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Tips for measuring different dimensions for Engineers



Some tips for civil engineers to make the measurements easy, which can be important when you have no measuring instruments on the site or it is not possible to use them every time.
On-site measurement tips are important because we do not always have the necessary measurement tools. Normally we had to take measurements of different objects daily.
I will give you tips for measuring different dimensions such as length and degrees.this method is just a way to measure the approximate length.
If you want to measure degrees with hand, you can do that also, observe below photo.
This is important tips for civil site engineers, site engineer for contactor.
1- if you see your thumb and forefinger, the length between them will be about 18 to 19 centimeters.
2- if you open the thumb and the little finger instead, you will get additional 2 centimeters for a total of about 20 centimeters.
3- you can see that your thumb and your little finger exactly make 90 degree, when you spread them on ground.
4 - if you spread all other fingers, you can also measure 60 degrees, 45 degrees, 30 degrees.
5- If you put 4 finger together you can measure distance of 3”(inches) or 8 Centimeters.
6-if you put 2 fingers together, you can measure a distance of 1 1/2 "(inches) or 4 centimeters.