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Alignment Technology for Structural Engineers and The Military

For a structure or a whole system to function as its designers and engineers envisioned it, alignment is critical. Alignment refers to components’ geometric orientation. Devices such as theodolites assist in ensuring that each component is placed in its proper position.  Optical alignment tools have several applications. They can be used to monitor bulges and […]

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The Tools of Navigation & Surveying are Similar

The earliest versions of alidades were used in the field of astronomy. Fast forward to today, a telescopic alidade remains one of the many essential tools needed to perform surveying tasks.  Alidade Uses and the Similarities of Surveying, Astronomy, Navigation, and More Alidades are sighting devices used for navigation and determining directions. They can also […]

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