Construction Depth Reference Manual for the Civil PE Exam, Print (Paperback)

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Copyright: 2016
Page Count: 172
Format: Paperback
Dimensions: 8 1/2 x 11
  • Thomas Korman, PhD, PE, PLS

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    Thomas Korman, PhD, PE, PLS, is a registered professional engineer and land surveyor in the state of California and a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers. His extensive practical experience includes the design and construction of civil infrastructure projects with an emphasis on capital improvement projects for roadways, parks, and recreation facilities and water and sewer infrastructure. He is a professor at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, and the author of several journal articles and conference proceedings related to the design and construction of infrastructure projects.

    Dr. Korman holds a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, and master of science and doctorate degrees in civil engineering from Stanford University. He holds several certifications from the American Concrete Institute, and he is a Safety Assessment Program Evaluator and Coordinator for the California Emergency Management Agency.


    Table of Contents

    Appendix for the Table of Contents


    Sample Pages


    Construction Depth Reference Manual for the Civil PE Exam (CECN2)

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    To pass the Civil PE exam’s construction depth section, you’ll need to be familiar with the exam topics and how to use relevant equations. The Construction Depth Reference Manual for the Civil PE Exam is in compliance with current NCEES Civil Engineering Construction code specifications and provides comprehensive coverage of the exam topics. Example problems demonstrate how concepts are applied, and detailed tables, figures, and appendices make it possible to solve many exam problems using the Depth Reference Manual alone.

    The Civil PE exam’s construction depth section requires a thorough familiarity with relevant codes. The Construction Depth Reference Manual is consistent with the NCEES codes currently used in the Civil PE Engineering Exam. The specific code updates are: ACI 318, 2014; ACI 347R, 2014; ACI SP-4, 8th Ed., 2014; AISC 325, 14th Ed.; ASCE 37, 2014; ASCE 7-10, Third Printing, 2010; NDS, 2012.

    Comprehensive Reference and Practice for the Civil PE Exam’s Construction Depth Section

    • Clear, easy-to-understand explanations of construction engineering concepts

    • A complete introduction to the construction depth section of the Civil PE exam

    • An easy-to-use index

    Topics Covered

    • Construction Operations and Methods

    • Earthwork Construction and Layout

    • Estimating Quantity and Cost

    • Material Quality Control and Procedures

    • Scheduling

    • Temporary Structures

    • Worker Health, Safety, and Environment

    • Cost estimation for steel reinforcing, lap siding, wood framing, light gauge metal framing, structural steel, and welds

    • Scheduling

    • Worker health and safety

    • Temporary structures

    • Material quality control and production

    • Construction operations and methods

    • Additional cut and fill examples with swell

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