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Summary: Surveyors have been working with the elements of geometry, trigonometry, regression analysis, physics, engineering, metrology, programming languages, and the law. These work require software that offers unique strengths that will make data collection on land survey jobs easier and more efficient for land surveyors and other professionals.

Surveying has been an element in development since the beginning of recorded history. Most forms of construction require it. It is used in transport, c

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IPHONE Apps for Land Surveyors

DID I see that some one in the LSU community had an IPHONE App. that was measurement related such as an EDM or it do survey method calculations instead?

UPDATE:

The new Land Surveyors United app for iPhone is finally ready for download for free on the iTunes App Store. Enjoy mobile support for land surveying from anywhere using the new and improved interface, connecting you with groups, forums, latest activity, photos and videos. Download Now
NOTE: We will soon be releasing the Android version of

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Land Surveying Business startup

Hello!

1198853783?profile=originalI am interested in possibly starting up my own private land surveying business. I was just looking for some information and/or tips from some people that have done this and been through it themselves. With the amount of money needed to get into the business, i would hate to start off wrong. Some questions i would have are:

How much money would I be looking at to buy all the equipment and to get my business going?

How do I begin to determine what a person should charge when running a business

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surveyors in the bibleExamples of Land Surveyors in The Bible by William D. Hatfield


The Bible has always been a reliable source for the history of the Jewish people. This historic account encompasses many esoteric and otherworldly encounters, but what is often overlooked is the overwhelming accounts of the day to day life, as well as, the professions of the common people. Seeing as how I work in the land surveying profession I decided to do some research into examples of the land surveying profession in the Bible.
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Civil Engineering projects involving construction and architecture infrastructure, require state of the art technologies like civil3D, AutoDesk, AutoCAD, and Revit, etc. This software help produce detailed and high-quality outputs. To get land survey projects done, an engineer needs a team of professional drafters, who deliver detailed construction CAD drawings, topographical profiles, and any other specifications required.

Different kinds of land survey draftings are done to get a complete pictu

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Spread Sheet for vertical curve and Super Elevation Distribution Method for Surveyors

Total files 7 at bottom of post. Download them and enjoy the work

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How wide is a property line?

property line widthHow wide is a property line?  You may be asking yourself "Did he say that out loud"?  Well, Yes I did.  And here are the potential reasons why; see which one you can identify most with, then think about your own reason and add to the list.  I will list the first three (3) and you provide the rest.  First comment should be begin with the number four (4).

 

  1. It has no width.  It is an abstract line;
  2. It is as wide as the corner markers are;
  3. It's as wide as you and your neighbor agree that it is.
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Field Assets Iphone App for Land Surveyors

Field Assets V2.0
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  • $16.99
  • Category: Utilities
  • Updated:Mar 23, 2010
  • Current Version:2.0
  • 2.0
  • 2.0 MB
  • Language:English
  • Seller:LBS Wireless Pty Ltd
Rated 4+

Description

Field Assets is the ultimate field data collection application for the iPhone and iPod touch. The application enables the user to record the location of assets and to enter information on attributes of assets in the field. The user also has the option of taking geo referenced photos and recording voice memos

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"There Should Be More Land Surveyor Action Figures and Toys", i thought to myself when my grandson asked me if I would get him a toy land surveyor for Christmas.It dawned on me that I had never actually seen a land surveyor toy in the wild.  I asked my son Justin to run a search and see what he could find and he dug up a stack of surveying related toys offered around the web that will truly amaze you. 

How about a Toy Clinometer for Kids

land surveyors toy clinometerOh, the excitement on Christmas Morn! "Mommy, I got the new

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CHAIN! The weakest link (in the chain)

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CHAIN! The weakest link (in the chain)

by: Deward “Karl” Bowles,

Texas RPLS no. 4966

  Certain magazines (trade magazines) have purported to represent the current interests of our profession by exposing Land Surveyors to new technologies and philosophies regarding our industry.  These magazines have been around for decades in many cases.

 

   These so called trade magazines have treated us for years and years now to articles where the authors (pundits) of these articles chide us insisting that Land S

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Iphone App: Surveyors Leveling Tool

 

Surveyors Leveling Tool for Iphone

Surveyors Leveling Tool for iphone

If you happen to be one of those tech-savvy surveyors out there who head into the field armed with an iphone, I have new app to tell you about.  We've touched on  the near future release of a full blown mobile iphone version of Land Surveyors United before and even told you about several othersurveying related apps, but this one is exceptional.  It's called Surveyor's Leveling Tool and it could come in handy in the surveying field (provided you carry an iph

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On the Importance of Land Surveyors

Land Surveyors

UPDATE: 

Happy National Surveyors Week 2018 Everyone!

The purpose of Surveyors Week (NSPS) is to bring visibility to the profession. During Surveyors Week, land surveyors across the nation celebrate by educating the public on what they do & why it is important; encouraging students to consider surveying as a career choice; and participating in activities that promote and bring awareness to the surveying profession. All licensees, governmental agencies, technical professional organizations and

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Land Surveyor

In this excel file I have used some excel formula to draw the centerline chainage of an alignment in Road , Railway or tunnel project.

Here is the file Chainage Plotting.xlsx

The chainages will be drawn instantly with the help of excel and AutoCAD.

You can make your alignment chainage very accurately with the help of our Excel sheet without typeing a single one by yourself.

You just have to paste your coordinates into the given columns and you need to put the chainage interval in the respective colu

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Land Surveyors discuss best total stations equipment to use for surveying

Best Total stations DiscussionWanna see the type of surveying equipment your fellow land surveyors are using around the world?  More specifically... would you like to know what kind of Total Stations everyone is using?  Take a look at the comments on the following thread for some very valuable insight from all corners of the earth.

We asked:

What is the best total station you used in the field up to now ? And why ? 
Please explain in few sentences from your experience
 

Click on the ^ Comments

Feel free to comment belo
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Below you will find a few pieces of software that I've run across and thought could be helpful to our land surveying members. They're all free! Comment if you have any questions whatsoever.mapinfo.JPGMapInfo Professional 10 FULLMapinfo Professional 10 Full | Mirror MediafireMapInfo Professional is a powerful Microsoft Windows-based mapping and geographic analysis application from the experts in location intelligence. Designed to easily visualize the relationships between data and geography, MapInfo Profess
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Typical Surveyor's Report

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Something Typical In Surveyor Reporting

 

I thought that some of you might gain some insight by examining a typical Surveyor's Report generated for a project I am working on.

 

I have altered the particulars so as to protect the innocent. This is a draft copy, I am still working on it.

 

 

SURVEYOR’S REPORT

DISCUSSION

Land Surveyor has been provided copies of several surveys of properties adjoining the subject tract as well as a copy of a survey performed on the subject tract. In this Land Surveyor’s opi

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