathkal, as a teacher. He secured M.E. degree in Structural Engineering in 1967 from University of Roorkee, Roorkee (presently IIT Roorkee) under Technical Teachers Training Programme and Ph.D. degree in 1977 from IIT Delhi under Quality Improvement Programme. He served NITK in different capacities like Head of Civil Engineering Department, Chairman, Centre for Continuing Education, Chairman Central Computer Centre and Dean (Administration). From November 2001 to November 2005, he served at SDM College of Engineering and Technology, Dharwad. He then served RYMEC, Bellary as Principal upto September 2007. Presently he is working as Emeritus Professor at BVB College of Engineering and Technology. He has published 61 technical papers and 28 books. He has guided 68 students for M.Tech dissertation and 5 students for Ph.D. He was member of organizing scientific committee of international seminars organized by IASS held at Taegue (South Korea) in 1990, Tokyo (Japan) in 1993 and Taipei (Taiwan) in 1997. He is member of several Indian and International professional bodies and several technical committees appointed by Government of Karnataka.

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