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  • The Great Arc: The Dramatic Tale of How India was Mapped and Everest was Named (Text Only)

    by John Keay

    A vivid description of one of the most ambitious scientific projects undertaken in the 19th century, and the men who undertook the measurement of the Himalayas and the mapping of the Indian subcontinent: William Lambton and George Everest.The graphic story of the measurement of a meridian, or longitudinal, arc extending from the tip of the Indian subcontinent to the mountains of the Himalayas.Much ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Luxury Watches

    A purchasing guide

    by Leonard Lowe

    series Luxury Watches #1
    ★★★★ »Good reference for those considering a luxury watch: Good overview of luxury watch manufacturers and significance of each. Reviews some leading models. Covers reasons to invest in a luxury watch…«★★★★★ »I enjoyed the book and now must rob a bank to afford a Rolex or Patek-Philippe.«★★★★ »The information contained in this book is quite useful.★★★★ »That was an interesting book. I am ready to ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Estimator's Piping Man-Hour Manual

    by John S. Page

    This reference provides reliable piping estimating data including installation of pneumatic mechanical instrumentation used in monitoring various process systems. This new edition has been expanded and updated to include installation of pneumatic mechanical instrumentation, which is used in monitoring various process systems. ... Read more

    $152.12 AUD

  • Engineering Surveying

    by W Schofield and 1 more

    Engineering surveying involves determining the position of natural and man-made features on or beneath the Earth’s surface and utilizing these features in the planning, design and construction of works. It is a critical part of any engineering project. Without an accurate understanding of the size, shape and nature of the site the project risks expensive and time-consuming errors or even ... Read more

    $101.85 AUD

  • Measuring America

    by Andro Linklater

    This edition contains a limited number of illustrations.Due to the level of detail, maps are best viewed on a tablet.The epic story of how the gigantic land of America acquired its unique shape across 3000 miles of territory, and how the largest land survey in history paved the way both for a colossal sale of property and for the embedding of democracy and the spirit of independence in the psyche ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Estimating for Building & Civil Engineering Work

    by John Williams and 1 more

    It deals in a practical and reasonable way with many of the estimating problems which can arise where building and civil engineering works are carried out and to include comprehensive estimating data within the guidelines of good practice. The early part of the book has been completely rewritten to contain chapters useful to students and practitioners alike for the development of the estimating ... Read more

    $178.63 AUD

  • Construction Quantity Surveying

    A Practical Guide for the Contractor's QS

    by Donald Towey

    The modern quantity surveyor (QS) plays a central role in the management of construction projects, although the exact nature of the role depends on who employs the QS. The Professional Quantity Surveyor engaged by the client and the Contractor's Quantity Surveyor have different roles to play in any construction project, with the contractor's QS role extending beyond measurement to the day-to-day ... Read more

    $67.99 AUD

  • Willis's Elements of Quantity Surveying

    by Sandra Lee and 2 more

    Willis's Elements of Quantity Surveying has become a standard text in the teaching of building measurement – a core part of the curriculum for quantity surveyors. Particularly in the latter editions it has eclipsed the other books on building measurement, partly because of the heritage, but mostly because of the logical approach and copious use of examples to guide the student.The new 11th edition ... Read more

    $48.99 AUD

  • Cost Management of Construction Projects

    by Donald Towey

    The cost manager/quantity surveyor plays a pivotal role in the financial and contract management of construction projects, although the exact nature of the service they provide depends on the project employer’s terms of engagement. This can mean acting as consultant in a range of roles including cost and advisory services for budget setting to initiate a project, cost management through the design ... Read more

    $82.99 AUD

  • Engineering Surveys for Industry

    by Alojz Kopáčik and 2 more

    This book is the translated English version of a text on industrial surveys, originally published in Slovak by SPEKTRUM STU Publishing. This updated version is not only a translation of the original, but also a reviewed, extended version, which reflects up-to-date international standards and regulations.The book covers topics in engineering surveying not available in other publications in this ... Read more

    $152.12 AUD

  • Building Surveys

    by Peter Glover

    Since the first edition was published in 1983, Building Surveys has been the core text in its field for students and professionals alike. Covering everything needed for initial inspections such as equipment, know-how and procedures to writing an accurate report, this book is a proven indispensable guide.It considers all the structural elements required when surveying a property for example, ... Read more

    $66.10 AUD

  • World Spatial Metadata Standards

    Scientific and Technical Characteristics, and Full Descriptions with Crosstable

    by Harold Moellering and 2 more

    series International Cartographic Association
    World Spatial Metadata Standards represents years of work by the ICA Spatial Data Standards Commission during the 1995-2003 ICA cycles.It consists of an Introduction and six Regional Summary chapters that describe the spatial metadata activities happening in Europe, North America, Asia/Pacific, Latin America, Africa/Middle East, and the ISO community. These chapters provide the broader context and ... Read more

    $247.49 AUD

  • Contract Practice for Surveyors

    by Simon Birchall and 1 more

    This book provides a detailed guide to the principles and practice of construction contracts. It is written for both students and professionals working in all branches of surveying and construction. Based around the JCT 05 Standard Building Contracts, it has been fully revised and updated to reflect the latest versions of these contracts.The book sets out clearly what should be done at each stage ... Read more

