Appendix

Sample Equipment Procedure of Various Equipment

Topcon: Survey Procedure

Setting up the Total Station

Levelling the Instrument

  • Center the instrument above the maker point using the optical plumb bob, moving two legs of the tripod to maneuver the total station.
  • Press the tripod feet into the ground.
  • Center the bull’s eye level, first using tripod leg adjustments, and then using the three knuckle screws for finer adjustment. After centering the bull’s eye, center the line level, first using two knuckle screws concurrently; then turn total station 90°, and use the third knuckle screw to finally center the line level.

Preparing the Instrument

  • Connect the data collector with the 18″ coiled cable to the total station.
  • Turn on the total ...

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