Structural Engineering Reference Manual Eighth Edition

Structural Engineering Reference Manual  Eighth Edition Author Alan Williams, PhD, SE, FICE, C Eng
ISBN-10 9781591264965
Release 2015-06-11
Pages 512
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Comprehensive Coverage for the 16-Hour Structural Engineering Exam The Structural Engineering Reference Manual prepares you for the NCEES 16-hour Structural Engineering (SE) exam. It covers all exam topics and provides a comprehensive review of structural analysis and design methods. Exam-adopted codes and standards are frequently referenced, and solving methods—including strength design for timber and masonry—are thoroughly explained. You will learn how to apply concepts pertaining to vertical and lateral forces by reviewing the 244 example problems. You will also strengthen your problem-solving skills by working the 44 end-of-chapter practice problems. Each problem’s complete solution lets you check your own solving approach. New for the 8th edition, both ASD and LRFD/SD solutions and explanations are provided for masonry problems, allowing you to familiarize yourself with different problem solving methods. Access to supportive information is just as important as knowledge and problem-solving efficiency. The Structural Engineering Reference Manual’s thorough index easily directs you to the codes and concepts you will need during the exam. Cross references to more than 700 equations, 60 tables, 190 figures, 8 appendices, and relevant codes will point you to additional support material when you need it. Topics covered: • Bridges • Foundations and Retaining Structures • Lateral Forces (Wind and Seismic) • Prestressed Concrete • Reinforced Concrete • Reinforced Masonry • Structural Steel • Timber Referenced Codes and Standards: • AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications (AASHTO) • Building Code Requirements and Specification for Masonry Structures (TMS 402/602) • Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete (ACI 318) • International Building Code (IBC) • Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures (ASCE 7) • National Design Specification for Wood Construction ASD/LRFD and National Design Specification Supplement, Design Values for Wood Construction (NDS) • North American Specification for the Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Members (AISI) • PCI Design Handbook: Precast and Prestressed Concrete (PCI) • Seismic Design Manual (AISC 327) • Special Design Provisions for Wind and Seismic with Commentary (SDPWS) • Steel Construction Manual (AISC 325)



Structural Engineering Reference Manual

Structural Engineering Reference Manual Author Alan Williams
ISBN-10 9781591263739
Release 2012
Pages 432
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The Structural Engineering Reference Manual is the most comprehensive reference and study guide available for engineers preparing for the NCEES 16-hour Structural Engineering (SE) exam. It provides a comprehensive review of structural analysis and design methods related to vertical and lateral forces, illustrates the most useful equations in the exam-adopted codes and standards, and provides guidelines for selecting and applying these equations. The SE exam requires a thorough familiarity with relevant codes, and the Structural Engineering Reference Manual, 6th Edition, provides coverage of the following: AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design (2010) ACI 318 (2008) ACI 530/530.1 (2008) AISC 13th edition (2005) ASCE 7 (2005) IBC (2009) NDS (2005) PCI (2004) The Most Trusted Reference for the SE Exam More than 225 example problems with complete solutions More than 45 end-of-chapter problems with complete solutions More than 700 equations136 tables, 140 figures, and 8 appendices A complete and easy-to-use index Exam Topics Covered Reinforced Concrete Foundations & Retaining Structures Prestressed Concrete Structural Steel Timber Reinforced Masonry Lateral Forces (Wind & Seismic) Bridges



