PPI PE Civil Practice Problems, 16th Edition – Comprehensive Practice for the NCEES PE Civil Exam (Paperback)

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PPI PE Civil Practice Problems, 16th Edition – Comprehensive Practice for the NCEES PE Civil Exam By Michael R. Lindeburg, PE Cover Image


CEPP16 - The Most Comprehensive Practice on the Market for the PE Civil exam!

PE Civil Practice Problems contains over 900 problems designed to reinforce your knowledge of the topics presented in the PE Civil Reference Manual (CERM16). Short, multiple-choice problems that focus on individual engineering concepts and longer, more complex problems challenge your skills in identifying and applying related engineering concepts. Problems will also familiarize you with the codes and standards you’ll use on the civil engineering exam.

Topics Covered:
  • Civil Breadth Project Planning; Means and Methods; Soil Mechanics; Structural Mechanics; Hydraulics and Hydrology; Geometrics; Materials; Site Development
  • Construction Earthwork Construction and Layout; Estimating Quantities and Costs; Construction Operations and Methods; Scheduling; Material Quality Control and Production; Temporary Structures; Health and Safety
  • Geotechnical Site Characterization; Soil Mechanics, Laboratory Testing, and Analysis; Field Materials Testing, Methods, and Safety; Earthquake Engineering and Dynamic Loads; Earth Structures; Groundwater and Seepage; Problematic Soil and Rock Conditions; Earth Retaining Structures; Shallow Foundations; Deep Foundations
  • Structural Analysis of Structures; Design and Details of Structures; Codes and Construction
  • Transportation Traffic Engineering; Horizontal Design; Vertical Design; Intersection Geometry; Roadside and Cross-Section Design; Signal Design; Traffic Control Design; Geotechnical and Pavement; Drainage; Alternatives Analysis
  • Water Resources and Environmental Analysis and Design; Hydraulics–Closed Conduit; Hydraulics–Open Channel; Hydrology; Groundwater and Wells; Wastewater Collection and Treatment; Water Quality; Drinking Water Distribution and Treatment; Engineering Economic Analysis
Key Features: 
  • Over 900 practice problems to help prepare you for the NCEES PE Civil Exam.
  • Frequent references to figures, tables, equations, and appendices in the PE Civil Reference Manual.
  • Six-minute, multiple-choice problems that follow the NCEES PE Civil exam problem format and focus on individual engineering concepts.
  • Complex problems that challenge your skills in identifying and applying related engineering concepts.
  • Equally supports U.S. customary and SI units and meticulously identifies units that carry through in all calculations.

About 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 over 40 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.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781591265726
ISBN-10: 159126572X
Publisher: PPI, a Kaplan Company
Publication Date: March 1st, 2019
Pages: 894
Language: English