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Surveying Solved Problems

Surveying Solved Problems Author Jan Van Sickle
ISBN-10 1591264871
Release 2014-11-26
Pages 372
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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.



Fundamentals of Surveying

Fundamentals of Surveying Author George M. Cole
ISBN-10 1591260469
Release 2006
Pages 64
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Surveyors agree that taking a sample examination is the best way to learn where to focus additional study time. Fundamentals of Surveying Sample Examination simulates the actual exam in every aspect, from the format and level of difficulty to the time limit and number of problems. The most realistic practice for the FS exam Two 4-hour sessions, each containing 85 multiple-choice problems Step-by-step solutions help you check your solving methods Mentally prepares you for the pressure of working under timed conditions Helps you identify topics that require extra review



A Pocket Guide to Business for Engineers and Surveyors

A Pocket Guide to Business for Engineers and Surveyors Author H. Edmund Bergeron
ISBN-10 9780471758495
Release 2009-08-17
Pages 288
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Pulling from his 30+ years of experience running his own engineering and surveying services firm, Ed Bergeron gathers, in concise, practical, and often amusing writing, all the information an engineer or surveyor needs to know to grow their career, expand their business, manage staff and projects, understand the financial and legal aspects of their work, and conduct themselves in a professional and ethical manner when dealing with clients and colleagues. Both the fields of surveying and engineering are making strides towards advancing their stature by increasingly requiring licensure, expanding continuing education offerings, and adding elements of professional practice into all levels of education. This book presents the skills that differentiate the technician from the professional, and will serve as a tool for the advancement of the profession.



Interpreting Land Records

Interpreting Land Records Author Donald A. Wilson
ISBN-10 9781118746875
Release 2014-11-24
Pages 432
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Base retracement on solid research and historically accurate interpretation Interpreting Land Records is the industry’s most complete guide to researching and understanding the historical records germane to land surveying. Coverage includes boundary retracement and the primary considerations during new boundary establishment, as well as an introduction to historical records and guidance on effective research and interpretation. This new edition includes a new chapter titled “Researching Land Records,” and advice on overcoming common research problems and insight into alternative resources when official records are unavailable. Topical case studies provide helpful, plain–language descriptions of methods, problems, and resolutions, and appendices provide definitions, context, and modern interpretation of historical words and phrases. The text features exhaustive coverage and notes, with hundreds of case law citations annotated with expert insight that gives readers the complete background of the methods and techniques discussed. Boundary retracement entails the recovery of historical documents related to the original boundary, correct interpretation and analysis, and the accurate application of historic survey principles with correlation to conditions on the ground. This builds a legally–sound defense to the location of the boundary, and is crucial element to any project or transaction concerning land. Interpreting Land Records is the pre–eminent reference to help readers: Interpret historical land records, understanding their creation and documentation Become familiar with the various methods of historic surveys Overcome common research issues, including lost or corrupted records Establish boundaries free of vagueness or abstraction, with clear documentation Haphazard retracement leaves a boundary open to dispute and complicates future retracement efforts. Accuracy depends in part on quality research and the accurate interpretation of available documents. Interpreting Land Records provides comprehensive, practical guidance toward retracement based on sound evidence and technique.



Surveyor Reference Manual

Surveyor Reference Manual Author George M. Cole, PhD, PE, PLS
ISBN-10 9781591261742
Release 2009
Pages 552
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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 aerial mapping and hydrographic surveying have been added to this edition, and chapters on map projections and state plane coordinate systems, water boundaries, and riparian and littoral rights have been significantly revised. Everything you Need to Succeed on the FS exam A complete introduction to the exam, including the format and content More than 190 solved example problems and 365 additional practice problems Complete step-by-step solutions for every practice problem A full glossary of terms "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.



