Joke of the Week: Dog Park

Problem of the Week: Spiral Curves

Each week, we present a surveying problem for you to solve from the third edition of “Surveying Solved Problems for the FS and PS Exams” by Jan Van Sickle, PLS (formerly "1001 Solved Surveying Fundamentals Problems"), some jokes, trivia or other amusing items and a cool link to brighten your day. If you have a joke or link you would like to share, please submit it to sowal@bnpmedia.com.

Joke of the Week: Dog Park

At the dog park, a lady had two rather large rottweiler dogs. On being asked the dogs' names by another park visitor she replied, "one is called Timex and the other Rolex."

"Wow, those are some strange names for dogs!" the visitor replied.

"Not really," the dog owner replied, "they're watch dogs."

Source: www.justcleanjokes.com

Problem of the Week: Spiral Curves

A spiral curve, as used in surveying is

(A) also known as a compound circular curve

(B) a hyperbolic curve in the horizontal plane

(C) a loxodrome

(D) a curve with a uniformly varying radius

This is problem 34 (2-8) from the NEW third edition of “Surveying Solved Problems for the FS and PS Exams” by Jan Van Sickle, PLS (formerly "1001 Solved Surveying Fundamentals Problems"). Reprinted with permission from “Surveying Solved Problems for the FS and PS Exams” by Jan Van Sickle, PLS (2008 Professional Publications Inc.). For details on this and other FLS exam-prep books, call 800/426-1178 or visit www.ppi2pass.com.

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