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  • Surveyor Reference Manual, eTextbook

    The Surveyor Reference Manual, eTextbook offers one year access to the most comprehensive reference available for surveyors preparing for the Fundamentals of Surveying (FS) exam. It's also useful as a study aid for the Principles and Practices of Surveying (PS) exam.


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    $195

    Surveyor Reference Manual, 7th Edition eTextbook - 1 Year

     

    ISBN:  978-1-59126-649-5
    Format:    ePub
    Authors:    George Cole, PhD, PE, PLS

    The Reference Manual every Surveying examinee needs!

    George Cole’s Surveyor Reference Manual, Seventh Edition (SVRM7) offers a complete review for the NCEES Fundamentals of Surveying (FS) Exam. This book is the most up-to-date, comprehensive reference manual available, and is designed to help you pass the NCEES FS exam the first time!

    Surveyor Reference Manual, Seventh Edition features include:

    • 44 chapters provide an in-depth review of FS exam topics
    • Introduces many subjects covered on the Principles and Practice of Surveying (PS) exam
    • Enhanced coverage on aerial mapping
    • 8 appendices containing essential support material
    • Over 300 practice problems to build your problem-solving skills
    • Over 120 common surveying terms defined in an easy-to-use glossary
    • Hundreds of equations, figures, and tables
    • Industry-standard terminology and nomenclature
    • Example problems that demonstrate how to apply the concepts presented

    Topics Covered

    • Algebra, Basic Geometry, Trigonometry, Calculus
    • Field Data Acquisition
    • Plane Survey Calculations
    • Geodesy and Survey Astronomy
    • Cadastral and Boundary Law
    • Mapping
    • Specialty Surveying Areas
    • Accuracy Standards

    Pair this reference manual with Solved Problems for a comprehensive review, and the Practice Exam to maximize your problem-solving efficiency and build exam-day readiness.

    This manual is included in the Fundamentals of Surveying Complete Exam Bundle

    About the FS exam

    The NCEES FS Exam is your first step in becoming a professional surveyor (P.S.). The exam is a closed book computer-based exam containing 110 questions. You will receive and electronic reference at the exam.

    About the PS exam

    The NCEES PS Exam is a closed book computer-based exam containing 100 questions. You will receive and electronic reference at the exam.

    After You Pass

    Surveyor Reference Manual, Seventh Edition (SVRM7) will serve as an invaluable reference throughout your surveying career.

     

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    $195
  • Surveyor Reference Manual

    The Surveyor Reference Manual is the most comprehensive reference available for surveyors preparing for the Fundamentals of Surveying (FS) exam. It's also useful as a study aid for the Principles and Practices of Surveying (PS) exam. 


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    Surveyor Reference Manual, 7th Edition

    In Stock / Ships in one business day.

    Format(s):    Paperback
    Dimensions:    8 1/2 x 11
    Authors:    George Cole, PhD, PE, PLS

    New Edition

    The Reference Manual every Surveying examinee needs!

    George Cole’s Surveyor Reference Manual, Seventh Edition (SVRM7) offers a complete review for the NCEES Fundamentals of Surveying (FS) Exam. This book is the most up-to-date, comprehensive reference manual available, and is designed to help you pass the NCEES FS exam the first time!

    Surveyor Reference Manual, Seventh Edition features include:

    • 44 chapters provide an in-depth review of FS exam topics
    • Introduces many subjects covered on the Principles and Practice of Surveying (PS) exam
    • Enhanced coverage on aerial mapping
    • 8 appendices containing essential support material
    • Over 300 practice problems to build your problem-solving skills
    • Over 120 common surveying terms defined in an easy-to-use glossary
    • Hundreds of equations, figures, and tables
    • Industry-standard terminology and nomenclature
    • Example problems that demonstrate how to apply the concepts presented

    Topics Covered

    • Algebra, Basic Geometry, Trigonometry, Calculus
    • Field Data Acquisition
    • Plane Survey Calculations
    • Geodesy and Survey Astronomy
    • Cadastral and Boundary Law
    • Mapping
    • Specialty Surveying Areas
    • Accuracy Standards

    Pair this reference manual with Solved Problems for a comprehensive review, and the Practice Exam to maximize your problem-solving efficiency and build exam-day readiness.

    This manual is included in the Fundamentals of Surveying Complete Exam Bundle

    About the FS exam

    The NCEES FS Exam is your first step in becoming a professional surveyor (P.S.). The exam is a closed book computer-based exam containing 110 questions. You will receive and electronic reference at the exam.

    About the PS exam

    The NCEES PS Exam is a closed book computer-based exam containing 100 questions. You will receive and electronic reference at the exam.

    After You Pass

    Surveyor Reference Manual, Seventh Edition (SVRM7) will serve as an invaluable reference throughout your surveying career.

    • Aerial Mapping
    • Algebra and Trigonometry
    • Basic Sciences
    • Boundary Law, Cadastral Law, and Administration
    • Business Law
    • Computer Operations and Programming
    • Data Adjustment
    • Economics
    • Field Data Acquisition and Reduction
    • Finance
    • Geodesy
    • Geodetic Survey Calculation
    • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
    • Graphical Communication, Mapping
    • Higher Math
    • Land Development Principles
    • Laser Scanning
    • Management
    • Measurement Analysis
    • Photo/Image Data Acquisition and Reduction
    • Plane Survey Calculation
    • Probability and Statistics
    • Survey Astronomy
    • Survey Planning Process and Procedures
    • Written Communication

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  • Definitions of Surveying and Associated Terms
    This is the surveyor's bible, published by the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping (ACSM). Long has this best-selling book been a staple in the arsenal of practically every surveyor in America, whether preparing for the licensing exams, or looking for the proper context of a word or term.
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    Definitions of Surveying and Associated Terms

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    ISBN:  978-097659-910-4
    Page Count:    314
    Format:    Paperback
    Dimensions:    8 1/2 x 5 1/2
    Authors:    American Congress on Surveying and Mapping (ACSM)

    This is the surveyor's bible, published by the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping (ACSM). Long has this best-selling book been a staple in the arsenal of practically every surveyor in America, whether preparing for the licensing exams, or looking for the proper context of a word or term.

    This edition is updated to incorporate over 500 new definitions and modify approximately 150 others. The 2005 revised edition contains over 100 more pages than its predecessor but is still compact and easy to handle.

    A colorful jacket has been chosen for the book, so as to give it a distinctive look from earlier editions. Recommended by the CST Board.

    Prep Courses Available

    Take a prep course from the developer of the #1 CA Civil Surveying prep books. Courses are up to date with current exam specs and provide guided structure to focus your studies.

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