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PE Civil Geotechnical Study Products

Passing the PE Civil exam is a pivotal step in a civil engineer's career. A PE license is mandatory for consulting, owning a firm, stamping and sealing designs, and other activities. Shop individual products for the PE Civil Breadth and Geotechnical Depth portions of the exam below.

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Learning Hub: PE Civil Geotechnical - 3 Months Access
$339.00
PPI Learning Hub is the go-to destination for NCEES PE Civil Geotechnical 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 3-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.

PE Civil Geotechnical Learning Hub Includes:

  • PE Civil Geotechnical Study Plan acts as a central hub, assigning tasks and connecting directly to digital products, to keep you on track for your exam date.

  • Michael R. Lindeburg, PE’s PE Civil Reference Manual Web Book is the only reference you need to prepare for the Breadth portion of the PE Civil exam. This comprehensive manual follows NCEES exam specifications and addresses complex topics by parsing them into condensed, understandable, readable sections.

  • Michael R. Lindeburg, PE’s PE Civil Practice Problems Web Book focuses on Breadth, but also covers Depth topics, and has over 900 exam-like problems with easy-to-follow, step-by-step solutions.

  • Quiz Generator lets examinees create custom quizzes with unique problems from a database of over 500 problems to master problem-solving skills for each topic.

  • One Full Practice Exam with 80 multiple-choice problems consistent with NCEES 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: PE Civil Geotechnical - 6 Months Access
$449.00
PPI Learning Hub is the go-to destination for NCEES PE Civil Geotechnical 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 6-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.

PE Civil Geotechnical Learning Hub Includes:

  • PE Civil Geotechnical Study Plan acts as a central hub, assigning tasks and connecting directly to digital products, to keep you on track for your exam date.

  • Michael R. Lindeburg, PE’s PE Civil Reference Manual Web Book is the only reference you need to prepare for the Breadth portion of the PE Civil exam. This comprehensive manual follows NCEES exam specifications and addresses complex topics by parsing them into condensed, understandable, readable sections.

  • Michael R. Lindeburg, PE’s PE Civil Practice Problems Web Book focuses on Breadth, but also covers Depth topics, and has over 900 exam-like problems with easy-to-follow, step-by-step solutions.

  • Quiz Generator lets examinees create custom quizzes with unique problems from a database of over 500 problems to master problem-solving skills for each topic.

  • One Full Practice Exam with 80 multiple-choice problems consistent with NCEES 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: PE Civil Geotechnical - Monthly Renewing
$149.00
PPI Learning Hub is the go-to destination for NCEES PE Civil Geotechnical 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.

PE Civil Geotechnical Learning Hub Includes:

  • PE Civil Geotechnical Study Plan acts as a central hub, assigning tasks and connecting directly to digital products, to keep you on track for your exam date.

  • Michael R. Lindeburg, PE’s PE Civil Reference Manual Web Book is the only reference you need to prepare for the Breadth portion of the PE Civil exam. This comprehensive manual follows NCEES exam specifications and addresses complex topics by parsing them into condensed, understandable, readable sections.

  • Michael R. Lindeburg, PE’s PE Civil Practice Problems Web Book focuses on Breadth, but also covers Depth topics, and has over 900 exam-like problems with easy-to-follow, step-by-step solutions.

  • Quiz Generator lets examinees create custom quizzes with unique problems from a database of over 500 problems to master problem-solving skills for each topic.

  • One Full Practice Exam with 80 multiple-choice problems consistent with NCEES 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.

Learning Hub: PE Civil Geotechnical - Weekly Renewing
$59.00
PPI Learning Hub is the go-to destination for NCEES PE Civil Geotechnical 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 weekly renewing subscription is the ideal choice if you are seeking flexibility or do not know when your exam date is quite yet.

PE Civil Geotechnical Learning Hub Includes:

  • PE Civil Geotechnical Study Plan acts as a central hub, assigning tasks and connecting directly to digital products, to keep you on track for your exam date.

  • Michael R. Lindeburg, PE’s PE Civil Reference Manual Web Book is the only reference you need to prepare for the Breadth portion of the PE Civil exam. This comprehensive manual follows NCEES exam specifications and addresses complex topics by parsing them into condensed, understandable, readable sections.

  • Michael R. Lindeburg, PE’s PE Civil Practice Problems Web Book focuses on Breadth, but also covers Depth topics, and has over 900 exam-like problems with easy-to-follow, step-by-step solutions.

