Six-Minute Solutions for Structural Engineering (SE) Exam Breadth Problems (SXST5)

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Copyright: 2015
Page Count: 92
Format: Paperback
Dimensions: 8 1/2 x 11
  • Christine A. Subasic, PE

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    Christine A. Subasic, PE, is a registered engineer in North Carolina and Virginia. She has been a consulting architectural engineer for the past 13 years, specializing in structural and masonry design and standards development. Ms. Subasic earned a BS degree in architectural engineering from Pennsylvania State University.


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    Six-Minute Solutions for Structural Engineering (SE) Exam Breadth Problems (SXST5), 5th Edition

    New Edition; Updated to the Latest Design Standards. Targeted Training for Solving SE Exam Multiple-Choice Problems

    Six-Minute Solutions for Structural Engineering (SE) Exam Breadth Problems will help you pass the vertical and lateral breadth components of the SE exam. This book’s 90 multiple-choice problems are grouped into two chapters—vertical forces and lateral forces—that correspond to the exam’s two breadth exam components. Problems are representative of the breadth exam’s format, scope of topics, and level of difficulty. Each problem includes a hint that provides optional problem-solving guidance. A comprehensive step-by-step solution for each problem demonstrates accurate and efficient solving approaches.


    Six-Minute Solutions will help you to

    • familiarize yourself with the exam scope

    • connect relevant theory to exam-like problems

    • identify accurate problem-solving approaches

    • utilize the codes and references you will use on exam day


    Referenced Codes and Standards

    • AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications (AASHTO)

    • Building Code Requirements and Specification for Masonry Structures (TMS 402/602)

    • Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete (ACI 318)

    • International Building Code (IBC)

    • Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures (ASCE/SEI7)

    • National Design Specification for Wood Construction ASD/LRFD and National Design Specification Supplement, Design Values for Wood Construction (NDS)

    • Seismic Design Manual (AISC 327)

    • Special Design Provisions for Wind and Seismic with Commentary (SDPWS)

    • Steel Construction Manual (AISC 325)


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    straighforward Review by emmy
    Some of the problems seem to take longer than 6 minutes (Posted on 9/8/2016)

    good Review by Jonathan
    Solutions seem reasonable and can generally be completed in 6 minutes. (Posted on 1/23/2016)