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120 Solved Surveying Problems for the California Special Civil Engineer Examination (Engineering Review)
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120 Solved Surveying Problems for the California Special Civil Engineer Examination
Learn How to Solve Surveying Problems for the California Civil Engineer Exam
Solving these 120 exam-like surveying problems will help you gain confidence to take and pass the surveying portion of the California Special Civil Engineer exam. Complete solutions allow you to check your solving methods so you'll understand how to efficiently reach the correct answers. Information is provided about the exam format and how to best use this book for successful exam preparation
A Pocket Guide to Business for Engineers and Surveyors
0471758493
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A Pocket Guide to Business for Engineers and Surveyors
Complete Guide to the Business and Financial Aspects of Surveying

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
Basic Surveying, Fourth Edition
0750617713
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Basic Surveying - Fourth Edition
Introduction to Basic Surveying Techniques for Construction Professionals
Provides a guide to current practice and equipment for non-specialist surveyors in the various professions involved in the construction industry and the environment. It is suitable for students preparing for degrees and diplomas in architecture, building, building surveying, quantity surveying, estate management and town planning and environmental studies. It is also of value to engineers who are not specializing in engineering surveying. This book has been thoroughly revised to include new topics such as OS digital mapping, standard deviation and standard error, global positioning systems, transition and vertical curves.
Brown's Boundary Control and Legal Principles - 6th Edition
0470183543
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Brown's Boundary Control and Legal Principles
The Classic Surveying and Land Law Reference for Surveyors, Engineers and Construction Contractors

