The Practical Guide books have been formatted to maximize learning by starting all lessons with an explanation of the concepts and processes that will be covered; followed by real world examples in step-by-step exercises that you can perform yourself with the included dataset.
Carlson Software offers an extensive product line of desktop software solutions including Carlson Survey, Carlson Civil, Carlson Hydrology, Carlson Mining, Carlson Takeoff, Carlson Construction, and many more. While each of these applications has their own set of unique tools and functions, they also all share an extensive set of tools for setting up projects to store and organize project data, working with point data, working with digital terrain models, exchanging data with various other formats, as well as basic CAD drafting, editing and labeling functions. The mastery of these areas of commonality between all the Carlson desktop applications is the focus of this book.
This courseware is an essential resource for all surveyors and survey technicians utilizing Carlson software to perform all types of calculations and deliverables. Critical components of Carlson products are covered in a clear and comprehensive approach that enables the reader to quickly learn these key topics and effectively put them to use in their daily workflow. Each lesson contains a discussion of the background of the topic and its real world applications, followed by step-by-step exercises that demonstrate how to make them work for you.