Structural Engineering Solved Problems (SEPPM6)

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Copyright: 2015
Page Count: 344
Format: Paperback
Dimensions: 8 1/2 x 11
  • C. Dale Buckner, PhD, PE, SECB

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    C. Dale Buckner is a registered professional civil engineer in Virginia. Dr. Buckner has consulted on engineering projects, and he now teaches in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Virginia Military Institute. He holds bachelor of science, master of science, and doctorate degrees in civil engineering from North Carolina State University. He has authored several Structural Engineering and Civil PE exam review books, and he has served as a long-time advisor in PPI's Civil PE Passing Zone.


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    Structural Engineering Solved Problems (SEPPM6), 6th Edition

    New Edition. Comprehensive Practice for the Structural Engineering (SE) and Civil PE Exams

    Structural Engineering Solved Problems contains 100 practice problems representing a broad range of topics on the Structural Engineering (SE) and Civil PE exams. Each problem provides an opportunity to apply your knowledge of structural engineering concepts. The breadth of topics covered and the varied complexities of the problems allow you to assess and strengthen your problem-solving skills. Problems in both qualitative and quantitative formats are included, and solutions use the same codes and standards adopted for the exam. Step-by-step solutions are used to solve numerical problems, and detailed explanations are given for qualitative problems.

    Structural Engineering Solved Problems will help you to

    • familiarize yourself with the exam topics

    • connect relevant structural engineering theories to challenging problems

    • navigate through exam-adopted codes and standards

    • identify accurate and efficient problem-solving approaches

    Topics Covered

    • Foundations and Retaining Structures

    • Masonry Design

    • Seismic Design

    • Structural Analysis

    • Structural Concrete Design

    • Structural Steel Design

    • Timber Design

    Codes and Standards Used in This Book

    • AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications (AASHTO)

    • Building Code Requirements and Specification for Masonry Structures (ACI 530/530.1)

    • Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete (ACI 318)

    • International Building Code (IBC)

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

    • National Design Specifi ation for Wood Construction ASD/LRFD (NDS)

    • North American Specifi ation for the Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Members (AISI)

    • PCI Design Handbook: Precast and Prestressed Concrete (PCI)

    • Seismic Design Manual (AISC 325)

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

    • Steel Construction Manual (AISC 327)

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    Customer Reviews (View All - 3)

    Requires an edit Review by Jonathan
    The book is full of small errors. Needs a few more rounds of editing.
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    Very good Review by Brian
    Very good (Posted on 11/10/2015)