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There are two major books in the market for the PE:
1.  PPI (professional publications):  they have an excellent web site and
message board where you can get to discuss things with other engineers
taking the test plus the author and a couple of people from the state
boards.  The address is  I would recommend the books
from them and they are not that expensive.  Get the CERM (CE ref manual),
solution set and 101 questions.

2.  CV chelapati publishes a set of 6 manuals and also offers class in the
southern calif. area.  they are expensive (about 400), thick because of big
fonts and in some ways good also.  they are at

I used the above two books and they helped me pass the exam on the first

Just these manuals will never be sufficient, get your reference books out
from college.

Check out your local library for ASCE video tapes and audio tapes by
PPI is good if you commute a lot.


> From: "Jennifer Dressler" <jennifer.dressler(--nospam--at)>
> To: <seaint(--nospam--at)>
> Subject: PE Review Materials
> I will be taking the Principles and Practice Exam this October, and I am =
> wondering if there are any
> really good review materials that any of you would recommend. I tried to =
> sign up for a refresher class, but due to=20
> lack of enrollment, it was canceled.
> Thanks,
> Jen Dressler
> Triad Engineering
> Milwaukee, WI