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Classification of surveying

Classification Of Surveying – Everything You Need To Know

Surveying is the art of determining the relative positions of points that are on, above, or beneath the earth’s surface using linear or angular measurements. In this article, let’s discuss the various classification of surveying. There are different classifications of surveying based on, Let’s discuss each of them in detail. 1) The accuracy of surveying […]

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Plane table surveying

Plane Table Surveying – Instruments, Setting up, Advantages & Disadvantages

What is Plane Table Surveying? Plane table surveying is a graphical method of surveying in which both the observations and plotting of stations are done simultaneously on a sheet placed on a plane table fitted with a tripod in the field. It is a simple and fast survey and is mostly suitable for preparing small-scale

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Levelling staff – Everything you need to know about

What is a levelling staff? A levelling staff is a straight, rectangular wooden or aluminum rod having graduations imprinted on them. The foot of the staff represents the reading zero and reading increases with an increase in height. It is used with a levelling instrument to determine the difference in height between the two points

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Compass surveying

Compass Surveying

What is compass surveying? Compass surveying is an important branch of surveying that is usually adopted in determining the position of an object using both linear and angular measurements. The linear measurement can be measured with the help of a chain or tape and the angular measurement can be measured with the help of a

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Chain surveying | Principle of chain surveying | Procedure of chain surveying

Introduction Before getting into the chain surveying, let’s learn some basics of surveying. There are two major measurements in surveying, they are linear measurements and angular measurements. In surveying, linear distance can be measured by various following methods, Direct Distance Measurement (DDM) Optical Distance Measurement (ODM) Electromagnetic Distance Measurement (EDM) In the case of direct

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