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California Civil Seismic Principles Exam Prep Products

Passing the CA Civil Seismic Principles exam is a pivotal step in a California civil engineer's career. You must pass the PE Civil exam, as well as both the CA Civil Engineering Surveying exam and the California Civil Seismic Principles exam, in order to be licensed as a Civil PE in California. Shop individual products for the CA Civil Seismic Principles exam below. Most of these products can be tabbed and brought with you on exam day.

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Learning Hub: California Civil Seismic - 3 Months Access
$305.10
$339.00

PPI Learning Hub is the go-to destination for California Civil Seismic Principles exam prep. Our philosophy has a simple framework: kick-off your studies with a personalized PPI Study Plan, then “Assess, Review, and Practice” until you are ready for exam day. 

This Three-Month subscription is the ideal choice if your exam date is set and you are interested in structuring your study process. This subscription will help you to review key topics, and offers extensive practice.

CA Civil Seismic Principles Learning Hub Includes:

  • CA Civil Seismic Principles Study Plan acts as a central hub, assigning tasks and connecting directly to digital products, to keep you on track for your exam date.
  • California Civil Seismic Building Design Web Book provides a concise but thorough review of seismic theory, code application, design principles, and structural analysis with over 150 example problems.
  • California Civil Seismic Principles Solved Problems Web Book includes 360 multiple-choice problems covering all exam topics, with step-by-step procedures to solve numerical problems, and detailed explanations for qualitative problems.
  • Two Full Practice Exams with 55 multiple-choice problems consistent with CA Civil: Seismic Principles exam format, scope of topics, number of problems, and level of difficulty.

Additional Features:

  • Performance reports that let you track your weakness and strengths for each section
  • Take your review on-the- go with access anytime, anywhere on your computer, tablet or phone

This subscription is for 3 months and begins on the date of purchase.

Learning Hub: California Civil Seismic - 6 Months Access
$404.10
$449.00

PPI Learning Hub is the go-to destination for California Civil Seismic Principles exam prep. Our philosophy has a simple framework: kick-off your studies with a personalized PPI Study Plan, then “Assess, Review, and Practice” until you are ready for exam day. 

This six-month subscription is the ideal choice if you are taking an exam in the somewhat distant future and want to structure your study process.

CA Civil Seismic Principles Learning Hub Includes:

  • CA Civil Seismic Principles Study Plan acts as a central hub, assigning tasks and connecting directly to digital products, to keep you on track for your exam date.
  • California Civil Seismic Building Design Web Book provides a concise but thorough review of seismic theory, code application, design principles, and structural analysis with over 150 example problems.
  • California Civil Seismic Principles Solved Problems Web Book includes 360 multiple-choice problems covering all exam topics, with step-by-step procedures to solve numerical problems, and detailed explanations for qualitative problems.
  • Two Full Practice Exams with 55 multiple-choice problems consistent with CA Civil: Seismic Principles exam format, scope of topics, number of problems, and level of difficulty.

Additional Features:

  • Performance reports that let you track your weakness and strengths for each section
  • Take your review on-the- go with access anytime, anywhere on your computer, tablet or phone

This subscription is for 6 months and begins on the date of purchase.

Learning Hub: California Civil Seismic - Monthly Renewing
$134.10
$149.00

PPI Learning Hub is the go-to destination for California Civil Seismic Principles exam prep. Our philosophy has a simple framework: kick-off your studies with a personalized PPI Study Plan, then “Assess, Review, and Practice” until you are ready for exam day. 

This monthly renewing subscription is the ideal choice if you are seeking flexibility or do not know when your exam date is quite yet.

CA Civil Seismic Principles Learning Hub Includes:

  • CA Civil Seismic Principles Study Plan acts as a central hub, assigning tasks and connecting directly to digital products, to keep you on track for your exam date.
  • California Civil Seismic Building Design Web Book provides a concise but thorough review of seismic theory, code application, design principles, and structural analysis with over 150 example problems.
  • California Civil Seismic Principles Solved Problems Web Book includes 360 multiple-choice problems covering all exam topics, with step-by-step procedures to solve numerical problems, and detailed explanations for qualitative problems.
  • Two Full Practice Exams with 55 multiple-choice problems consistent with CA Civil: Seismic Principles exam format, scope of topics, number of problems, and level of difficulty.

Additional Features:

  • Performance reports that let you track your weakness and strengths for each section
  • Take your review on-the- go with access anytime, anywhere on your computer, tablet or phone

This subscription is for 1 month and begins on the date of purchase. It will renew each month until canceled.

OnDemand Course: California Civil Seismic - Monthly Renewing
$245.00

Study at your own pace with PPI’s OnDemand Prep Course. Not only do OnDemand courses thoroughly cover every topic, but they also provide you with all the digital materials you need on the PPI learning Hub.

Course Overview:

  • Provides focused review of all topics on the California Civil Seismic Principles exam
  • Includes 58+ hours of lectures, problem solving demonstrations, recommended reading, homework assignments, and practice exams
  • Gives you everything you need to pass—from reference materials to homework assignments to detailed class notes

Benefits Include:

  • Watch lectures and problem solving demonstrations on your own schedule
  • Stay on track with structured and focused reading and problem assignments
  • Download presentation slides for easy note-taking
  • Assess your exam readiness with digital resources in the PPI Learning Hub
  • Hone your test-taking and time management skills

This course is a monthly renewing subscription that will automatically renew each month until canceled.

Casio Calculator OnDemand Lessons - 90 Days (Includes Calculator)
$79.00
Maximize your time on exam day by knowing how to use the Casio FX-115 ES Plus Calculator. This package includes the calculator and access to 12 easy-to-follow video lessons which will provide you with the training, tips, and shortcuts necessary for exam success.