Structural Engineering Reference Manual

Structural Engineering Reference Manual Author Alan Williams
ISBN-10 9781591263357
Release 2010-10-21
Pages 348
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The Structural Engineering Reference Manual is the most comprehensive reference and study guide available for engineers preparing for the NCEES 16-hour Structural PE exam. Nearly 40 practice problems with step-by-step solutions help you sharpen your problem solving skills, while demonstrating how to arrive at solutions most efficiently. Numerous charts, tables, and figures make it possible to work most exam problems using the reference manual alone. Quickly locate the important information you need to solve problems using the comprehensive index. Because the Structural PE exam requires a thorough familiarity with relevant codes, the Structural Engineering Reference Manual, 5th Edition, is updated to the following: 2004 edition of PCI 2005 edition of ASCE 7 2005 edition of NDS 2005 editions of ACI 318 and ACI 530/530.1 2005 edition of AISC, Steel Construction Manual 2006 edition of IBC 2007 edition of AASHTO Exam Topics Covered Reinforced Concrete Design Timber Design Foundations & Retaining Structures Design of Reinforced Masonry Prestressed Concrete Design Seismic Design Structural Steel Design Design of Bridges _____________________________ Since 1975 more than 2 million people preparing for their engineering, surveying, architecture, LEED®, interior design, and landscape architecture exams have entrusted their exam prep to PPI. For more information, visit us at www.ppi2pass.com.



Structural Engineering Solved Problems

Structural Engineering Solved Problems Author C. Dale Buckner
ISBN-10 1591265002
Release 2015-08-20
Pages 344
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Structural Engineering Solved Problems contains 100 practice problems representing a broad range of topics on the Structural Engineering (SE) and Civil PE exams. Each problem provides an opportunity to apply your knowledge of structural engineering concepts. The breadth of topics covered and the varied complexities of the problems allow you to assess and strengthen your problem-solving skills. Problems in both qualitative and quantitative formats are included, and solutions use the same codes and standards adopted for the exam. Step-by-step solutions are used to solve numerical problems, and detailed explanations are given for qualitative problems. Structural Engineering Solved Problems will help you to familiarize yourself with the exam topics connect relevant structural engineering theories to challenging problems navigate through exam-adopted codes and standards identify accurate and efficient problem-solving approaches Topics Covered Foundations and Retaining Structures Masonry Design Seismic Design Structural Analysis Structural Concrete Design Structural Steel Design Timber Design Codes and Standards Used in This Book AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications (AASHTO) Building Code Requirements and Specification for Masonry Structures (ACI 530/530.1) Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete (ACI 318) International Building Code (IBC) Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures (ASCE/SEI7) National Design Specification for Wood Construction ASD/LRFD (NDS) PCI Design Handbook: Precast and Prestressed Concrete (PCI) Seismic Design Manual (AISC 325) Special Design Provisions for Wind and Seismic with Commentary (SDPWS) Steel Construction Manual (AISC 327) North American Specification for the Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Members (AISI)



Civil Engineering Reference Manual for the PE Exam

Civil Engineering Reference Manual for the PE Exam Author Michael R. Lindeburg
ISBN-10 1591264537
Release 2014-07-01
Pages 1584
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Comprehensive Civil Engineering Coverage You Can Trust The Civil Engineering Reference Manual is the most comprehensive textbook for the NCEES Civil PE exam. This book's time-tested organization and clear explanations start with the basics to help you quickly get up to speed with common civil engineering concepts. Together, the 90 chapters provide an in-depth review of all of the topics, codes, and standards listed in the NCEES Civil PE exam specifications. The extensive index contains thousands of entries, with multiple entries included for each topic, so you'll find what you're looking for no matter how you search. This book features: over 100 appendices containing essential support material over 500 clarifying examples over 550 common civil engineering terms defined in an easy-to-use glossary thousands of equations, figures, and tables industry-standard terminology and nomenclature equal support of U.S. customary and SI units After you pass your exam, the Civil Engineering Reference Manual will continue to serve as an invaluable reference throughout your civil engineering career. Topics Covered Construction: Earthwork Construction and Layout; Estimating Quantities and Costs; Construction Operations and Methods; Scheduling; Material Quality Control and Production; Temporary Structures; Worker Health, Safety, and Environment Geotechnical: Subsurface Exploration and Sampling; Engineering Properties of Soils and Materials; Soil Mechanics Analysis; Earth Structures; Shallow Foundations; Earth Retaining Structures; Deep Foundations Structural: Loadings; Analysis; Mechanics of Materials; Materials; Member Design; Design Criteria Transportation: Traffic Analysis; Geometric Design; Transportation Planning; Traffic Safety Water Resources and Environmental: Closed Conduit Hydraulics; Open Channel Hydraulics; Hydrology; Groundwater and Well Fields; Wastewater Treatment; Water Quality; Water Treatment; Engineering Economics



