Unit Overview
P1 - Surveying Equipment
P2 - Drawing Your Plan
P3 - Levelling Equipment
P4 - Height Profile
P5 - Theodolites
P6 - Measuring Angles
P7 - Setting Out Terminology
P8 - Setting out Practical
M1
M2
M3 - Setting Up Profile Boards
D1
D2
D3

D2 - Analyse Methods of Measuring

Criteria

Analyse the methods used to take angular measurements in terms of trigonometric accuracy

 

Task

Produce a written report that analyses the methods used to take angular measurements. The report should include:

  1. A description of Polarisation
  2. Description of triangulation
  3. Examples of how to record information
  4. An explanation of common mistakes
  5. An explanation of how accuracy changes with distance.