"The transit rule was more or less the standard here in the US until PC's came into use and Least Squares was developed. Even today with smaller traverses transit is superior to Least Squares.
"Dear Mr. Samata,
That looks like a very useful Excel workbook! Thank you for the download.
COMPASS RULE (Bowditch)
The compass or bow ditch rule which was named after the distinguished American navigator Nathaniel Bowditch (1773-1838). His book…"
In Traverse Calculation which Rule is used mostly for corrections?Bowditch Rule or Transit Rule?I mostly prefer Bowditch Rule what you will prefer?Please Reply.I have prepared an Excel spreadsheet for traverse calculations by both Bowditch Rule and Transit Rule.…See More
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