THREE DAY WORKSHOP ON TOTAL STATION
A three day workshop on Total station has been conducted at MEA ENGINEERING COLLEGE on 15, 16 and 17th of February 2018. The workshop was lead by PG CENTER, Thrissur. The workshop included both theory and practical sessions by which the students got a clear idea about the necessary things of the total station.
In the theory session the faculty explained about the
- Use of total station
- Working principle
- Working steps
- Various types of total stations, etc.
After the theory session a detailed practical session was conducted. Students were divided into small groups and each of them got chance to use the instrument and took readings. By this procedure each and every student acquired the skills to use the instrument. Since the faculties were much interactive and cooperative, the students got amble chances to clear their doubts. During the practical session the students were taught about each minute steps to use the instrument. This includes
- Leveling of instrument
- Prism mode and Non-prism mode of operation
- Data collection from the field
- Taking results as distance, area, volume
- And data transfer from instrument to computers, etc.