Retaining structures – Pressure Distribution

Retaining structures – Pressure Distribution

For the Civil FE exam, under knowledge area number 12. Geotechnical Engineering, the NCEES FE exam specifications tell us we have to understand how to analyze the stability of retaining structures – E. Stability of retaining structures (e.g., active/passive/at-rest pressure). Before we can do this, we must have a complete understanding of how the pressure…

FE Exam Review – Transportation Engineering – Traffic Stream Parameters

FE Exam Review – Transportation Engineering – Traffic Stream Parameters

Traffic streams are characterized by a number of different operationalperformance measures. Traffic operating free from traffic control devices, intersections, signs, etc, is characterized as uninterrupted traffic flow. The following traffic stream parameters can help us characterize his uninterrupted traffic flow and ultimately arrive at performance measures. Traffic flow, speed, and density are variables that form…

FE Exam Calculator Tip – Solving for unknown variable “x”

FE Exam Calculator Tip – Solving for unknown variable “x”

To pass the FE exam (EIT Exam), it is crucial that you are very familiar with certain calculator functions that can drastically reduce the time you spend per question. Passing the NCEES FE exam isn’t just about knowing the material, the test-taking and time saving strategies you employ are just as important. This quick post…

2020 FE EXAM – 4 FIRST STEPS YOU NEED TO TAKE TO PASS YOUR FE EXAM

2020 FE EXAM – 4 FIRST STEPS YOU NEED TO TAKE TO PASS YOUR FE EXAM

1) Download the NCEES Reference Handbook and NOTE down exam specifications for your discipline. Download the latest FE Reference handbook from the NCEES website (https://ncees.org/). You will need to create an account to download the Handbook. After you create an account, go to your dashboard and go under Useful Documents à View reference handbooks à…

FREE 2020 FE EXAM CHECKLIST

Helping you pass your FE Exam is our top priority. We have diligently created a FREE Excel workbook containing a checklist for all the FE Exam topics specified by the NCEES. 2020 FE EXAM CHECKLISTS/CALENDAR Are you feeling overwhelmed trying to balance out work and your daily lifestyle while preparing for the FE Exam? We…