Principles and Practice of Surveying Practice Exam includes 100 multiple-choice problems that reflect the format, scope of topics, and level of difficulty of the NCEES Principles and Practice of Surveying (PS) exam. Step-by-step solutions to quantitative problems demonstrate efficient problem-solving approaches. Qualitative solutions explain the correct answer and present related supportive information such as surveying laws, regulations, and history. Taking the practice exam in this book within the same time limit as the actual exam will enhance your time-management skills. Solving problems using the NCEES-supplied handbook will familiarize you with the exam’s only allowed reference. Checking your answer choices against the included answer keys will help you to quickly evaluate your performance and identify areas requiring further review.
About the Author
George M. Cole, PhD, PE, PLS, is a practicing surveyor and engineer whose assignments have ranged from surveying remote areas of the Arctic to participating in the first worldwide satellite geodesy program. He holds a bachelor of science degree from Tulane University and a master of science degree and doctorate from Florida State University. In addition to authoring the Surveyor Reference Manual, the Fundamentals of Surveying Practice Exam and the Principles and Practice of Surveying Practice Exam, Dr. Cole has authored books on water boundaries, land tenure and cadastral systems, and numerous technical papers and periodical articles. He currently serves as an adjunct professor at both the University of Puerto Rico and Florida State University.