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Tag: Measurements Reduction of distance measurements

The reduction of distance measurements means the process of converting a measured slope distance between two points to the ‘reduced’ distance over the ellipsoid between the projections of the two points onto the ellipsoid. It is useful to start by thinking of the simple geometry which would arise if the earth were flat, as shown in Figure 11.1. The quantities

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Tag: Measurements Units of Measurements

According to Standards of Weights and Measurements Act, India decided to give up FPS system used earlier and switched over to MKS in 1956. In 1960 System International (SI units) unit was approved by the conference of weights and measures. It is an international organisation of which most of the countries are the members. In this system also unit of

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