Structural Engineering Reference Manual

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Professional Publications, Oct 21, 2010 - Technology & Engineering - 348 pages
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The Structural Engineering Reference Manual is the most comprehensive reference and study guide available for engineers preparing for the NCEES 16-hour Structural PE exam. Nearly 40 practice problems with step-by-step solutions help you sharpen your problem solving skills, while demonstrating how to arrive at solutions most efficiently. Numerous charts, tables, and figures make it possible to work most exam problems using the reference manual alone. Quickly locate the important information you need to solve problems using the comprehensive index.

Because the Structural PE exam requires a thorough familiarity with relevant codes, the Structural Engineering Reference Manual, 5th Edition, is updated to the following:

  • 2004 edition of PCI
  • 2005 edition of ASCE 7
  • 2005 edition of NDS
  • 2005 editions of ACI 318 and ACI 530/530.1
  • 2005 edition of AISC, Steel Construction Manual
  • 2006 edition of IBC
  • 2007 edition of AASHTO

Exam Topics Covered

  • Reinforced Concrete Design
  • Timber Design
  • Foundations & Retaining Structures
  • Design of Reinforced Masonry
  • Prestressed Concrete Design
  • Seismic Design
  • Structural Steel Design
  • Design of Bridges


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About the author (2010)

Alan Williams, Ph.D., S.E., F.I.C.E., C. Eng., is Senior Transportation Engineer in the California Department of Transportation. A registered structural engineer, he served as a Division of State Architect in California, in which capacity he was Principal for structural safety, and was involved in the design and construction of bridges, schools, and commercial and industrial structures. Dr. Williams is a member of the Structural Engineers Association of Southern California and Fellow and Life Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers, UK.

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