Self-Checking Method of Computing Curve Elevations

by C.M. Lamont,

Serial Information: Journal of the Surveying and Mapping Division, 1960, Vol. 86, Issue 1, Pg. 1-6

Document Type: Journal Paper


Usual laborious methods require squaring, multiplication, and division of large figures; proposed new method is self-checking and well adapted to use with ordinary calculating machine; it is especially useful in bridge work, with skewed structures on complicated layouts which involve time consuming and lengthy calculations.

Subject Headings: Curvature | Equipment and machinery | Skew bridges | Skewness

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