Practice Problems for the Civil Engineering PE Exam

Practice Problems for the Civil Engineering PE Exam Author Michael R. Lindeburg
ISBN-10 159126510X
Release 2015-11-19
Pages 816
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Practice Problems for the Civil Engineering PE Exam contains over 915 problems designed to reinforce your knowledge of the topics presented in the Civil Engineering Reference Manual. Short, six-minute, multiple-choice problems follow the format of the NCEES Civil PE exam and focus on individual engineering concepts. Longer, more complex problems challenge your skills in identifying and applying related engineering concepts. Problems will also familiarize you with the codes and standards you'll use on the exam. Solutions are clearly written, complete, and easy to follow. U.S. customary and SI units are equally supported, and units are meticulously identified and carried through in all calculations. All solution methodologies permitted by the NCEES Civil PE exam (e.g., ASD and LRFD) are presented. Frequent references to figures, tables, equations, and appendices in the Civil Engineering Reference Manual and the exam-adopted codes and standards will direct you to relevant support material.



Civil Engineering Reference Manual for the PE Exam

Civil Engineering Reference Manual for the PE Exam Author Michael R. Lindeburg
ISBN-10 1591264537
Release 2014-07-01
Pages 1584
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Comprehensive Civil Engineering Coverage You Can Trust The Civil Engineering Reference Manual is the most comprehensive textbook for the NCEES Civil PE exam. This book's time-tested organization and clear explanations start with the basics to help you quickly get up to speed with common civil engineering concepts. Together, the 90 chapters provide an in-depth review of all of the topics, codes, and standards listed in the NCEES Civil PE exam specifications. The extensive index contains thousands of entries, with multiple entries included for each topic, so you'll find what you're looking for no matter how you search. This book features: over 100 appendices containing essential support material over 500 clarifying examples over 550 common civil engineering terms defined in an easy-to-use glossary thousands of equations, figures, and tables industry-standard terminology and nomenclature equal support of U.S. customary and SI units After you pass your exam, the Civil Engineering Reference Manual will continue to serve as an invaluable reference throughout your civil engineering career. Topics Covered Construction: Earthwork Construction and Layout; Estimating Quantities and Costs; Construction Operations and Methods; Scheduling; Material Quality Control and Production; Temporary Structures; Worker Health, Safety, and Environment Geotechnical: Subsurface Exploration and Sampling; Engineering Properties of Soils and Materials; Soil Mechanics Analysis; Earth Structures; Shallow Foundations; Earth Retaining Structures; Deep Foundations Structural: Loadings; Analysis; Mechanics of Materials; Materials; Member Design; Design Criteria Transportation: Traffic Analysis; Geometric Design; Transportation Planning; Traffic Safety Water Resources and Environmental: Closed Conduit Hydraulics; Open Channel Hydraulics; Hydrology; Groundwater and Well Fields; Wastewater Treatment; Water Quality; Water Treatment; Engineering Economics



Practice Problems for the Civil Engineering PE Exam

Practice Problems for the Civil Engineering PE Exam Author Michael R. Lindeburg
ISBN-10 1591263824
Release 2012-04
Pages 754
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Practice Problems for the Civil Engineering PE Exam contains 755 problems designed to help you identify important civil engineering topics and apply your knowledge to a variety of problems. Short, six-minute, multiple-choice problems demonstrate the format of the NCEES Civil PE exam and help you concentrate on a single subject. More complex problems combine several concepts, illustrate efficient and accurate solving methods, and familiarize you with the codes, standards, and references you'll need for the exam. Solutions are clear, complete, and easy to follow. U.S. customary and SI units are equally supported, and units are meticulously identified and rigorously carried through all calculations. Where multiple methodologies (e.g., ASD and LRFD) are permitted by the exam, both solutions are presented in this book. Frequent references back to the Civil Engineering Reference Manual and the original codes and standards direct you to support material when you need it. Prepare for the Civil PE Exam by Solving Problems--The More Problems, the Better Over 750 practice problems covering the topics, codes, and standards on the Civil PE exam More than 350 exam-like, multiple-choice practice problems Over 360 scenario-based and short answer problems Complete step-by-step solutions SI and U.S. Customary units used throughout Chapters that correspond to those in the Civil Engineering Reference Manual More than 130 tables and 530 figures What's New in the 13th Edition Over 370 revised and/or updated practice problems including structural, transportation, and construction practice problems that reflect NCEES-adopted codes and standards More than 65 new practice problems Use of consistent nomenclature between chapters Over 80 revised and/or new figures More than 15 revised and/or new tables Exam Topics Covered Construction: Earthwork Construction & Layout, Estimating Quantities & Costs, Construction Operations & Methods, Scheduling, Material Quality Control & Production, Temporary Structures, Worker Health, Safety, & Environment Geotechnical: Subsurface Exploration & Sampling, Engineering Properties of Soils & Materials, Soil Mechanics Analysis, Earth Structures, Shallow Foundations, Earth Retaining Structures, Deep Foundations Structural: Loadings, Analysis, Mechanics of Materials, Materials, Member Design, Design Criteria Transportation: Traffic Analysis, Geometric Design, Transportation Planning, Traffic Safety Water Resources & Environmental: Closed Conduit Hydraulics, Open Channel Hydraulics, Hydrology, Groundwater & Well Fields, Wastewater Treatment, Water Quality, Water Treatment, Engineering Economics



