This highly effective self-study system delivers 100% coverage of all topics on the Structural Engineering SE exam
Take the Structural Engineering SE Exam with complete confidence using the information contained in this comprehensive test preparation resource. Structural Engineering SE All-in-One Exam Guide: Breadth and Depth offers background material, sample problems, and accurate practice exams-all in a single volume. The book includes 160 practice multiple choice questions and 28 practice essay questions.
Using the tried-and-true "All-in-One" format, the book reviews all topics covered on the test, such as building systems, structural analysis, seismic and wind analysis, structural materials, and non-building structures. Special emphasis is placed on simple and complex code provisions that appear on the exam. Strategies for taking the exam are discussed, giving you insight into how the test is written and graded.
* Offers complete coverage of the breadth and depth portions for both the Lateral Forces segment and Vertical Forces segment of the Structural Engineering SE Exam
* Includes two practice tests for each portion of the exam and 28 practice essay questions for both buildings and bridges
* Written by an expert with first-hand knowledge of how the NCEES develops and grades the SE Exam
David K. Adams, S.E., is a registered civil and structural engineer in California. He graduated from the University of California at San Diego with a degree in Structural Engineering and has practiced with Lane Engineers, Inc. in Tulare, California since 1990. A typical workday for Mr. Adams includes completion of structural calculations, drawings, and reports on buildings and other structures for commercial, residential, educational, institutional, and industrial uses. In addition to providing plan checking services for local municipalities to determine building compliance with life safety, accessibility, and structural requirements of current codes, the author also provides expert review services for Californias engineer licensing board, has participated in the development of national and California-specific structural engineering licensing examinations, and is currently an instructor for the American Society of Civil Engineers.