Practice Problems for the Civil Engineering PE Exam

  • Filename: practice-problems-for-the-civil-engineering-pe-exam.
  • ISBN: 159126345X
  • Release Date: 2011
  • Number of pages: 784
  • Author: Michael R. Lindeburg
  • Publisher: Professional Publications Incorporated



Improve Your Problem-Solving Skills and Build Your Confidence The best way to prepare for the Civil PE exam is to solve problems—the more problems, the better. Practice Problems for the Civil Engineering PE Exam provides the problem-solving practice and confidence you need to succeed on exam day. The 756 practice problems cover all the topics, codes, and standards on the NCEES Civil PE exam specifications. Most problems are in the same multiple-choice format as the exam. Scenario-based problems offer a higher level of complexity and allow you to review each subject in context. Short answer problems provide conceptual and qualitative subject coverage. After solving each problem, you can refer to the corresponding step-by-step explanation that demonstrates how to reach the correct solution most efficiently. The chapters correspond to those in the Civil Engineering Reference Manual for the PE Exam, so you can easily find explanations of unfamiliar engineering concepts as you solve problems. Exam Topics Covered Construction: Earthwork Construction & Layout • Estimating Quantities & Costs • Scheduling • Material Quality Control & Production • Temporary Structures Geotechnical: Subsurface Exploration & Sampling • Engineering Properties of Soils & Materials • Soil Mechanics Analysis • Earth Structures • Shallow Foundations • Earth Retaining Structures Structural: Loadings • Analysis • Mechanics of Materials • Materials • Member Design Transportation: Traffic Analysis • Geometric Design • Transportation Planning • Traffic Safety Water Resources & Environmental: Hydraulics—Closed Conduit • Hydraulics—Open Channel • Hydrology •Wastewater Treatment • Water Treatment _____________________________ Since 1975 more than 2 million people preparing for their engineering, surveying, architecture, LEED®, interior design, and landscape architecture exams have entrusted their exam preparation to PPI. For more information, visit us at www.ppi2pass.com.

Civil Engineering Reference Manual for the PE Exam

  • Filename: civil-engineering-reference-manual-for-the-pe-exam.
  • ISBN: 9781591263418
  • Release Date: 2011
  • Number of pages: 1552
  • Author: Michael R. Lindeburg
  • Publisher: www.ppi2pass.com



The Civil Engineering Reference Manual is the most accurate and comprehensive reference for the Civil PE exam. This trusted text covers all the topics, codes, and standards on the NCEES Civil PE exam specifications. Clear and focused explanations of civil engineering concepts are reinforced with over 500 step-by-step example problems. Essential tables, figures, graphs, and appendices make it possible to solve many exam problems using the Reference Manual alone. The extensive index helps you locate important information quickly and easily. Renowned author, Michael R. Lindeburg, PE, has extensively revised the Reference Manual. Updates include expanded topic coverage, reformulated example problems, and hundreds of new index entries. Substantial revisions to the structural, transportation, and construction topics reflect the exam's reliance on NCEES-adopted codes and standards. The use of consistent nomenclature makes it easy to cross-reference concepts among chapters. In total, 84 of the 89 chapters have been revised and updated. Once you pass your exam, the Civil Engineering Reference Manual will continue to serve as an invaluable reference throughout your civil engineering career. Exam Topics Covered Construction: Earthwork Construction & Layout • Estimating Quantities & Costs • Scheduling • Material Quality Control & Production • Temporary Structures Geotechnical: Subsurface Exploration & Sampling • Engineering Properties of Soils & Materials • Soil Mechanics Analysis • Earth Structures • Shallow Foundations • Earth Retaining Structures Structural: Loadings • Analysis • Mechanics of Materials • Materials • Member Design Transportation: Traffic Analysis • Geometric Design • Transportation Planning • Traffic Safety Water Resources & Environmental: Hydraulics—Closed Conduit • Hydraulics—Open Channel • Hydrology • Wastewater Treatment • Water Treatment _____________________________ Since 1975 more than 2 million people preparing for their engineering, surveying, architecture, LEED®, interior design, and landscape architecture exams have entrusted their exam preparation to PPI. For more information, visit us at www.ppi2pass.com.