Construction Depth Reference Manual for the Civil PE Exam Second Edition

Construction Depth Reference Manual for the Civil PE Exam  Second Edition Author Thomas Korman, PhD, PE, PLS
ISBN-10 9781591264927
Release 2016-11-30
Pages 172
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Construction Depth Reference Manual prepares you for the construction depth section of the NCEES Civil PE exam. All depth topics are covered, and exam-adopted codes and standards are frequently referenced. You will learn how to apply concepts by reviewing the 40 example problems, and you can check your solving approaches by reviewing each problem’s step-by-step solution. Access to supportive information is just as important as knowledge and problem-solving efficiency. The Construction Depth Reference Manual’s thorough index easily directs you to the codes and concepts you will need during the exam. Cross references to the 163 equations, 38 tables, 93 figures, 5 appendices, and relevant codes will point you to additional support material when you need it. Topics Covered: • Construction Operations and Methods • Earthwork Construction and Layout • Estimating Quantity and Cost • Material Quality Control and Production • Scheduling • Temporary Structures • Worker Health and Safety



Water Resources and Environmental Depth Reference Manual for the Civil PE Exam

Water Resources and Environmental Depth Reference Manual for the Civil PE Exam Author Jonathan Brant, PhD
ISBN-10 9781591260950
Release 2011-07-01
Pages 160
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To pass the Civil PE exam’s water resources and environmental depth section, you’ll need to be familiar with the exam topics and how to use relevant equations. The Water Resources and Environmental Depth Reference Manual for the Civil PE Exam provides comprehensive coverage of the exam topics. Detailed tables, figures, and appendices make it possible to solve many exam problems using the Depth Reference Manual alone. Example problems demonstrate how concepts are applied, and end-of-chapter problems provide opportunity for independent practice. Comprehensive Reference and Practice for the Civil PE Exam’s Water Resources and Environmental Depth Section: • Clear, easy-to-understand explanations of water resources and environmental engineering concepts • A complete introduction to the water resources and environmental depth section of the Civil PE exam • An overview of the Ten States Standards115 solved example problems • 101 exam-like, end-of-chapter problems with complete solutions • 230 equations, 65 tables, 102 figures, and 8 appendices • An easy-to-use index Topics Covered: • Activated Sludge • Environmental Remediation • Groundwater Engineering • Hazardous Waste and Pollutants • Hydraulics—Closed Conduit • Hydraulics—Open Channel • Hydrology • Waste and Wastewater Composition and Chemistry • Wastewater • Wastewater Treatment • Water Treatment



Quick Reference for the Civil Engineering PE Exam

Quick Reference for the Civil Engineering PE Exam Author Michael R. Lindeburg
ISBN-10 1591265118
Release 2015-12-21
Pages 152
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Quick Reference for the Civil Engineering PE Exam consolidates the most valuable and commonly used equations, figures, and tables from the Civil Engineering Reference Manual. Maximize your problem-solving efficiency and save time during the exam by having the most useful equations and data at your fingertips. This book's extensive index quickly directs you to desired equations, figures, and tables. Find what you need without wading through paragraphs of descriptive text or solved problems. The Quick Reference is organized according to the companion Reference Manual--the two share chapter and section numbers--so you can easily access related supplemental material.



