MODERN GROUND SURVEY METHODS

A DIRECTLY EMPLOYED GROUND SURVEY TEAM CAN PROVIDE THE CIVIL ENGINEER WITH LARGE-SCALE SURVEYS QUICKLY AND CHEAPLY BY USING RECENTLY DEVELOPED EQUIPMENT AND METHODS. THESE INCLUDE: (1) THE PROVISION OF MAJOR AND LOCAL CONTROL BY EXTENSION OF THE EXISTING ORDNANCE SURVEY TRIANGULATION NETWORK USING ELECTRONIC DISTANCE MEASUREMENT; (2) THE PROVISION OF MINOR CONTROL BY TRANSVERSING BETWEEN THE MAJOR CONTROL STATIONS; (3) DETAIL SURVEY USING THE ZEISS TELEMETER WITH ITS OWN BUILT-IN POLAR PLOTTER, AND LEVELLING, CONTROLLED BY THE O.S. GEODETIC LEVELLING. /RRL/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 16 No 1, PP 27-31, 2 FIG, 5 PHOT
  • Authors:
    • Jones, R D
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  • Accession Number: 00229314
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Road Research Laboratory /UK
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 19 1970 12:00AM