Chapter 6. Fundamentals of Measurements

  1. Stephen V. Estopinal

Published Online: 22 DEC 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470432778.ch6

A Guide to Understanding Land Surveys, Third Edition

A Guide to Understanding Land Surveys, Third Edition

How to Cite

Estopinal, S. V. (2008) Fundamentals of Measurements, in A Guide to Understanding Land Surveys, Third Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470432778.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 DEC 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470230589

Online ISBN: 9780470432778

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Keywords:

  • measurements;
  • monetary system;
  • parameter;
  • instrumentation;
  • alignment

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • ACCURACY AND PRECISION

  • IMPLIED PRECISION

  • ERRORS

  • ALL MEASUREMENTS INCLUDE ERRORS

  • REDUCTION OF ERRORS

  • DEVELOPMENT OF STANDARD PROCEDURES

  • COLONIAL PERIOD

  • POST–CIVIL WAR PERIOD

  • BEGINNING OF THE MODERN PERIOD

  • MODERN PERIOD

  • RANDOM TRAVERSE

  • ELEVATIONS IN THE MODERN PERIOD

  • FUTURE OF SURVEYING