Computer-Aided Navigation and Drafting System for Revetment Construction Floating Plant
Scientific paper 16-19 Jul 1991; 11-13 Sep 1991
ARMY TOPOGRAPHIC ENGINEERING CENTER FORT BELVOIR VA
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The Memphis District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking to automate its revetment construction activities through application of the Global Positioning System GPS and Computer-Aided Design and Drafting CADD technology. This effort uses real-time differential GPS techniques to position the floating plant and the concrete revetments as they are being built. The positions are displayed on an on-board computer workstation to guide construction operations. Digital as-built files also are created for integration into a broad engineering database. A prototype system has been installed and is being evaluated. GPS- Global Positioning System, CADD- Computer-Aided Design and Drafting.
- Civil Engineering
- Construction Equipment, Materials and Supplies
- Navigation and Guidance