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Terms related to Contouring | Objects of Contouring | Uses of Contour maps | Characteristics of Contours | Methods of Contouring

Monday, August 29, 2011 0:20 No Comments

Contouring: 1.     Contour line The intersection of ground surface and level surface is called

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Hydrologic Cycle | Various Aspects of Hydrologic Cycle | Engineering applications

Saturday, August 27, 2011 10:52 No Comments

Hydrologic Cycle: The various aspects of water related to earth and their interaction can be explained in terms of a cycle

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Hooke’s Law of Elasticity | Definition of Elastic Materials

Sunday, December 5, 2010 6:43 No Comments

Hooke’s law of elasticity: In mechanics, and physics, Hooke’s law of elasticity is an approximation that states that the

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Base Line

Tuesday, August 31, 2010 11:09 4 Comments

This term is often used in Chain Surveying, The longest of the chain lines formed in doing a survey is generally regarded as the base line.

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Survey Stations | Main Stations | Subsidiary or Tie Station

Tuesday, August 31, 2010 11:07 No Comments

A Survey Station is a point of Importance at the beginning and end of a chain line. There are two main types of stations namely

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Ranging | Direct Ranging | Indirect Ranging

Tuesday, August 31, 2010 11:02 No Comments

The process of establishing or developing intermediate points between two terminal points or end points on a straight line is known as ranging.

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Chaining and Taping

Tuesday, August 17, 2010 18:30 No Comments

The measurement of distance with the help of chain or tape is known as chaining. However the term chaining

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Odometer | Perambulator

Tuesday, August 17, 2010 18:27 No Comments

Odometer The device which attached with the wheel of any vehicle and records the number of revolutions

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Passometer | Pedometer

Tuesday, August 17, 2010 18:21 2 Comments

Passometer is a pocket instrument which count the number of paces. It automatically records the number of

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What is Pacing?

Tuesday, August 17, 2010 18:17 3 Comments

The method of measuring distance with the help of pace length is known as pacing. This type of method is used where approximate results are required.

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