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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Measurement and recording of historic buildings.
Shaftesbury : Donhead, ©2004
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
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|Description:||1 online resource|
|Contents:||Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; About the authors; Table of Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1 Basic measured survey practice; Historical development of surveying; The principles of surveying practice; Basic surveying methods; Ensuring the accuracy of survey work; 2 Surveying equipment; Types of equipment; 3 Elementary land survey; Chain survey; Plotting procedures; Preparing the finished survey drawing; Plane-table surveying; Checklist of features to be recorded on a measured site survey; 4 Levelling; Principles of levelling; Survey procedure; Contouring. 5 Preliminaries to the measured survey of buildingsBriefing; Finding old plans and other information; Reconnaissance of the building or site; Safety; Preliminaries to a survey; 6 Building measured survey I: preparing sketches; 7 Building measured survey II: measuring; Measuring for plans; Measuring for sections; Measuring externally; Measuring detail; 8 Building measured survey III: plotting and presentation; Plotting the survey; Drawing up in 'CAD'; Preparing the final survey drawing; Presentation; Practical examples; Archiving; Analytical and condition surveys; 9 Surveying with instruments. The survey gridThe accuracy of a survey; Computer aided drafting; Surveying with instruments; Surveying with the theodolite; Laser scanning; Global positioning system (GPS); Geographic information system (GIS); Choosing an instrument survey method; 10 Photographic based recording methods; Pictorial photography; Measurements from pictorial photographs; Rectified photography; Preparing a rectified photography survey; Architectural photogrammetry; Orthophotography; 11 Historic building recording; Stage 1: preparation; Stage 2: fieldwork; Stage 3: off-site work; Appendix A Hand signals. Appendix B Ordnance Survey mapsAppendix C Common abbreviations; Appendix D Setting out for common arch shapes; Appendix E Common mouldings; Appendix F Practical examples: using rod and tape; Appendix G Practical examples: plotting on the spot; Appendix H Practical examples: recording a vernacular building; Appendix I Procuring measured surveys; Bibliography; Index.|