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

  • Filename: water-resources-and-environmental-depth-reference-manual-for-the-civil-pe-exam.
  • ISBN: 9781591263623
  • Release Date: 2011
  • Number of pages: 160
  • Author: Jonathan Brant
  • Publisher: www.ppi2pass.com



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 Standards 115 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

Structural Engineering Reference Manual

  • Filename: structural-engineering-reference-manual.
  • ISBN: 9781591263739
  • Release Date: 2012
  • Number of pages: 432
  • Author: Alan Williams
  • Publisher: www.ppi2pass.com



The Structural Engineering Reference Manual is the most comprehensive reference and study guide available for engineers preparing for the NCEES 16-hour Structural Engineering (SE) exam. It provides a comprehensive review of structural analysis and design methods related to vertical and lateral forces, illustrates the most useful equations in the exam-adopted codes and standards, and provides guidelines for selecting and applying these equations. The SE exam requires a thorough familiarity with relevant codes, and the Structural Engineering Reference Manual, 6th Edition, provides coverage of the following: AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design (2010) ACI 318 (2008) ACI 530/530.1 (2008) AISC 13th edition (2005) ASCE 7 (2005) IBC (2009) NDS (2005) PCI (2004) The Most Trusted Reference for the SE Exam More than 225 example problems with complete solutions More than 45 end-of-chapter problems with complete solutions More than 700 equations136 tables, 140 figures, and 8 appendices A complete and easy-to-use index Exam Topics Covered Reinforced Concrete Foundations & Retaining Structures Prestressed Concrete Structural Steel Timber Reinforced Masonry Lateral Forces (Wind & Seismic) Bridges

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

  • Filename: civil-engineering-all-in-one-pe-exam-guide-breadth-and-depth-second-edition.
  • ISBN: 9780071787727
  • Release Date: 2012-08-14
  • Number of pages: 1152
  • Author: Indranil Goswami
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional



"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

Civil Engineering PE Practice Exams Breadth and Depth

  • Filename: civil-engineering-pe-practice-exams-breadth-and-depth.
  • ISBN: 9780071777124
  • Release Date: 2012-02-03
  • Number of pages: 352
  • Author: Indranil Goswami
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional



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

Chemical Engineering Reference Manual for the PE Exam

  • Filename: chemical-engineering-reference-manual-for-the-pe-exam.
  • ISBN: 9781591264101
  • Release Date: 2012-09-01
  • Number of pages: 1144
  • Author: Michael R. Lindeburg, PE
  • Publisher: www.ppi2pass.com



The Chemical Engineering Reference Manual is the most thorough reference and study guide available for engineers taking the Chemical PE exam. It is current for the multiple-choice exam format. Comprehensive coverage of chemical engineering topics and an excellent index make this a reference you will use long after the exam. Topics Covered: Fluids Thermodynamics Heat Transfer Environmental Mass Transfer Kinetics Plant Design Law and Ethics The book starts with a math review to get you up to speed with algebra, trigonometry, geometry, calculus, and statistical analysis. Many solved example problems reinforce the concepts covered. Whatever you need to review, chances are excellent you'll find it here. Hundreds of tables, charts, and figures make this an all-in-one resource for the exam. The cross-referenced index guarantees that during the exam you'll find information quickly and easily. Having the Chemical Engineering Reference Manual with you in the exam cuts down considerably on the number of other specialized resources you'll need.

Mechanical Engineering Reference Manual for the PE Exam

  • Filename: mechanical-engineering-reference-manual-for-the-pe-exam.
  • ISBN: 9781591264149
  • Release Date: 2013
  • Number of pages: 1488
  • Author: Michael R. Lindeburg, PE
  • Publisher: www.ppi2pass.com



Comprehensive Mechanical Engineering Coverage You Can Trust The Mechanical Engineering Reference Manual is the most comprehensive textbook for the Mechanical PE exam. This book's time-tested organization and clear explanations start with the basics to help you quickly get up to speed on common mechanical engineering concepts. Together, the 76 chapters provide an in-depth review of NCEES Mechanical PE exam topics. The extensive index contains thousands of terms, most indexed in a variety of ways, in anticipation of how you'll search for them. Features of the Mechanical Engineering Reference Manual: over 120 appendices containing essential support material over 375 clarifying example problems 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 Mechanical Engineering Reference Manual will continue to serve as an invaluable reference throughout your mechanical engineering career. Topics Covered: Dynamics and Vibrations: Kinematics; Kinetics; Power Transmission Systems; Vibrating Systems Materials: Engineering Materials Properties and Testing; Thermal Treatment of Metals Fluids: Fluid Properties; Fluid Statics; Fluid Flow Parameters; Fluid Dynamics; Hydraulic Machines Power Cycles: Vapor, Combustion, and Nuclear Power Cycles; Refrigeration and Gas Compression Cycles HVAC: Psychrometrics; Fans, Ductwork, and Ventilation; Heating and Cooling Loads; Air Conditioning Systems Heat Transfer: Natural Convection; Evaporation; Condensation; Forced Convection; Radiation Machine Design: Basic and Advanced Machine Design; Pressure Vessels Thermodynamics: Inorganic Chemistry; Fuels and Combustion; Properties of Substances Control Systems: Modeling and Analysis of Engineering Systems Plant Engineering: Manufacturing Processes; Instrumentation and Measurements; Materials Handling and Processing; Fire Protection Systems; Environmental Pollutants and Remediation; Hazardous Material Storage and Disposal Fundamentals: Math Review; Probability; Statics; Engineering Economic Analysis Law and Ethics: Engineering Law; Ethics What's New in This Edition 36 chapters with new material, and 46 chapters with revisions to existing material 300 new equations, and 128 updated equations 27 new tables, and 31 updated tables 7 new examples, and 34 updated examples 10 new appendices, and 27 updated appendices 35 new figures, and 28 updated figures 1,094 new index entries, and 108 updated index entires

