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Structural Depth Reference Manual for the Civil PE Exam Third Version by Alan Williams
I wish to say thanks to C. Dale Buckner, PhD, PE, for performing the preliminary technical assessment of this e book, and to the PPI product growth and implementation employees who labored on the third version, together with Sarah Hubbard, director of product growth and implementation; Cathy Schrott, director of manufacturing companies; Megan Synnestvedt, Jenny Lindeburg King, and Julia White, editorial challenge managers; Invoice Bergstrom, Lisa Devoto Farrell, Tyler Hayes, Chelsea Logan, Scott Marley, Magnolia Molcan, and Bonnie Thomas, copy editors; Kate Hayes, manufacturing affiliate; Andrew Chan and Todd Fisher, calculation checkers; Tom Bergstrom, technical illustrator; and Amy Schwertman La Russa, cowl designer.
This e book addresses the structural depth part of the civil PE examination administered by the Nationwide Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES). The civil PE examination gives the qualifying take a look at for candidates searching for registration as civil engineers. The structural part of the examination is meant to evaluate the candidate’s depth of data of structural design rules and follow. The issues in the examination are supposed to be consultant of the strategy of designing parts of actual constructions.
This e book is written with the examination in thoughts. The nationwide codes are referenced, and the applicable sections of the codes are defined and analyzed in concise and easy manners. Illustrative examples are additionally introduced. Every instance focuses on one particular code challenge. This e book gives a complete information and reference for self-study of the topic, and it provides a fast and concise resolution method for any specific downside sort. Along with offering clarification and interpretation of the relevant sections of the codes, intensive reference publications are cited to replicate present design procedures.
For questions involving structural metal design, the candidate could select to make use of both the allowable stress design (ASD) methodology or the load and resistance issue (LRFD) methodology. In Ch. 4 of this e book, each strategies have been used. The NCEES has adopted the Metal Building Manual, 13th ed. 2005, revealed by the American Institute of Metal Building (AISC). Chapter 4 of this e book conforms to the 2005 version of the AISC Metal Building Manual.
The American Forest and Paper Affiliation has revealed the Nationwide Design Specification for Wooden Building, ANSI/NF & PA NDS-2005, and this version of the code has been adopted by the NCEES for their examinations. Chapter 5 of this e book conforms to the 2005 version of the NDS code. The American Concrete Institute has revealed the Constructing Code Necessities for Masonry Constructions: ACI 530-08/ASCE 5-08/TMS 402-08, and this version of the code has been adopted by the NCEES for their examinations. Chapter 6 of this e book conforms to the 2008 version of the ACI code.
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