Seismic Principles Practice Exams for the California Special Civil Engineer Examination

Author: Majid Baradar
Publisher:
ISBN: 1591263786
Release Date: 2012-06
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Seismic Principles Practice Exams is the most realistic practice you can get for the California Special Civil Engineer Seismic Examination. The problems and solutions in this book present the basic concepts of seismic design fundamentals, as well as, demonstrate how the code provisions impose seismic considerations on the engineering design of structures. Each of these two complete practice exams have 47 multiple-choice problems that represent the actual exam's problem format, range of topics, and degree of difficulty. Solutions are based on exam-adopted design standards--Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures (ASCE/SEI7) and the California Building Code / International Building Code (CBC/IBC). Realistic Practice for California Special Civil Engineer Seismic Examination Two complete practice exams prepare you for both the exam format and the exam time constraints. Over 90 solved practice exam problems in total, allowing you to analyze your strengths and weaknesses Exam answer keys provide quick scoring of your practice exams and fast identification of areas requiring more review In-depth sections on tips and strategies for taking the exam give you valuable insight on how best to prepare for and to take the exam What's New in This Edition CBC updated from 2007 to 2010 ACI318 updated from 2005 to 2008 Various caluclation and solution processes clarified

Seismic Design of Building Structures Eleventh Edition

Author: Michael R. Lindeburg, PE
Publisher: www.ppi2pass.com
ISBN: 9781591264705
Release Date: 2014-10-21
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Seismic Design of Building Structures A Professional’s Introduction to Earthquake Forces and Design Details Eleventh Edition Seismic Design of Building Structures presents the seismic design concepts most essential to engineers, architects, and students of civil and structural engineering and architecture. The book’s 15 chapters provide a concise but thorough review of seismic theory, code application, design principles, and structural analysis. The 30 example problems demonstrate how to apply concepts, codes, and equations to solve realistic problems. More than 125 practice problems provide opportunities for independent problem-solving practice, and complete solutions allow you to check your solution approach. This book includes two comprehensive indexes—one of key terms and another of seismic building codes—to quickly direct you to the information you are looking for. You can also locate related support material by following references throughout the text to the 150 equations, 29 tables, 144 figures, and 16 appendices, and to relevant codes and standards. Topics Covered: • Basic Seismology • Details of Seismic-Resistant Structures (Concrete, Masonry, Steel, Wood) • Diaphragm Theory • Earthquake Characteristics • Effects of Earthquakes on Structures • General Structural Design • Response of Structures • Seismic Building Code • Special Design Features • Tilt-Up Construction • Vibration Theory Referenced Codes and Standards: • ACI 318 • ACI 530 • AISC 341 • AISC 360 • ASCE/SEI7 • IBC • NDS • SDPWD

Civil Engineering PE Practice Exams Breadth and Depth

Author: Indranil Goswami
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071777124
Release Date: 2012-02-03
Genre: Technology & Engineering

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

Seismic Principles

Author: Paul Richards
Publisher:
ISBN: 1979573085
Release Date: 2017-11-27
Genre:

Seismic Principles explains the concepts that are tested on the California Seismic Principles Exam. With more than 200 completely worked examples and a full color layout this is the ultimate test resource. Look inside and see for yourself.

Practice Exams for the California Civil Surveying Exam

Author: Peter R. Boniface
Publisher: Professional Publications Incorporated
ISBN: 1591265193
Release Date: 2017-02-16
Genre: Study Aids

Practice Exams for the California Civil Surveying Exam contains two multiple-choice exams consistent with the California Civil Surveying Exam's format and specifications. Both practice exams cover the topics that appear on the exam and provide additional practice. Consistent with the actual exam, the problems in Practice Exams for the California Civil Surveying Exam require an average of six minutes to solve. Enhance your time-management skills by taking each exam within the same 2.5-hour time limit as the actual exam. Then, evaluate your performance using the individual answer keys. Comprehensive step-by-step solutions demonstrate accurate and efficient problem-solving approaches. Practice Exams for the California Civil Surveying Examwill help you effectively familiarize yourself with the exam scope and format quickly identify accurate and efficient problem-solving approaches successfully connect relevant theory to exam-like problems efficiently navigate through exam-adopted codes and standards confidently solve problems under timed conditions Topics Covered Standards of Practice Equipment and Uses Field Measurements Calculations Data Application Procedures

California Civil Seismic Building Design

Author: Michael R. Lindeburg
Publisher: Professional Publications Incorporated
ISBN: 1591265665
Release Date: 2018-03-12
Genre: Technology & Engineering

