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  Item Reference: KCLCAL-1896-1897-147

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The subjects dealt with in the First Year are Standards of Length Surveying by Chain Base Lines Field Book Surveying Symbols Continuing and Measuring Base Lines when Obstructed Ascertaining Distances to Inaccessible objects Erecting Perpendiculars with the Chain Cross Optical Square Practical Difficulties in Surveying Traverse Surveying Prismatic Compass Circumferentor Theodolite and Adjustments Box Sextant Sextant Clinometer Spherical Excess Meridian Variation Vernier Scales Plotting from Field Notes Taking out Areas The Plani- meter Plan Drawing Transferring Enlarging and Reducing Pentagraph Eidograph The Level and its Adjustments Levelling Field Book Errors in Level- ling Curvature and Refraction Flying Levels for Roads Railways and other works with observations as to Strata Streams Springs Subsoil &c Plotting Sections and Cross Sections Contour Surveys Gradients Setting out Curves both with the Chain and with the Theodolite The Practical Instruction in the Field consists in carrying out Chain Survey explanatory of the usual difficulties that are met with in practice Levelling Taking Sections and Cross Sections The various instruments which have been described in the Lectures are used in the field Curves are set out with the Chain and Theodolite Second Year Drawing Tuesday 15-3 Lectures Friday 2-3 Field Work alternate Saturdays 10 The subjects dealt with in the Second Year are Surveys of Towns by Theodolite Surveys for Railways Roads Canals &c Plane Trigonometry applied to Surveying Purposes Surveying and Levelling by Vertical Angles Measuring Distances from Primary Base Taking out quantities Parliamentary Surveying Standing Orders Road Alterations The Laying-out and Construction of Main Roads Heliostat Plane Table The Three Point Problem Transit Instrument Time Latitude and Longitude Setting out Work Setting out on Sidelong Ground Banks and Cuttings Slips Aneroid Barometer and Hypso-
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