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California Civil Seismic Principles Solved Problems, Print

California Civil Seismic Principles Solved Problems provides comprehensive practice for both the California Civil Seismic Principles exam and the NCEES Structural Engineering (SE) exam. 360 multiple-choice problems cover all exam subjects, including basic seismology, applications of codes and standards, and design details. The variety of problem types, topics, and complexities is representative of the actual exam. Problems in both qualitative and quantitative formats are included, and solutions use the same codes and standards that will be needed on exam day. Step-by-step procedures are used to solve numerical problems, and detailed explanations are given for qualitative problems.

Topics Covered:

  • Codes and Regulatory Provisions
  • Diaphragm Theory
  • Details of Structures
  • Seismology Principles

Referenced Codes and Standards:

  • CBC 2019 / IBC 2018
  • AWC/NDS SDPWS Seismic 2015
  • TMS 402/602 2016
  • ASCE/SEI7 2016
  • ACI 318 2014
  • AISC 341 2016
  • AISC 360 2016
  • NDS Wood 2018
California Civil Seismic Principles Solved Problems 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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