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California Civil: Seismic

Review Materials for the FE, PE, SE, ARE, NCIDQ Exams

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    More than 4,500 entries covering traditional English, conventional metric, and SI units.
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    Engineering Unit Conversions

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    ISBN:  978-1-59126-099-8
    Page Count:    160
    Format:    Paperback
    Dimensions:    6 x 9
    Authors:    Michael R. Lindeburg, PE

    The conversions you need for exam day success

    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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    Prepare for your exam with the versatile Casio FX-115 ES Plus calculator—accepted by the NCEES for all exams.
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    Casio FX-115 ES Plus Advanced Scientific Calculator

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    Format:    Calculator
    Authors:    Casio

    Casio's FX-115 ES Plus calculator is on the list of approved calculators for the NCEES engineering and surveying exams. Solve exam problems with the versatility and functionality of the Casio FX-115 ES Plus.

    The Casio FX-115 ES Plus Calculator

    • Natural textbook 2-line display = You can find exact roots of quadratic functions, and it displays advanced notation in standard form.
    • Advanced mathematics = You can find the calculation of integrals, derivatives, and summation sequences with the appropriate notation templates. You also can easily identify local maximum and minimum.
    • Engineering functionality = You can access 40 pre-programmed scientific unit conversions. 
    • Enhanced capabilities =  You can utilize complex number calculation, simultaneous and polynomial equation solving, "Calc", "Solv", and base N calculations.
    • Power reliability = It operates on both solar and battery power.

    Master your Casio FX-115 ES Plus Calculator with PPI's Casio Calculator OnDemand Lessons.

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    Organize your exam references using these attractive, durable, and easily customizable crack-and-peel book tabs.
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    Customizable Book Tabs

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    ISBN:  978-1-59126-524-5
    Page Count:    48 Tabs
    Format:    Tabs
    Dimensions:    1 1/4 x 1/2
    Authors:    Editors of PPI

    Quickly locate important information on exam day with these 48 multi-colored customizable book tabs.

    The Ideal Tool for Organizing Information in Your References

    • Simple to affix to a book page
    • Easily customizable with permanent marker (Sharpie)
    • Tear resistant thanks to their special design
    • 48 multi-colored 1-1/4" x 1/2" tabs (two sheets)

    Please note: Not all state boards allow the use of tabbed reference materials during exams. Confirm with your state board whether you are permitted to use tabbed references.

  • California Civil Seismic Building Design, 12th Edition eTextbook

    California Civil Seismic Building Design, eTextbook provides a comprehensive introduction to core seismic concepts and principles, and offers essential background information for engineering and architecture exams. One year access to this eTextbook is only available at PPI.

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    California Civil Seismic Building Design, eTextbook - 1 Year, 12th Edition


    ISBN:  9781591265948
    Page Count:    288
    Format:    ePub
    Authors:    Michael R. Lindeburg, PE, Kurt M. McMullin, PhD, PE

    California Civil Seismic Building Design, eTextbook presents the seismic design concepts most essential to engineers, architects, and students of civil and structural engineering, and architecture and one year access is only available at PPI. The eTextbook’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 eTextbook 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 2016 / IBC 2015
    • AWC/NDS SDPWS Seismic 
    • TMS 402 11/ACI 530-13/ASCE 5-13, TMS 602-11/ACI530.1-13/ASCE 6-13
    • ASCE/SEI7 2010
    • ATC-20/ATC 20-1 1995
    • ACI 318 2011
    • AISC SCM 14th ed. 2011
    • AISC 341 2010
    • AISC 360 2010
    • NDS Wood 2012

    One Year eTexbook access benefits include:

    • 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
  • PPI California Civil Seismic Building Design, 12th Edition Index

    Easily find the codes and terms you will need during the exam with the California Civil Seismic Building Design, 12th Edition downloadable index.

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    PPI California Civil Seismic Building Design, 12th Edition Index

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    Page Count:    11
    Authors:    Michael R. Lindeburg, PE, Kurt M. McMullin, PhD, PE

    California Civil Seismic Building Design, 12th Edition Index Download

    The Seismic Design of Building Structures index is a time-saving tool to help you review more efficiently by allowing you to locate desired knowledge areas quickly and easily in your copy of California Civil Seismic Building Design, 12th Edition.

    This PDF version of the Seismic Design of Building Structures index provides thousands of entries and can be used as

    • a complete reference of key terms that enables you to find information about every knowledge area
    • a source to help identify related concepts and terms for every exam topic
    • a checklist of all knowledge areas to guarantee you don’t miss any topics on the exam

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