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Civil Engineering Reference Manual for PE, 15th

Product Code/ISBN: 9781591265085

Looking for the ultimate study and reference guide to pass the PE (Professional Engineers) Exam on the first try? Then you need the Civil Engineering Reference Manual for the PE Exam 15th Edition! This must-own guide comes with over 100 appendices which contain critical support material to your study topics. It also has over 500 examples to study and over 550 definitions of civil engineering terms that you will encounter either in your studies or on the job. Practice your problem solving skills with over a thousand different equations complete with figures and tables to help you get the look and the feel of the test before the big day. It also includes U.S. customary and SI units for your preference. The main topics that are covered in this essential guide are Civil Breadth, Construction, Geotechnical, Structural, Transportation, Water Resources and Environmental. That’s just the beginning, because this book discusses:

  • Soil Mechanics
  • Deep Foundations
  • Drinking Water Distribution and Treatment
  • Engineering Economic Analysis
  • Geotechnical and Pavement
  • Drainage
  • Laboratory testing
  • Problematic Soil and Rock Conditions
  • Earth Retaining Structures
  • Shallow Foundations
  • Hydraulics and Hydrology
  • Materials
  • Site Development
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Groundwater
  • Fluid Statics
  • Fluid Flow Parameters
  • Integral Calculus
  • Municipal Solid Waste
  • Properties of Concrete and Reinforcing Steel Concrete Proportioning, Mixing, and Placing
  • Masonry Walls
  • Highway Safety
  • Plane Surveying
  • Kinematics
  • Kinetics
  • Engineering Ethics
  • Project Management, Budgeting, and Scheduling
  • Construction Operations and Methods
  • And many more necessary topics for your studies!


So, do yourself a favor by getting this book first and starting your studying off right. The materials covered and examples provided will not only prepare you for the test, but make it so you don’t need any other resource to pass when you finally take the exam.