Triangulation and Trilateration

  • J. Uren
  • W. F. Price
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Abstract

In the previous chapter, the method of establishing horizontal control by traversing is described. However, horizontal control can also be established by such methods as triangulation, trilateration, intersection and resection. Triangulation and trilateration are described in this chapter and intersection and resection in chapter 7.

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6.8 Further Reading

  1. E. M. Mikhail and G. Gracie, Analysis and Adjustment of Survey Measurements (Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 1981).Google Scholar
  2. P. Richardus, Project Surveying, 2nd Edition (A. A. Balkema, Rotterdam and Boston, 1984).Google Scholar

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© J. Uren and W. F. Price 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Uren
    • 1
  • W. F. Price
    • 1
  1. 1.Departement of Civil EngineeringPortsmouth PolytechnicUK

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