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Using a Theodolite

Synopsis
Although the Hilger and Watts 20-inch reading theodolite has been largely suyperseded in surveying work, it is still commonly used for teaching purposes. This step-by-step guide shows how to set up and level the instrument, and then demonstrates the method of taking horizontal and vertical angles. In foru parts: setting up a theodolite; measuring horizontal angles; measuring vertical angles; packing up.
Series
Practice of Surveying, Series
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 21 min.
Year of production
1991
Availability
Sale; 1999 sale: £38.00 (+VAT +p&p)
Documentation
Accompanying 8-page booklet.
Uses
Students of surveying and engineering.
Subjects
Engineering
Keywords
civil engineering; distances; measuring instruments; surveying; theodolites

Credits

Writer
John Uren
Cast
John Uren 

Production Company

Name

University of Leeds Media Services

Notes
see Leeds University Television

Distributor

Name

Leeds University Television

Contact
Sally Popplewell (Sales supervisor)
Email
mediaservices@leeds.ac.uk
Web
http://mediant.leeds.ac.uk/vtcatalogue/ External site opens in new window
Phone
0113 343 2660
Fax
0113 343 2669
Address
Media Services
University of Leeds
Leeds
LS2 9JT

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