Chapter 12 - Chapter 12 Questionnaire 1) Why do we need to...

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Chapter 12 Questionnaire 1) Why do we need to use laser control technology? * Construction equipment with laser control technology can achieve higher levels of productivity. 2) What are the two characteristics of the machine and the cycle that dictate the rate of output? * Cycle Capacity: * Estimates the number of units produced per cycle. * Cycle Rate: * Speed of the piece of equipment. 3) What are the three modules that are used to control new laser based systems? * Survey plans: * uploaded in a total station using a computer notebook. The total station converts the digital in- formation into an infrared laser beam. * A receiver: * Mounted on the blade of equipment, intercepts the laser beam emitted by the total station and continuously determines the blades position and the grade with respect to those in the designer- ’s plans. * Control System Device: * The interface between the positioning information and the actual steering of the equipment is performed through the control system device. 4)
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