16 Hour Structural Engineering Se Practice Exam for Buildings

16 Hour Structural Engineering  Se  Practice Exam for Buildings Author Joseph S. Schuster
ISBN-10 159126491X
Release 2015
Pages 184
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The Most Realistic Practice for the SE Exam 16-Hour Structural Engineering (SE) Practice Exam for Buildings contains two 40-problem, multiple-choice breadth exams and two four-essay depth exams consistent with the NCEES SE exam's format and specifications. Like the exam, this book's multiple-choice problems require an average of six minutes to solve, and the essay problems can be solved in one hour. Comprehensive step-by-step solutions for all problems demonstrate accurate and efficient problem-solving approaches. The solutions to the depth exams' essay problems use blue text to identify the information you will be expected to include in your exam booklet to receive full credit. The supplemental content uses black text to enhance your understanding of the solution process. 16-Hour Structural Engineering (SE) Practice Exam for Buildings will help you to - prepare for all four exam components - connect relevant theory to exam-like problems - identify accurate problem-solving approaches - navigate the exam-adopted codes and standards - solve problems under timed conditions Referenced Codes and Standards - AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications (AASHTO) - Building Code Requirements and Specification for Masonry Structures (TMS 402/602) - Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete (ACI 318) - International Building Code (IBC) - Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures (ASCE/SEI7) - National Design Specification for Wood Construction ASD/LRFD (NDS) - North American Specification for the Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Members (AISI) - PCI Design Handbook: Precast and Prestressed Concrete (PCI) - Seismic Design Manual (AISC) - Special Design Provisions for Wind and Seismic with Commentary (NDS SDPWS) - Steel Construction Manual (AISC) About the Author Joseph S. Schuster, SE, PE, is a practicing structural engineer licensed in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Illinois. He obtained a bachelor of science in civil engineering from Cornell University and a master of science in structural engineering from Stanford University. Mr. Schuster works in New York City, New York for the national engineering firm Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc., where he is involved in the structural design and renovation of steel, concrete, masonry, and wood buildings. He has also worked extensively on projects involving the repair and adaptive reuse of historic structures and has investigated several building collapses. Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH) is a national engineering firm that designs, investigates, and rehabilitates structures and building enclosures. SGH's award-winning work includes building, nuclear, transportation, water/wastewater, and science/defense projects throughout the United States and in more than 30 other countries. Also Available for Structural Engineering (SE) Exam Candidates Structural Engineering Reference Manual Structural Engineering Solved Problems Six-Minute Solutions for Structural Engineering (SE) Exam Morning Breadth Problems Concrete Design for the Civil and Structural PE Exams Steel Design for the Civil and Structural PE Exams Timber Design for the Civil and Structural PE Exams



Structural Engineering

Structural Engineering Author Alan Williams
ISBN-10 1419516485
Release 2005
Pages 443
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Written for the structural engineer preparing for the national structural engineering licensing exams, this book contains more than 70 problems and step-by-step solutions from previous exams. An excellent book for self-study, you will find this a valuable resource for understanding both the fundamentals and more advanced topics. Book jacket.



