Whether you're a Civil, Water Resources (Hydrology & Hydraulics), Construction, Geotechnical, Structural, Transportation, Environmental Engineer or from another discipline, A Dictionary of Civil & Environmental Engineering will help you prepare and pass the Professional Engineering (PE) exam.
TERMS YOU NEED TO UNDERSTAND AND PASS THE CIVIL & ENVIRONMENTAL PE EXAMINATIONS
- Expanded and now includes over 20,000 terms, phrases, acronyms and definitions from the fields of: Civil, Water Resources, Construction, Geotechnical, Structural, Transportation and Environmental Engineering, plus many others.
- Finally, a dedicated dictionary for Principles and Practice of Engineering (PE) Examination - terms examinees have been asking for.
- Affordable, up-to-date dictionary for all five (5) of the PE Civil Depths and the PE Environmental examinations.
- Comprehensive definitions providing reliable, easy-to-understand descriptions.
- Considered a must-have by Principles and Practice of Engineering examinees.
- Over 10,000 copies sold of Dr. Friebel's original PE examination dictionary: A Dictionary of Civil, Water Resources & Environmental Engineering.
A Dictionary of Civil and Environmental Engineering is the first ever dictionary written exclusively for all five (5) Disciplines of the Civil and Environmental PE examinations. Created by expert Hydraulic Engineer and Water Resources/Environmental Engineering PE review course instructor Dr. Harry C. Friebel, this comprehensive dictionary guides you through the journey of studying for the PE examination - no more wondering or guessing what a particular term means. During the examination, this dictionary will supplement your understanding of the questions being asked (especially those qualitative questions) providing the necessary edge of getting additional problems correct, increasing your chances of passing the examination and maximizing your potential as a professional engineer.
Think you don't need a dictionary, think again
This dictionary was written with the Principles and Practice of Engineering (PE) Civil and Environmental examinations in mind. Typically, a PE examinee spends well over a thousand dollars on review books, courses and sample examinations. Many previous examinees believe they did not pass the examination the first time due to missing a single problem or two. What if one of those questions could have been answered correctly with a dictionary? Do you really want to chance not understanding what a word means in any of your examination questions? What is it worth to increase your chances of getting additional problems correct?
Think of this dictionary as insurance Hopefully you won't need it, but what if you do? Be wary of anyone stating a dictionary is not necessary for the exam. If you don't think the good people of National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) that put the examination together are not aware of the exact terms defined (and NOT defined) in your review manual glossary, you're kidding yourself. I have received testimonial after testimonial from former students thanking me for recommending that they bring a dictionary to the exam. Don't believe me? Go on Amazon and read the reviews for yourself. Terms can (and do) appear on the examination that you may not be familiar with. What if they are not defined in your reference books, then what? Everyone's vocabulary is different and what's familiar to you, may not be familiar to the person sitting next to you and vice versa. This dictionary may very well be the difference in you passing your examination.
I wrote this dictionary with only one objective, to help you pass the PE Civil examination