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.



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.



Transportation Depth Reference Manual for the Civil PE Exam

Transportation Depth Reference Manual for the Civil PE Exam Author Norman R. Voigt, PE, PLS
ISBN-10 9781591264682
Release 2017-07-24
Pages 350
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Comprehensive Coverage for the Civil PE Exam’s Transportation Depth Section To succeed on the Civil PE exam’s transportation depth section, you’ll need to know the exam subject matter and how to efficiently solve related problems. The Transportation Depth Reference Manual provides a concise but thorough review of the exam topics and associated equations. Its 48 example problems show how to apply concepts and equations to solve exam-like problems. More than 25 end-of-chapter problems provide opportunities for independent problem-solving practice, and step-by-step solutions allow you to check your solution approach. Just as important as exam topic knowledge and an efficient solving method is quick access to the information you’ll need during the exam. This book’s thorough index will direct you to what you’re looking for. You can locate related support material by following the references to the 297 equations, 119 tables, 113 figures, and 36 appendices, and to the exam-adopted codes and standards listed below.AASHTO Green Book, 6th edition (2011)AASHTO Guide for Design of Pavement Structures (1993, and 1998 supplement)AASHTO Roadside Design Guide, 4th edition (2011)AASHTO Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide: A Manual of Practice, interim edition (2008)AASHTO Guide for the Planning, Design, and Operation of Pedestrian Facilities, 1st edition (2004)AASHTO Highway Safety Manual, 1st edition (2010)AI The Asphalt Handbook, 7th edition (2007)FHWA Hydraulic Design of Highway Culverts, 3rd edition (2012)HCM (2010, with changes through 2014)MUTCD (2009, including revisions in 2012)PCA, 16th edition (2016) Exam Topics CoveredAlternatives AnalysisConstruction Operations and MethodsGeometric DesignPavement DesignPedestrian and Mass Transit AnalysisTraffic Control DesignTraffic-SafetyTransportation Engineering



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.



Structural Engineering Reference Manual Eighth Edition

Structural Engineering Reference Manual  Eighth Edition Author Alan Williams, PhD, SE, FICE, C Eng
ISBN-10 9781591264965
Release 2015-06-11
Pages 512
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Comprehensive Coverage for the 16-Hour Structural Engineering Exam The Structural Engineering Reference Manual prepares you for the NCEES 16-hour Structural Engineering (SE) exam. It covers all exam topics and provides a comprehensive review of structural analysis and design methods. Exam-adopted codes and standards are frequently referenced, and solving methods—including strength design for timber and masonry—are thoroughly explained. You will learn how to apply concepts pertaining to vertical and lateral forces by reviewing the 244 example problems. You will also strengthen your problem-solving skills by working the 44 end-of-chapter practice problems. Each problem’s complete solution lets you check your own solving approach. New for the 8th edition, both ASD and LRFD/SD solutions and explanations are provided for masonry problems, allowing you to familiarize yourself with different problem solving methods. Access to supportive information is just as important as knowledge and problem-solving efficiency. The Structural Engineering Reference Manual’s thorough index easily directs you to the codes and concepts you will need during the exam. Cross references to more than 700 equations, 60 tables, 190 figures, 8 appendices, and relevant codes will point you to additional support material when you need it. Topics covered: • Bridges • Foundations and Retaining Structures • Lateral Forces (Wind and Seismic) • Prestressed Concrete • Reinforced Concrete • Reinforced Masonry • Structural Steel • Timber Referenced Codes and Standards: • AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications (AASHTO) • Building Code Requirements and Specification for Masonry Structures (TMS 402/602) • Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete (ACI 318) • International Building Code (IBC) • Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures (ASCE 7) • National Design Specification for Wood Construction ASD/LRFD and National Design Specification Supplement, Design Values for Wood Construction (NDS) • North American Specification for the Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Members (AISI) • PCI Design Handbook: Precast and Prestressed Concrete (PCI) • Seismic Design Manual (AISC 327) • Special Design Provisions for Wind and Seismic with Commentary (SDPWS) • Steel Construction Manual (AISC 325)



Interior Design Reference Manual

Interior Design Reference Manual Author David Kent Ballast, FAIA, CSI, NCIDQ Certification No. 9425
ISBN-10 9781591264279
Release 2013-03-04
Pages 656
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"Interior Design Reference Manual: Everything You Need to Know to Pass the NCIDQ Exam offers a comprehensive review of all NCIDQ content areas to help you pass the computer-based NCIDQ Examination IDFX, IDPX, as well as the Practicum."--Publisher's website.