  • Quiz Generator lets examinees create custom quizzes with unique problems from a database of over 500 problems to master problem-solving skills for each topic.

  • One Full Practice Exam with 80 multiple-choice problems consistent with NCEES 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 week and begins on the date of purchase. It will renew each week until canceled.

OnDemand Course: PE Civil Geotechnical - Monthly Renewing (Digital Only)
$545.00

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 NCEES-approved materials you need.

PE Civil Breadth & Geotechnical Depth Prep Course Overview:

  • Provides focused review of all topics on the NCEES PE Civil exam—for both the breadth and the geotechnical depth
  • Includes 70+ hours of lectures, problem solving demonstrations, exam strategy sessions, and office hours
  • Gives you everything you need to pass—from reference materials to homework assignments to detailed class note

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
  • Learn tips and tricks for how to use your Casio FX-115 ES Plus Calculator
  • Hone your test-taking and time management skills

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

OnDemand Course: PE Civil Geotechnical - Weekly Renewing (Digital Only)
$195.00

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 NCEES-approved materials you need.

PE Civil Breadth & Geotechnical Depth Prep Course Overview:

  • Provides focused review of all topics on the NCEES PE Civil exam—for both the breadth and the geotechnical depth
  • Includes 70+ hours of lectures, problem solving demonstrations, exam strategy sessions, and office hours
  • Gives you everything you need to pass—from reference materials to homework assignments to detailed class note

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
  • Learn tips and tricks for how to use your Casio FX-115 ES Plus Calculator
  • Hone your test-taking and time management skills

This course is a weekly renewing subscription that will automatically renew each week until canceled.

Print Bundle: PE Civil Geotechincal Depth
$230.00
Everything You Need to Assess, Review, and Practice for the PE Civil Geotechnical Depth Exam

This comprehensive collection of resources provides the print resources you need to pass the PE Civil Geotechnical Depth exam. The review materials in this bundle are updated to the current exam specs, contain thorough coverage of geotechnical engineering principles and codes, and include numerous practice problems to challenge your knowledge of those concepts.

Products Included:

  • Geotechnical Depth Practice Exams for the PE Civil Exam
  • Six-Minute Solutions for the Civil PE Exam: Geotechnical Depth Problems
  • NCEES PE Civil Engineering: Geotechnical Practice Exam
Topics Include:

  • Site Characterization
  • Soil Mechanics, Laboratory Testing, and Analysis
  • Field Materials Testing, Methods, and Safety
  • Earthquake Engineering and Dynamic Loads
  • Earth Structures
  • Groundwater and Seepage
  • Problematic Soil and Rock Conditions
  • Earth Retaining Structures (ASD or LRFD)
  • Shallow Foundations (ASD or LRFD)
  • Deep Foundations (ASD or LRFD)

Bundles are always 15% off and include free shipping!

Complete Print Bundle: PE Civil Geotechnical Breadth and Depth
$845.00
Everything You Need to Assess, Review, and Practice for the PE Civil Geotechnical Exam

This comprehensive collection of resources provides EVERYTHING you need to pass the PE Civil Breadth and Geotechnical Depth portions of the exam the first time. The review materials in this bundle are updated to the current exam specs, contain thorough coverage of civil engineering principles and codes, and include numerous practice problems to challenge your knowledge of those concepts. This curated bundle includes CERM, the #1 reference manual in the industry, practice problems, and the most realistic practice exams on the market in both print and digital formats. PPI’s time-tested, detailed instructional design provides you with the most efficient and effective practice available.

Products include:

  • PE Civil Reference Manual (CERM)
  • PE Civil Companion for the 16th Edition
  • PE Civil Practice Problems
  • NEW PE Civil Study Guide
  • Geotechnical Depth Practice Exams for the PE Civil Exam
  • Six-Minute Solutions for Civil PE Exam: Geotechnical Depth Problems
  • NCEES PE Civil Engineering: Geotechnical Practice Exam
  • Engineering Unit Conversions
  • Casio FX-115 ES Plus Second Edition Advanced Scientific Calculator
  • Customizable Book Tabs

Breadth topics covered include:

  • Project Planning
  • Means and Methods
  • Soil Mechanics
  • Structural Mechanics
  • Hydraulics and Hydrology
  • Geometrics
  • Materials
  • Site Development

