Six-Minute Solutions for Civil PE Exam Geotechnical Depth Problems, 3rd Edition

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Copyright: 2015
Page Count: 114
Format(s): Paperback, ePub
Dimensions: 8 1/2 x 11
  • Bruce A. Wolle, MSE, PE

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    Bruce A. Wolle, MSE, PE, is currently licensed in 22 states and provides professional engineering services in geotechnical and materials engineering. He has provided senior engineering supervision and management for over 25 years for projects in the fields of surveying, field explorations and drilling, seismic damage characterizations, design recommendations, and construction quality control/quality assurance in renewable energy development. Mr. Wolle has over 15 years of experience as a supervisor, coordinator, and instructor for review and preparatory courses for civil engineers. He holds a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering from New Mexico State University and a master of science in engineering degree in civil engineering (geotechnical and seismic studies) from Arizona State University.

  • 3rd Edition 6-Min Solutions for Geotechnical Depth Problems - Civil PE Exam

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    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.

    Exam topics covered 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

    Pair this practice exam book with the Geotechnical Depth Practice Exams for a comprehensive review, to maximize your problem-solving efficiency, and build exam-day readiness.

    This book is also available in the PE Civil Geotechnical Complete Exam Bundle.

    About the exam

    The NCEES PE Civil Exam is an 8-hour open-book exam. The exam is a breadth and depth examination. You will work the breadth exam in the morning (4-hours, 40 multiple-choice questions) and the Geotechnical depth exam in the afternoon (4-hours, 40 multiple-choice questions).

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    good but not all you need Review by Amazon Customer
    Lots of quantitative practice but the people exam includes much qualitative questions. Use this but ensure you buy and study the geotechnical engineers handbook. (Posted on 12/5/2019)
    very easy to follow and solutions are detailed/clear Review by Amazon Customer
    Bought this to prep for the PE Exam, very easy to follow and solutions are detailed/clear. (Posted on 12/5/2019)

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