Civil Engineering - Surveying - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Surveying - Section 2 (Q.No. 2)
2.
Pantagraph is used for
measuring distances
measuring areas
enlarging or reducing plans
setting out right angles
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Arnav Gupta said:   4 years ago
Based on the proportional properties of the edges of the similar triangles divided within a four-bar parallelogram linkage is pantagraph. Used to enlarge, reduce and copying drawings.

Bikash said:   4 years ago
Pantagraph and eidograph are used to enlarge/reduce plan and planimeter is used to measure the area.
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Shubham said:   6 years ago
Pantagraph is a minor instrument used for reproducing the map (whether to enlarge or to reduce). It works on the principle of the parallelogram.
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Mahendra said:   10 years ago
It is a minor instrument, and also it is working on the principle if similar triangles, by that way from the basis of similar triangles it will enlarge or reduce the maps.

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