Civil Engineering Reference Manual for the PE Exam / Edition 11

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Overview

Now with coverage of the new Construction Engineering Topics. Updated to cover the new Transportation and Structural codes.

As the most comprehensive reference and study guide available for engineers preparing for the morning and afternoon topics on the Civil PE exam, the 11th edition of the Civil Engineering Reference Manual provides a concentrated review of the exam topics. No other exam-focused publication is more complete.

The Most Trusted Reference for the Civil PE Exam is also the Most Up-To-Date

  • A complete introduction to the exam format and content
  • A suggested study schedule, plus tips for successful exam preparation
  • Nearly 500 solved example problems
  • Hundreds of key tables, charts, and figures at your fingertips
  • An easy-to-use index and full glossary for quick reference
  • Perfect for post-exam reference

What's New in the 11th Edition

  • 4 new construction engineering chapters
  • Over 35 updated chapters—including extensively revised structural and transportation chapters
  • 100 new equations
  • Over 300 new, easy-to-use index entries

Exam Topics Covered

  • Construction—New
  • Geotechnical—Updated
  • Structural—Updated
  • Transportation—Updated
  • Water Resources & Environmental—Updated

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781591261292
  • Publisher: Professional Publications, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/25/2008
  • Edition description: Eleventh Edition, New Edition
  • Edition number: 11
  • Pages: 1456
  • Product dimensions: 8.80 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 2.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Topic 1: Background and Support
Systems of Units
Engineering Drawing
Algebra
Linear Algebra
Vectors
Trigonometry
Analytic Geometry
Differential Calculus
Integral Calculus
Differential Equations
Probability and Statistical Analysis
Numerical Analysis
Energy, Work, and Power

Topic 2: Water Resources
Fluid Properties
Fluid Statics
Fluid Flow Parameters
Fluid Dynamics
Hydraulic Machines
Open Channel Flow
Meteorology, Climatology, and Hydrology
Groundwater
Inorganic Chemistry
Organic Chemistry and Combustion
Combustion and Incineration
Water Supply Quality and Testing
Water Supply Treatment and Distribution

Topic 3: Environmental
Biochemistry, Biology, and Bacteriology
Wastewater Quantity and Quality
Wastewater Treatment: Equipment and Processes
Activated Sludge and Sludge Processing
Municipal Solid Waste
Pollutants in the Environment
Disposition of Hazardous Materials
Environmental Remediation

Topic 4: Geotechnical
Soil Properties and Testing
Shallow Foundations
Rigid Retaining Walls
Piles and Deep Foundations
Temporary Excavations
Special Soil Topics

Topic 5: Structural
Determinate Statics
Properties of Areas
Materials Properties and Testing
Strength of Materials
Basic Elements of Design
Structural Analysis I
Structural Analysis II
Properties of Concrete and Reinforced Steel
Concrete Proportioning, Mixing, and Placing
Reinforced Concrete: Beams
Reinforced Concrete: Slabs
Reinforced Concrete: Short Columns

Reinforced Concrete: Long Columns
Reinforced Concrete: Walls and Retaining Walls
Reinforced Concrete: Footings
Pretensioned Concrete
Composite Concrete Members
Structural Steel: Introduction
Structural Steel: Beams
Structural Steel: Tension Members
Structural Steel: Compression Members
Structural Steel: Beams-Columns
Structural Steel: Plate Girders
Structural Steel: Composite Steel Members
Structural Steel: Connectors
Structural Steel: Welding
Structural Steel: Introduction to LRFD
Properties of Masonry
Masonry Walls
Masonry Columns

Topic 6: Transportation
Properties of Solid Bodies
Kinematics
Kinetics
Roads and Highways: Capacity Analysis
Vehicle Dynamics and Accident Analysis
Flexible Pavement Design
Rigid Pavement Design
Plane Surveying
Horizontal, Compound, Vertical, and Spiral Curves
Construction Earthwork, Staking, and Surveying

Topic 7: Systems, Management, and Professional Project Management
Construction and Job Site Safety
Electrical Systems and Equipment
Instrumentation and Measurements
Engineering Economic Analysis
Engineering Law
Engineering Ethics
Engineering Licensing in the United States

Appendices
Glossary
Index

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