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INTRODUCTION: Overview of plane surveying (chain, compass and plane table), Objectives, Principles, and classifications.

DISTANCES AND DIRECTION: Distance measurement conventions and methods; use of chain and tape, Electronic distance measurements, Meridians, Azimuths and Bearings, declination, computation of angle.

LEVELING AND CONTOURING: Concept and Terminology, Temporary and permanent adjustments- method of leveling. Characteristics and Uses of contours- methods of conducting contour surveys and their plotting.

COMPUTATION OF AREAS AND VOLUMES: Area from field notes, computation of areas along irregular boundaries and area consisting of regular boundaries. Embankments and cutting for a level section and two level sections with and without transverse slopes, determination of the capacity of the reservoir, volume of borrow pits.

Surveying Pdf Notes

THEODOLITE: Theodolite, description, uses and adjustments – temporary and permanent, measurement of horizontal and vertical angles. Principles of Electronic Theodolite. Trigonometrical leveling, Traversing.


Stadia and tangential methods of Tacheometry. Distance and Elevation formulae for Staff vertical position.

Curves: Types of curves, design and setting out – simple and compound curves.

Introduction to geodetic surveying, Total Station and Global positioning system, Introduction to Geographic information system (GIS).

1. “Surveying (Vol – 1, 2 & 3), by B.C.Punmia, Ashok Kumar Jain and Arun Kumar Jain – Laxmi Publications (P) ltd., New Delhi

2.Duggal S K, “Surveying (Vol – 1 & 2), Tata Mc.Graw Hill Publishing Co. Ltd. New Delhi, 2004.

3. Surveying and leveling by R. Subramanian, Oxford university press, New Delhi

REFERENCES – Surveying  Notes Pdf
1. Arthur R Benton and Philip J Taety, Elements of Plane Surveying, McGraw Hill – 2000

2. Arrow K R “Surveying Vol 1, 2 & 3), Standard Book House, Delhi, 2004

3. Chandra A M, “Plane Surveying”, New age International Pvt. Ltd., Publishers, New Delhi, 2002.

4. Chandra A M, “Higher Surveying”, New age International Pvt. Ltd., Publishers, New Delhi, 2002.

Note:- These notes are according to the r09 Syllabus book of JNTUH. In R13, 8-units of R09 syllabus are combined into 5-units in the r13 syllabus. Click here to check all the JNTU Syllabus books

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