ix-Minute Solutions for Civil PE Exam Geotechnical Depth Problems, 3rd Edition (SXCGE3)



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ISBN: 978-1-59126-481-1
Copyright: 2015
Page Count: 114
Format: Paperback
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.



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

     Practice, practice, practice is the most common exam tip we hear. 

    Bruce A. Wolle, MSE, PE’s Six-Minute Solutions for Civil PE Exam Geotechnical Depth Problems (SXCGE3) offers comprehensive practice for the NCEES Civil PE Geotechnical Depth exam. The content is always up-to-date to the latest exam specifications and codes. Time-tested, detailed instructional design provides you with the most efficient and effective practice. 

    Six-Minute Solutions for Civil PE Exam Geotechnical Depth Problems (SXCGE3) features include:

    • Contains 102 multiple-choice problems that are grouped into ten chapters

    • Each chapter corresponds to a topic on the Civil PE exam geotechnical depth section

    • Problems are representative of the exam’s format, scope of topics, and level of difficulty

    • An average of six minutes is required to solve each problem in this book

    • Each problem also includes a hint that provides optional problem-solving guidance

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

    Geotechnical Exam Topics Covered

    • 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

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    Customer Reviews (View All - 2)

    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 2/23/2018)

    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 2/23/2018)