Classification of Survey
Study of classification of surveys is a major part of the study of Surveying as a whole. The surveys are conducted using various different instruments. The use of instruments depend upon its availability and suitability to the site.
Surveys are classified as following:
- According to the instruments used for the survey
- According to the purpose of the survey
- According to the method employed for the survey
- According to the field of work
In this article, we will list out the classification in each and category and study them in detail…
According to the instruments used
Chain Survey is conducted using different lengths of chains specifically made for the surveying purpose.
As the name itself suggests, the compass is used for the purpose of the survey.
Plane table Survey
Plane table is used for the purpose.
Theodolite is an instrument that is useful for conducting accurate surveys.