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



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.



Structural Depth Reference Manual for the Civil PE Exam Fourth Edition

Structural Depth Reference Manual for the Civil PE Exam  Fourth Edition Author Alan Williams, PhD, SE, FICE, C Eng
ISBN-10 9781591264958
Release 2015-09-22
Pages 212
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The Structural Depth Reference Manual prepares you for the structural depth section of the Civil PE exam. It provides a concise, yet comprehensive review of the structural depth section exam topics and highlights the most useful equations in the exam-adopted codes and standards. Solving methods—including ASD and LRFD for steel, strength design for concrete, and ASD for timber and masonry—are thoroughly explained. Throughout the book, cross references connect concepts and point you to additional relevant tables, figures, equations, and codes. More than 95 example problems demonstrate the application of concepts and equations. Each chapter includes practice problems so you can solve exam-like problems, and the step-by-step solutions allow you to check your solution approach. A thorough index directs you to the codes and concepts you will need during the exam. Topics Covered: • Design of Reinforced Masonry • Design of Wood Structures • Foundations • Prestressed Concrete Design • Reinforced Concrete Design • Structural Steel Design



Quick Reference for the Civil Engineering PE Exam

Quick Reference for the Civil Engineering PE Exam Author Michael R. Lindeburg
ISBN-10 1591265118
Release 2015-12-21
Pages 152
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Quick Reference for the Civil Engineering PE Exam consolidates the most valuable and commonly used equations, figures, and tables from the Civil Engineering Reference Manual. Maximize your problem-solving efficiency and save time during the exam by having the most useful equations and data at your fingertips. This book's extensive index quickly directs you to desired equations, figures, and tables. Find what you need without wading through paragraphs of descriptive text or solved problems. The Quick Reference is organized according to the companion Reference Manual--the two share chapter and section numbers--so you can easily access related supplemental material.



Surveying for Engineers

Surveying for Engineers Author J. Uren
ISBN-10 9781137150349
Release 2010-03-17
Pages 816
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The fifth edition of Surveying for Engineers sets out the essential techniques needed for a solid grounding in the subject. Covering traditional methods and the latest technological advances this popular and trusted textbook is packed with clear illustrations, exercises and worked examples, making it both a comprehensive study aid for students and a reliable reference tool for practitioners. Aimed at students studying surveying as either part of an engineering, building or construction course or as a separate discipline, the new edition includes: • the latest developments in Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) • full details on the introduction of network RTK systems and their applications • recent developments in survey instruments, methods and technologies



Surveying Fundamentals and Practices

Surveying Fundamentals and Practices Author Jerry Nathanson
ISBN-10 0134414438
Release 2017-04-07
Pages 360
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Surveying Fundamentals and Practices, 7/e, covers up-to-date surveying technology without losing perspective of the need to provide students with a strong foundation in traditional surveying fundamentals. An entire chapter provides a review of the mathematics essential for beginning technology students to understand plane surveying problem-solving methods and applications. Through clear explanations and applied examples, the text presents the methods of measuring and computing distances, angles, and directions. It provides students with a firm grasp of modern equipment and office and field procedures related to horizontal control surveys, property surveys, topographic surveys, roadway curve calculations, and construction layout surveys. The Seventh Edition expands upon the surveying applications in today's world with a section on forensic surveying, updated information on national and industry standards for surveys, and a new section on spiral curve computations.



GPS for Land Surveyors Fourth Edition

GPS for Land Surveyors  Fourth Edition Author Jan Van Sickle
ISBN-10 9781466583115
Release 2015-05-21
Pages 368
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For more than a decade, GPS for Land Surveyors has been unique among other books on this topic due to its clear, straightforward treatment of the subject matter. Completely revised and updated, this fourth edition of a perennial bestseller maintains the user-friendly format that made previous editions so popular while addressing changes in hardware, software, and procedures. Neither simplistic nor overly technical, this book introduces the concepts needed to understand and use GPS and Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS). See What’s New in the Fourth Edition: Up-to-date information on GNSS and GPS modernization Changes in hardware, software, and procedures Comprehensive treatment of novel signals on new blocks of satellites (L5 and L2C) The book minimizes your reliance on mathematical explanations and maximizes use of illustrations and examples that allow you to visualize and grasp key concepts. The author explains the progression of ideas at the foundation of satellite positioning and delves into some of the particulars. He keeps presentation practical, providing a guide to techniques used in GPS, from their design through observation, processings, real-time kinematic (RTK), and real-time networks. These features and more make it easier for you to meet the challenge of keeping up in this field.



