PPI Six-Minute Solutions for Civil PE Exam Geotechnical Depth Problems, 3rd Edition – More Than 102 Practice Problems for the NCEES PE Civil Geotechnical Exam (Paperback)

PPI Six-Minute Solutions for Civil PE Exam Geotechnical Depth Problems, 3rd Edition – More Than 102 Practice Problems for the NCEES PE Civil Geotechnical Exam By Bruce A. Wolle, MSE, PE Cover Image
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Targeted Training for Solving Civil PE Exam Geotechnical Depth Multiple-Choice Problems

Six-Minute Solutions for Civil PE Exam Geotechnical Depth Problems contains 102 multiple-choice problems that are grouped into ten chapters. Each chapter corresponds to a topic on the NCEES PE Civil exam geotechnical depth section. Like the PE exam, an average of six minutes is required to solve each problem in this book. Each problem also includes a hint that provides optional problem-solving guidance.

Topics Covered
  • Deep Foundations
  • Earth Retaining Structures
  • Earth Structures
  • Earthquake Engineering and Dynamic Loads
  • Field Materials Testing, Methods, and Safety
  • Groundwater and Seepage
  • Problematic Soil and Rock Conditions
  • Shallow Foundations
  • Site Characterization
  • Soil Mechanics, Lab Testing, and Analysis

Referenced Design Standards
  • Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures (ASCE 7)
  • Safety and Health Regulations for Construction (OSHA 29 CFR Part 1926)

Key Features
  • Problems are representative of the exam’s format, scope of topics, and level of difficulty.
  • Connect relevant theory to exam-like problems.
  • Comprehensive step-by-step solutions for all problems demonstrate accurate and efficient solving approaches.
  • Organize the codes and references you will use on exam day.
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: PPI, A Kaplan Company

About the Author


Bruce A. Wolle, MSE, PE, has provided professional engineering services in geotechnical and materials engineering, construction project consulting, and QA/QC program management for over 30 years.  His experience includes field survey and site assessments for drilling and exploration, seismic damage characterization, design recommendations, and special inspection quality control activities for construction projects from commercial development to renewable energy.  Mr. Wolle has also enjoyed over 20 years of providing instruction and review assistance to engineers-in-training by authoring practice problems, sample exams, and development of review materials with preparatory courses for the Civil PPE exam.  He holds a BSCE from New Mexico State University and MSE in civil engineering (geotechnical and seismic studies) from Arizona State University.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781591264811
ISBN-10: 1591264812
Publisher: PPI, a Kaplan Company
Publication Date: March 18th, 2015
Pages: 122
Language: English