Surveyor Reference Manual (SVRM)



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ISBN: 978-1-59126-485-9
Copyright: 2014
Page Count: 556
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).


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    Sample Pages

    Appendices Table of Contents

    Surveyor Reference Manual, 6th Edition

    George Cole's Surveyor Reference Manual (SVRM6) offers complete review for the NCEES Fundamentals of Surveying (FS) exam. This book is part of a comprehensive learning management system designed to help you pass the FS exam the first time.

    Surveyor Reference Manual (SVRM6) features include:

    • 44 chapters provide an in-depth review of FS exam topics, and introduce many subjects covered on the Principles and Practice of Surveying (PS) exam

    • 10 appendices containing essential support material

    • Over 220 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 

    This book is a companion to the Fundamentals of Surveying Practice Exam (SVFPX4) in chapter sequence, nomenclature, terminology, and methodology, so you can easily practice where you need more support. Click here to see the details of our complete learning management system.

    Topics Covered

    • 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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    Customer Reviews (View All - 8)

    Great Review by Johnny
    Good book with a lot information (Posted on 3/7/2018)

    Amazing. One of my best purchases on Amazon Review by Amazon Customer
    Amazing. One of my best purchases on Amazon. If you are preparing for FS exam, this is your book. Couldn't have done it without this book.
    (Posted on 2/26/2016)

    good study guide Review by Samuel
    Good amount of problems
    could use a example test like the fe review (Posted on 2/10/2015)