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Levelling Calculations made easy - Rise and Fall Method

I have drawn up a spreadsheet explaining how to do the basic calculatuions for the rise and fall method of leveling my surveying students w…

Started by Rolita Rode La cockLatest Reply

Double rodding, I never called it this, I used Double turns, 2 of something

Hello Eveyone, I guess it does not matter what you call it ,if it can be mastered it saves time and money. Running long level runs can tak…

Started by Billy BrooksLatest Reply

L. R. , What is L R ? I was asked that one day. He was not ready for the answer.

One Day, On the tailgate of my survey truck I had plans waiting to be look at , and calculators here and there with Data Collectors, scales…

Started by Billy BrooksLatest Reply

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Use Shadow of a Tree to Calculate Height

Here is a really cool trick to calculate the height of a tree using its shadow, taught by Jeff Jenson of UNLV

Started by Jaybird

4 Aug 5
Reply by Sutoidem Theophilus

L. R. , What is L R ? I was asked that one day. He was not ready for the answer.

One Day, On the tailgate of my survey truck I had plans waiting to be look at , and calculators here and there with Data Collectors, scales…

Started by Billy Brooks

10 Jun 14, 2016
Reply by Billy Brooks

Traverse, Traverse Line and How does GPS fit into all of this with GPS Traverse

If you look the word traverse up it is used as a noun, a verb, a adverb, a adjective and the list goes on.It also  has many definitions oth…

Started by Billy Brooks

13 Apr 1, 2016
Reply by Billy Brooks

Double rodding, I never called it this, I used Double turns, 2 of something

Hello Eveyone, I guess it does not matter what you call it ,if it can be mastered it saves time and money. Running long level runs can tak…

Started by Billy Brooks

3 Mar 21, 2016
Reply by Billy Brooks

Calculation for levelling -- Collimation method or what ever else its called

I created a spreadsheet to explain the collimation methods calculations to my surveying students, they found it very useful, hope that you…

Started by Rolita Rode La cock

7 Feb 24, 2016
Reply by Billy Brooks

Surveying formulas

I am a rodman and i have three years of land surveying exp. but i am now doing industrial surveying work and next year i want to go retake…

Started by Brian Gay

3 Feb 17, 2016
Reply by Billy Brooks

Use a scale/ruler to measure the height of a tree

Make a clearly visible mark on the tree trunk at a fixed, measured height above ground level—say, four feet, or six feet. Hold a ruler in f…

Started by David Bosshard, RLS

4 Feb 16, 2016
Reply by Billy Brooks

Levelling Calculations made easy - Rise and Fall Method

I have drawn up a spreadsheet explaining how to do the basic calculatuions for the rise and fall method of leveling my surveying students w…

Started by Rolita Rode La cock

4 Feb 16, 2016
Reply by ⚡Survenator⌁

Rules of Thumb for surveying

Several rules of thumb which makes life a little easier: When checking in and your off 30" remember 20" is 0.01' in 100' so if your 50' fee…

Started by Michael Alan Sanchez

2 Feb 16, 2016
Reply by ⚡Survenator⌁

Secrets of Mental Math

This is a book i stumbled across called Secrets of Mental Math for you to download and read.  Enjoy surveyors!

Started by ⚡Survenator⌁

0 Feb 16, 2016

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