Book Name: Structural Depth Reference Manual for the Civil PE Exam, 4th ed.
Author: Alan Williams PhD SE FICE C Eng
Why You Should Have This Book For PE Exam?
Structural Engineering is one of the most important subjects of the PE exam. To pass PE exam on Civil Engineering you must have to carry good marks on structural engineering depth section.
Structural Depth Reference Manual for the Pe Civil Exam is a concise and comprehensive book that prepares you for the Structural Engineering Depth section of the NCEES PE Exam. This book covers almost everything that may be needed on your exam. The cross references are well demonstrated so that you find additional information within the book in a very short time. Important codes and equations are highlighted so well that you will find it very easy to use them.Several solving methods of a given problem are demonstrated. For the steel structure design section both Allowable Stress Design(ASD) and Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) are included and demonstrated.For timber and masonry design Allowable Stress Design (ASD) are thoroughly explained .
To make you familiar with the NCEES PE Exam problems more than 95 practice problems are included.Solution of the practice problems are also given so that you find no difficulty in practicing them.The problems are organized ina maaner that preapres you both for the NCEES PE Exam and for the real life design too.
Many chapters of this book tries to focus on real life structural engineering problems and after reading the whole chapter you will be able to solve many of your structural engineering real life problems through the concept you gained already.
Several structural engineering topic for the NCCES PE exam are explained including Brick construction,Brick masonry construction,steel structure design,Reinforced cement concrete(RCC) design,Foundation design and prestressed concrete design.
Each chapters are well organized to give you the best preparation for the NCEES PE Exam for Structural Engineering.