I am looking for advice on the following:A client of mine is looking to set up a data base for numerous telecommunication towers and all amenities located on the tower. They are looking for the final output to be in revit so they can conduct a structural analysis with all the amenities removed from the structure.As I am new to scanning and have never used revit, i am looking forward to taking on something new.So whats needed;Antennaeheight to centre· size ( be it diameter, size of panel, or height of pole type)· Tilt (if possible)· bearing (true north)Information supplied by owner of towerType (dish, panel, yagi,etc)Make /modelOwner (needs to be colour co coordinated)Size of feederType of feederNo. of feedersSupport pole sizeIs it possible in revit to click on a certain antenna and show properties of this (see attached document for information needed to be associated with individual Antennas) Information needed from scan of towerSize of each member including thicknessSize of fixings, bolts etcHolding down arrangementSize of ladders and any connections to structureSize and length of guy wires if any and holding down padsSize of all secondary steel work that is used for holding off equipment from structure.I have already scanned a test tower, processed and exported into revit (LAS file).I am thinking of outsourcing the point cloud and photographic information to the likes of india where they would probably get this done in day or two rather than taking myself a week or two to get an acceptable model client can work from. Any suggestions of companies would be great.I was speaking to a Surveying sales guy who suggested that a GIS package might be the best way to manage these towers.The scanner using is a trimble tx8 and processing in realworx then export to revit 2016.I have attached photo of tower also.Any help or advise would be greatly appreciatedThanks in advance for your time and suggestions.CarlSee More
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