Civil Engineering Reference Manual for the PE Exam (Google eBook)

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www.ppi2pass.com, 2012 - Technology & Engineering - 1552 pages
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The Civil Engineering Reference Manual provides a comprehensive review of all five NCEES Civil PE exam content areas: construction, geotechnical, structural, transportation, and water resources and environmental engineering.

Over 500 example problems not only demonstrate how to apply important concepts and equations, they also include step-by-step solutions that show you the most efficient methods to use when solving exam problems.

With more than 100 appendices from references and exam-adopted design standards it's possible to solve many exam problems using only the Civil Engineering Reference Manual.


Features of the Civil Engineering Reference Manual

  • More than 500 example problems
  • Over 400 defined engineering terms
  • References to over 3,300 equations, 760 figures, and 500 tables
  • Index includes cross-topic concepts
  • Example problems use both SI and U.S. Customary units
  • Consistent nomenclature in each chapter
  • Coverage of both theory and practical applications
  • Easy-to-read explanations
  • Easy-to-use index and full glossary

Exam Topics Covered (used in main product description in Magento, and also in the separate "Topics Covered" field)

  • Construction: Earthwork construction and layout; material quality control and production; quantity and cost estimation; temporary structures; scheduling
  • Geotechnical: Earth and earth-retaining structures; shallow foundations; soil mechanics analysis; soils and materials properties; subsurface exploration and sampling
  • Structural: Loadings; analysis; materials and their mechanics; member design
  • Transportation: Geometric design
  • Water Resources and Environmental: Closed conduit and open channel hydraulics; hydrology; water and wastewater treatment

What's New in This Edition (used in main product description in Magento)

  • Updated to current exam-adopted codes and standards for:
    • AASHTO: AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications, 5th ed., 2010
    • ACI 318: Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete, 2008
    • ACI 530: Building Code Requirements and Specification for Masonry Structures, 2008
    • IBC: International Building Code, 2009
    Modified concrete and masonry chapters to be consistent with NCEES' revised structural specifications Removed all ACI 318 App. C theory, equations, and examples to be consistent with NCEES requirement of exclusive use of ACI 318 unified strength methods Provided new content, including
    • Added new chapter on highway bridge rating
    • 31 chapters with revisions to existing materials
    • 10 chapters with new material
    • 51 revised equations
    • 13 new equations
    • 15 revised tables
    • 2 new tables
    • 19 revised examples
    • 5 new examples
    • 3 revised appendices
    • 13 revised figures
    • 6 new figures
    • Added 130 new index entries to new and existing material
  

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Review: Civil Engineering Reference Manual for the PE Exam

User Review  - Scott schluter - Goodreads

Very tough book to get through. Not a very clear author. After the PE I see little chance I will refer to this book, there are far better resources that are much clearer and easier to understand. Read full review

Review: Civil Engineering Reference Manual for the PE Exam

User Review  - Danielle - Goodreads

This is a great study book for the Civil PE. It is has just about everything you need to know for every topic (breadth and depth portions) and dives into the details so you will do well on the ... Read full review

Contents

Water Resources
13-7
Environmental
26-27
Geotechnical
34-21
Structural
40-13
Transportation
69-7
Construction
79-23
Systems Management and Professional
83-13
Support Material
88-17
Index
I-1
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About the author (2012)

Lindeburg is a leading authority on licensing exam preparation. He holds a BS and MS in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University.

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