Seismic Design of Building Structures Eleventh Edition

Seismic Design of Building Structures  Eleventh Edition Author Michael R. Lindeburg, PE
ISBN-10 9781591264705
Release 2014-10-21
Pages 268
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Seismic Design of Building Structures A Professional’s Introduction to Earthquake Forces and Design Details Eleventh Edition Seismic Design of Building Structures presents the seismic design concepts most essential to engineers, architects, and students of civil and structural engineering and architecture. The book’s 15 chapters provide a concise but thorough review of seismic theory, code application, design principles, and structural analysis. The 30 example problems demonstrate how to apply concepts, codes, and equations to solve realistic problems. More than 125 practice problems provide opportunities for independent problem-solving practice, and complete solutions allow you to check your solution approach. This book includes two comprehensive indexes—one of key terms and another of seismic building codes—to quickly direct you to the information you are looking for. You can also locate related support material by following references throughout the text to the 150 equations, 29 tables, 144 figures, and 16 appendices, and to relevant codes and standards. Topics Covered: • Basic Seismology • Details of Seismic-Resistant Structures (Concrete, Masonry, Steel, Wood) • Diaphragm Theory • Earthquake Characteristics • Effects of Earthquakes on Structures • General Structural Design • Response of Structures • Seismic Building Code • Special Design Features • Tilt-Up Construction • Vibration Theory Referenced Codes and Standards: • ACI 318 • ACI 530 • AISC 341 • AISC 360 • ASCE/SEI7 • IBC • NDS • SDPWD



Construction Depth Reference Manual for the Civil PE Exam Second Edition

Construction Depth Reference Manual for the Civil PE Exam  Second Edition Author Thomas Korman, PhD, PE, PLS
ISBN-10 9781591264927
Release 2016-11-30
Pages 172
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Construction Depth Reference Manual prepares you for the construction depth section of the NCEES Civil PE exam. All depth topics are covered, and exam-adopted codes and standards are frequently referenced. You will learn how to apply concepts by reviewing the 40 example problems, and you can check your solving approaches by reviewing each problem’s step-by-step solution. Access to supportive information is just as important as knowledge and problem-solving efficiency. The Construction Depth Reference Manual’s thorough index easily directs you to the codes and concepts you will need during the exam. Cross references to the 163 equations, 38 tables, 93 figures, 5 appendices, and relevant codes will point you to additional support material when you need it. Topics Covered: • Construction Operations and Methods • Earthwork Construction and Layout • Estimating Quantity and Cost • Material Quality Control and Production • Scheduling • Temporary Structures • Worker Health and Safety



Six minute Solutions for Structural I PE Exam Problems

Six minute Solutions for Structural I PE Exam Problems Author Christine A. Subasic
ISBN-10 1591260701
Release 2006
Pages 96
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Essential preparation for the Structural PE exam's breadth and depth problems.



Craig s Soil Mechanics Seventh Edition

Craig s Soil Mechanics  Seventh Edition Author R.F. Craig
ISBN-10 0415327024
Release 2004-02-19
Pages 464
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This seventh edition of Soil Mechanics, widely praised for its clarity, depth of explanation and extensive coverage, presents the fundamental principles of soil mechanics and illustrates how they are applied in practical situations. Worked examples throughout the book reinforce the explanations and a range of problems for the reader to solve provide further learning opportunities.



Concrete Design for the Civil PE and Structural SE Exams Second Edition

Concrete Design for the Civil PE and Structural SE Exams  Second Edition Author C. Dale Bucknew, PhD, PE, SECB
ISBN-10 9781591264736
Release 2014-10-22
Pages 182
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An In-Depth Review of Concrete Design Methods and Standards Concrete Design for the Civil PE and Structural SE Exams, Second Edition An In-Depth Review of Concrete Design Methods and Standards Concrete Design for the Civil PE and Structural SE Exams presents the concrete design and analysis methods most needed by civil and structural engineering students. The book’s 12 chapters provide a concise but thorough review of concrete theory, code application, design principles, and structural analysis. The 51 example problems demonstrate how to apply concepts, codes, and equations, and over 40 figures and tables provide essential support material. A complete nomenclature list defines the industry-standard variables and symbols used in each chapter. This book includes code references to familiarize you with exam-adopted codes, such as ASCE7 and ACI 318. It also includes 35 multiple-choice problems and 2 scenario-based design problems to enhance your problem-solving skills. Each problem’s complete solution lets you check your solving approach. On exam day, you can use this book’s thorough index to quickly locate important codes and concepts. Topics Covered: • Columns and Compression Members • Continuous One-Way Systems • Design Specifications • Development of Reinforcement • Flexural Design of Reinforced Concrete Beams • Materials • Prestressed Concrete • Seismic Design of Reinforced Concrete Members • Serviceability of Reinforced Concrete Beams • Shear Design of Reinforced Concrete • Two-Way Slab Systems



