Civil Engineering Geotechnical PE Exam Review Course

$597

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Civil Engineering Geotechnical PE Exam Review Course

Of all the things successful people do to accelerate their trip down the path to success,
participating in some kind of coaching program is at the top of the list.

– Jack Canfield, The Success Principles

Civil Engineering Geotechnical PE Exam Review Course

If you want to pass the Civil Engineering PE Exam the first time (or this time), this Review Course will get you prepared.
  • 3-step preparation method that will equip you with the tools needed to be successful.
  • 10 things you should do to have complete confidence on exam day.
  • A specific plan of action for each of the test topics.
If you don’t have the time or the desire to sit through a live exam refresher, this Review Course will get you prepared.
  • 1 hour per day plus 3 to 4 hours on the weekends can get you prepared in 1 month or less.
  • Working through the course on your schedule produces better results.
  • Being lectured to in a classroom setting will not provide the resources you need on exam day.
If you’re looking for a program that gives you what you need to become a licensed PE, this Review Course will get you prepared.
  • 7 must-have resources for success on the PE exam.
  • 7 main reasons people fail the PE exam (and how you can beat the odds.)
  • 7 simple actions you can perform every day that ensure you will be prepared.
If this Review Course sounds like what you’ve been searching for, then I invite you to click the link below:

The Civil Engineering Geotechnical PE Exam Review Course eliminates these barriers and gives you the knowledge, experience, resources, & comfort level you need for success on exam day.

The Civil Engineering Geotechnical PE Exam Review Course is a comprehensive, in-depth review of every topic covered on the exam (refer to NCEES) divided into 60 lessons with instruction, homework, links to related information, examples, and practice problems.

This course may* qualify for up to 20 PDH (Professional Development Hours)/2.0 CEU (Continuing Education Units.)


Project Planning
  • Lesson 1 – Quantity Take-Off Methods & Cost Estimating
  • Lesson 2 – Project Schedules & Activity Identification and Sequencing
Section Quiz 1 – Project Planning

Means and Methods
  • Lesson 3 – Construction Loads
  • Lesson 4 – Construction Methods
  • Lesson 5 – Temporary Structures and Facilities
Section Quiz 2 – Means and Methods

Soil Mechanics
  • Lesson 6 – Lateral Earth Pressure
  • Lesson 7 – Soil Consolidation
  • Lesson 8 – Effective and Total Stresses & Bearing Capacity
  • Lesson 9 – Foundation Settlement & Slope Stability
Section Quiz 3 – Soil Mechanics

Structural Mechanics
  • Lesson 10 – Dead and Live Loads
  • Lesson 11 – Trusses
  • Lesson 12 – Bending & Shear
  • Lesson 13 – Axial & Combined Stresses
  • Lesson 14 – Deflection & Beams
  • Lesson 15 – Columns & Slabs
  • Lesson 16 – Footings & Retaining Walls
Section Quiz 4 – Structural Mechanics

Hydraulics and Hydrology
  • Lesson 17 – Open-Channel Flow
  • Lesson 18 – Stormwater Collection and Drainage & Storm Characteristics
  • Lesson 19 – Runoff Analysis & Detention/Retention Ponds
  • Lesson 20 – Pressure Conduit & Energy and/or Continuity Equation
Section Quiz 5 – Hydraulics and Hydrology

Geometrics
  • Lesson 21 – Basic Circular Curve Elements
  • Lesson 22 – Basic Vertical Curve Elements & Traffic Volume
Section Quiz 6 – Geometrics

Materials
  • Lesson 23 – Soil Classification and Boring Log Interpretation & Soil Properties
  • Lesson 24 – Concrete
  • Lesson 25 – Structural Steel
  • Lesson 26 – Material Test Methods and Specification Conformance & Compaction
Section Quiz 7 – Materials

Site Development
  • Lesson 27 – Excavation and Embankment
  • Lesson 28 – Construction Site Layout and Control
  • Lesson 29 – Temporary and Permanent Soil Erosion and Sediment Control & Impact of Construction on Adjacent Facilities
  • Lesson 30 – Safety
Section Quiz 8 – Site Development

Civil Engineering Geotechnical PE Exam Review Course


Site Characterization
  • Lesson 31 – Interpretation of Available Existing Site Data and Proposed Site Development Data
  • Lesson 32 – Subsurface Exploration Planning & Geophysics
  • Lesson 33 – Drilling Techniques & Sampling Techniques
  • Lesson 34 – In Situ Testing & Description and Classification of Soils
  • Lesson 35 – Rock Classification and Characterization & Groundwater Exploration, Sampling, and Characterization
Section Quiz 9 – Site Characterization