Air Traffic Control Career Prep

  • Filename: air-traffic-control-career-prep.
  • ISBN: 1619540924
  • Release Date: 2014-05-27
  • Number of pages: 224
  • Author: Patrick R. Mattson
  • Publisher: Aviation Supplies & Academics



This third edition of Air Traffic Control Career Prep is a comprehensive guide to one of the best-paying Federal government careers, including the test preparation for the initial Air Traffic Control exams. Also included in this book are instructions on how to access the ATC Career Prep Software Suite so you can become familiar with and practice the 8 tests in the AT-SAT exam. Air traffic controllers can earn high salaries and get good benefits--they are in big demand as much of the current workforce prepares to retire. Industry reports claim that as many as 11,800 NEW air traffic controllers will be needed over the next ten years. Patrick Mattson's Air Traffic Control Career Prep introduces you to the aviation industry, the FAA's role, and what to expect as you pursue this career, with general information on opportunities, working conditions and benefits, and training and qualification requirements. This "ATC Career Prep" will be beneficial to propective ATC candidates who want to improve their chances of earning a high score on the ATC entrance exam. The ATC pre-employment and aptitude test known as the "AT-SAT" is covered here--the subjects and the time allowed, and with ample practice sets to study. Sample questions, answers, and explanations for each of the subjects are provided, including analogies, scan ability, angles and applied math, dial reading, and ATC scenarios. The practice tests, software suite, and information in this book will serve you well as you start on the exciting career path to becoming an air traffic controller.

A Guide to Writing as an Engineer 4th Edition

  • Filename: a-guide-to-writing-as-an-engineer-4th-edition.
  • ISBN: 9781118476741
  • Release Date: 2013-05-14
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Author: David F. Beer
  • Publisher: Wiley Global Education



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

  • Filename: the-smart-growth-manual.
  • ISBN: 9780071376754
  • Release Date: 2010
  • Number of pages: 240
  • Author: Andres Duany
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional



Introduction;Part 1: The Region;Chapter 1.Regional Principles;Chapter 2.The Regional Plan;Chapter 3.Regional Transportation;Part 2: The Neighborhood;Chapter 4.Natural Context;Chapter 5.-Neighborhood Components;Chapter 6.Neighborhood Structure;Part 3: The Street;Chapter 7.Thoroughfare Network;Chapter 8.Thoroughfare Design;Chapter 9.Public Streetscape;Chapter 10.Private Streetscape;Chapter 11.Parking;Part 4: The Building;Chapter 12.Building Types;Chapter 13.Green Construction;Chapter 14.Architectural Design;Appendix:Useful Statements, Smart Growth Directory, Acknowledgments, Image Credits;Index Andres Duany,FAIA, CNU, is a founding principal of Duany Plater-Zyberk & Company (DPZ). DPZ is a leader of the New Urbanism, an international movement that seeks to end suburban sprawl and urban disinvestment. Since 1980, DPZ has designed more than 300 new towns, regional plans, and community revitalization projects. Duany is cofounder of the Congress for New Urbanism and the recipient of several honorary doctorates and awards, including the National Building Museum’s Vincent J. Scully Prize and the Richard H. Driehaus Prize. Jeff SpeckAICP, CNU, LEED-AP, Hon. ASLA, spent 10 years as director of town planning at DPZ, where he led or managed more than 40 of the firm’s projects. Subsequent to the publication ofSuburban Nation,he was appointed director of design at the National Endowment for the Arts, where he created the Governors’ Institute on Community Design, a program that brings smart growth techniques to state leadership. After four years at the Endowment, he founded Speck & Associates, a design consultancy serving public officials and the real estate industry. He is a contributing editor to Metropolis magazine. Mike LydonCNU, is an urban planner, writer, and livable streets activist. Before founding The Street Plans Collaborative, an urban planning firm specializing in alternative transportation and the public realm, he worked for DPZ, the Massachusetts Bicycle Coalition, and Smart Growth Vermont. He is currently a Next American City Urban Vanguard and serves as a board member for the Miami Bicycle Coalition.

Elementary Surveying

  • Filename: elementary-surveying.
  • ISBN: 9780133587869
  • Release Date: 2014-01-15
  • Number of pages: 960
  • Author: Charles D. Ghilani
  • Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed



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.

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