High Definition Digital Survey(Laser Scanning)<br />Simon Atkinson<br />       281.701.2292<br />April  2010<br />
.<br />.<br />.<br />.<br />.<br />.<br />.<br />7 Affiliate Locations Worldwide<br />
2009 Projects<br />
 Simon Atkinson  1994 - 2010 As-Built Data Collection / Laser Scanning Experience <br />
Shell <br />&<br />H&K Engineering<br />Dauphin Island<br />Alabama<br />April 2009<br />
How It All Works<br />
The Process<br />Survey The Registration Targets With A Reflectorless Total Station<br />
The Process<br />Survey The Registration Targets With A Reflectorless Total Station<br />
How Laser Scanning Works<br />Scan Area With High Definition Laser Scanner<br />
How Laser Scanning Works<br />Generate Scan File: This Is Scan Data & Not A Photograph.<br />
How Laser Scanning Works<br />Generate 3D Model  (If Required)<br />
Delivering Value To Our Clients& The Project Engineering Team<br />
Laser Scanning Hale Boggs Memorial Bridge<br />
Zone-1 Close Range ScanningInternal Structure & Saddles<br />
High Definition Laser ScanningZ+F Imager 5006<br />
Examples Of Internal Scans Of Zone-1<br />
Registered Scan Data<br />In a non-orthogonal environment such as the Hale Boggs Memorial Bridge, the registered scan data...
Requested Deliverable<br />
Proposed Deliverable<br />
Client:  Feedback<br />Deliverable: Unigraphics As-Built 3D Model<br />
Client:  Feedback<br />Existing Design Model Overlaid onto As-built Model<br />
Client:  Feedback<br />Current Process with	   Laser Scanning<br />Old Methodology<br />Site Definition<br />Only one site...
Don’t Panic<br />How Problems Are Perceived & Getting It Right<br />Diameter 122.64 inch (3D Parasolid Model)<br />Diamete...
 The 0.36 inch difference was calculated to be heat expansion / deformation.</li></li></ul><li>As-Built Models<br />Delive...
As-Built Models<br />Deliverables<br />Points imported directly into laser scanning design software to create As-Built mod...
As-Built Models<br />Deliverables<br />Points imported directly into laser scanning design software to create As-Built mod...
Design / Fabrication Comparison & Validation<br />
Design / Fabrication Comparison & Validation<br />Yellow –  As Designed<br />Pink    –  As Built<br />
Validate Dimensions<br />
3D Laser Scan Model<br />PDMS Model<br />From the Point Cloud Data, 3D As-Built Models can be created, and converted to PD...
Direct Import Of Point Cloud Data<br />Points imported directly into the design software: SmartPlant Review, PDMS, PDS, Mi...
Routing Options
Clash Detection
Equipment Identification</li></li></ul><li>Clash Detection / Design Validation<br />Review New Design Against The Real Wor...
Plot Plan View Of Scan Locations<br />
Navigate Through The Plant Without Leaving The Office<br />Accurately Dimension Directly From The 3D Scan Data. <br />Dist...
Navigate Safely Through Dangerous Areas<br />Safely And Quickly Capture Data In Dangerous Environments.<br />
ADDED VALUE<br />
Added Value – Project Engineering<br />Increased Safety For All<br />Faster / More Accurate Data Collection<br />Better De...
Added Value – Project Engineering<br />Detect Errors Prior To Construction<br />Reduce Shutdown Time Due To Fit-up Issues<...
Added Value – Project Engineering<br />No Dangerous / Costly Scaffolding Required<br />
$<br />Added Value – Project Engineering<br />Traditional Methods Of Data Collection Are Expensive<br />Incomplete And Ina...
Added Value – Project Engineering<br />Cost Effective Option: Reduced Site Visits For All<br />
                        Case Study  #1<br />Bristol UK – Rhodia HF Unit - Mexichem<br />Field Work:<br />3 Person Survey C...
As-Built / Back Modeling<br />3 Designers<br />6 Weeks<br />Data Collection: Labor + Expenses (UK)   $ 28,000.00<br />1 We...
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Texas Surveys April 2010

  1. 1. High Definition Digital Survey(Laser Scanning)<br />Simon Atkinson<br /> 281.701.2292<br />April 2010<br />
  2. 2. .<br />.<br />.<br />.<br />.<br />.<br />.<br />7 Affiliate Locations Worldwide<br />
  3. 3. 2009 Projects<br />
  4. 4. Simon Atkinson 1994 - 2010 As-Built Data Collection / Laser Scanning Experience <br />
  5. 5. Shell <br />&<br />H&K Engineering<br />Dauphin Island<br />Alabama<br />April 2009<br />
  6. 6.
  7. 7.
  8. 8.
  9. 9.
