RDO集成控制， RDO设备有限公司.定位事业部, provides land surveying and civil engineering technology students the opportunity to learn on state-of-the-art industry equipment valued at $225,000.
Current equipment on loan includes the following:
- 两个Topcon影像站: Worth $47,400 per unit, these impressive robotic total stations have 3D scanning capabilities. The robotic portion of the station allows one student to run the instrument and the pole robotically to collect topographic features or to stake out features such as buildings, 道路, 人行道上, 公用事业公司, 等. The imaging portion of the station allows students to collect data on things such as a stockpile of gravel to determine volume.
- Three Topcon GPS Base/Rover Systems: 估价23美元,900 /件, these global position systems use satellites to give a position on the earth’s surface.
- Eight Tesla Controllers with Magnet Software: 价值7美元,190 /单位, these hand-held touchscreen computers control both the imaging stations and the GPS units.
- 杂项设备: Also included in the one-year equipment loan were five Topcon tripods, 五个量程极点, eight Tesla mounting brackets and updated office software to process data.
北达科他 Society of Professional Land Surveyors
The 北达科他 Society of Professional Land Surveyors (NDSPLS) provides up to six $1,000 scholarships to students enrolled in an approved Land Surveying curriculum.
The scholarship is awarded by the NDSPLS Education Assistance Program Committee.