Surveying Theory and Practice, 2nd Ed

Author Name : S.S. Bhavikatti
Price INR : 625.00
ISBN 13 : 9789389447071
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Format : Paper Back
Publisher : Dreamtech Press
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The book deals with the entire surveying theory and practice to be studied by the civil
engineering students. It covers all the basic methods of surveying, like chain surveying,
compass surveying, plane table surveying, theodolite surveying, and explains use of levels,
contouring, etc. It also covers modern methods of levelling, like stations, photogrammetric
surveying and remote sensing. Astronomical survey is also covered. Application of surveying
to engineering projects, and calculation of areas and volumes of earthwork involved in
the field work are explained and illustrated with problems.

Dr. S.S. Bhavikatti studied at BVB College of Engineering and Technology, Hubli for his
BE (Civil) degree and graduated from Karnatak University, Dharwad in 1963, sharing the first
rank with another candidate. The same year he joined Karnataka Regional 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 up to September 2007.
Presently, he is working as Emeritus Professor at BVB College of Engineering and
Technology. He has published 65 technical papers and 60 books. He has guided 76 students
for M. Tech. dissertation and 6 students for Ph.D. He was member of the organising/scientific
committee of international seminars organised 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 the
Government of Karnataka

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