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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.
Earth Retaining Structures
Earthquake Engineering and Dynamic Loads
Field Materials Testing, Methods, and Safety
Groundwater and Seepage
Problematic Soil and Rock Conditions
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)
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.
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.