PREFACE TO THE FIRST EDITION


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PREFACE TO THE FIRST EDITION
PREFACE TO THE FIRST EDITIONThis book is the culmination of about a year of writing, but represents experience gathered from teaching an in-class review course for the civil PE exam over the past 8 years. During that time, the PE exam has gone through several changes and the course has evolved too. Currently, the civil PE exam has a breadth-depth multiple choice format, with the depth areas being construction, geotechnical, structural, transportation, and water and environmental engineering. As of April 2008, the introduction of construction as a depth specialty area in its own right has meant a significant de-emphasizing of environmental topics compared to the exam's past. Particularly, the topics of solid waste, air quality, and wetlands seem notable omissions in the new exam structure.A question I get asked …
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Indranil Goswami: Civil Engineering All-In-One PE Exam Guide: Breadth and Depth, Second Edition. PREFACE TO THE FIRST EDITION, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2012), AccessEngineering Export