Civil Engineering All In One PE Exam Guide Breadth and Depth Second Edition

Civil Engineering All In One PE Exam Guide  Breadth and Depth  Second Edition Author Indranil Goswami
ISBN-10 9780071787727
Release 2012-08-14
Pages 1152
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"All-in-One is All You Need." The most complete, up-to-date civil engineering PE exam guide Ace the civil engineering PE exam on the first try! Fully revised for compliance with the new PE Civil syllabus, new specifications, and the latest design standards, Civil Engineering PE All-in- One Exam Guide, Second Edition, covers all the material included on the Principles and Practice of Civil Engineering (PE Civil) exam, given by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES). Featuring more than 200 pages of new material, this edition includes a new chapter on highway pavement design. This authoritative volume is presented in the Breadth and Depth format of the actual exam and contains equations, diagrams, exam preparation strategies, and more than 150 end-of-chapter practice questions with solutions. Designed to help you pass the exam with ease, this detailed, comprehensive resource also serves as an essential on-the-job reference. COVERS ALL EXAM TOPICS, INCLUDING: Structural: loadings, analysis, mechanics of materials, materials, member design Geotechnical: subsurface exploration and sampling, engineering properties of soils and materials, soil mechanics analysis, earth structures, foundations, retaining structures Water resources and environmental: hydraulics, hydrology, water treatment, wastewater treatment Transportation: traffic analysis, geometric design, transportation planning, traffic safety Construction: earthwork construction and layout, estimating quantities and costs, scheduling, material quality control and production, temporary structures



Transportation Depth Reference Manual for the Civil PE Exam

Transportation Depth Reference Manual for the Civil PE Exam Author Norman R. Voigt, PE, PLS
ISBN-10 9781591260943
Release 2011-09
Pages 250
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Practice solving challenging transportation problems in less than 6 minutes.



Dynamics of Civil Structures Volume 4

Dynamics of Civil Structures  Volume 4 Author Fikret Necati Catbas
ISBN-10 9783319045467
Release 2014-04-15
Pages 528
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This fourth volume of eight from the IMAC - XXXII Conference, brings together contributions to this important area of research and engineering. The collection presents early findings and case studies on fundamental and applied aspects of Structural Dynamics, including papers on: Linear Systems Substructure Modelling Adaptive Structures Experimental Techniques Analytical Methods Damage Detection Damping of Materials & Members Modal Parameter Identification Modal Testing Methods System Identification Active Control Modal Parameter Estimation Processing Modal Data



Construction Depth Practice Exams for the Civil PE Exam

Construction Depth Practice Exams for the Civil PE Exam Author Beth Lin Hartmann
ISBN-10 1591264847
Release 2014-10-28
Pages 104
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"Construction Depth Practice Exams includes two exams designed to match the format and specifications of the construction depth section of the civil PE exam. Like the actual exam, the exams in this book contain 40 multiple choice problems, and each problem takes an average of six minutes to solve. Most of the problems are quantitative, requiring calculations to arrive at the correct option. A few are a nonquantitative." -- Introduction



Six Minute Solutions for Civil PE Exam Transportation Problems

Six Minute Solutions for Civil PE Exam Transportation Problems Author Norman R. Voigt
ISBN-10 1591263751
Release 2011-11-09
Pages 59
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With an average of only six minutes to solve each problem on the Civil PE exam, speed and accuracy are vital to your success--and nothing gets you up to speed like solving problems. Six-Minute Solutions for Civil PE Exam Transportation Problems prepares you to answer even the most difficult morning and afternoon transportation problems in just minutes. Learning important strategies to solve these problems quickly and efficiently is the key to passing the Civil PE exam. Solving transportation problems on the Civil PE exam also requires a thorough familiarity with relevant design standards, and Six-Minute Solutions reflects those specified for the exam. Beat the Clock on the Civil PE Exam 89 challenging multiple-choice problems, similar in format and difficulty to the actual exam 2 levels of difficulty: 15 morning and 62 afternoon transportation problems 9 supplementary geotechnical, water resources and environmental, and engineering economics afternoon problems Coverage of the latest exam standards 1999 edition of ITE 2000 edition of HCM 2002 edition of PCA 2009 edition of MUTCD 2004 edition of AASHTO "Green Book" 2006 edition of AASHTO Roadside Design Guide A hint for each problem Step-by-step solutions Explanations of how to avoid common errorsTopics Covered Construction Geometric Design Traffic Analysis Traffic Safety Transportation Planning



