As usual, we also answered a question from the Audience. We had a question from David about the California PE Exam; specifically the Seismic and Survey exam that is required to get a California Civil PE License. There are some nuances about each of the exams that will require special attention and preparation.
Ep 18 Q&A – Deciphering the California PE Special Exams Seismic and Civil
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California Seismic Exam:
The recommended seismic class was called seismicreview.com. According to the interview, Steven T. Hiner, MS, SE provides a good review for the Seismic Portion of the California PE Exam special requirements.
California Survey Exam
For the survey portion, Jim has a review course that he provides and recommends over at CivilPEReview.com. One of his commonly used resources for the survey portion is Tim Nelsons book that you can find at acethepe.com/surveybook, and also shown below:
Thanks again to Jim Monroe for coming in to provide some tips about the PE Exam. Jim is a Professional Engineer and also an instructor for the Civil PE Exam. You can sign up for his class (either the online or on the ground version) as a way to prepare for your PE Exam.
What do you Think?
What are you using to study for the California Special Civil Exams?