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What is the Deflection Angle

What is the deflection angle?

Deflection angle. An angle that measures the departure of a moving object from its directed course. The angle of a deflection shot in gunnery, measured between the line of sight to the target and the line of sight to the aiming point.

How will you measure deflection angle between two point using theodolites

Definition- A deflection angle is an angle which a survey line makes with the prolongation of the proceeding line.

The deflection angle vary from 00 to 180 but never more than 180.The deflection angle measured clockwise direction from a prolonged survey line is known as the right deflection angle.

The deflection angle measured anti-clockwise direction from a prolonged survey line is known as the left deflection angle.

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Hi My name is Raja Junaid Iqbal and i am Land Surveyor by Profession but I've specialized in the field of Q,S and land development. As Professional Surveyor I engaged my self in all over the Gulf since 14 years.

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