Ship Stability for Masters and Mates

Ship Stability for Masters and Mates Author Bryan Barrass
ISBN-10 9780080970943
Release 2012-11-27
Pages 584
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Ship Stability for Masters and Mates explores all aspects of ship stability and ship strength, squat, and interaction and trim, as well as materials stresses and forces. Organized into 56 chapters, the book looks at the relationship between ship stability and ship motion, with emphasis on group weights in a ship. It also explains how TPCs are calculated for a range of drafts extending beyond the light and loaded drafts, along with form coefficients, including the coefficient of fineness of the waterplane area. The book explains how to perform KB, BM, and KM calculations and make graphics on metacentric diagrams. It considers large-angle stability, the effect of beam and freeboard on stability, and hydrostatic curves and values for vessels that are initially on even keel. The reader is also introduced to free-surface effects of slack tanks with divisional bulkheads, how side winds affect ship stability, and the correlation between freeboard and stability curves. Other chapters focus on timber ship freeboard marks, procedures and calculations for drydocking and stability, and ship squat in open water and in confined channels. The book also includes extracts from the 1998 Merchant Shipping (Load Line) Regulations Number MSN 1752(M). This book is intended for students seeking to obtain Transport Certificates of Competency for Deck Officers and Engineering Officers and STCW equivalent International qualifications, as well as Chief Mates and Officers on Watch (Officers in Charge) on board merchant ships and other maritime personnel, port authorities, marine consultants, nautical study lecturers, and marine superintendents. Updated throughout to include new shipping industry developments and regulations, with 9 new chapters, the latest ship stability datasheets, and sample exam questions Provides a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of ship stability and ship strength, squat, interaction and trim, materials stresses and forces Concepts are supported with numerous worked examples, clear diagrams, graphs and equations to assist with understanding and application of this critical subject



Construction Depth Reference Manual for the Civil PE Exam Second Edition

Construction Depth Reference Manual for the Civil PE Exam  Second Edition Author Thomas Korman, PhD, PE, PLS
ISBN-10 9781591264927
Release 2016-11-30
Pages 172
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Construction Depth Reference Manual prepares you for the construction depth section of the NCEES Civil PE exam. All depth topics are covered, and exam-adopted codes and standards are frequently referenced. You will learn how to apply concepts by reviewing the 40 example problems, and you can check your solving approaches by reviewing each problem’s step-by-step solution. Access to supportive information is just as important as knowledge and problem-solving efficiency. The Construction Depth Reference Manual’s thorough index easily directs you to the codes and concepts you will need during the exam. Cross references to the 163 equations, 38 tables, 93 figures, 5 appendices, and relevant codes will point you to additional support material when you need it. Topics Covered: • Construction Operations and Methods • Earthwork Construction and Layout • Estimating Quantity and Cost • Material Quality Control and Production • Scheduling • Temporary Structures • Worker Health and Safety



Boundary Retracement

Boundary Retracement Author Donald A. Wilson
ISBN-10 1498727107
Release 2017-03-03
Pages 536
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The survey and the transference are the distinctive and operative acts in the transmission of real property and, where they differ from each other, one must of necessity control the other. This book addresses the aforementioned concepts by external explanations in order to understand the discrepancies between them. It also helps to avoid expensive and wasteful litigation over boundaries that were previously not in conflict. The text offers an extensive review of the law for boundary retracement and cites numerous case examples.



Elementary Surveying

Elementary Surveying Author Charles D. Ghilani
ISBN-10 9780133587869
Release 2014-01-15
Pages 960
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Elementary Surveying, Fourteenth Edition, is ideal for Surveying courses offered in Civil Engineering departments and is a useful reference for civil engineers. This highly readable, best-selling text presents basic concepts and practical material in each of the areas fundamental to modern surveying (geomatics) practice. Its depth and breadth are ideal for self-study. Elementary Surveying, Fourteenth Edition, is updated throughout to reflect the latest advances and technology. Teaching and Learning Experience This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience—for you and your students. It will help: Emphasize the Theory of Errors in Surveying Work: Common errors and mistakes are listed to remind students to exercise caution in their work. Use Strong Pedagogy Tools to Teach: Numerous worked example problems, figures, illustrations, and end-of-chapter problems help students apply concepts. Reflect the Latest Advances in Technology: To keep your course current and relevant, this edition covers the latest advancements in surveying technology.