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  Item Reference: KCLCAL-1891-1892-191

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ENGINEERING 187 The subjects dealt with in the First Year are The Appli- cation of Practical Geometry to the purposes of Surveyor and Engineer Standards of Length' Scales Areas Division of Land Equalizing Fences Geometrically the Chain and Offset Staff Surveying by Chain Chain Angles Base Lines Field Book Surveying Symbols Continuing and Measuring Base Lines when Obstructed Ascertaining Dis- tances to Inaccessible Objects Erecting Perpendiculars with the Chain Cross Optical Square Classification of Surveys Practical Difficulties in Surveying Traverse Surveying Pris- matic Compass Circumferentor Theodolite and Adjustments Level and Adjustments Level Staff Box Sextant Sextant Clinometer Hypothenusal and other errors in Chaining Meridian Variation Vernier Plotting Plan Drawing Trans- ferring Enlarging and Reducing Pentagraph Eidograph Levelling Field Book Errors in Levelling Curvature and Refraction Flying Levels for Roads Railways and other works with observations as to Geology Strata Streams Springs Subsoil &c Plotting Sections and Cross Sections Contour Surveys Gradients The Practical Instruction in the Field consists in carrying out Chain Survey explanatory of the usual difficulties that are met with in practice Levelling is commenced Section and Cross Sections are taken and the various instruments which have been described in the lectures are used in the field Second Year Lecture Room from to every Friday and Field Work at 10 every alternate Saturday during the Academical year The Second Year course deals both in the Lecture Room and in the Field with more extended surveying and levelling operations Surveys of Towns by Theodolite Surveys foi Railways Roads Canals &c Plane Trigonometry applied to Surveying Purposes Spherical Excess Trigonometrical determination of Heights and Distances Measuring Distances from Primary Base Taking out quantities of Cuttings and
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