Accession Number:

ADA076113

Title:

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

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY ENGINEER TOPOGRAPHIC LABS FORT BELVOIR VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1979-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

73.0

Abstract:

This report is intended as a practical guide to land surveyors who use distance measuring equipment DME for 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. This revised report contains several new sections dealing with error estimation, adjustment, and refractive index corrections.

Subject Categories:

  • Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE