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This review course is designed to optimally make use of your precious study time. We break down all the 2021 NCEES Specification topics for you. This will allow you to focus on studying and learning the material rather than overwhelm yourself as you waste time trying to find the right FE Exam study material.

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This course will cover every afternoon topic listed on the NCEES FE Exam specifications. Morning topics will be added weekly at no additional cost if you are signed up for this course.

Second Section – Afternoon Topics (complete)

A. Angles, distances, and trigonometry
B. Area computations
C. Earthwork and volume computations
D. Coordinate systems (e.g., state plane, latitude/longitude)
E. Leveling (e.g., differential, elevations, percent grades)

A. Basic hydrology (e.g., infiltration, rainfall, runoff, watersheds)
B. Basic hydraulics (e.g., Manning equation, Bernoulli theorem, open-channel flow)
C. Pumps
D. Water distribution systems
E. Flood control (e.g., dams, routing, spillways)
F. Stormwater (e.g., detention, routing, quality)
G. Collection systems (e.g., wastewater, stormwater)
H. Groundwater (e.g., flow, wells, drawdown)
I. Water quality (e.g., ground and surface, basic water chemistry)
J. Testing and standards (e.g., water, wastewater, air, noise)
K. Water and wastewater treatment (e.g., biological processes, softening, drinking water treatment)

A. Analysis of statically determinant beams, columns, trusses, and frames
B. Deflection of statically determinant beams, trusses, and frames
C. Column analysis (e.g., buckling, boundary conditions)
D. Structural determinacy and stability analysis of beams, trusses, and frames
E. Elementary statically indeterminate structures
F. Loads, load combinations, and load paths (e.g., dead, live, lateral, influence lines and moving loads, tributary areas)
G. Design of steel components (e.g., codes and design philosophies, beams, columns, tension members, connections)
H. Design of reinforced concrete components (e.g., codes and design philosophies, beams, columns)

A. Index properties and soil classifications
B. Phase relations
C. Laboratory and field tests
D. Effective stress
E. Stability of retaining structures (e.g., active/passive/at-rest pressure)
F. Shear strength
G. Bearing capacity
H. Foundation types (e.g., spread footings, deep foundations, wall footings, mats)
I. Consolidation and differential settlement
J. Slope stability (e.g., fills, embankments, cuts, dams)
K. Soil stabilization (e.g., chemical additives, geosynthetics)

A. Geometric design (e.g., streets, highways, intersections)
B. Pavement system design (e.g., thickness, subgrade, drainage, rehabilitation)
C. Traffic capacity and flow theory
D. Traffic control devices
E. Transportation planning (e.g., travel forecast modeling, safety, trip generation)

A. Project administration (e.g., documents, management, procurement, project delivery methods)
B. Construction operations and methods (e.g., safety, equipment, productivity analysis, temporary erosion control)
C. Project controls (e.g., earned value, scheduling, allocation of resources, activity relationships)
D. Construction estimating
E. Interpretation of engineering drawings

First Section – Morning Topics (Not Complete – the below topics are ready)

A. Time value of money (e.g., equivalence, present worth, equivalent annual worth, future worth, rate of return)
B. Cost (e.g., fixed, variable, direct and indirect labor, incremental, average, sunk)
C. Analyses (e.g., breakeven, benefit-cost, life cycle, sustainability, renewable energy)
D. Uncertainty (e.g., expected value and risk)

A. Resultants of force systems
B. Equivalent force systems
C. Equilibrium of rigid bodies
D. Frames and trusses
E. Centroid of area
F. Area moments of inertia
G. Static friction

A. Kinematics (e.g., particles, rigid bodies)
B. Mass moments of inertia
C. Force acceleration (e.g., particles, rigid bodies)
D. Work, energy, and power (e.g., particles, rigid bodies)

A. Shear and moment diagrams
B. Stresses and strains (e.g., diagrams, axial, torsion, bending, shear, thermal)
C. Deformations (e.g., axial, torsion, bending, thermal)
D. Combined stresses, principal stresses, and Mohr’s circle
E. Elastic and plastic deformations

A. Mix design of concrete and asphalt
B. Test methods and specifications of metals, concrete, aggregates, asphalt, and wood
C. Physical and mechanical properties of metals, concrete, aggregates, asphalt, and wood

A. Flow measurement
B. Fluid properties
C. Fluid statics
D. Energy, impulse, and momentum of fluids

Learn With Farouq

Hi 👋 I’m Farouq

I’m the instructor and founder at Directhub.

I have been working as an educator for four years and have had the opportunity to tutor and instruct hundreds of students. I have also had the opportunity to work for multiple organizations and companies as an engineering subject matter expert and tutor.

I have tutored and helped many students pass their FE exams, created engineering courses. developed content for engineering exams, created animations for stem topics, served as a higher-ed engineering subject matter and helped developed STEM enrichment classes.

I will do everything I can to help you achieve your goals.

Frequently Asked Questions

This course only covers the AFTERNOON TOPICS on the 20201 NCEES CIVIL FE EXAM. Morning topic videos and lesson notes are added weekly at no additional cost if you are enrolled in this course.

Once the morning course is complete, the total price of the course will increase.

You will have on-demand access to hundreds of video practice problems that you will need to attempt before watching the solution to each problem. You will also have access to 45,000+ word written lesson material that references EVERY single equation used in FE Handbook 10.0.1.

You will have access to lectures and video practice problems that you can download in PDF format. The videos themselves are NOT downloadable.

You will have on-demand access to hundreds of video practice problems that you will need to attempt before watching the solution to each problem. You will also have access to 45,000+ word written lesson material that references EVERY single equation used in the new 2021 FE Handbook 10.1.

You can email us or place a comment directly under the lesson, topic, or practice video and we will get back to you in no less than 24 hours. You can also email us at

Don’t forget you can submit your questions in a private forum where you and other students can discuss questions and connect.

Some videos make use of the TI-36X Pro calculator.

We will be uploading calculator tips and tricks for the TI-36X Pro and the Casio fx-115.

Yes, very soon! Email us at to express your interest!

Yes, but it will take some time. Email us at to express your interest!


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FE Exam Prep Course

On-Demand FE Civil Exam Review Course covering the latest 2021 NCEES FE Exam Specifications. This course covers formulas and equations used in the 2021 FE Handbook 10.1.

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