PPI PE Structural Breadth Six Minute Problems With Solutions
Author: Christine A. Subasic PE
Edition: 7th


How PPI PE Structural Breadth Six Minute Problems With Solutions-7th edition can Help You?

PE structural breadth is the hardest of all PE Civil Exam of NCEES and therefore a good preparation is needed to crack PE Structural exam on the first attempt.

The most followed way of cracking the PE structural exam is to practice a lot as suggested by seniors who passed the exam. You have to practice more than anyone else taking other PE disciplines and therefore it is mandatory to solve the exam-like questions. Solving not only just improve your perception when it comes in front of you but also improves your problem-solving skills by letting you know the ways to solve and by familiarizing you with the updated codes.

Everyone knows, to solve the breadth questions, there are around six minutes. So, if you can solve a problem earlier than six-minute you will have some extra time to focus on other hard problems and to check the problems once more you already solved.

PPI PE structural breadth six-minute problems and solutions 7th edition by Christine A. Subasic, PE, helps you to understand what types of questions you may need to confront and what the probable best way to solve them. This newly published book comprises of-

  • 90 PE structural breadth exam-like multiple-choice problems and the solutions.
  • Problems are arranged in two chapters: Vertical forces and lateral forces as in the real exam.
  • The level of difficulty of each problem is similar to the problems you would face during the PE breadth exam.
  • Solution to the problems are exact and follows the guidance of the NCEES.
  • Solutions are presented in a step by step format, so you can learn them easily.
  • As this book is newly published, it follows the latest code requirements of the NCEES.

Referenced Codes and Standards

  • AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications (AASHTO) 8th Ed. 
  • Building Code Requirements and Specification for Masonry Structures (TMS 402/602) 2016 Ed. 
  • Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete (ACI 318) 2014 Ed.
  • International Building Code (IBC) 2018 Ed. 
  • Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures (ASCE/SEI7) 2016 Ed.
  • National Design Specification for Wood Construction ASD/LRFD and National Design Specification Supplement, Design Values for Wood Construction (NDS) 2018 Ed. 
  • Seismic Design Manual (AISC 327) 3rd Ed. 
  • Special Design Provisions for Wind and Seismic with Commentary (SDPWS) 2015 Ed. 
  • Steel Construction Manual (AISC 325) 15th Ed.


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