Structural Depth Reference Manual for the PE Civil Exam, Fifth Edition (CEST5)



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ISBN: 978-1-59126-555-9
Copyright: 2017
Page Count: 224
Format: Paperback
Dimensions: 8 1/2 x 11
  • Alan Williams, PhD, SE, FICE, C Eng

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    Alan Williams is a registered professional engineer and structural engineer in California, a Fellow and Life Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers, and a Chartered Engineer in the United Kingdom. He obtained his BS and PhD degrees at Leeds University. His extensive practical experience includes the design and construction of bridges, schools, and industrial and commercial structures. Currently he is employed as a senior engineer with the California Department of Transportation. Dr. Williams has published textbooks on structural engineering design, structural analysis, seismic design, and reinforced concrete design.



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    Structural Depth Reference Manual for the PE Civil Exam, Fifth Edition

    The Reference Manual every PE Civil Structural examinee needs!

    Alan Williams, PhD Structural Depth Reference Manual for the PE Civil Exam, Fifth Edition (CEST5) is the only reference you need to prepare for the Structural depth portion of the PE Civil exam. This comprehensive manual follows NCEES exam specifications and addresses complex topics by parsing them into condensed, understandable, readable sections. Offering a complete review of all exam topics, this reference manual is up-to-date to the current exam specifications and design standards, and employs instructional design to enable comprehensive understanding that builds exam confidence. The afternoon Structural depth portion of the PE Civil exam is a 4-hour, open book exam. Use this reference manual to fully prepare for the exam, and bring it with you on exam-day for your must-have reference.

    This manual is included in the PE Civil Structural Complete Exam Bundle.

    Structural Depth Reference Manual for the PE Civil Exam, Fifth Edition (CEST5) includes:

    • Comprehensive review of the structural depth section exam topics and highlights the most useful equations in the exam-adopted codes and standards

    • Solving methods—including ASD and LRFD for steel, strength design for concrete, and ASD for timber and masonry—are thoroughly explained

    • Cross references connect concepts and point you to additional relevant tables, figures, equations, and codes

    • Over 95 example problems that demonstrate the application of concepts and equations

    • Each chapter includes practice problems so you can solve exam-like problems, and the step-by-step solutions allow you to check your solution approach

    • A thorough index directs you to the codes and concepts you will need during the exam

    About the exam

    The NCEES PE Civil Exam is an 8-hour open-book exam. The exam is a breadth and depth examination. You will work the breadth exam in the morning (4-hours, 40 multiple-choice questions) and the Structural depth exam in the afternoon (4-hours, 40 multiple-choice questions).

    After you pass

    Structural Depth Reference Manual for the PE Civil Exam, Fifth Edition will serve as an invaluable reference throughout your civil engineering career.


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    Great! Review by Marina
    This was a good review, but I feel there is information missing for a complete review. (Posted on 9/5/2018)

    Structural depth and its solution Review by Mohamed Masud
    I will say the solution is very simple and short (Posted on 3/6/2018)