Steel Design for the PE Civil and SE Exams, Third Edition (CSSL3)



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ISBN: 978-1-59126-558-0
Copyright: 2018
Page Count: 426
Format: Paperback
Dimensions: 8 1/2 x 11
  • Frederick S. Roland, PE, SECB, RA, CFEI, CFII

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    Frederick S. Roland, PE, SECB, RA, CFEI, CFII, holds professional licenses in both engineering and architecture in a number of states. He has taught courses, including PE exam review, at the University of Delaware and for the School of PE. Mr. Roland earned his bachelor of architecture degree and master of science degree in structural engineering from the University of Illinois. Formerly vice president of Delaware’s largest architectural-engineering firm, he now works on multibillion-dollar projects for KBR. His wide experience, including with forensic investigations, has led to his providing expert witness testimony in numerous legal cases. He is a contributing author for several books published by PPI and a contributing editor for others. Mr. Roland retired from the U.S. Army and Army Reserve as lieutenant colonel with 28 years of service.


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    Steel Design for the PE Civil and SE Exams, Third Edition

    Steel Design for the PE Civil and SE Exams, Third Edition (CSSL3) gives you a thorough overview of the concepts and methods you’ll need to solve steel analysis and design problems on the Civil PE and Structural SE exams. Sharpen your problem-solving skills, and assess your knowledge of how to apply important specifications with 37 exam-like, multiple-choice practice problems. Each problem is accompanied by a detailed, step-by-step solution showing both LRFD and ASD methods.

    Prepare to Pass the Civil PE and Structural SE Exams

    • Clear explanations of exam-adopted codes and standards

    • Detailed examples illustrating a wide range of common situations

    • Confidence-building practice problems

    • Side-by-side LRFD and ASD solutions

    • Thorough index and easy-to-use lists of tables, figures, problems, and nomenclature

    Topics Covered

    • Allowable Strength Design (ASD)

    • History and Development of Structural Steel

    • Steel Beam Design

    • Bolted Connections

    • Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD)

    • Steel Column Design

    • Combined Stress Members

    • Loads and Load Combinations

    • Tension Member Design

    • Composite Steel Members

    • Plate Girders

    • Welded Connections

    • Flanges and Webs with Concentrated Loads

    Referenced Codes and Standards

    • AASHTO LRFD 7th

    • IBC 2015

    • ASCE 7-10

    • ACI 318-14

    • AISC Steel 

    • NDS Wood 2015

    • OSHA CFR 29 1910

    • PCI 2010

    • TMS 402/ ACI 530 


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