Six-Minute Solutions for Civil PE Exam Water Resources and Environmental Problems (SXCWE)

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SKU: SXCWE
ISBN:978-1-59126-139-1
Copyright: 2008
Page Count: 96
Format: Paperback
Dimensions: 8 1/2 x 11
Author(s):
  • R. Wane Schneiter, PhD, PE

    Author Information

    R. Wane Schneiter, PhD, PE, is the Deputy Superintendent for Academics and Dean of the Faculty at the Virginia Military Institute (VMI). He joined the VMI faculty in 1990. Prior to his appointment as dean, he served as the head of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department and held the Benjamin H. Powell Jr. '36 Professorship in Engineering. His professional engineering activities have included consulting services on environmental issues to a wide array of public and private clients. He holds bachelor of science and doctorate degrees in civil engineering from Utah State University.

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    Six-Minute Solutions for Civil PE Exam Water Resources and Environmental Problems (SXCWE)

    With an average of only six minutes to solve each problem on the Civil PE exam, speed and accuracy are vital to your success—and nothing gets you up to speed like solving problems. Six-Minute Solutions prepares you to answer even the most difficult morning and afternoon water resources and environmental problems in just minutes. Learning important strategies to solve these problems quickly and efficiently is the key to passing the Civil PE exam.


    Beat the Clock on the Civil PE Exam



    • 100 challenging multiple-choice problems, similar in format and difficulty to the actual exam

    • Two levels of difficulty: 31 morning problems and 69 afternoon problems

    • A hint for each problem, to help you get started on the right path

    • Step-by-step solutions outlining how to answer problems quickly and correctly

    • Explanations of how to avoid common errors


    Water Resources and Environmental Exam Topics Covered



    • Aquatic Biology and Microbiology

    • Groundwater and Well Fields

    • Hydraulics

    • Hydrology

    • Solid and Hazardous Waste

    • Wastewater Treatment

    • Water Treatment

    • Water Quality


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    Customer Reviews (View All - 1)

    My foundation for my PM Exam Review by DanHalen
    Overall
    I bought this book to study for the Water Resources/Env. Eng. Exam and didn't have time to go through it the first time I took the PE. This book was incredibly difficult to get through and took a lot of time. What I learned was not to get hung up on where the equations come from. Just write them down on a cheat sheet and keep going. Go through the whole book and until you know it forwards and backwards using the CERM and your homemade equation sheet. Once you do this you will be able to answer most of the PM questions with little trouble. Some questions can take a half hour to solve so don't get discouraged. On the real exam they might ask you to solve a tiny piece of a similar question that only takes a minute or less to solve! I felt this book was strong in hydraulics, open channel, groundwater, and water treatment. It was fair for wastewater treatment and not much help for water quality and hydrology. Be sure to work those questions in water quality and hydrology anyway because every exam is different and it might be the exam you take will reflect similar questions from this book. If you're buying this to study for the AM questions only, save yourself some pain and sanity and get something else. This is way too advanced for AM questions. (Posted on 4/21/14)

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