Fully updated for the latest standards and exam content, this complete guide is the only resource engineers need to pass the Civil Engineering PE Exam the first time. Civil Engineering All-in-One PE Exam Guide, Third Edition is the only resource an engineer needs to pass the PE-CIVIL exam administered by the National Council of Examiners in Engineering and Surveying (NCEES). This exam is required by all 50 states for PE certification. The book is formatted to mirror the five subdisciplines of the exam--Structural, Geotechnical, Water Resources, Transportation, and Construction—and follows accepted PE syllabus content. End-of-chapter problems and solutions help you prepare for the exam questions. The third edition has been revised to include changes in design standards for reinforced concrete, structural steel, highway design, and traffic engineering. Chapters on structural engineering are expanded to help you prepare for the new Structural PE exam and a brand-new chapter on Building Analysis and Design is included. New chapter on Building Analysis and Design Updated for changes in codes, design standards, and PE syllabus End-of-chapter practice problems and solutions Covers all material on the NCEES PE Civil Exam Formatted as both a study tool and an on-the-job reference Updated structural chapters will aid those preparing for the 16-hour Structural PE Exam
Ace the civil engineering PE exam on the first try! Civil Engineering PE All-in-One Exam Guide 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). Presented in the Breadth and Depth format of the actual exam, this authoritative volume features equations, diagrams, exam preparation strategies, and practice questions with solutions. Detailed and comprehensive, this book serves as both a complete certification exam guide and an essential on-the-job reference. 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
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
7 Key Elements to Creating an Extraordinary Engineering Career
Author: Anthony Fasano
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Focusing on basic skills and tips for career enhancement, Engineer Your Own Success is a guide to improving efficiency and performance in any engineering field. It imparts valuable organization tips, communication advice, networking tactics, and practical assistance for preparing for the PE exam—every necessary skill for success. Authored by a highly renowned career coach, this book is a battle plan for climbing the rungs of any engineering ladder.
A Companion to the Civil Engineering Reference Manual
Author: Michael R. Lindeburg
Publisher: Professional Publications Incorporated
Category: Civil engineering
Of all the PE exams, more people take the civil than any other discipline. The eight-hour, open-book, multiple-choice exam is given every April and October. The exam format is breadth-and-depth -- all examinees are tested on the breadth of civil engineering in the morning session; in the afternoon, they select one of five specialties to be tested on in-depth. Our civil PE books are current with the exam; they reflect the new format, and they reference all the same codes used on the exam.Practice Problems is a companion book that contains complete solutions to all the practice problems in the Reference Manual, explaining the most efficient way to reach the correct solution to each problem. -- Step-by-step solutions to all the practice problems in the Reference Manual
Developed to comply with the fifth edition of the AASHTO LFRD Bridge Design Specifications ––Simplified LRFD Bridge Design is "How To" use the Specifications book. Most engineering books utilize traditional deductive practices, beginning with in-depth theories and progressing to the application of theories. The inductive method in the book uses alternative approaches, literally teaching backwards. The book introduces topics by presenting specific design examples. Theories can be understood by students because they appear in the text only after specific design examples are presented, establishing the need to know theories. The emphasis of the book is on step-by-step design procedures of highway bridges by the LRFD method, and "How to Use" the AASHTO Specifications to solve design problems. Some of the design examples and practice problems covered include: Load combinations and load factors Strength limit states for superstructure design Design Live Load HL- 93 Un-factored and Factored Design Loads Fatigue Limit State and fatigue life; Service Limit State Number of design lanes Multiple presence factor of live load Dynamic load allowance Distribution of Live Loads per Lane Wind Loads, Earthquake Loads Plastic moment capacity of composite steel-concrete beam LRFR Load Rating Simplified LRFD Bridge Design is a study guide for engineers preparing for the PE examination as well as a classroom text for civil engineering students and a reference for practicing engineers. Eight design examples and three practice problems describe and introduce the use of articles, tables, and figures from the AASHTO LFRD Bridge Design Specifications. Whenever articles, tables, and figures in examples appear throughout the text, AASHTO LRFD specification numbers are also cited, so that users can cross-reference the material.
The Most Realistic Practice for the SE Exam 16-Hour Structural Engineering (SE) Practice Exam for Buildings contains two 40-problem, multiple-choice breadth exams and two four-essay depth exams consistent with the NCEES SE exam's format and specifications. Like the exam, this book's multiple-choice problems require an average of six minutes to solve, and the essay problems can be solved in one hour. Comprehensive step-by-step solutions for all problems demonstrate accurate and efficient problem-solving approaches. The solutions to the depth exams' essay problems use blue text to identify the information you will be expected to include in your exam booklet to receive full credit. The supplemental content uses black text to enhance your understanding of the solution process. 16-Hour Structural Engineering (SE) Practice Exam for Buildings will help you to - prepare for all four exam components - connect relevant theory to exam-like problems - identify accurate problem-solving approaches - navigate the exam-adopted codes and standards - solve problems under timed conditions 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/SEI7) - National Design Specification for Wood Construction ASD/LRFD (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) - Special Design Provisions for Wind and Seismic with Commentary (NDS SDPWS) - Steel Construction Manual (AISC) About the Author Joseph S. Schuster, SE, PE, is a practicing structural engineer licensed in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Illinois. He obtained a bachelor of science in civil engineering from Cornell University and a master of science in structural engineering from Stanford University. Mr. Schuster works in New York City, New York for the national engineering firm Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc., where he is involved in the structural design and renovation of steel, concrete, masonry, and wood buildings. He has also worked extensively on projects involving the repair and adaptive reuse of historic structures and has investigated several building collapses. Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH) is a national engineering firm that designs, investigates, and rehabilitates structures and building enclosures. SGH's award-winning work includes building, nuclear, transportation, water/wastewater, and science/defense projects throughout the United States and in more than 30 other countries. Also Available for Structural Engineering (SE) Exam Candidates Structural Engineering Reference Manual Structural Engineering Solved Problems Six-Minute Solutions for Structural Engineering (SE) Exam Morning Breadth Problems Concrete Design for the Civil and Structural PE Exams Steel Design for the Civil and Structural PE Exams Timber Design for the Civil and Structural PE Exams