California Civil Seismic Building Design presents the seismic design concepts most essential to engineers, architects, and students of civil and structural engineering and architecture. The book's 15 chapters provide a concise but thorough review of seismic theory, code application, design principles, and structural analysis. The 30 example problems demonstrate how to apply concepts, codes, and equations to solve realistic problems. More than 125 practice problems provide opportunities for independent problem-solving practice, and complete solutions allow you to check your solution approach. This book includes two comprehensive indexes--one of key terms and another of seismic building codes--to quickly direct you to the information you are looking for. You can also locate related support material by following references throughout the text to the 150 equations, 29 tables, 144 figures, and 21 appendices, and to relevant codes and standards. Topics Covered Basic Seismology Earthquake Characteristics Effects of Earthquakes on Structures Vibration Theory Response of Structures Seismic Building Code Diaphragm Theory General Structural Design Details of Seismic-Resistant Structures (Concrete, Masonry, Steel, Wood) Tilt-Up Construction Special Design Features Referenced Codes and Standards AISC 341 AISC 360 ACI 318 ACI 530 NDS SDPWD ASCE/SEI7 IBC

120 Solved Surveying Problems for the California Special Civil Engineer Examination

Author: Peter R. Boniface
Publisher: Professional Publications Incorporated
ISBN: STANFORD:36105114143733
Release Date: 2004-11-01
Genre: Science

Solving these 120 exam-like surveying problems will help you gain confidence to take and pass the surveying portion of the California Special Civil Engineer exam. Complete solutions allow you to check your solving methods so you'll understand how to efficiently reach the correct answers. Information is provided about the exam format and how to best use this book for successful exam preparation.

Fundamentals of Seismic Analysis and Design of Buildings

Author: Ahmed M. M. Ibrahim
Publisher:
ISBN: 0985697261
Release Date: 2017-01-01
Genre:

a comprehensive introduction to the seismic principles essential for the design of building structures. The book offers a concise but thorough review of seismic theory, code application, design principles, and structural analysis. The book is an ideal review for candidates studying for the California Civil P.E Seismic Principles Exam and the seismic portion of the National Civil P.E 8hrs exam. Updated for 2015 IBC and ASCE 7-10.

California Civil Surveying Reference Manual

Author: George M. Cole, PhD, PE, PLS
Publisher: www.ppi2pass.com
ISBN: 9781591264941
Release Date: 2017-04-07
Genre: Technology & Engineering

The California Civil Surveying Reference Manual is the most comprehensive textbook for the California Civil Surveying Exam. This book’s organization and clear explanations start with the basics to help you get up to speed on common surveying concepts. Together, the 28 chapters provide an in-depth review of all of the topics listed in the California Civil Surveying Exam specifications. The extensive index contains more than 750 entries, with multiple entries included for each topic, so you can easily find the concepts you will need during the exam. This book features: • over 230 practice problems to build your problem-solving skills • over 100 clarifying examples • hundreds of equations, figures, and tables • industry-standard terminology and nomenclature • support of both U.S. customary and SI units After you pass your exam, the California Civil Surveying Reference Manual will continue to serve as an invaluable reference throughout your surveying career. Topics Covered: • Standards of Practice • Field Measurements • Data Application Procedures • Equipment and Uses • Calculations

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

Author: Indranil Goswami
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071825511
Release Date: 2015-07-06
Genre: Technology & Engineering

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

Surveying Principles for Civil Engineers

Author: Paul A. Cuomo
Publisher: Professional Publications Incorporated
ISBN: 1888577940
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Study Aids

Surveying Principles for Civil Engineers offers a comprehensive review of the field of surveying specially tailored for the Engineering Surveying section of the California Special Civil Engineer exam. More than 120 practice problems with solutions reinforce what you learn. A detailed index allows you to quickly locate information during the exam.

Solved Problems for the California Civil Surveying Exam

Author: Peter R. Boniface
Publisher: Professional Publications Incorporated
ISBN: 1591265207
Release Date: 2017-02-16
Genre: Study Aids

Solved Problems for the California Civil Surveying Exam includes more than 120 problem scenarios representing a broad range of the Civil Engineering Surveying Examination topics. The problem scenarios are instructionally designed so that you learn how to identify and apply related concepts and equations. The breadth of topics covered and the varied complexities of the problems allow you to assess and strengthen your problem-solving skills. Step-by-step solutions demonstrate accurate, efficient solving methods. Solutions also reference exam-adopted codes and standards, so you can learn where to find required information and how to efficiently use your resources. Solved Problems for the California Civil Surveying Exam also provides preparation for the topics covered on the Civil Engineering Surveying Examination. Solved Problems for the California Civil Surveying Exam will help you familiarize yourself with the exam topics connect relevant civil engineering theories to challenging problems navigate through exam-adopted codes and standards identify accurate and efficient problem-solving approaches Topics Covered Standards of Practice Equipment and Uses Field Measurements Calculations Data Application Procedures

Civil Engineering Reference Manual for the PE Exam

Author: Michael R. Lindeburg
Publisher: Professional Publications Incorporated
ISBN: 1591264537
Release Date: 2014-07-01
Genre: Technology & Engineering

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