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Realistic Practice for the California Civil Surveying Exam
California Civil Surveying Practice Exams contains two 55-problem, multiple-choice exams consistent with the California Civil Engineering Surveying exam's format and specifications. Like the actual exam, the problems in this book require an average of three minutes to solve. Comprehensive step-by-step solutions demonstrate accurate and efficient problem-solving approaches. Author commentary is provided in the solutions, explaining common pitfalls and suggesting time-saving shortcuts.
Taking each exam in California Civil Surveying Practice Exams within the same 2.5-hour time limit as the actual exam will simulate exam conditions, enhance your time-management skills, and help you identify which references you'll need most on exam day.
Accuracy and Error Analysis
Preparation of Reports and Maps
Consistent with the exam scope and format
Learn accurate and efficient problem-solving approaches
Connect relevant theory to exam-like problems
Solve problems under exam-like timed conditions
Publisher: PPI, A Kaplan Company
About the Author
Peter Boniface, PhD, PLS, is a licensed surveyor in California and an associate professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. He teaches a review course for the California Civil Engineering Surveying exam and consults on softcopy photogrammetry and GPS surveying projects. Mr. Boniface obtained a doctorate in photogrammetry from London University and a master of science degree in surveying from the University of Natal, South Africa. Allan Ng, MSCE, PLS, is a licensed land surveyor in California and a lecturer in the Department of Civil Engineering at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. He teaches courses on elementary and advanced surveying, GPS, and photogrammetry and LiDAR digital mapping, and he consults on boundary survey and land development projects. Mr. Ng received his master of science in civil engineering with a geomatics emphasis from Purdue University, Indiana, and his bachelor of science in civil engineering with a land surveying option from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.