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Detailed Solutions for FS and PS Exam-Like Problems Surveying Solved Problems for the FS and PS Exams Fourth Edition
Surveying Solved Problems includes more than 900 problems representing a broad range of topics on both the fundamentals of surveying (FS) and professional surveying (PS) exams. Each problem gives you the opportunity to apply your knowledge of theory and equations. The breadth of topics covered and the varied complexities of the problems allow you to assess and strengthen your problem-solving skills. Detailed, step-by-step solutions illustrate efficient problem-solving approaches and link common situations in current surveying practice to background information and history.
Surveying Solved Problems will help you to:
effectively familiarize yourself with the exam topics
practice using the appropriate NCEES supplied reference
successfully connect relevant theory to challenging problems
quickly identify accurate and efficient problem-solving approaches
Geodetic and Control Surveys
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Global Positioning System (GPS)
Land Boundary Law
Plats and Mapping
Public Land Surveying System
Surveying Instruments and Procedures
About the Author
Jan Van Sickle, PhD, PLS, has been a licensed professional land surveyor for 31 years and is currently licensed in seven states. Dr. Van Sickle’s diverse experience lends itself to a variety of surveying, geomatics, and GIS projects. He has published three GIS and GPS textbooks and has advised many companies, including Microsoft, Jeppesen, and Hess, in geospatial matters. Dr. Van Sickle served as the GIS director at Quest Communications, where he led the effort to build the GIS spatial database for the company’s worldwide network. He is a senior lecturer at the Pennsylvania State University and has been a featured speaker at many conferences.