    $83.92 AUD

  • Property Finance

    by David Isaac and 1 more

    series Building and Surveying Series
    Property Finance provides an overview of the field, linking the areas of property and construction with an understanding of financial structures and concepts. The aim is to present an insight and a strategy for understanding and learning about these concepts and structures, and to introduce the reader to the institutions in the market which provide finance for real estate investment and ... Read more

    $129.95 AUD

  • Polar Mariner

    Beyond the Limits in Antarctica

    by Captain Tom Woodfield

    Captain Woodfield made 20 seasonal voyages to the Antarctic on three research ships between 1955 and 1974. Starting as a Junior Deck Officer he worked for The Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey which in 1964 became the British Antarctic Survey. He played a paramount role in the gradual change from using under-powered and poorly-equipped ships to the professionally-managed and sophisticated ... Read more

    $16.71 AUD

  • Basic Surveying

    by Raymond Paul and 1 more

    The primary aim of this book is to provide a guide to current practice and equipment for non-specialist surveyors in the various professions involved in the construction industry and the environment. It is suitable for students preparing for degrees and diplomas in architecture, building, building surveying, quantity surveying, estate management and town planning and environmental studies. It is ... Read more

    $76.77 AUD

  • Description Approaches and Automated Generalization Algorithms for Groups of Map Objects

    by Haowen Yan

    This book focuses on the generalization of map features, providing descriptions and classifying groups of map objects into six categories: point clusters, groups of contours, road networks, river networks, continuous areal features and discrete areal features. Discussing the methods and algorithms in map generalization in equal measure, it also describes the approaches for describing map features ... Read more

    $224.17 AUD

  • Proceedings of UASG 2019

    Unmanned Aerial System in Geomatics

    by Kamal Jain and 3 more

    series Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering #51
    This volume gathers the latest advances, innovations, and applications in the field of geographic information systems and unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) technologies, as presented by leading researchers and engineers at the 1st International Conference on Unmanned Aerial System in Geomatics (UASG), held in Roorkee, India on April 6-7, 2019. It covers highly diverse topics, including photogrammetry ... Read more

    $260.14 AUD

  • Security Engineering; Risk Assessment and Security Measures

    by Renato Golob

    Running a risk? Are you at risk? Where is it that you are vulnerable? What is the probability of a damaging event and what are its possible damaging consequences?Just as health, safety and security are the prerequisites that we can live and work. For most of us, its existence is taken for granted to the extent where we stop even thinking about or observing it. Until the moment when we lose it, ... Read more

    $14.98 AUD

  • Nicolas-Louis De La Caille, Astronomer and Geodesist

    by Ian Stewart Glass

    La Caille was one of the observational astronomers and geodesists who followed Newton in developing ideas about celestial mechanics and the shape of the earth. He provided data to the great 18th-century mathematicians involved in understanding the complex gravitational effects that the heavenly bodies have on one another. Observing from the Cape of Good Hope, he made the first ever telescopic sky ... Read more

    $94.04 AUD

  • Space Remote Sensing of Subtropical Oceans (SRSSO)

    by Cho-Teng Liu

    This volume contains the proceedings from the COSPAR Colloquium on "Space Remote Sensing of Subtropical Oceans" which took place between 12 and 16 September, 1996, at the Institute of Oceanography of the National Taiwan University.Included are contributions addressing the issue, from scientific points of views, of why the first scientific satellite of Taiwan, ROCSAT-1, should be equipped with the ... Read more

    $264.32 AUD

  • Estimating for Builders and Surveyors

    by R D Buchan and 2 more

    Written for students taking courses in building and surveying, 'Estimating for Builders and Surveyors' describes and explains the method used by the estimator to build up prices or rates for items described in the SMM7 format. Each chapter is a self-contained unit related to a particular element in the building. Worked examples throughout reflect both traditional and up-to-date technology. Written ... Read more

    $76.77 AUD

  • Apuntes de Física para 2º de Bachillerato y EBAU

    Perfecto para entender lo que dice tu profe de física

    by Álvaro Ferradas Hernando and 1 more

    La Física es una de las materias que más complicadas resulta al alumnado de 2º de Bachillerato, pues en este curso del currículo, se introducen multitud de conceptos nuevos que, además de ser intuitivos al 100% requieren de unos conocimientos matemáticos elevados. Este libro está enfocado a facilitar el estudio y la comprensión de los conceptos físicos propios de 2º de Bachillerato, además de ... Read more

    $5.81 AUD

  • GPS Systems: Technology, Operation, and Applications

    by Lawrence Harte and 1 more

    This book covers satellite position location technology and how the GPS system has evolved. You will learn the functional parts of GPS systems, how they work together to provide position measurements that are accurate to within centimeters.The operation of GPS is described including satellite acquisition, signal reception, and pseudo-ranging. Discover how time reference and error correction data ... Read more

    $15.34 AUD