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LiDar Capture for Slab Verification

I was asked recently to do a project that consisted of LiDar Scanning (Using my FARO Focus 3D) for use in Slab Verification. Out of the thousands of projects I have done in the past dozen years, this is one I have never had the opportunity of doing. My first thought was that it would be complete overkill, and maybe a waste of time. But to my surprise it worked out very well. I chose a concrete slab locally here in Utah, the slab was for an apartment building being built in Vineyard. I don't want to bore you with ALL of the details, but I quickly outlined the steps below. If you want more info, I'd be happy to discuss anytime. Slab Verification Process Scanned only 5 setups for the 15,000 sq ft building slab (Total Time = 1 hour)Imported/Registered Scans in Autodesk ReCap Pro (Total Time = 30 minutes)Brought in the scan into Civil 3D for analysis (Total Time = 10 Seconds)Selected the point cloud, edited the Point Cloud Color Map to show elevation change (Total Time = 15 Seconds)…