Quick Reference for the Civil Engineering PE Exam / Edition 7

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Overview

Time is of the essence on the civil PE exam, and Quick Reference for the Civil Engineering PE Exam helps you best utilize each minute by putting the information you need the most at your fingertips.

Using an exam-friendly format, Quick Reference logically organizes all the formulas and data from the Civil Engineering Reference Manual that are likely to be used during the exam. Bonus tables, figures, and equations not found in the Reference Manual have also been included. Many exam problems can be solved with the Quick Reference alone. If you do require more information, you can quickly refer to the Reference Manual as formulas and data are fully indexed for rapid retrieval.

Quick Reference has been updated to the 11th edition of the Civil Engineering Reference Manual, which includes new construction engineering coverage and extensively revised structural and transportation topics that conform to current NCEES design standards.

Quick Reference saves you precious time during the exam by Putting the data you need the most at your fingertips, Isolating the most useful equations and formulas in the Reference Manual, Allowing you to quickly retrieve formulas without the distraction of surrounding text, Cross-referencing additional information in the Reference Manual. Quick Reference for the Civil Engineering PE Exam and other companion books are part of PPI's best-selling exam review series used by more than 1 million engineers to prepare for their licensing exams.

About the Author:
Michael R. Lindeburg, PE, is widely acknowledged by the engineering community as the leading authority on licensing exam preparation. Mr. Lindeburg holds bachelor and master of sciencedegrees in industrial engineering from Stanford University

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781591263838
  • Publisher: Professional Publications, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 4/26/2012
  • Edition description: Seventh Edition, New Edition
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 146
  • Sales rank: 605,972
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Meet the Author


Michael R. Lindeburg, PE, is one of the best-known authors of engineering textbooks and references. His books and courses have influenced millions of engineers around the world. Since 1975, he has authored more than 30 engineering reference and exam preparation books. He has spent thousands of hours teaching engineering to students and practicing engineers. He holds bachelor of science and master of science degrees in industrial engineering from Stanford University.
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Table of Contents


How to Use This Book     v
Codes Used to Prepare This Book     vii
For Instant Recall     1
Fundamental and Physical Constants     1
Temperature Conversions     1
SI Prefixes     1
Engineering Conversions     2
Mensuration     4
Background and Support     7
Algebra     7
Linear Algebra     7
Vectors     7
Trigonometry     8
Analytic Geometry     10
Probability and Statistical Analysis of Data     11
Energy, Work, and Power     13
Water Resources     15
Fluid Properties     15
Fluid Statics     15
Fluid Flow Parameters     17
Fluid Dynamics     18
Hydraulic Machines     21
Open Channel Flow     22
Meteorology, Climatology, and Hydrology     25
Groundwater     25
Inorganic Chemistry     26
Combustion and Incineration     29
Water Supply Quality and Testing     31
Water Supply Treatment and Distribution     32
Environmental     35
Wastewater Quantity and Quality     35
Wastewater Treatment: Equipment and Processes     36
Activated Sludge and Sludge Processing     37
Municipal Solid Waste     39
Pollutants in the Environment     39
Environmental Remediation     40
Geotechnical     41
Soil Properties and Testing     41
Shallow Foundations     44
Rigid Retaining Walls     46
Piles and Deep Foundations     48
Excavations     49
Special Soil Topics     50
Structural     53
Determinate Statics     53
Properties of Areas     55
Material Properties and Testing     57
Strength of Materials     57
Basic Elements of Design     60
Structural Analysis I     63
Structural Analysis II     64
Properties of Concrete and Reinforcing Steel     64
Concrete Proportioning, Mixing, and Placing     65
Reinforced Concrete: Beams     66
Reinforced Concrete: Slabs     70
Reinforced Concrete: Short Columns     70
Reinforced Concrete: Long Columns     71
Reinforced Concrete: Walls and Retaining Walls     71
Reinforced Concrete: Footings     72
Pretensioned Concrete     74
Composite Concrete and Steel Bridge Girders     75
Structural Steel: Beams     75
Structural Steel: Tension Members     77
Structural Steel: Compression Members     78
Structural Steel: Beam-Columns     80
Structural Steel: Plate Girders     80
Structural Steel: Composite Beams     82
Structural Steel: Connectors     82
Structural Steel: Welding     83
Properties of Masonry     84
Masonry Walls     84
Masonry Columns     86
Transportation     89
Properties of Solid Bodies     89
Kinematics     89
Kinetics     90
Roads and Highways: Capacity Analysis     91
Vehicle Dynamics and Accident Analysis     93
Flexible Pavement Design     94
Rigid Pavement Design     95
Plane Surveying     95
Horizontal, Compound, Vertical, and Spiral Curves     98
Construction     103
Construction Earthwork     103
Construction Staking and Layout     104
Building Codes and Materials Testing      106
Construction and Jobsite Safety     107
Systems, Management, and Professional     111
Project Management, Budgeting, and Scheduling     111
Engineering Economic Analysis     111
Index     115
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