Closed_Polygon_Traverse_Lab

Closed_Polygon_Trave - Closed Polygon Traverse CEE/GLE 291 Problem Solving Using Computer Tools Spring 2010 Assigned Week of Apr 25 2010 Due One

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Closed Polygon Traverse CEE/GLE 291: Problem Solving Using Computer Tools Spring 2010 Assigned: Week of Apr. 25 2010 Due: One week later in lab Objective: In this lab students will use a total station to complete a closed polygon traverse, including elevation. Examine the polygons and points on page 2 and the example field notes on page 3 to understand the lab procedure. Equipment: Before You Go OUT : Record the atm. pressure and temperature from http://www.wunderground.com/US/WI/Madison.html Instructions: 1.) Examine the example calculation sheet to familiarize yourself with the field measurements required. 2.) Setup Base Station over point A and preliminary level a. Roughly level tripod and total station to a comfortable height over point, screw in total station close to center of tripod. b. Translate entire tripod over point using right angle mirror c. Adjust tripod legs and turn knobs to level the bubble d. Re-examine the right angle mirror to ensure you are over the point If the crosshairs are “close” < 2 inches from point. Step in the tripod legs, loosen screw, translate the total station over the point, re-center level bubble if necessary. If the crosshairs are farther than 2 inches from point
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This note was uploaded on 05/04/2010 for the course CEE 291 taught by Professor Hoopes during the Spring '10 term at Wisconsin.

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Closed_Polygon_Trave - Closed Polygon Traverse CEE/GLE 291 Problem Solving Using Computer Tools Spring 2010 Assigned Week of Apr 25 2010 Due One

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