This new edition of Brown’s Boundary Control and Legal Principles is significantly revised to reflect the latest advances in the surveying field, while providing new insights into the historic basis for boundary determinations. It addresses new changes to laws of boundary evidence; locating easements and reversions; and ownership, transfer, and description of real property. The latest information on the technologies advancing boundary law is covered, including Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Global Positioning Systems (GPS), and their impact on surveying measurements.
Building Layout
CR426
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Building Layout
Shows how to use a transit and surveying to locate a building correctly on the lot, plan proper grades with minimum excavation, find utility lines and easements, establish correct elevations, lay out accurate foundations, and set correct floor heights. Explains how to plan sewer connections, level a foundation that's out of level, use a story pole and batterboards, work on steep sites, and minimize excavation costs.
Building Surveys and Reports - 3rd Edition
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Building Surveys and Reports
Structural Surveys for All Types of Buildings, Domestic, Industrial and Commercial
This book deals with structural surveys for all types of building - domestic industrial and commercial - and includes diagnosis of a wide range of defects. It considers both modern and older construction methods, and deals with the particular problems of alterations and restoration work.  Guidance is given on how to carry out measured surveying and on report writing
Construction Master Pro-Trig
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Construction Master Pro-Trig
Advanced Construction Math Calculator for Building, Carpentry and Architect/ Engineering Pros with Full Trig Functions
The Construction Master Pro Trig Feet-Inch-Fraction calculator provides the building professional complete trigonometric function. This powerful and advanced construction-math calculator features new built-in solutions and expanded preference selection. It allows you to easily determine precise angle measurements and solve the most complex design and construction-math problems. Perfect for estimating materials and costs. In the field or office it helps assure accuracy, save time and money. Terrific for surveying, construction engineers and designers.
Construction Surveying & Layout
CR427
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Construction Surveying & Layout
A practical guide to simplified construction surveying. How to use surveying to divide land, use a transit and tape to find a known point, draw an accurate survey map from your field notes, use topographic surveys, and the right way to level and set grade. You'll learn surveying for any residential or commercial lot, driveway, road, or bridge – including how to figure cuts and fills and calculate excavation quantities.
Construction Surveying and Layout: A Step-By-Step Field Engineering Methods Manual (3rd Edition)
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Construction Surveying & Layout: A Step-By-Step Field Engineering Methods Manual
A Unique, Practical Guide For The Surveyor, Field Engineer or Student
A unique, practical, and complete book for the surveyor, field engineer, or student learning construction surveying and layout. This highly illustrated book contains over 1200 graphics of construction surveying field and office activities, calculations, and tables that are presented in a step-by- step easy to read format. The reader can see "how-to" perform many of the common measurement and calculation activities of field engineering and construction surveying. This book contains material not found in other surveying books. It is a must for training individuals just getting into construction surveying or as a reference for anyone on a construction site involved with measurement and layout.
DigiRoller Plus II
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DigiRoller Plus II
Digital Distance Measuring Wheel - Durable, Hi-Tech Design and Folding Kickstand
Easy, One-Person Operation - Get fast, accurate measurements for all your on-site linear, area and volume estimates. Built-in functions automatically calculate and store square footage, cubic volumes and more for up to 9 different areas. Works and converts in all U.S. and Metric units. Weighs just 3 lbs. and includes convenient kickstand.
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Evidence and Procedures for Boundary Location - Hard-cover
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Evidence and Procedures for Boundary Location
Understand the Laws of Property Boundaries and Boundary Determination
Professional surveyors and many civil engineers must understand surveying and the laws of property boundaries and the evidence necessary for efficient and accurate boundary determination.  This new edition of the pre-eminent 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 measurements as evidence, new case law examples throughout, new material on finding original evidence, and new exhibits help illustrate the concepts presented
