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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.
Reexamine 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, recenter 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.
 Spring '10
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