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The Surveyor Reference Manual is the most comprehensive reference and study guide available for surveyors preparing for the Fundamentals of Surveying (FS) exam. New chapters on GPS, electronic distance measurement, geographic information systems, economics, job costing, and ethics have been added to this edition to meet the current NCEES survey exam specifications.
The most trusted reference for the FS examA complete introduction to the exam, including the format and content A comprehensive review of the math needed to perform surveying functions More than 240 solved example problems and 385 solved practice problems A full glossary of terms An easy-to-use table of sine, cosine, and tangent values
"The Land Surveyor Reference Manual successfully prepared me for the exam and is now the backbone of my reference collection." -J. Forest McKenzie II, E.I.T., L.S.I.T. Civil Designer ADC Engineering, Inc.
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This book is written primarily for land surveyors taking the Fundamentals of Land Surveying (FLS, formerly Land Surveyor-In-Training, or LSIT) exam.Excerpt. © Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved.:
From The Introduction "How to Use This Book"
This book is intended to serve a dual purpose.
First, as the title suggests, it is intended to serve as a comprehensive manual for practicing land surveyors. If you are a practicing surveyor, you will find it to be an invaluable and frequently used addition to your library. I keep one copy on the bookshelf next to my desk in my office and another copy in my home library. That way, it is always available for easy reference.
Second, because of its comprehensive coverage, it is an ideal resource for people preparing for the Fundamentals of Land Surveying (FLS) examination. (It is also an ideal textbook for instructors teaching review courses for the FLS.) This book may also be used as a study aid for the Principles and Practice of Land Surveying (PLS) exam, but it should be recognized that since it is intended as a comprehensive manual of fundamental principles rather than an in-depth analysis of any particular area of surveying, it may not be suitable as a stand-alone study guide for all portions of the PLS.
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Book Description Professional Publications, Inc, 2006. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P111591260442