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Texas Land Surveyors

Texas Professional Land Surveyors

Texas Professional Land Surveyors

Land Surveying is well known for being the second oldest profession and it is all about measuring and mapping land. Every US state has its own licensing board that sets all the rules and regulations for each state. Board that regulates land surveyors in Texas is called Texas Board of Professional Land Surveying. The Board regulates and controls standards of registered and licensed surveyors....

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Electromagnetic Distance Measurement

texas land surveyors - electromagnetic distance measurement

For many years, accurate distance measurement was the most challenging part of surveying. The introduction of electromagnetic distance measurement (EDM) has made the task of distance measuring a simple operation. Nowadays most Texas land surveyors and civil engineers will work with electronic microprocessor. These are controlled instruments that can measure long distances within a few millimetres...

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Survey Research Methods

Texas Land Surveyors - Survey Research Methods

The most satisfactory method in surveying small areas is the relative positioning of the control points that are calculated in a co-ordinate system rather than directly plotted by scale and protractor. This method allows all errors to be adjusted and it doesn't depend on any angle-measuring device. Using this survey research method plotted stations are independent and are plotted from precise calculations. Choice...

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