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What exam did you take? and where?
I'm assuming it was the NCEES Structural I, not Calif's SE or Civil.  Am I
right?
Scott ~(:-)

----- Original Message -----
From: "Paul Crocker" <paulc(--nospam--at)ckcps.com>
To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Sent: Thursday, May 03, 2001 11:24 AM
Subject: RE: Need Practical Mechanics of Matl's/Structural Analysis Book


> I wholeheartedly second the statement quoted below.  I took it in Oct
(first
> time the new format was used) and it didn't get much worse than wL^2/8 or
> PL/4 as far as structural analysis was concerned.  Look in the
neighborhood
> of 4-190 in the silver LRFD or 2-296 in the green ASD for 90% of
everything
> you will need.  The AISC manual is great that way.  I found the Civil
> Engineering Review Manual to be pretty handy, too, as far as overall
> coverage goes (even if it is filled with small errors - a very long and
> incomplete errata is provided on the web at www.ppi2pass.com).  Good luck.
>
> Paul Crocker, P.E.
>
>
> "All deflections, moments, and shears you are likely to see you will be
able
> to solve with standard beam tables.  My
> favorite reference are the solutions in the beam section of my LRFD
> book.  If you spend more than a couple of hours on this, you are going
> way overboard."
>
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