Topic 4 – Total Station Setup and Wall Measurement Operations (Draft)

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MBS Floor Plans software is setup to enable the establishment of internal control if required; for example to establish a new control point from existing control or previously measured detail and to orientate a total station to existing control to enable the internal measurement of a building.

As such you can run a traverse and make a check back to the start but a traverse cannot be adjusted.

If survey control points exist they can be imported and if a survey setup is established from control points it is likely a room has not been started so the lessons follow this order:

Lesson 1: Importing a Control Station File

Lesson 2: Total Station Setup from Established Control Points

Lesson 3: Total Station Setup from Station Resection

Lesson 4: Total Station Room Measurement, including starting a room from a measured point with the Total Station


If there is no internal control, station setup can be established from room detail already established or initial room detail can be established with a DISTO or tape from which a total station resection can be conducted. For this the use of incomplete rooms and their continuation is required so the lessons follow this order:

Lesson 5: Stopping and Continuing an Incomplete Room

Lesson 6: Total Station Setup from Wall Resection

Lesson 7: Total Station Setup from 2 Point Resection

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