Surveyor Reference Manual (SVRM7)



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ISBN: 978-1-59126-648-8
Copyright: 2019
Format: Paperback
Dimensions: 8 1/2 x 11
  • George Cole, PhD, PE, PLS

    Author Information

    George M. Cole, PhD, PE, PLS, is a practicing surveyor. He is currently vice president of Applied Geodetic Services, Inc. He holds a bachelor of science degree from Tulane University and a master of science degree from Florida State University. Among his numerous publications are the Fundamentals of Surveying Sample Examination (PPI) and Water Boundaries (John Wiley).
  • Introduction

    Table of Contents

    Sample Pages

    Appendix Table of Contents

    Surveyor Reference Manual, 7th Edition

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    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 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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