  10. 10. How It All Works<br />
  11. 11. The Process<br />Survey The Registration Targets With A Reflectorless Total Station<br />
  12. 12. The Process<br />Survey The Registration Targets With A Reflectorless Total Station<br />
  13. 13. How Laser Scanning Works<br />Scan Area With High Definition Laser Scanner<br />
  14. 14. How Laser Scanning Works<br />Generate Scan File: This Is Scan Data & Not A Photograph.<br />
  15. 15. How Laser Scanning Works<br />Generate 3D Model (If Required)<br />
  16. 16. Delivering Value To Our Clients& The Project Engineering Team<br />
  17. 17. Laser Scanning Hale Boggs Memorial Bridge<br />
  18. 18. Zone-1 Close Range ScanningInternal Structure & Saddles<br />
  19. 19. High Definition Laser ScanningZ+F Imager 5006<br />
  20. 20. Examples Of Internal Scans Of Zone-1<br />
  21. 21. Registered Scan Data<br />In a non-orthogonal environment such as the Hale Boggs Memorial Bridge, the registered scan data quickly give a true 3D representation of the real world environment.<br />
  22. 22. Requested Deliverable<br />
  23. 23. Proposed Deliverable<br />
  24. 24. Client: Feedback<br />Deliverable: Unigraphics As-Built 3D Model<br />
  25. 25. Client: Feedback<br />Existing Design Model Overlaid onto As-built Model<br />
  26. 26. Client: Feedback<br />Current Process with Laser Scanning<br />Old Methodology<br />Site Definition<br />Only one site visit<br />Point cloud data, all measurements collected<br />Design Effort<br />Background UG model generated<br /> Benefits<br />Time Reduction <br />Engineering and drafting cycle time (productivity)<br /> Accuracy – As-Installed configuration<br /> Cost Avoidance<br />Reduced outage time<br />Eliminate Site fit-up & re-work issues<br />Site Definition<br />Unit Record Sheets (URS)<br />Site visits (tape measure, photos, sketches)<br />Design Effort <br />Background (TURB)file creation<br />Issues <br />Drafting hours for TURB file creation<br /> Documentation accuracy<br />No documentation<br />Incorrect documentation<br />Undocumented site modifications<br /> Site fit-up issues<br />Piping, conduit, skids<br />
  27. 27. Don’t Panic<br />How Problems Are Perceived & Getting It Right<br />Diameter 122.64 inch (3D Parasolid Model)<br />Diameter 123.00 inch is design dim.<br />The Gray is the Laser Scan Parasolid<br />The Green is the GE Design Model<br />Working Closely with Designers is important.<br /><ul><li> A small adjustment in position, brought the whole model into perfect alignment.
  28. 28. The 0.36 inch difference was calculated to be heat expansion / deformation.</li></li></ul><li>As-Built Models<br />Deliverables<br />Points imported directly into laser scanning design software to create As-Built models<br />
  29. 29. As-Built Models<br />Deliverables<br />Points imported directly into laser scanning design software to create As-Built models<br />
  30. 30. As-Built Models<br />Deliverables<br />Points imported directly into laser scanning design software to create As-Built models<br />
  31. 31. Design / Fabrication Comparison & Validation<br />
  32. 32. Design / Fabrication Comparison & Validation<br />Yellow – As Designed<br />Pink – As Built<br />
  33. 33. Validate Dimensions<br />
  34. 34. 3D Laser Scan Model<br />PDMS Model<br />From the Point Cloud Data, 3D As-Built Models can be created, and converted to PDS, SmartPlant Review, AutoCAD, PDMS, …etc<br />As-Built Modeling<br />
  35. 35. Direct Import Of Point Cloud Data<br />Points imported directly into the design software: SmartPlant Review, PDMS, PDS, Microstation, AutoCAD, NX …etc.<br />Identifying:<br /><ul><li>Tie-In Locations
  36. 36. Routing Options
  37. 37. Clash Detection
  38. 38. Equipment Identification</li></li></ul><li>Clash Detection / Design Validation<br />Review New Design Against The Real World Environment.<br />Interference / Clash Detection Tracking And Reporting.<br />
  39. 39. Plot Plan View Of Scan Locations<br />
  40. 40.
  41. 41. Navigate Through The Plant Without Leaving The Office<br />Accurately Dimension Directly From The 3D Scan Data. <br />Distances, Center Lines, Diameters, Elevations, …Etc<br />
  42. 42. Navigate Safely Through Dangerous Areas<br />Safely And Quickly Capture Data In Dangerous Environments.<br />
  43. 43. ADDED VALUE<br />
  44. 44. Added Value – Project Engineering<br />Increased Safety For All<br />Faster / More Accurate Data Collection<br />Better Design & Planning<br />Reduced Construction Man Hours<br />
  45. 45. Added Value – Project Engineering<br />Detect Errors Prior To Construction<br />Reduce Shutdown Time Due To Fit-up Issues<br />
  46. 46. Added Value – Project Engineering<br />No Dangerous / Costly Scaffolding Required<br />
  47. 47. $<br />Added Value – Project Engineering<br />Traditional Methods Of Data Collection Are Expensive<br />Incomplete And Inaccurate<br />
  48. 48. Added Value – Project Engineering<br />Cost Effective Option: Reduced Site Visits For All<br />
  49. 49. Case Study #1<br />Bristol UK – Rhodia HF Unit - Mexichem<br />Field Work:<br />3 Person Survey Crew<br />5 Days on Site Scanning<br />Data Processing:<br />1 Office Person<br />3 Days Conversion / Registration<br />
  50. 50. As-Built / Back Modeling<br />3 Designers<br />6 Weeks<br />Data Collection: Labor + Expenses (UK) $ 28,000.00<br />1 Week Equipment Rental $ 7,000.00<br />As-Built 3D Model Production $ 46,000.00<br />Total $ 81,000.00<br />
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  52. 52. Open Discussion<br />Contact:<br />Simon Atkinson<br />281.701.2292<br />Simon.Atkinson@Texas-Surveys.com<br />www.Texas-Surveys.com<br />

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