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Forensic Procedures for Boundary and Title Investigation - Hard-cover
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Forensic Procedures for Boundary and Title Investigation
Application of Forensic Investigative Techniques in the Field of Land Boundary Retracement
Learn to be a good investigator and a successful retracement surveyor. In the era of CSI, forensic science has taken on an unaccustomed glamour. Forensic science plays as crucial a role in the field of land surveying and title investigation as it does in flesh-and-blood criminology. Land location, the stability of property lines, and the sanctity of title documents are of utmost interest to the legal system in general, and the court system in particular. This is the first book to present the application of investigative forensic techniques to the field of land boundary retracement. Covering basic logic, document research, and the interpretation of physical evidence on site, it's an indispensable guide for surveyors faced with a difficult retracement having little or faulty evidence.
GIS For Dummies
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GIS For Dummies
Easy To Understand Guide to Navigating Through Geographic Information Systems - GIS
An easy-to-understand reference for navigating through geographic information systems (GIS). This guide avoids equations, computer codes, and overwhelming detail and instead provides a clear explanation as to how GIS technology captures, stores, counts, characterizes, integrates, analyzes, and displays data about the earth. Readers will benefit from its understandable approach to topics such as spatial and mapping concepts, the various components of GIS systems, and the process of designing and implementing a GIS system.
GPS for Land Surveyors, Third Edition
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GPS for Land Surveyors
Stay Up To Date On GPS Technologies and Techniques

From fundamental theory to practical application and advanced technologies, the book covers GPS without pages of complicated math. It demonstrates the basics of GPS technology, common hardware, surveying methods, survey design, planning and observation. Additionally, each chapter includes helpful review questions and answers. GPS and GNSS are revolutionizing the practice of surveying and mapping. This user-friendly manual gives you all the tools needed to understand and use these important technologies in everyday practice
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GPS Satellite Surveying - Hard-cover
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GPS Satellite Surveying
A Comprehensive Reference to Using GPS in Modern Surveying
Comprehensive and thorough in its coverage, GPS Satellite Surveying, Third Edition is the updated edition of Alfred Leick’s classic introduction to the field. Written to help specialists get the most out of GPS surveying techniques and the resulting surveying measurements, this standard industry reference provides the latest fundamental and cutting-edge material for working with GPS today. A unique volume in the field, this Third Edition offers an unrivaled presentation of procedures that apply to the Russian GLONASS, the forthcoming European GALILEO, and U.S. GPS satellite systems. New coverage addresses emerging precise-point positioning technology
Graphic Guide to Site Construction
RC-T070600
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Graphic Guide to Site Construction
Over 325 details for builders and designers
From one end of the property line to the other, Graphic Guide to Site Construction provides you with the essential details on a vast array of residential site construction projects -- from basic walkways to driveways, retaining walls, septic systems, decks, terraces and exterior lighting, and more. As with all Graphic Guides, Site Construction provides clear and authoritative information through more than 350 illustrations
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Interpreting Land Records - Hard-cover
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Interpreting Land Records
Simplifies the Process of Interpreting Land Records and Property Boundary Retracement
The difficult task of boundary retracement begins with three substantial steps: recovering land records, determining the significance of those records, and applying the findings to conditions on the ground.  Interpreting Land Records thoroughly details everything surveyors need to know to formulate sound, defendable opinions, including how courts interpret ambiguous words and conflicts between words in documents, and between those words and items outside the documents. Packed with illustrative case examples accompanied by descriptions of how a retracement was performed, what the problems were, and how the surveyor resolved them
Landscape Surveying
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Landscape Surveying
Practical Guide for Landscape Surveying

