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Materials on this subject in our libraries are shelved according to the Library of Congress Classification system. Land surveying materials are mainly at the Northridge Campus Library, although there is a small collection at the Eastview Campus. You can browse the library catalog and the library stacks (shelves) within this surveying call number range:
TA 505 - TA 625.
If you are not finding material you need, ask a librarian for assistance. You can also search libraries worldwide through WorldCat. Ask your librarian about interlibrary loan if you find a title you need at another library.
You can get a TexShare card to borrow books from participating local libraries.
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More Land Surveying Books
Land Development Handbook by
Publication Date: 2008-07-09
The Definitive Guide to Land Development-Every Detail, Every Issue, Every Setting Land Development Handbook provides a step-by-step approach to any type of project, from rural greenfield development to suburban infill to urban redevelopment.
Easements Relating to Land Surveying and Title Examination by
Publication Date: 2013-08-12
The definition, use, defense, and retirement of easements are areas of active work for land surveyors, lawyers, and the holders and buyers of easements, such as utility companies and highway departments.
Surveying the Courtroom by
Publication Date: 1999-08-12
An outstanding reference that demystifies the legal process for expert witnesses in land and natural resource disputes a vast and complex body of laws surrounds the ownership and disposition of land resources today.
After the Map by
Publication Date: 2016-07-01
For most of the twentieth century, maps were indispensable. They were how governments understood, managed, and defended their territory, and during the two world wars they were produced by the hundreds of millions. Cartographers and journalists predicted the dawning of a "map-minded age," where increasingly state-of-the-art maps would become everyday tools.
GPS for Land Surveyors, Fourth Edition by
Publication Date: 2015-06-01
For more than a decade, GPS for Land Surveyors has been unique among other books on this topic due to its clear, straightforward treatment of the subject matter.
Subdividing the Land Metes and Bounds and Rectangular by
Publication Date: 2010-11-11
Ideally, every tract of land has a description on paper and a physical survey on the ground. When boundary disputes arise, all parties concerned must quickly learn the vocabulary and processes involved with real estate.
Measuring America by
Publication Date: 2003-09-30
In 1790, America was in enormous debt, having depleted what little money and supplies the country had during its victorious fight for independence. Before the nation's greatest asset, the land west of the Ohio River, could be sold it had to be measured out and mapped. And before that could be done, a uniform set of measurements had to be chosen for the new republic out of the morass of roughly 100,000 different units that were in use in daily life.
Geomatics Engineering by
Publication Date: 2010-09-27
Traditionally, land surveyors experience years of struggle as they encounter the complexities of project planning and design processes in the course of professional employment or practice.
Making Sense of Cities by
Publication Date: 2014-04-23
In 2000, for the first time, a majority of the world's population was living in cities. The trend towards increasing urbanization shows no sign of slowing and the third millennium looks set to be an unprecedentedly urban one.
American Boundaries by
Publication Date: 2009-02-15
For anyone who has looked at a map of the United States and wondered how Texas and Oklahoma got their Panhandles, or flown over the American heartland and marveled at the vast grid spreading out in all directions below, American Boundaries will yield a welcome treasure trove of insight.
Here are some examples of search strategies for land surveying:
--land survey* (The asterisk * retrieves singular, plural, and other forms of the word:
survey, surveying, surveyor, surveys)
--boundary and survey*
- Geospatial Engineering
- Land Surveying
- Title Examination
- Land Development
- GPS for Land Surveyors
- Land Subdivisions
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When you have found a book or video in this guide you would like to borrow
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--Type in your ACCeID number and password on the request form and click SUBMIT
--Select a campus Pickup Location, then click SUBMIT.
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Books and videos are loaned for two weeks. You may renew your book or video twice if no other borrower has requested the item. To renew materials online, go to My Library Record.
Books added 2014-2015
Practical Boundary Surveying by
TA545 .G39 2015 Northridge Campus Library
Far from a simple engineering function, boundary establishment is often a difficult and delicate matter, with real monetary and legal ramifications if not accomplished accurately. This book helps readers to understand why such challenges exist and what remedies may be available. Using only simple and logically explained mathematics, the principles and practice of boundary surveying are demystified for those without prior experience. For those who desire a more in-depth treatment of the mathematical aspects of boundary surveying, the Appendix includes the underlying theory and many examples of typical calculations performed by boundary surveyors.
Surveying: Principles and Applications, 9th ed. by
TA545 .K37 2014 Eastview and Northridge campus libraries
This edition brings together expert coverage of surveying principles, remote sensing and other new advances in technological instrumentation, and modern applications for everything from mapping to engineering. Designed for maximum simplicity, it covers sophisticated topics typically discussed in advanced surveying courses, along with aerial, space and ground imaging, GIS, land surveying, and other key topics.
Brown's Boundary Control and Legal Principles by
KF639 .B7 2014 Eastview Campus Library
The new edition has been updated to reflect ongoing changes in surveying technology and surveying law, notably by adding water boundary expert George Cole as a contributor to revamp information on Riparian and Littorial Boundaries. Additionally, a new appendix has been introduced containing a comprehensive list of surveying books that have been referenced in court cases and legal decisions as persuasive authority over the years. It is indispensable reading for students and practicioners studying for the Fundamentals of Land Surveying licensure exam.