Structural Engineering Reference Manual, Print (Paperback)

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Copyright: 2012
Page Count: 432
Format: Paperback
Dimensions: 8 1/2 x 11
  • Alan Williams, PhD, SE, FICE, C Eng

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    Alan Williams is a registered professional engineer and structural engineer in California, a Fellow and Life Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers, and a Chartered Engineer in the United Kingdom. He obtained his BS and PhD degrees at Leeds University. His extensive practical experience includes the design and construction of bridges, schools, and industrial and commercial structures. Currently he is employed as a senior engineer with the California Department of Transportation. Dr. Williams has published textbooks on structural engineering design, structural analysis, seismic design, and reinforced concrete design.


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    Structural Engineering Reference Manual, Print (Paperback), 6th Edition

    The Structural Engineering Reference Manual is the most comprehensive reference and study guide available for engineers preparing for the NCEES 16-hour Structural Engineering (SE) exam. It provides a comprehensive review of structural analysis and design methods related to vertical and lateral forces, illustrates the most useful equations in the exam-adopted codes and standards, and provides guidelines for selecting and applying these equations.

    The SE exam requires a thorough familiarity with relevant codes, and the Structural Engineering Reference Manual, 6th Edition, provides coverage of the following:

    • ACI 318 (2008)

    • ACI 530/530.1 (2008)

    • AISC 13th edition (2005)

    • ASCE 7 (2005)

    • IBC (2009)

    • NDS (2005)

    • PCI (2004)

    Note: The Structural Engineering (SE) exam standards have changed for the April 2014 exam; click here for more information.

    The Most Trusted Reference for the SE Exam

    • More than 225 example problems with complete solutions

    • More than 45 end-of-chapter problems with complete solutions

    • More than 700  equations, 136 tables, 140 figures, and eight appendices

    • A complete and easy-to-use index

    Exam Topics Covered

    • Reinforced Concrete

    • Foundations & Retaining Structures

    • Prestressed Concrete 

    • Structural Steel 

    • Timber 

    • Reinforced Masonry

    • Lateral Forces (Wind & Seismic)

    • Bridges

    What's New in This Edition

    • Updates to current exam-adopted codes and standards for:

      • AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design (2010)

      • ACI318 (2008)

      • ACI 530/530.1 (2008)

      • IBC (2009) 

    • Addition of multiple-choice problems and ASD solving methods to better align with the exam

    • Addition of new examples (23), figures (33), tables (8), and practice problems (5)

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    Great guide for studying Review by Andrew
    The layout really helps direct what to study and find weaknesses in understanding. (Posted on 12/4/12)