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Maybe I'll just go to the nearest pub - watch game 6 of world series (if
the giants haven't won it by then) and kill two birds with one stone...
but then I still need to get home don't I ?

Gotta stay positive (but fully aware I have little chance without
studying).
-gerard

Go Giants!
Spank the Rally Monkey !
Send the Angels to Hell !
Danny Glover is a Giants Fan (He's not on your team this time)!
Beat LA   Beat LA   Beat LA!



-----Original Message-----
From: Samir Ghosn [mailto:sghosn(--nospam--at)harris-assoc.com] 
Sent: Tuesday, October 22, 2002 12:57 PM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: Re: SE Exam

Humility can be a very humble experience.  Just remember to find your
way
home after the gruling experience of a 16 hour brian drain.
Samir Ghosn, PE
At 11:47 AM 10/22/2002 -0700, you wrote:
>      Well, Friday is my CA SE exam (1st attempt) and I have been too
busy
>to study enough… (8 hours total prior to today – UGGGHHH!) 
>Anyway, on the board website, they list CBC Vol I as a required
resource
>for the exam. I don’t have a copy of it nor do I have a copy of
UBC
>Vol I, both of which are mostly non-structural code requirements. When
I
>have used Vol I for structural, it was to look up the occupancy type of
a
>structure because it can impact certain seismic criteria (i.e.
importance
>factors etc…).  What are some other issues that are common in Vol
I
>that could impact a structural design of specific elements. I would
guess
>that there are some fire-related items and maybe something on quality
>control? If anyone could list some sections of VOL I they occasionally
need
>to refer to properly design a structure or element of a structure, I
would
>appreciate it they could share it with me. I’d rather not have to
go
>spend another 150 bucks on a reference after spending over 500 dollars
>already in “prepping” for this test.  Good luck to any
fellow
>test takers out there and to those taking the PE this weekend.  Thanks,

>-gerard   


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