8. Error Propagation in Traverse Surveys

  1. Charles D. Ghilani Ph.D. Professor

Published Online: 9 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470586266.ch8

Adjustment Computations: Spatial Data Analysis, Fifth Edition

Adjustment Computations: Spatial Data Analysis, Fifth Edition

How to Cite

Ghilani, C. D. (2010) Error Propagation in Traverse Surveys, in Adjustment Computations: Spatial Data Analysis, Fifth Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470586266.ch8

Author Information

  1. The Pennsylvania State University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 MAR 2010
  2. Published Print: 3 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470464915

Online ISBN: 9780470586266

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Keywords:

  • traverse survey error propagation;
  • SLOPOV approach;
  • derivation of estimated error in latitude and departure;
  • derivation of estimated standard errors in course azimuths;
  • geometric constraints - for any closed polygon-type traverse

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Derivation of Estimated Error in Latitude and Departure

  • Derivation of Estimated Standard Errors in Course Azimuths

  • Computing and Analyzing Polygon Traverse Misclosure Errors

  • Computing and Analyzing Link Traverse Misclosure Errors

  • Software

  • Conclusions

  • Problems

  • Programming Problems