The Use and Calibration of Distance Measuring Equipment for Precise Mensuration of Dams
ARMY ENGINEER TOPOGRAPHIC LABS FORT BELVOIR VA
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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.
- Civil Engineering
- Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods