PE Civil Study Course
Bronze Subscription

30 timed practice exams with detailed solutions

The Bronze subscription offers timed practice exams for strong students that want a comprehensive refresher that sharpens their test taking techniques.

Exams

Mixed All Discipline Exams

40 Questions | 4 hours per exam

Discipline Specific Exams

20 Questions | 2 hours per exam

Discipline Specific Exams

8 Questions | 48 minutes per exam

All exams are online, timed, and provide immediate feedback. You can download and print the solutions.

Bronze Course Content

Construction

MODULE TITLEDESCRIPTION
Earthworks, Construction & LayoutExcavation and embankment (cut & fill); Borrow pit volumes; Site layout & control
Scheduling & EconomicsConstruction sequencing; CPM network analysis; Engineering Economics
Material Quality Control & Temp StructuresMaterial testing (e.g., concrete, soil, asphalt); Concrete mix design
Estimating Quantities & CostsQuantity take-off methods; Cost estimating
Construction Operations & MethodsLifting and rigging; Cranes, erection, & stability; Dewatering and pumping; Equipment production; Productivity analysis & improvement

Geotechnics

MODULE TITLEDESCRIPTION
Sampling, Classification, Soil Phase RelationshipsSoil classification; Index properties; Phase relationships
Permeability & Pavements Permeability of fine & coarse grained soils; Pavement design criteria & loading
Compaction & Consolidation Compaction testing & optimum water content; Consolidation & settlement
Shear Strength & Effective Stress Shear strength properties, tests, and parameters; Effective stress
Earth Retaining Structures Lateral earth pressures; Passive & Active Pressures; Cantilever & Mass Concrete Retaining Walls

Structures

MODULE TITLEDESCRIPTION
Loadings Dead loads, Live loads, Construction loads
Analysis I Statically determinate analysis
Mechanics of Materials SF & BM diagrams; Flexure, shear, tension, compression, deflection; Concrete & Steel; Member Design
Analysis II Non-linear loads, statically indeterminate systems, ultimate forces and moments
Structural Design ACI 318, eccentricity, concrete design, steel design

Water Resources & Environmental

MODULE TITLEDESCRIPTION
Wastewater Treatment Wastewater flow rates (e.g., municipal, industrial, commercial), Unit operations and processes, Primary, Secondary & Biological treatment
Water Treatment Stream degradation (e.g., thermal, base flow, TDS, TSS, BOD, COD), Oxygen dynamics (e.g., oxygenation, deoxygenation, oxygen sag curve), Risk assessment and management, Toxicity, Biological & Chemical Indicator organisms
Energy dissipation, Sub/Super Critical Flow Energy dissipation, Subcritical & supercritical flow
Hydraulics & Open Channel Flow Open-channel flow (e.g., Manning’s equation), Culvert design
HydrologyHydrographs application; Rainfall intensity, duration, and frequency curves, time of concentration; Runoff analysis & the Rational methods

Transportation

MODULE TITLEDESCRIPTION
Traffic Analysis, Speed & Flow Speed analysis, Traffic Flow Theory
Traffic Analysis – Intersections & Signals Intersection design: controlled & uncontrolled
Geometric & Alignment Design (AASHTO) Horizontal & Vertical Curve Design;, acceleration & deceleration
Geometric & Roadway Design The Green Book: Curve design, Superelevation
Transportation Planning & Capacity (HCM) The HCM: capacity & LOS for Freeways, multilane segments, rural & urban highways
Highway Safety Crash rates, Accident analysis

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Is the Bronze subscription right for you?

If you can answer yes to all three of the following questions, the Bronze level subscription is right for you:

  • Don’t need a structured study plan with access to instructor and live instruction, prefer to do it on your own?

  • Aren’t looking for Video instruction, written problems will do?

  • You were a strong student and feel pretty confident but want a comprehensive review?

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The class helped me get into a serious disciplined mindset. It is almost as if you have to train for this test like a big race, more so than study for it, and the course provided excellent opportunities and exercises that helped condition my mind for what really is a rigorous endeavor.
Douglas Mastropietro PE – New York