Six-Minute Solutions for Civil PE Transportation Depth Exam Problems (SXCTR5)

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Copyright: 2014
Page Count: 88
Format: Paperback
Dimensions: 8 1/2 x 11
  • Norman R. Voigt, PE, PLS

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    Norman R. Voigt, PE, PLS, is registered as both a civil engineer and land surveyor in Pennsylvania. He has been responsible for design, construction, maintenance, and inspection on a variety of highway and transit projects. Since 1974, he has taught or acted as curriculum coordinator for The Pennsylvania State University's Civil PE review course. He has been an adjunct lecturer at the University of Pittsburgh, and he continues to participate on the senior design project review panel. Mr. Voigt is the author of several Civil PE exam review books, and he has served as a long-time advisor in PPI's Civil PE Passing Zone. He holds bachelor of science and master of science degrees in civil engineering from the University of Pittsburgh.

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    Six-Minute Solutions for Civil PE Transportation Depth Exam Problems (SXCTR5), 5th Edition

    New Edition. Six-Minute Solutions for Civil PE Transportation Depth Exam Problems contains 91 multiple-choice problems representative of the Civil PE transportation depth exam’s format and topic distribution. Problems are grouped into 10 chapters, and each chapter corresponds to a transportation depth exam knowledge area.

    Six-Minute Solutions includes hints that provide problem-solving guidance when you need it. Each solution describes common errors so you can avoid using incorrect solving approaches. You’ll learn accurate and efficient solving methods by reviewing each problem’s comprehensive, step-by-step solution. Solutions also frequently reference the Civil PE exam’s transportation design standards to help familiarize you with the references you’ll use on exam day.

    Beat the Clock on the Civil PE Exam

    • 91 challenging, multiple-choice problems

    • A hint for each problem

    • Step-by-step solutions

    • Explanations of how to avoid common errors

    Topics Covered

    • Alternatives Analysis

    • Drainage

    • Geotechnical and Pavement

    • Horizontal Design

    • Intersection Geometry

    • Roadside and Cross-Section Design

    • Signal Design

    • Traffic Control Design

    • Traffic Engineering

    • Vertical Design

    Referenced Design Standards

    • A Policy on Geometric Design of Highways and Streets (GDHS)

    • Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures (PCA)

    • Guide for Design of Pavement Structures (GDPS-4-M)

    • Guide for the Planning, Design, and Operation of Pedestrian Facilities

    • Highway Capacity Manual (HCM)

    • Highway Safety Manual (HSM)

    • Hydraulic Design of Highway Culverts (FHWA)

    • Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD)

    • Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide: A Manual of Practice (MEPDG)

    •  Roadside Design Guide (RDG)

    • The Asphalt Handbook (MS-4)

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    Customer Reviews (View All - 3)

    Very good examples Review by David
    Pertinent example problems (Posted on 7/30/2016)

    Good resource Review by Melissa
    Easy to follow. Problems are challenging but realistic. (Posted on 1/17/2015)