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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

Topics Covered
  • Advanced Mathematics
  • Basic Sciences
  • Computer Operations
  • Geodetic and Control Surveys
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • Global Positioning System (GPS)
  • Hydrography
  • Land Boundary Law
  • Legal Descriptions
  • Photogrammetry
  • Plats and Mapping
  • Project Management
  • Public Land Surveying System
  • Surveying Astronomy
  • Surveying Instruments and Procedures
  • Surveying Mathematics
  • Written Communication

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.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781591264873
ISBN-10: 1591264871
Publisher: PPI, A Kaplan Company
Publication Date: November 26th, 2014
Pages: 372
Language: English