Site Setting Out / Field Setting Out
The method of setting out is the reverse of surveying process. The process involves the positions and levels of building lines and road alignments shown on the construction plans to be established on the ground by various techniques and instruments.
See Also: Setting Out Circular Curves
Methods of Setting Out
1. Setting Out Building by Coordinates
A building can be set out by taking referencing from an already established baseline. An irregular building or a building having a complex geometry can be also be located using the same method. For each corner of the building, a grid line can be established from the baseline.
3. Checking Verticality:
To check verticality of points in a building, the following surveying instruments can be used:
Setting out works also include
Computations and setting out Methods for: