Civil Engineering Transportation PE Exam Crash Course 03



The Civil Engineering Transportation PE Exam Crash Course 03 contains 90 practice questions covering:

  • Geometrics
    • Basic circular curve elements (e.g., middle ordinate, length, chord, radius)
    • Basic vertical curve elements
    • Traffic volume (e.g., vehicle mix, flow, and speed)
  • Materials
    • Soil classification and boring log interpretation
    • Soil properties (e.g., strength, permeability, compressibility, phase relationships)
    • Concrete (e.g., nonreinforced, reinforced)
    • Structural steel
    • Material test methods and specification conformance
    • Compaction
  • Site Development
    • Excavation and embankment (e.g., cut and fill)
    • Construction site layout and control
    • Temporary and permanent soil erosion and sediment control (e.g., construction erosion control and permits, sediment transport, channel/outlet protection)
    • Impact of construction on adjacent facilities
    • Safety (e.g., construction, roadside, work zone)

Remember, this is a process. If you will:

  • spend time every day gathering information
  • work as many example problems as possible
  • assemble the resources into an organized system

… you will be successful.

If there is anything I can do for you, please do not hesitate to ask.

To Your Success …

Jeff Setzer, PE
Civil Engineering Transportation PE Exam Crash Course 03

This Crash Course may* qualify for up to 3 PDH (Professional Development Hours)/0.3 CEU (Continuing Education Units.)

If you have any questions or comments while working through the Crash Course, please do not hesitate to contact me. I’d also appreciate your feedback once you’ve completed the guide.

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Transportation PE Exam Crash Course 03