LSS for Engineering Surveyors

Course Duration: 1 day
Cost: £175 plus VAT per person (discounts available for multiple places)

This course is specifically targeted at Engineering Surveyors and builds on the foundations of the Introduction to LSS course. It is similar in content to the 'Land Surveyors' course, but contains elements of value to Engineers, such as importing alignments and 2D designs and the challenges of converting from 2D to 3D. It goes onto cover basic designs, formation level modelling and volumes. The course covers elements of LSS Solo, LSS Vista and LSS Elite. There is no practical survey or setting out element to this course. If you require this type of training then please contact us about our instrument-specific Workshops.

Course content:

1.    Session 1

1.1    Configuring LSS for Dataloggers
1.2    Downloading and Converting Survey Data
1.3    Input Load and Understanding the Load File format
1.4    Quality Assurance During the Data Load
1.5    How LSS deals with Resected Stations
1.6    The New Control Command and Adjusting Multiple Observation Targets
1.7    Summary of the Session
2.    Session 2

2.1    Converting Third-Party Data into LSS –an Overview
2.2    Converting an MX Genio File
2.3    Creating Section Position Files from MX Alignment Strings
2.4    Converting a 2-D DXF File and Extracting Level Text Values
2.5    Summary of the session

3    Session 3

3.1    Changing the 2-D Observations to match the 3-D values
3.2    Changing the Overlay to bring 3-D Levels into the Terrain
3.3    Changing the Levels to match a required Level
3.4    Finding the Cut / Fill Balance Level
3.5    Adding Surfaces with Depths in the Survey
3.6    Summary of the Session

4    Session 4

4.1    Computing Volumes – an Overview
4.2    Reporting Volumes without and with Surface Depths
4.3    Using Surfaces to find the Cut / Fill balance Level
4.4    Designing a Formation Level Model
4.5    Exporting Data to Third Party Software – an Overview
4.6    Exporting Data for Setting out
4.7    Exporting a Code List to the logger
4.8    Summary of the Session


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