GPS for Land Surveyors Third Edition

GPS for Land Surveyors  Third Edition Author Jan Van Sickle
ISBN-10 1575040751
Release 2001-03-01
Pages 284
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The Global Positioning System is finding its way into the surveying and mapping field at an incredible rate. Be prepared with GPS for Land Surveyors, a book written by a land surveyor, for land surveyors. Useful for any surveyor interested in GPS, and for engineers and others who want to enhance their knowledge of GPS technology. From fundamental theory to practical application and advanced technologies, the book covers GPS without being saddled with pages of complicated maths, yet it is not over simplified. This user-friendly manual gives you all the tools needed to understand and use GPS in everyday practice. In a concise format, this book teaches the basics of GPS technology, common hardware, surveying methods, survey design, planning and observation, and new chapters have been added on RTK and DGPS. To help the reader fully apply the practical advice in the book, each chapter has helpful review questions and answers. This feature will be particularly useful for seminar teachers, academic instructors and students



Principles and Practice of Land Surveying

Principles and Practice of Land Surveying Author George M. Cole
ISBN-10 1888577924
Release 2003-01
Pages 36
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Surveyors agree that taking a sample examination is the best way to learn where to focus additional study time. "Fundamentals of Surveying Sample Examination" simulates the actual exam in every aspect, from the format and level of difficulty to the time limit and number of problems. The most realistic practice for the FS exam Two 4-hour sessions, each containing 85 multiple-choice problems Step-by-step solutions help you check your solving methods Mentally prepares you for the pressure of working under timed conditions Helps you identify topics that require extra review



Designing Clinical Research

Designing Clinical Research Author Stephen B. Hulley
ISBN-10 9781469840543
Release 2013-05-08
Pages 378
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Designing Clinical Research sets the standard for providing a practical guide to planning, tabulating, formulating, and implementing clinical research, with an easy-to-read, uncomplicated presentation. This product incorporates current research methodology--including molecular and genetic clinical research--and offers an updated syllabus for conducting a clinical research workshop. Emphasis is on common sense as the main ingredient of good science. The book explains how to choose well-focused research questions and details the steps through all the elements of study design, data collection, quality assurance, and basic grant-writing.



Definitions of Surveying and Associated Terms

Definitions of Surveying and Associated Terms Author
ISBN-10 LCCN:72076807
Release 1978
Pages 210
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Definitions of Surveying and Associated Terms has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Definitions of Surveying and Associated Terms also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Definitions of Surveying and Associated Terms book for free.



Solutions Manual for the Mechanical Engineering Reference Manual

Solutions Manual for the Mechanical Engineering Reference Manual Author Michael R. Lindeburg
ISBN-10 PSU:000032489132
Release 1998
Pages 392
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When you're studying for the PE examination using the "Mechanical Engineering Reference Manual," you'll be working many practice problems. Don't miss the opportunity to check your work! This "Solutions Manual" provides step-by-step solutions to nearly 350 practice problems in the "Reference Manual," fully explaining each solution process. Solutions are given in the SI and English units.



Designing and Conducting Survey Research

Designing and Conducting Survey Research Author Louis M. Rea
ISBN-10 9781118767030
Release 2014-09-09
Pages 360
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"This book is a comprehensive, practical guide to conducting survey research. The book covers all major components of the method, including construction of the instrument, administration of the process, and analysis and reporting of results. The authors de-mystify statistics and enable readers to conduct a sample survey research project from initial conception of the research focus to the preparation of the final report, including basic statistical analysis of the data"--



Evidence and Procedures for Boundary Location

Evidence and Procedures for Boundary Location Author Walter G. Robillard
ISBN-10 0470901608
Release 2011-01-31
Pages 672
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Professional surveyors and many civil engineers must understand the laws of boundaries and the evidence necessary for efficient and accurate boundary determination. This new edition of the preeminent text/reference on the subject is brought completely up to date, with new material on the use of technology in surveying and its legal ramifications, the use of forensic investigative techniques in the discovery of obscured evidence, new case law examples throughout, and new exhibits help illustrate the concepts presented.



Fundamentals of Surveying Practice Exam

Fundamentals of Surveying Practice Exam Author George M. Cole
ISBN-10 1591264863
Release 2014-12-03
Pages 62
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Fundamentals of Surveying Practice Exam includes 110 multiple-choice problems consistent with the two sessions of the NCEES computer-based fundamentals of surveying (FS) exam's scope of topics and level of difficulty. Like on the actual exam, an average of 3 minutes is required to solve each problem in this book. Comprehensive step-by-step solutions illustrate efficient problem-solving approaches and link common situations in current surveying practice to background information and history.