Civil Engineering PE Practice Exams Breadth and Depth

Civil Engineering PE Practice Exams  Breadth and Depth Author Indranil Goswami
ISBN-10 9780071777124
Release 2012-02-03
Pages 352
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Don't Let the Real Test Be Your First Test! Presented in the Breadth and Depth format of the actual exam, this comprehensive guide is filled with hundreds of realistic practice questions based on the Principles and Practice of Civil Engineering (PE-CIVIL) exam, given by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES). Detailed solutions, including equations and diagrams, are provided for every question. Civil Engineering PE Practice Exams offers intensive test preparation and is the perfect companion to Civil Engineering PE All-in-One Exam Guide. COVERS ALL EXAM TOPICS, INCLUDING: Structural: materials, member design, design criteria Geotechnical: soil mechanics, foundations, excavation, seismic issues Water resources and environmental: hydraulics, hydrology, water supply and quality, wastewater treatment Transportation: capacity analysis, planning, freeways, multilane highways Construction: scheduling, estimating, quality control, safety



Official GRE Quantitative Reasoning Practice Questions

Official GRE Quantitative Reasoning Practice Questions Author Educational Testing Service
ISBN-10 1259863506
Release 2017-02-03
Pages 368
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150 Real GRE Quantitative Reasoning questions – direct from the test maker! The best way to prepare for the Quantitative Reasoning measure of the GRE® General Test is with real GRE test questions—and that is what you will find in this unique guide. Specially created by the actual test maker, it offers 150 actual GRE Quantitative Reasoning questions with complete explanations. Plus, this guide includes a review of math topics likely to appear on Quantitative Reasoning measure. Only ETS can show you exactly what to expect on the test. For in-depth practice and accurate, reliable test preparation for the GRE Quantitative Reasoning measure, this guide is your best choice! This essential study-guide features: • Authentic GRE Quantitative Reasoning practice questions, arranged by content and question type -- to help you build your test-taking skills -- Plus, mixed practice tests • Answers and explanations for every question! • GRE Math Review covering math topics you need to know for the test • ETS’s own test-taking strategies: Valuable hints and tips to help you do your best • Official information on the GRE Quantitative Reasoning measure: The facts about the test content, scoring, and more – straight from ETS



Structural Engineering Reference Manual Eighth Edition

Structural Engineering Reference Manual  Eighth Edition Author Alan Williams, PhD, SE, FICE, C Eng
ISBN-10 9781591264965
Release 2015-06-11
Pages 512
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Comprehensive Coverage for the 16-Hour Structural Engineering Exam The Structural Engineering Reference Manual prepares you for the NCEES 16-hour Structural Engineering (SE) exam. It covers all exam topics and provides a comprehensive review of structural analysis and design methods. Exam-adopted codes and standards are frequently referenced, and solving methods—including strength design for timber and masonry—are thoroughly explained. You will learn how to apply concepts pertaining to vertical and lateral forces by reviewing the 244 example problems. You will also strengthen your problem-solving skills by working the 44 end-of-chapter practice problems. Each problem’s complete solution lets you check your own solving approach. New for the 8th edition, both ASD and LRFD/SD solutions and explanations are provided for masonry problems, allowing you to familiarize yourself with different problem solving methods. Access to supportive information is just as important as knowledge and problem-solving efficiency. The Structural Engineering Reference Manual’s thorough index easily directs you to the codes and concepts you will need during the exam. Cross references to more than 700 equations, 60 tables, 190 figures, 8 appendices, and relevant codes will point you to additional support material when you need it. Topics covered: • Bridges • Foundations and Retaining Structures • Lateral Forces (Wind and Seismic) • Prestressed Concrete • Reinforced Concrete • Reinforced Masonry • Structural Steel • Timber Referenced Codes and Standards: • AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications (AASHTO) • Building Code Requirements and Specification for Masonry Structures (TMS 402/602) • Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete (ACI 318) • International Building Code (IBC) • Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures (ASCE 7) • National Design Specification for Wood Construction ASD/LRFD and National Design Specification Supplement, Design Values for Wood Construction (NDS) • North American Specification for the Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Members (AISI) • PCI Design Handbook: Precast and Prestressed Concrete (PCI) • Seismic Design Manual (AISC 327) • Special Design Provisions for Wind and Seismic with Commentary (SDPWS) • Steel Construction Manual (AISC 325)