You can follow along with the online lessons anytime and anywhere, and all at your own pace. Each lesson contains step-by-step videos that demonstrate calculator functions most likely to be used on exam day.

You will have unlimited access to the online lessons for 90 days after purchase. They are an excellent reference tool throughout your exam preparation, and will give you added confidence when taking your exam.

Lesson Topics:

  • Base-N Operations
  • Basic Operations
  • Basic Setup and Modes
  • Complex Number Calculations
  • Distribution Calculations
  • Equation Calculations
  • Function Calculations
  • Inequality Calculations
  • Matrix Operations
  • Statistical Operations
  • Symbolic Math
  • Vector Calculation

CodeMaster - Allowable Stress Design for Masonry (2018 IBC), Print
$24.00
This 8-page laminated reference guide provides an easy-to-follow 9-step procedure for the allowable stress design of masonry in accordance with the 2018 IBC and the TMS 402-16. Masonry design by the allowable stress design method must meet the allowable stress design provisions in IBC Section 2107, which requires the design to comply with seismic requirements of IBC Section 2106 and Chapters 1 through 8 of TMS 402-16 with some modifications. Illustrations are provided for ease of understanding, along with worked out examples.
CodeMaster Seismic Design (2018 IBC and ASCE 7-16)
$24.00
This 6-page laminated reference guide provides an easy-to-follow 11-step procedure for seismic design in accordance with the 2018 IBC and ASCE 7-16, with emphasis on the seismic design of a typical one-to-three story building. Illustrations are provided for many of the difficult to understand requirements. Subjects addressed include determination of mapped spectral response accelerations; consideration of exceptions to the seismic code requirements; Seismic Design Category determination; consideration of plan and vertical structural irregularities; determination of seismic base shear, redundancy coefficient and seismic load effects; and compliance with drift control requirements.
CodeMaster - Seismic Design Category (2018 IBC / ASCE 7-16)
$18.00
This two-page laminated, handy reference tool contains everything you need to know about the determination of seismic design categories. It is a great time-saving tool and provides a step-by-step procedure to determine a structure's seismic design category in accordance with the 2018 IBC and ASCE 7-16. Shortcuts and illustrations are provided to help quickly assess applicability of exceptions and find the needed information.
Concrete Design for the PE Civil and SE Exams
$144.00
$160.00
Print Book or eTextbook* Option

C. Dale Buckner, PhD's Concrete Design for the Civil PE and Structural SE Exams, Third Edition presents the concrete design and analysis methods most needed by civil and structural engineering examinees. This book provides a concise but thorough review of concrete theory, code application, design principles, and structural analysis. The 51 example problems demonstrate how to apply concepts, codes, and equations, and over 40 figures and tables provide essential support material. A complete nomenclature list defines the industry-standard variables and symbols used in each chapter.

This book includes code references to familiarize you with exam-adopted codes, such as ASCE7-10 and ACI 318-14. It also includes 35 multiple-choice problems and 2 scenario-based design problems to enhance your problem-solving skills. Each problem’s complete solution lets you check your solving approach. On exam day, you can use this book’s thorough index to quickly locate important codes and concepts.

Codes covered:

  • ASCE7-10
  • ACI 318-14

Topics covered:

  • Columns and Compression Members
  • Continuous One-Way Systems
  • Design Specifications
  • Development of Reinforcement
  • Flexural Design of Reinforced Concrete Beams
  • Materials
  • Prestressed Concrete
  • Seismic Design of Reinforced Concrete Members
  • Serviceability of Reinforced Concrete Beams
  • Shear Design of Reinforced Concrete
  • Two-Way Slab Systems
*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
Engineering Unit Conversions, Print
$44.10
$49.00
Covering more than 4,500 entries on traditional English, conventional metric, and SI units found in the civil, mechanical, electrical, and chemical engineering fields. This book will come in handy during your open-book exam as well as throughout your engineering career. If you have ever struggled with converting grams to slugs, centistokes to square feet per second, or pounds per million gallons (lbm/MG) to milligrams per liter (mg/L), you will appreciate the time-saving value of this book.

Topics Include:

  • Conversion Factors
  • Temperature Conversions
  • The Elements
  • Fundamental and Derived Constants
  • Astronomical Data
  • Greek Alphabet
  • Prefixes (SI and Binary)
  • Decimal Equivalents
California Civil Seismic Principles Practice Exams
$99.00
$110.00
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 Solved Problems, Print
$99.00
$110.00
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 Building Design
$112.50
$125.00
California Civil Seismic Building Design, 12th Edition presents the seismic design concepts most essential to engineers, architects, and students of civil and structural engineering, and architecture. The book’s 15 chapters provide a concise but thorough review of seismic theory, code application, design principles, and structural analysis. The 30 example problems demonstrate how to apply concepts, codes, and equations to solve realistic problems. More than 125 practice problems provide opportunities for independent problem-solving practice, and complete solutions allow you to check your solution approach.

This book includes two comprehensive indexes—one of key terms and another of seismic building codes—to quickly direct you to the information you are looking for. You can also locate related support material by following references throughout the text to the 150 equations, 29 tables, 144 figures, and 16 appendices, and to relevant codes and standards.

Topics Covered:

  • Basic Seismology
  • Details of Seismic-Resistant Structures  (Concrete, Masonry, Steel, Wood)
  • Diaphragm Theory
  • Earthquake Characteristics
  • Effects of Earthquakes on Structures
  • General Structural Design
  • Response of Structures
  • Seismic Building Code
  • Special Design Features
  • Tilt-Up Construction
  • Vibration Theory

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

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