SE Structural Engineering 16-Hour Practice Exam for Buildings, Fifth Edition

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SKU: STBDPX5
ISBN: 978-1-59126-627-3
Copyright: 2018
Page Count: 176
Format: Paperback
Dimensions: 8 1/2 x 11
Author(s):
  • Joseph S. Schuster, P.E., S.E.

    Author Information

    Joseph S. Schuster, P.E., S.E., is a practicing structural engineer licensed in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Illinois. He holds a BS in civil engineering from Cornell University and an MS in structural engineering from Stanford University. Currently, Mr. Schuster works in the Newark office of Thornton Tomasetti, a leading engineering firm. His work is focused on the forensic investigation of failed structural systems, and the repair and adaptive reuse of buildings. Mr. Schuster is a co-author of AISC Design Guide 15, Rehabilitation and Retrofit Guide, a reference for the evaluation and strengthening of historic steel construction.

    Thornton Tomasetti is an engineering firm that optimizes the design and performance of structures, materials and systems for projects of every size and level of complexity. An employee-owned organization of engineers, scientists, architects and other professionals collaborating from offices worldwide, the firm supports clients by drawing on the diverse expertise of its integrated practices. Thornton Tomasetti is committed to being a sustainable and enduring organization and the global driver of innovation in the AEC industry.

  • SE Structural Engineering Buildings Practice Exam, Fifth Edition

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    SE Structural Engineering Buildings Practice Exam, Fifth Edition (STBDPX5) offers comprehensive practice for the NCEES SE exam. This book is part of a comprehensive learning management system designed to help you pass the SE exam the first time.


    SE Structural Engineering Buildings Practice Exam, Fifth Edition (STBDPX5) features include:



    • The Most Realistic Practice for the SE Exam

    • Two 40-problem, multiple-choice breadth exams

    • Two four-essay depth exams consistent with the NCEES SE exam’s format and specifications

    • Multiple-choice problems require an average of six minutes to solve

    • Essay problems can be solved in one hour

    • Comprehensive step-by-step solutions for all problems demonstrate accurate and efficient problem-solving approaches

    • Solutions to the depth exams’ essay problems use blue text to identify the information you will be expected to include in your exam booklet to receive full credit

    • Supplemental content uses black text to enhance your understanding of the solution process.


    SE Structural Engineering Buildings Practice Exam, Fifth Edition (STBDPX5) includes a step-by-step solution for each problem. Some solutions include more than one solving method so you can see the different solution possibilities. The text, calculations, and illustrations in the depth solutions are color-coded to indicate which elements must be recorded in your examination booklet to receive full credit on the depth exams. All items appearing in blue are required elements of a complete solution. Items in black are explanatory and included in this book to illustrate the complete solution approach and to increase your exposure to exam-adopted codes. All final answers are presented in boxes for clarity.


    This book is a companion to the Structural Engineering Reference Manual (STRM8) in chapter sequence, nomenclature, terminology, and methodology, so you can easily find clear explanations of topics where you need more support.  Click here to see the details of our complete learning management system.


    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 for Buildings and Other Structures (ASCE/SEI7)

    • National Design Specification for Wood Construction ASD/LRFD (NDS)

    • North American Specification for the Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Members (AISI)

    • PCI Design Handbook: Precast and Prestressed Concrete (PCI)

    • Seismic Design Manual (AISC)

    • Special Design Provisions for Wind and Seismic with Commentary (NDS SDPWS)

    • Steel Construction Manual (AISC)


     


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