Part 1. OPTO-MECHANICAL SURVEYING INSTRUMENTS. 1. Fundamentals and elements of optics; Levels. 2. Instruments for measuring angles. 3. Instruments for measuring elevation. 4. Precision instruments for horizontal and vertical setting out. 5. Instruments and equipment for distance measurement. 6. Instruments for tacheometry. Part 11. ELECTRONIC SURVEYING INSTRUMENTS. 7. Elements of electronic instruments. 8. Distance measuring instruments using the principle of interference. 9. Electronic distance measuring instruments. 10. Electronic theodolites and tacheometers. Part 111. OFFICE INSTRUMENTS AND EQUIPMENT FOR PROCESSING. 11. Grid square and coordinate plotting devices. 12. Equipment for automatic mapping and plotting. 13. Automatic equipment for map production. 14. Instruments to measure areas. Appendix. Selected bibliography.