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California Civil Seismic Principles Practice Exams

Available in Print or eTextbook

This book offers comprehensive practice for the California Civil Seismic Principles exam. This edition is updated to comply with the exam specs of the California Civil (Engineering Surveying/Seismic Principles) Examinations and is part of a comprehensive learning management system designed to help you pass the California Civil Seismic Principles exam the first time.

Features Include:

  • Comprehensive practice for the California Civil Seismic Principles exam
  • Contains two realistic, full-length exams, each with 55 multiple-choice problems
  • All exam topics are covered, from basic seismology through applications of codes and standards
  • Step-by-step solutions to quantitative problems illustrate efficient problem-solving approaches
  • Qualitative solutions explain the correct answers and present related supportive information
  • Answer keys to both exams are included.
eTextbook Access Benefits Include:

  • One year of access
  • Ability to download the entire eTextbook to multiple devices, so you can study even without internet access
  • An auto sync feature across all your devices for a seamless experience on or offline
  • Unique study tools such as highlighting in six different colors to tailor your study experience
  • Features like read aloud for complete hands-free review
  • Regular content updates
California Civil Seismic Principles Practice Exam Twelfth Edition Book Cover
$110.00

FAQs

It is an 8-hour exam. It contains 80 total questions: 40 multiple-choice questions in the 4-hour AM session, and 40 multiple-choice questions in the 4-hour PM session.
The PE structural exam is the only open-book exam remaining. All other PE exams are now closed-book computer-based exams, commonly referred to as CBT.
The PE exam can be difficult. The exam tests your competency in all aspects of engineering and should not be taken lightly. You should plan on taking several weeks to prepare and study before sitting for the exam. To see the average pass rate of first time test takers during the last exam, click here.
The PE exam tests for a minimum level of competency in engineering. You need a minimum of four years of post-college work experience to be able to sit for the exam.

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