Six Minute Solutions for Structural Engineering Se Exam Breadth Problems

Six Minute Solutions for Structural Engineering  Se  Exam Breadth Problems Author Christine A. Subasic
ISBN-10 1591265010
Release 2015-10-23
Pages 94
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"Six-Minute Solutions for Structural Engineering (SE) Exam Breadth Problems" will help you pass the vertical and lateral breadth components of the SE exam. This book s 90 multiple-choice problems are grouped into two chapters vertical forces and lateral forces that correspond to the exam s two breadth exam components."



Manual J Residential Load Calculation

Manual J   Residential Load Calculation Author Hank Rutkowski
ISBN-10 9781892765352
Release 2011-11-01
Pages 561
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Manual J 8th Edition is the national ANSI-recognized standard for producing HVAC equipment sizing loads for single-family detached homes, small multi-unit structures, condominiums, town houses, and manufactured homes. This new version incorporates the complete Abridged Edition of Manual J. The manual provides quick supplemental details as well as supporting reference tables and appendices. A proper load calculation, performed in accordance with the Manual J 8th Edition procedure, is required by national building codes and most state and local jurisdictions.



Quick Reference for the Civil Engineering PE Exam

Quick Reference for the Civil Engineering PE Exam Author Michael R. Lindeburg
ISBN-10 1591265118
Release 2015-12-21
Pages 152
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Quick Reference for the Civil Engineering PE Exam consolidates the most valuable and commonly used equations, figures, and tables from the Civil Engineering Reference Manual. Maximize your problem-solving efficiency and save time during the exam by having the most useful equations and data at your fingertips. This book's extensive index quickly directs you to desired equations, figures, and tables. Find what you need without wading through paragraphs of descriptive text or solved problems. The Quick Reference is organized according to the companion Reference Manual--the two share chapter and section numbers--so you can easily access related supplemental material.



Structural Depth Reference Manual for the Civil PE Exam Fourth Edition

Structural Depth Reference Manual for the Civil PE Exam  Fourth Edition Author Alan Williams, PhD, SE, FICE, C Eng
ISBN-10 9781591264958
Release 2015-09-22
Pages 212
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The Structural Depth Reference Manual prepares you for the structural depth section of the Civil PE exam. It provides a concise, yet 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. Throughout the book, cross references connect concepts and point you to additional relevant tables, figures, equations, and codes. More than 95 example problems 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. Topics Covered: • Design of Reinforced Masonry • Design of Wood Structures • Foundations • Prestressed Concrete Design • Reinforced Concrete Design • Structural Steel Design



Structural Engineering SE All in One Exam Guide Breadth and Depth

Structural Engineering SE All in One Exam Guide  Breadth and Depth Author Dave K. Adams
ISBN-10 9781259641046
Release 2017-03-08
Pages 608
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Complete coverage of every objective for the Structural Engineering SE exam Take the 16-hour Structural Engineering SE exam with confidence using this effective self-study resource. Written by a former member of the NCEES exam development and grading committees, Structural Engineering SE All-in-One Exam Guide: Breadth and Depth offers clear explanations, real-world examples, and test preparation strategies. A complete practice exam is included, containing both multiple choice and essay questions (buildings and bridges) that are accurate to the format, tone, and content of the live exam. Coverage includes: • Vertical and lateral components • Building and bridge codes • Computer modeling and verification • Construction administration • Structural analysis • Reinforced and prestressed concrete design • Masonry design • Foundation and retaining wall design • Structural and cold-formed steel design • Timber design • Seismic analysis and design • Wind analysis and design • Bridge design