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A Dictionary of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Print

Whether you're a Civil, Water Resources (Hydrology & Hydraulics), Construction, Geotechnical, Structural, Transportation, or Environmental Engineer, A Dictionary of Civil & Environmental Engineering will help you prepare and pass the Professional Engineering (PE) exam.

A Dictionary of Civil and Environmental Engineering is the first-ever dictionary written exclusively for all five (5) disciplines of the Civil and Environmental PE examinations. Created by expert Hydraulic Engineer and Water Resources/Environmental Engineering PE review course instructor Dr. Harry C. Friebel, this comprehensive dictionary guides you through the journey of studying for the PE examination - no more wondering or guessing what a particular term means. During the examination, this dictionary will supplement your understanding of the questions being asked (especially those qualitative questions) providing the necessary edge of getting additional problems correct, increasing your chances of passing the examination, and maximizing your potential as a professional engineer.

This book contains terms you need to understand and pass your PE exam. It includes over 20,000 terms, phrases, acronyms, and definitions from the fields of Civil, Water Resources, Construction, Geotechnical, Structural, Transportation, and Environmental Engineering, plus many others. Each comprehensive definition provides reliable, easy-to-understand descriptions.

PE Civil - A Dictionary of Civil and Environmental Engineering
$60.00

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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