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How to Calculate Whole Circle Bearings and Distances from Co-Ordinates.

Why do we need to calculate the Whole Circle Bearing and Distance between two sets of Co-Ordinates? Information is supplied in all manner of forms, and quite often it is not in the form that we need to use it in.  We need to transform this information into a format we can use.  For many years, Site Engineers and Surveyors …

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Guide to Doing a Resection with a Total Station

What is the Resection Programme on a Total Station? The Resection programme found on nearly all Total Stations, like the Leica TCRP1205 Robotic Total Station, allow immense flexibility on where the Total Station can be positioned for ease of setting out or surveying.  It is one of the most used features of a modern Total Station.  This programme allows the …

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How often should you check an automatic level?

How often should you check an automatic level? We would recommend that site staff should check an automatic level for accuracy every week.  This site check should also be logged and stored with the Calibration Certificate for the automatic level.  Any deterioration in the accuracy of the automatic level can then be easily identified and the automatic level can be …

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How do you check a dumpy level?

How do you check a dumpy level? A dumpy level is checked for accuracy by carrying out a two peg test.  Here is a straight forward, easy to follow guide on how to perform a two peg test on a dumpy level.  This is straight forward and can be done on any site by any competent surveyor or engineer.  This …

How often should you check a dumpy level?

How often should you check a dumpy level? We would recommend that site staff should check a dumpy level for accuracy every week.  This site check should also be logged and stored with the Calibration Certificate for the dumpy level.  Any deterioration in the accuracy of the dumpy level can then be easily identified and the dumpy level can be …