Afternoon Session of FE Exam -
Civil Discipline

Surveying Topic Area



The following subtopics are covered in the Surveying portion of the afternoon, Civil Discipline examination:

A. Angles, distances, and trigonometry
B. Area computations
C. Closure
D. Coordinate systems (e.g., GPS, state plane)
E. Curves (vertical and horizontal)
F. Earthwork and volume computations
G. Leveling (e.g., differential, elevations, percent grades)

The Surveying portion covers approximately 11% of the afternoon session test content.