Practical guide for measuring distances, angles and completing surveys that does not require a civil engineering or advanced math degree, Land Use Measurement is the right book for you. Covering topics such as the history of surveying, terms, methodologies, equipment, and topography, this book teaches you the basic skills you will need to complete an accurate survey while providing information to allow you to choose the best method among the various methods presented. Sample problems help you practice your new skills prior to going out in the field.

Calculated Industries 6335 Scale Master ProXE Advanced Digital Plan Measure with PC Interface
RC-CI6335
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Scale Master ProXE with USB PC Interface
Portable, Blueprint Digital Take-Off Tool With 91 Built-in Scales
The newly designed Calculated Industries 6335 Scale Master ProXE with PC Interface Cable allows you to export take-off and count values to your favorite application. The Scale Master Pro XE gives you simplicity, versatility and accuracy with a new ergonomic design with comfort grip, improved weight balance, dedicated function keys and a new dual LCD display for left- or right-hand use, while maintaining the same award-winning ease-of-use, quality and reliability you expect from a Scale Master. No other plan measure gives you more for less!

Calculated Industries 6135 Scale Master ProXE Advanced Digital Plan Measure
RC-CI6135
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Scale Master ProXE
Portable, Blueprint Digital Take-Off Tool With 91 Built-in Scales
The newly designed Calculated Industries 6335 Scale Master ProXE with PC Interface Cable allows you to export take-off and count values to your favorite application. The Scale Master Pro XE gives you simplicity, versatility and accuracy with a new ergonomic design with comfort grip, improved weight balance, dedicated function keys and a new dual LCD display for left- or right-hand use, while maintaining the same award-winning ease-of-use, quality and reliability you expect from a Scale Master. No other plan measure gives you more for less!
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Site Analysis: A Contextual Approach to Sustainable Land Planning and Site Design - Hard-Cover
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Site Analysis
A Contextual Approach to Sustainable Land Planning and Site Design
Site analysis is the key to a well-designed project. Complete analysis of a site and its surrounding context can lead to better development proposals, smoother design implementation, and, ultimately, higher quality built environments. This is the first book to detail each crucial step in the site analysis and planning process, from site selection through design development. It shows how to arrive at a site plan that successfully balances the needs of the client and other stakeholders with the site's suitability for the intended land uses.  With more than 130 illustrations, this book includes many outstanding examples of maps and site plans created by leading land planning firms.
The Site Calculations Pocket Reference
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Site Calculations Pocket Reference
A Handy, Must-Have Pocket Reference Guide for Construction, Recreation Department and Landscape Professionals
Over 500 Pages of Formulas, Charts, Tables, Diagrams and Reference Material necessary for site preparation professionals. For the busy professional working on-site—this updated, handy pocket reference puts all the formulas and calculations you need at your fingertips. Now with a convenient, lay-flat comb binding, this book is invaluable for all areas of general site construction. It gives you fast access to the information you want—when you want it—complete with real-world examples. This revised Second Edition of The Site Calculations Pocket Reference features a new chapter on sports fields that includes descriptions and schematics for more than forty different sports fields.
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Site Engineering for Landscape Architects - Hard-Cover
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Site Engineering for Landscape Architects
The Leading, Comprehensive Introduction to Site Engineering for Landscape Architects and Site Engineers
The fully updated edition of the leading fundamentals book on site design and engineering Site Engineering for Landscape Architects, Fourth Edition continues a long tradition as the leading, comprehensive introduction to site engineering. This revised edition is fully updated to address emerging theories, applications, the increasing use of CAD and CAD-related technologies, and much more. From interpreting landform and contour lines to designing horizontal and vertical road alignments, from construction sequencing to designing storm water management systems, this book offers an integrated presentation of site engineering concepts essential to practicing landscape architecture today.
Surveying - 5th Edition
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Surveying - 5th Edition
Comprehensive Coverage of the Essential Skills Necessary in Surveying and Civil Engineering
Provides a comprehensive coverage of the essential surveying skills necessary in surveying and civil engineering. It covers surveying measurements, distance corrections, leveling, angles, area computation, computer calculations, topographic surveying, electronic distance measuring instruments, and construction surveying. Includes photos and diagrams, lists of useful addresses and degree programs, surveying tables and formulas. Updated to include more coverage of GPS and GIS
Surveying and Engineering: Principles and Practice
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Surveying and Engineering: Principles and Practice
Key Principles and Operating Practices of Surveying and Building Engineering
Construction is a complex industry, operating with ever changing legislative needs, new materials and technologies, and constant demands on resources.  surveying Professionals are now expected to deliver a broad spectrum of skills and competencies, and this new textbook will help them achieve this. Whilst other textbooks concentrate on individual topics, this brings together the key principles and operating practices of surveying and building engineering. It will enable the practitioner of the future to appreciate the interface between both technical and procedural requirements, identifying barriers and conflicts.
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Surveying and Layout Fundamentals for Construction - DVD
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Surveying & Layout Fundamentals for Construction
A 2-1/2 Hour DVD Teaching the Fundamentals of Construction Surveying & Layout
This unique DVD is the only one available which teaches the fundamentals of construction surveying layout through over 2 1/2 hours of instructional video. Developed for the "Surveyor's Boot Camp" at Auburn University, this text has been used in numerous classes with overwhelming responses from the surveying students and instructors, wowed by the strength of the content, the sophistication of the presentation, and the ease of learning enabled by this new approach
Surveying For Construction
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Surveying for Construction
An Essential Textbook for Engineering Students New to Surveying
"Surveying for Construction, 5e" is an essential textbook for students of engineering new to surveying, and will also appeal to students of building and environmental studies and archeology. Offering a strong grounding in land and construction surveying, the authors clearly and comprehensively guide the reader through the principles, methods and equipment used in modern-day surveying. Taking into account recent advances in the field, the material has been fully updated and revised throughout including new and up-to-date coverage of leveling, total stations, detail surveys, and EDM. A new chapter on GPS technology has been added. In keeping with the practical nature of the book, there are chapters on setting out construction works and surveying existing buildings, which guide the reader step-by-step through the fundamental procedures
Surveying: Principles and Applications (8th Edition)
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Surveying Principles and Practices
The Latest Advances In Surveying Equipment, Principles and Applications

