SE Structural Engineering Buildings Practice Exam, Fourth Edition (STBDPX4)

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SKU: STBDPX4
ISBN: 978-1-59126-557-3
Copyright: 2017
Page Count: 176
Format: Paperback
Dimensions: 8 1/2 x 11
Author(s):
  • Joseph S. Schuster, SE, PE, with Simpson Gumpertz and Heger

    Author Information

    Joseph S. Schuster, SE, PE, is a practicing structural engineer licensed in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Illinois. He obtained a bachelor of science in civil engineering from Cornell University and a master of science in structural engineering from Stanford University. Currently, Mr. Schuster works for the national engineering firm Simpson Gumpertz & Heger, where he is involved in the structural design and renovation of steel, concrete, masonry, and wood buildings. He has also worked extensively on projects involving the repair and adaptive reuse of historic structures and has investigated several building collapses.

    Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH) is a national engineering firm that designs, investigates, and rehabilitates structures and building enclosures. SGH's award-winning work includes building, nuclear, transportation, water/wastewater, and science/defense projects throughout the United States and in more than 30 other countries.

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

    SE Structural Engineering 16-Hour Practice Exam for Buildings, Fourth Edition (STBDPX4) 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 16-Hour Practice Exam for Buildings, Fourth Edition (STBDPX4) 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 16-Hour Practice Exam for Buildings, Fourth Edition (STBDPX4) 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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