Soil Mechanics, Laboratory Testing, and Analysis
  • Lesson 36 – Index Properties and Testing
  • Lesson 37 – Strength Testing of Soil and Rock
  • Lesson 38 – Stress-Strain Testing of Soil and Rock
  • Lesson 39 – Permeability Testing Properties of Soil and Rock & Effective and Total Stresses
Section Quiz 10 – Soil Mechanics, Laboratory Testing, and Analysis

Field Materials Testing, Methods, and Safety
  • Lesson 40 – Excavation and Embankment, Borrow Source Studies, Laboratory and Field Compaction
  • Lesson 41 – Trench and Construction Safety & Geotechnical Instrumentation
 Section Quiz 11 – Field Materials Testing, Methods, and Safety

Earthquake Engineering and Dynamic Loads
  • Lesson 42 – Liquefaction Analysis and Mitigation Techniques
  • Lesson 43 – Seismic Site Characterization & Pseudo-Static Analysis and Earthquake Loads
Section Quiz 12 – Earthquake Engineering and Dynamic Loads

Earth Structures
  • Lesson 44 – Slab on Grade, Ground Improvement, & Geosynthetic Applications
  • Lesson 45 – Slope Stability and Slope Stabilization, Earth Dams, Levees, and Embankments, & Landfills and Caps
  • Lesson 46 – Pavement Structures (Rigid, Flexible, Or Unpaved), Including Equivalent Single- Axle Load (ESAL), Pavement Thickness, Subgrade Testing, Subgrade Preparation, Maintenance and Rehabilitation Treatments & Settlement
Section Quiz 13 – Earth Structures

Groundwater and Seepage
  • Lesson 47 – Seepage Analysis/Groundwater Flow & Dewatering Design, Methods, and Impact on Nearby Structures
  • Lesson 48 – Drainage Design/Infiltration & Grouting and Other Methods of Reducing Seepage
Section Quiz 14 – Groundwater and Seepage

Problematic Soil and Rock Conditions
  • Lesson 49 – Karst; Collapsible, Expansive, and Sensitive Soils
  • Lesson 50 – Reactive/Corrosive Soils & Frost Susceptibility
Section Quiz 15 – Problematic Soil and Rock Conditions

Earth Retaining Structures
  • Lesson 51 – Lateral Earth Pressure & Load Distribution
  • Lesson 52 – Rigid Retaining Wall Stability Analysis
  • Lesson 53 – Flexible Retaining Wall Stability Analysis
  • Lesson 54 – Cofferdams, Underpinning, & Ground Anchors, Tie-Backs, Soil Nails, and Rock Anchors For Foundations and Slopes
Section Quiz 16 – Earth Retaining Structures

Shallow Foundations
  • Lesson 55 – Bearing Capacity
  • Lesson 56 – Settlement, Including Vertical Stress Distribution
Section Quiz 17 – Shallow Foundations

Deep Foundations
  • Lesson 57 – Single-Element Axial Capacity & Lateral Load and Deformation Analysis
  • Lesson 58 – Single-Element Settlement & Downdrag
  • Lesson 59 – Group Effects & Installation Methods and Hammer Selection
  • Lesson 60 – Pile Dynamics, Pile and Drilled-Shaft Load Testing, & Integrity Testing Methods
Section Quiz 18 – Deep Foundations

80-Question Final Exam

The PE Exam Review Course is designed to help you prepare for the PE Exam by following these 3 steps:

  1. Work through the information in the Civil Engineering Geotechnical PE Exam Review Course … follow the references … dig deep.
  2. Work as many problems as you can find and note where you have difficulties.
  3. Take the time to put together a comprehensive Test-Day Resource Library©

Remember, this is a process. If you will:

  • spend time every day
  • work the problems
  • assemble the resources

… you will be successful.

If there is anything I can do for you, please do not hesitate to ask.

To Your Success …

Jeff Setzer, PE
Civil Engineering Geotechnical PE Exam Review Course

This course may qualify for up to 20 PDH (Professional Development Hours)/2.0 CEU (Continuing Education Units.)

*If you are planning to claim the Civil Engineering Geotechnical PE Exam Review Course for continuing education credit, the final exam is required with a passing score of 70% or higher.

**If you are not planning to claim the Civil Engineering Geotechnical PE Exam Review Course for continuing education credit, the final exam is not required (but it is highly recommended.)

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Civil Engineering Geotechnical PE Exam Review Course

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