Using an eye level - part 3

Determining height

When heights are calculated using the percentage scale the distance from the object to the level are presumed to be measured horizontally.

The diagrams below have the distance set at 62 feet, if the distance was measured along the ground in either case an error would occur. The error is fairly insignificant but does increase as the angle of slope increases.





Digging in soft unstable soil

Eventually as an operator you will be called upon to excavate in an area that has very wet unstable ground.

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