Author: Moon, A Ramsay
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Moon, A Ramsay
Mr. Howard (President, British Section of the Societe des Ingenieurs Civils de France) proposed, and Mr. W. T. Halcrow, M.Inst.C.E., seconded a vote of thanks Dr. Faber.
DEAR SIR,-The method of surveying railway bridges, described by Mr. W. P. S. Cockle
in The Structural Engineer for September, 1934, records an interesting example of the projection of a point vertically, by the intersection of two vertical planes traced by a theodolite. The following is another example on a larger and more exacting scale:
THIS lecture is by way of being an interim description of the work which is being done at Durham, because that work is not yet complete. Portions of it, however, have been definitely completed, and I thought that the matter would be of sufficient interest
to the members of the Institution to warrant giving them some informntion at this stage, without waiting may be two or three years for the whole of the work to be completed.