Terrestrial laser scanner for 3D modelling of USQ Toowoomba campus

Jelacic, Antonio (2016) Terrestrial laser scanner for 3D modelling of USQ Toowoomba campus. [USQ Project]

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Abstract

3D digital model is a virtual representation of the real world and demand for creation of these models is increasing. Various industries recognized the advantages of these types of models. Level of detail can vary for different applications, from low level detail 3D models that can be used in tourism industry, to high level detail 3D models used in construction and engineering.
3D models of built environment provide base for efficient planning of new developments and efficient management of existing buildings and areas. Modelling of 3D models is time consuming task and depends on requirements of the final model as well as on quality of acquired data.

Data for 3D modelling can be acquired by utilizing various surveying technologies or by combination of them. Terrestrial Laser Scanner technology allows collection of high amount of high quality data in relatively short time. It is this capability, of collecting data with great detail, which makes this technology appropriate for data collection as a base for 3D model. If this is combined with traditional survey methods spatial certainty of the model is ensured.

Although the high amount of data is advantage when creating 3D models, it can present challenge in modelling built environment and this research project will research how the acquired data can be modelled into final 3D model.


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Item Type: USQ Project
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Bachelor of Spatial Science (Honours) Major Geographic Information Systems project
Faculty / Department / School: Current - Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences - School of Civil Engineering and Surveying
Supervisors: Liu, Xiaoye
Date Deposited: 20 Jul 2017 05:37
Last Modified: 20 Jul 2017 05:37
Uncontrolled Keywords: terrestrial laser scanner; 3D modelling; virtual representation
Fields of Research : 09 Engineering > 0909 Geomatic Engineering > 090906 Surveying (incl. Hydrographic Surveying)
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/31427

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