Depth topics covered include:

  • Site Characterization
  • Soil Mechanics, Laboratory Testing, and Analysis
  • Field Materials Testing, Methods, and Safety
  • Earthquake Engineering and Dynamic Loads
  • Earth Structures
  • Groundwater and Seepage
  • Problematic Soil and Rock Conditions
  • Earth Retaining Structures (ASD or LRFD)
  • Shallow Foundations (ASD or LRFD)
  • Deep Foundations (ASD or LRFD)
PE Civil Reference Manual
$315.00
Available in Print or eTextbook

Michael R. Lindeburg, PE’s PE Civil Reference Manual, 16th Edition (CERM16) is the only reference you need to prepare for the Breadth portion of the PE Civil exam. This comprehensive manual follows NCEES exam specifications and addresses complex topics by parsing them into condensed, understandable, readable sections. Offering a complete review of all exam topics, this reference manual is up-to-date to the current exam specifications and design standards, and employs instructional design to enable comprehensive understanding that builds exam confidence. The PE Civil exam is a 9-hour, closed-book computer-based test (CBT) that is now offered year-round at approved Pearson Vue testing centers. Use this reference manual to fully prepare for the exam.

Features include:

  • Complete exam review for the Breadth portion of the PE Civil exam
  • Brief overview of each afternoon Depth exam
  • Up-to-date codes including: AASHTO, HCM, IBC, ACI and more
  • Recommendations for a study schedule to keep you on track
  • Exam tips for exam-day readiness

Add on the PE Civil Companion for the 16th Edition as a convenient side-by-side companion offering a comprehensive index with thousands of entries covering all topics; over 100 appendices; and over 550 common civil engineering definitions.

Pair this reference manual with PE Civil Practice Problems for a comprehensive review, and the PE Civil Study Guide to maximize your problem-solving efficiency and build exam-day readiness.

*eTexbook 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

After you pass
PE Civil Reference Manual, 16th Edition will serve as an invaluable reference throughout your civil engineering career.

Sample PDFs

PE Civil Study Guide
$95.00
Available in Print or eTextbook

PE Civil Study Guide, Seventeenth Edition provides a strategic and targeted approach to exam preparation so that you gain a competitive edge. With hundreds of entries containing helpful explanations, derivations of equations, and exam tips, the Study Guide connects the NCEES exam specifications for all five PE Civil exams to the NCEES Handbook, approved design standards, and PPI’s civil reference manuals.

The Study Guide is organized to make the most of your time and is an essential tool for a successful exam experience. Relevant sections from the NCEES Handbook, design standards, and PPI’s reference manuals are clearly indicated in both summary lists for each exam specification and in each of the detailed entries covering a specific concept or equation.

Referenced PPI Products:

  • PE Civil Reference Manual
  • Structural Depth Reference Manual for the PE Civil Exam
  • Construction Depth Reference Manual for the PE Civil Exam
  • Transportation Depth Reference Manual for the PE Civil Exam
  • Water Resources and Environmental Depth Reference Manual for the PE Civil Exam

Referenced Codes and Standards:

  • 2015 International Building Code (ICC)
  • A Policy on Geometric Design of Highways & Streets (AASHTO)
  • AASHTO Guide for Design of Pavement Structures (AASHTO)
  • AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications
  • Building Code Requirements & Specification for Masonry Structures (ACI 530)
  • Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete & Commentary (ACI 318)
  • Design & Construction of Driven Pile Foundations (FHWA)
  • Design & Construction of Driven Pile Foundations—Volume I (FHWA)
  • Design & Control of Concrete Mixtures (PCA)
  • Design Loads on Structures During Construction (ASCE 37)
  • Formwork for Concrete (ACI SP-4)
  • Foundations & Earth Structures, Design Manual 7.02
  • Geotechnical Aspects of Pavements (FHWA)
  • Guide for the Planning, Design, & Operation of Pedestrian Facilities (AASHTO)
  • Guide to Design of Slabs-on-Ground (ACI 360R)
  • Guide to Formwork for Concrete (ACI 347R)
  • Highway Capacity Manual (TRB)
  • Highway Safety Manual (AASHTO)
  • Hydraulic Design of Highway Culverts (FHWA)
  • LRFD Seismic Analysis & Design of Transportation Geotechnical Features & Structural Foundations Reference Manual (FHWA)
  • Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (FHWA)
  • Minimum Design Loads for Buildings & Other Structures (ASCE/SEI 7)
  • National Design Specification for Wood Construction (AWC)
  • Occupational Safety & Health Regulations for the Construction Industry (OSHA 1926)
  • Occupational Safety & Health Standards (OSHA 1910)
  • PCI Design Handbook: Precast & Prestressed Concrete (PCI)
  • Recommended Standards for Wastewater Facilities (TSS)
  • Roadside Design Guide (AASHTO)
  • Soils & Foundations Reference Manual—Volume I & II (FHWA)
  • Steel Construction Manual (AISC)
  • Structural Welding Code—Steel (AWS)