Surveying: Principles and Applications, Eighth Edition presents a clear discussion of the latest advances in technological instrumentation, surveying principles, and applications for mapping and engineering surveys. It has a good selection of problems that illuminate and reinforce concepts, as well as providing up-to-date information on the latest technological innovations. Real-world emphasis is key to the continued success of this text and the success a student has in understanding surveying concepts -- so real world, in fact, that it is often carried by graduates into their first day of work. Suitable for construction, civil technology, civil engineering programs, and general surveying
Surveying Principles for Civil Engineers: Review for the Engineering Surveying Section of the California Special Civil Engineer Examination, 2nd ed.
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Surveying Principles for Civil Engineers
Review for the Engineering Surveying Section of the California Special Civil Engineer Examination
Surveying Principles for Civil Engineers offers a comprehensive review of the field of surveying specially tailored for the Engineering Surveying section of the California Special Civil Engineer exam. More than 120 practice problems with solutions reinforce what you learn. A detailed index allows you to quickly locate information during the exam.
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Surveying The Courtroom: A Land Experts Guide to Evidence and Civil Procedure - Hard-cover
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Surveying The Courtroom: A Land Expert's Guide to Evidence and Civil Procedure
A
Complete Guide to Understanding the Legal Process for Expert Witnesses in Land and Natural Resource Disputes
A vast and complex body of laws surrounds the ownership and disposition of land resources today—so it is no wonder that land experts who assist in land and natural resource disputes often find themselves grappling with the challenging intricacies of the modern legal process. This book offers a vital road map through the labyrinth of civil laws and procedures that professionals who assist in such cases must navigate. this guide, John Briscoe explains—in plain English—all pertinent rules of evidence and procedure. From the filing of a complaint to its resolution, he guides you through each phase of a land or natural resource lawsuit, clearly describing the land expert’s role at each step along the way. He supplies numerous fascinating and instructive surveying case studies and vignettes to illustrate his points and to better prepare you for crucial developments that may arise during the course of a trial. Includes copious references to applicable codes, statutes, and court decisions, making it easier for you to find the resources needed to verify or refute points, or to arrive at a more profound understanding.
Surveying with Construction Applications (7th Edition)
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Surveying With Construction Applications
Principles and Advancements in Surveying For Construction Applications
Known for its state-of-the-art coverage and clear, concise approach, Surveying with Construction Applications, Seventh Edition covers the latest advances and foundational principles of surveying. Emphasizing instrumentation technology, field data capture, and data-processing techniques, this text highlights real-world applications of surveying to the construction and engineering fields. Ideal as a reference in the field, additional complexities in electronic distance measurement and the order of presentation of surveying topics have been revised in this edition. All state Departments of Transportation (DOTs) in the U.S. and the provincial Transportation/Highways Departments in Canada conduct extensive training sessions for their large staffs
Willis's Elements of Quantity Surveying - 10th Edition
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Willis's Elements of Quantity Surveying - 10th Edition
The Definitive Guide to The Measurement of Building Elements Since 1935
The measurement of building elements is a core subject for all quantity surveying students and this classic text, first published in 1935 under the authorship of Arthur J. Willis, sets down the measurement process from first principles and covers the main building elements. It also considers computerized measurement techniques using standard descriptions. For the tenth edition greater explanation has been added to the measured examples and a chapter on steel framing has been added. Different approaches to measurement have been included to reflect the use of schedules and spreadsheets in practice including computer data entry
 

 

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Building Surveys and Reports - 3rd Edition
Building Surveys
and Reports

Forensic Procedures for Boundary and Title Investigation
Forensic Procedures for Boundary
and Title Investigation

GPS Satellite Surveying
GPS Satellite Surveying

Scale Master 6335 ProXE Advanced Digital Plan Measure
Scale Master 6335 ProXE

Advanced Digital Plan Measure

Practical Manual of Land Development
Practical Manual of Land Development

Site Analysis: A Contextual Approach to Sustainable Land Planning and Site Design, 2nd Edition
Site Analysis

Site Calculations Pocket Reference - 2nd Edition
The Site Calculations
Pocket Reference

Site Engineering for Landscape Architects
Site Engineering for
Landscape Architects

Surveying - 5th Edition
Surveying - 5th Edition

Surveying and Engineering: Principles and Practices
Surveying and Engineering
Principles and Practice

Surveying & Layout Fundamentals for Construction - DVD
Surveying & Layout

Fundamentals for Construction
2-1/2 Hour DVD

Willis's Elements of Quantity Surveying - 10th Edition
Willis's Elements of
Quantity Surveying