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NEW! PE Structural Breadth Six-Minute Problems with Solutions

7th Edition - Updated to the most recent NCEES PE Structural Codes.

Print Book or eTextbook* Option

NEW EDITION! PE Structural Breadth Six-Minute Problems with Solutions, Seventh Edition offers the most up-to-date practice for the NCEES Structural Engineering (SE) exam.  Problems are representative of the breadth exam’s format, range of topics, and level of difficulty.  This book is part of a comprehensive learning management system designed to help you pass the SE exam the first time.

PE Structural Breadth Six-Minute Problems with Solutions, Seventh Edition features include:

  • 98 multiple-choice problems are grouped into two chapters—vertical forces and lateral forces—that correspond to the exam’s two breadth exam components
  • Problems are representative of the breadth exam’s format, scope of topics, and level of difficulty
  • Each problem includes a hint that provides optional problem-solving guidance
  • A comprehensive step-by-step solution for each problem demonstrates accurate and efficient solving approaches

Referenced Codes and Standards

  • AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications (AASHTO)
  • Building Code Requirements and Specification for Masonry Structures (TMS 402/602)
  • Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete (ACI 318)
  • International Building Code (IBC)
  • Minimum Design Loads and Associated Criteria for Buildings and Other Structures (ASCE/SEI7)
  • National Design Specification for Wood Construction and NDS Supplement: Design Values for Wood Construction (NDS)
  • Seismic Design Manual (AISC 327)
  • Special Design Provisions for Wind and Seismic (SDPWS)
  • Steel Construction Manual (AISC 325)
  • North American Specification for the Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Members (AISI S100)
*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
PE Structural Breadth Six Minute Problems
$100.00

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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