*eTexbook 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
Geotechnical Depth Practice Exams for the Civil PE Exam
$105.00
Available in Print or eTextbook
Build exam day confidence and strengthen time-management skills

Up-to-date to the NCEES exam specifications, this book contains two full 40-problem, multiple-choice exams which are consistent with the Geotechnical Depth portion of the PE Civil exam format. Importantly, the topics within each knowledge area are fairly represented to ensure understanding of what will be seen on the exam, to help test exam day readiness and focus your study time efficiently.

Geotechnical Depth Practice Exams for the Civil PE Exam will help you:

  • Effectively familiarize you with the exam scope and format
  • Demonstrate accurate and efficient problem-solving approaches
  • Successfully connect relevant theory to exam-like problems
  • Efficiently navigate through exam-adopted codes and standards
  • Confidently solve problems under timed conditions

Topics Include:

  • Site Characterization
  • Soil Mechanics, Laboratory Testing, and Analysis
  • Field Materials Testing, Methods, and Safety
  • Earthquake Engineering and Dynamic Loads
  • Earth Structures
  • Groundwater Seepage
  • Problematic Soils and Rock Conditions
  • Earth Retaining Structures
  • Shallow Foundations
  • Deep Foundations
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
PE Civil Practice Problems
$110.00
Available in Print or eTextbook

Michael R. Lindeburg, PE's PE Civil Practice Problems, 16th Edition (CEPP16) offers the most comprehensive practice on the market for the PE Civil exam. Containing over 900 exam-like problems covering breadth and depth topics, this book features easy-to-follow, step-by-step solutions, and is designed to reinforce your knowledge of the topics presented in the PE Civil Reference Manual to build exam day confidence.

PE Civil Practice Problems includes exam-like problems that cover the following topics:

  • Breadth (project planning, means and methods, soil mechanics, and more)
  • Construction (earthwork construction and Layout, Estimating, Scheduling, and more)
  • Geotechnical (site characterization, soil mechanics, earth structures, foundations, and more)
  • Structural (analysis of structures, codes and construction, and more)
  • Transportation (traffic engineering, horizontal design, intersection geometry, signal design, and more)
  • Water Resources and Environmental (hydraulics, water quality, engineering economic analysis, and more)

Pair the PE Civil Practice Problems with the PE Civil Reference Manual for a comprehensive review, and the PE Civil Study Guide to maximize your problem-solving efficiency and build exam-day readiness.

*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

Sample PDFs

Six-Minute Solutions for Civil PE Exam: Geotechnical Depth Problems
$98.00
Available in Print or eTextbook

Problems and Detailed Solutions for Comprehensive Exam Prep

Up-to-date to the NCEES exam specifications and codes, this book contains over 100 multiple-choice problems broken into ten chapters on each topic found in the Geotechnical depth exam. Each problem requires and average of six minutes to solve, and includes an optional hint for extra guidance. Comprehensive step-by-step solutions for all problems demonstrate accurate and efficient solving approaches to be used on exam day. PPI’s time-tested, detailed instructional design provides you with the most efficient and effective practice available.

Topics Include:

  • Deep Foundations
  • Earth Retaining Structures
  • Earth Structures
  • Earthquake Engineering and Dynamic Loads
  • Field Materials Testing, Methods, and Safety
  • Groundwater and Seepage
  • Problematic Soil and Rock Conditions
  • Shallow Foundations
  • Site Characterization
  • Soil Mechanics, Lab Testing, and Analysis
*eTexbook 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
NCEES PE Civil Engineering: Geotechnical Practice Exam, Print
$70.00
This official NCEES publication contains a Civil PE morning session sample exam and a geotechnical depth section sample exam.
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

Engineering Unit Conversions, Print
$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

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