mass diagram

mass diagram

A calculation employing a graph portraying the cumulative quantities of cut and fill along the center line (cut is shown as a positive quantity and fill is shown as a negative quantity); used to determine the haul.
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Other than the development of theoretical sessions, practical surveying (start station an optical level and net station surveying 2 areas and reconsidering the substratum of a work designed in the classroom) were demonstrated, marking corridor (horizontal and vertical alignments and mass diagram by Bruckner method), blueprint of drainage works and IT AutoCAD Civil 3D (bending point cloud and design corridor) application.
Mass diagrams can reveal potentially damaging long distances in the yarn where slubs are missing (see accompanying diagram).