Accession Number:

ADA023759

Title:

The Use and Calibration of Distance Measuring Equipment for Precise Mensuration of Dams

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY ENGINEER TOPOGRAPHIC LABS FORT BELVOIR VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1976-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

51.0

Abstract:

This report is intended as a practical guide to land surveyors using distance measuring equipment DME and making precise measurements of movements in dams and other large structures. The report consists of two parts. First, DME calibration, error sources, atmospheric corrections and correct use. Second, special techniques of trilateration and data reduction for precise mensuration on dams.

Subject Categories:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE