PE (Civil) Full Course         $1,195          



This review course is designed to help students effectively prepare for the Civil PE exam in 8 to 10 class meetings.  The course focuses on fast learning of fundamentals and working on exam-style review questions.  All essential topics in geotechnical, transportation, structural, construction, environmental, and water resources fields that appear on the exam are covered.  Handouts will be distributed during each class.  A mock-exam is included.  Helpful guidance and tips for curtailing problem solving time will be given throughout the course.

   Required Material

  • PE Civil Reference Manual (16th Edition) by Michael Lindeburg
  • Scientific Calculator (CASIO fx-115ES PLUS)
  • NCEES PE Civil: Practice Exams

Recommended Material
    • A Policy on Geometric Design of Highways and Streets, 6th Edition by AASHTO
    • Roadside Design Guide, 4th edition, 2011, AASHTO
    • Highway Safety Manual, 1st ed., vol. 1, 2010, AASHTO
    • Highway Capacity Manual 2010, TRB
    • Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD), 2009, including Revisions 1 and 2 dated May 2012, USDOT—FHWA
    • Six-Minute Solutions for Civil PE Exam Transportation Depth Problems, 5th Edition Norman R. Voigt


    • Geotechnical Engineers Portable Handbook, Robert W. Day
    • Craig's Soil Mechanics, 8th Ed, Jonathan Knappett and R. F. Craig
    • Six-Minute Solutions for Civil PE Exam Geotechnical Depth Problems, 3rd Edition by Bruce A. Wolle
    • Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures, 2010, ASCE
    • Part 1926, Safety and Health Regulations for Construction, US Department of Labor, Washington, DC. US federal version


      • Project Management for Engineering and Construction, Second Edition by Garold D. Oberlender
      • Six-Minute Solutions for Civil PE Exam Construction Problems, Elaine Huang
      • Design Loads on Structures During Construction, 2002, ASCE
      • National Design Specification for Wood Construction, 2012, American Forest & Paper Association/American Wood Council
      • Standard Practice for Bracing Masonry Walls Under Construction, 2012, Council for Masonry Wall Bracing, Mason Contractors Association of America, Lombard
      • Steel Construction Manual, 14th ed., 2011, American Institute of Steel Construction, Inc.
      • ACI 318 Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete, 2011, American Concrete Institute
      • ACI 347 Guide to Formwork for Concrete, 2004, (in ACI SP-4, 7th edition appendix)
      • ACI SP-4 Formwork for Concrete, 7th ed., 2005
      • OSHA Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry, 29 CFR Part 1926 (US federal version), US Department of Labor\ 
      • MUTCD-Pt 6 Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices—Part 6 Temporary Traffic Control, 2009, US Federal Highway Administration


      • Six-Minute Solutions for Civil PE Exam Water Resources and Environmental Depth Problems, 2nd Edition by R. Wane Schneiter
      • Practice Problems for the Civil Engineering PE Exam: A Companion to the Civil Engineering Reference Manual, 14th Edition, Michael Lindeburg

      • Water Resources and Environmental Depth Reference Manual for the Civil PE Exam by Jonathan Brant and Gerald Kauffman


      • AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications, 6th edition, 2012
      • International Building Code, 2012 edition (without supplements), International Code Council
      • ASCE 7 Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures, 2010
      • ACI 3182 Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete, 2011
      • Steel Construction Manual, 14th edition, American Institute of Steel Construction, Inc.
      • National Design Specification for Wood Construction ASD/LRFD, 2012 edition, and National Design Specification Supplement, Design Values for Wood Construction, 2012 edition, American Forest & Paper Association
      • OSHA CFR 29 Part 1926: Subpart E, Personal Protective and Life Saving Equipment, 1926.95–1926.107; Subpart M, Fall Protection, 1926.500–1926.503, Appendix A–Appendix E; Subpart Q, Concrete and Masonry Construction, 1926.700–1926.706, with Appendix A; Subpart R, Steel Erection, 1926.750–1926.761, with Appendix A–Appendix H. 
      • PCI Design Handbook: Precast and Prestressed Concrete, 7th edition, 2010, Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute, Chicago, IL
      • TMS 402/6024 (ACI 530/530.1) Building Code Requirements and Specifications for Masonry Structures (and related commentaries), 2011; The Masonry Society, Boulder, CO; ACI, Detroit, MI; and Structural Engineering Institute of the ASCE