Elementary Surveying

Elementary Surveying Author Charles D. Ghilani
ISBN-10 9780133587869
Release 2014-01-15
Pages 960
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Elementary Surveying, Fourteenth Edition, is ideal for Surveying courses offered in Civil Engineering departments and is a useful reference for civil engineers. This highly readable, best-selling text presents basic concepts and practical material in each of the areas fundamental to modern surveying (geomatics) practice. Its depth and breadth are ideal for self-study. Elementary Surveying, Fourteenth Edition, is updated throughout to reflect the latest advances and technology. Teaching and Learning Experience This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience—for you and your students. It will help: Emphasize the Theory of Errors in Surveying Work: Common errors and mistakes are listed to remind students to exercise caution in their work. Use Strong Pedagogy Tools to Teach: Numerous worked example problems, figures, illustrations, and end-of-chapter problems help students apply concepts. Reflect the Latest Advances in Technology: To keep your course current and relevant, this edition covers the latest advancements in surveying technology.



A Guide to Writing as an Engineer 4th Edition

A Guide to Writing as an Engineer  4th Edition Author David F. Beer
ISBN-10 9781118476741
Release 2013-05-14
Pages 288
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The fourth edition of A Guide to Writing as an Engineer updates Beer and McMurrey’s popular book on communication and technical writing for engineers. Used predominantly in freshmen engineering survey courses, the text is also applicable for specific courses on engineering writing or technical communication later in the curriculum. A Guide to Writing as an Engineer deals with a variety of topics ranging from important writing concepts that apply to professional engineers, to content, organization, format, and style of various kinds of engineering writing. The book also covers oral presentations, research techniques, ethics, and proper citation methods. Beer remains a practical, handy book that can function not only as a classroom textbook, but also as a reference and guide for writing and research, for practicing engineers.



The Smart Growth Manual

The Smart Growth Manual Author Andres Duany
ISBN-10 9780071433440
Release 2004-01-22
Pages 240
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Everyone is calling for smart growth...but what exactly is it? In The Smart Growth Manual, two leading city planners provide a thorough answer. From the expanse of the metropolis to the detail of the window box, they address the pressing challenges of urban development with easy-to-follow advice and broad array of best practices. With their landmark book Suburban Nation, Andres Duany and Jeff Speck "set forth more clearly than anyone has done in our time the elements of good town planning" (The New Yorker). With this long-awaited companion volume, the authors have organized the latest contributions of new urbanism, green design, and healthy communities into a comprehensive handbook, fully illustrated with the built work of the nation's leading practitioners. "The Smart Growth Manual is an indispensable guide to city planning. This kind of progressive development is the only way to fully restore our economic strength and create new jobs, new industries, and a renewed ability to compete in the first rank of world economies." -- Gavin Newsom, Mayor of San Francisco "Authors Andres Duany, Jeff Speck, and Mike Lydon have created The Smart Growth Manual, a resource which not only explains the overarching ideals of smart growth, but a manual that takes the time to show smart growth principles at each geographic scale (region, neighborhood, street, building). I highly recommend [it] as a part of any community participant’s or urban planner’s desktop references." -- LocalPlan.org Planetizen Top 10 Books – 2010 On the ninth annual list of the ten best books in urban planning, design and development: "The goal of The Smart Growth Manual is clear from page 1: to create a guidebook for smart growth following the pattern of the Charter for New Urbanism. Duany, Speck and Lydon have achieved that in spades (the Charter is included in the appendix, in case we missed the connection). It even clears up some of the architectural arguments that attach themselves to New Urbanists, such as this segment of Section 14.1, Regional Design; 'While new buildings should not be compelled to mimic their historic predecessors, designers should pay attention to local practices regarding materials and colors, roof pitches, eave lengths, window-to-wall ratios, and the socially significant relationship of buildings to their site and the street; these have usually evolved in intelligent response to local conditions.' In addition to making the old 'traditional vs. modern' argument irrelevant, Duany, Speck and Lydon have truly managed to boil down the best parts of current practices into a highly readable, portable book."