PE Civil Practice Exams
Gold Course

All the content in the Bronze and Silver Courses
plus over 15 hours of instructor led webinars.

The Gold Course gives you a structured 9-week program with Live webinars, direct access to instructor through Study Forum, 500+ non-numerical problems. Comprehensive breadth (AM) and Transportation Emphasis. Limited to the first 30 students (Current roll:  16).

Next sessions:

  1. Wednesday, August 23rd: How to prepare for the PE
  2. Wednesday, August 30th: Construction
  3. Wednesday, September 6th: Geotechnics
  4. Wednesday, September 13th: Structures
  5. Wednesday, September 20thth: Water & Environmental Engineering
  6. Wednesday, September 27th: Transportation I
  7. Wednesday, October 4th: Transportation II
  8. Wednesday, October 11th: Transportation III
  9. Wednesday, October 18th: Review
  10. Friday, October 27th: exam day

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.

9-week Program, Instructor Led

10-Week Program
Hours of Webinars
Non-Numerical Problems
Limited to 30 Students

Gold 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

Start preparing today.

Sign up now and get access until you pass the PE Civil exam*.

*Study until you pass the PE. However, accounts with no activity for 12 months will be closed.

Is the Gold Course right for you?

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

  • Are you serious about passing the PE Exam, next time?
  • Are you prepared to put in 18 hours of webinars to get you started?
  • Are you emphasizing Transportation, like a structured program, and contact with a live instructor?

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