Land Surveyor Reference Manual

Land Surveyor Reference Manual Author Andrew L. Harbin
ISBN-10 1888577509
Release 2001-01-01
Pages 482
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The Land Surveyor Reference Manual is the book most used to prepare for the Fundamentals of Land Surveying (formerly called the LSIT) exam. It is also a complete review of important techniques unique to the land surveying profession. In addition to 29 chapters covering every major topic in the discipline, it provides a concise review of the math necessary to perform surveying functions.



Computer Organization and Design MIPS Edition

Computer Organization and Design MIPS Edition Author David A. Patterson
ISBN-10 9780124078864
Release 2013-09-30
Pages 800
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Computer Organization and Design, Fifth Edition, is the latest update to the classic introduction to computer organization. The text now contains new examples and material highlighting the emergence of mobile computing and the cloud. It explores this generational change with updated content featuring tablet computers, cloud infrastructure, and the ARM (mobile computing devices) and x86 (cloud computing) architectures. The book uses a MIPS processor core to present the fundamentals of hardware technologies, assembly language, computer arithmetic, pipelining, memory hierarchies and I/O.Because an understanding of modern hardware is essential to achieving good performance and energy efficiency, this edition adds a new concrete example, Going Faster, used throughout the text to demonstrate extremely effective optimization techniques. There is also a new discussion of the Eight Great Ideas of computer architecture. Parallelism is examined in depth with examples and content highlighting parallel hardware and software topics. The book features the Intel Core i7, ARM Cortex-A8 and NVIDIA Fermi GPU as real-world examples, along with a full set of updated and improved exercises. This new edition is an ideal resource for professional digital system designers, programmers, application developers, and system software developers. It will also be of interest to undergraduate students in Computer Science, Computer Engineering and Electrical Engineering courses in Computer Organization, Computer Design, ranging from Sophomore required courses to Senior Electives. Winner of a 2014 Texty Award from the Text and Academic Authors Association Includes new examples, exercises, and material highlighting the emergence of mobile computing and the cloud Covers parallelism in depth with examples and content highlighting parallel hardware and software topics Features the Intel Core i7, ARM Cortex-A8 and NVIDIA Fermi GPU as real-world examples throughout the book Adds a new concrete example, "Going Faster," to demonstrate how understanding hardware can inspire software optimizations that improve performance by 200 times Discusses and highlights the "Eight Great Ideas" of computer architecture: Performance via Parallelism; Performance via Pipelining; Performance via Prediction; Design for Moore's Law; Hierarchy of Memories; Abstraction to Simplify Design; Make the Common Case Fast; and Dependability via Redundancy Includes a full set of updated and improved exercises



California Civil Surveying Reference Manual

California Civil Surveying Reference Manual Author George M. Cole, PhD, PE, PLS
ISBN-10 9781591264941
Release 2017-04-07
Pages 304
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The California Civil Surveying Reference Manual is the most comprehensive textbook for the California Civil Surveying Exam. This book’s organization and clear explanations start with the basics to help you get up to speed on common surveying concepts. Together, the 28 chapters provide an in-depth review of all of the topics listed in the California Civil Surveying Exam specifications. The extensive index contains more than 750 entries, with multiple entries included for each topic, so you can easily find the concepts you will need during the exam. This book features: • over 230 practice problems to build your problem-solving skills • over 100 clarifying examples • hundreds of equations, figures, and tables • industry-standard terminology and nomenclature • support of both U.S. customary and SI units After you pass your exam, the California Civil Surveying Reference Manual will continue to serve as an invaluable reference throughout your surveying career. Topics Covered: • Standards of Practice • Field Measurements • Data Application Procedures • Equipment and Uses • Calculations



Personnel Selection

Personnel Selection Author Mark Cook
ISBN-10 9781118973585
Release 2016-04-04
Pages 368
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This is a fully updated edition of Personnel Selection, a seminal text on the psychometric approach to personnel selection by a noted expert in the field. Focuses on cutting-edge topics including the influence of social networking sites, adverse impact, age differences and stereotypes, distribution of work performance, and the problems of selecting new employees using research based on incumbent employees Questions established beliefs in the field, especially issues that have been characterized as “not a problem,” such as differential validity, over-reliance on self-report, and “faking good” Contains expanded discussion of research and practice in the US and internationally, while maintaining the definitive coverage of UK and European selection approaches Provides comprehensive yet accessible information for professionals and students, as well as helpful pedagogical tools (technical and statistical boxes, simplified figures and tables, research agenda boxes, key point summaries, and key references)