Structural Systems: ARE Sample Problems and Practice Exam 2nd Edition provides readers with the realistic problem-solving practice needed to successfully prepare for the Structural Systems division of the ARE. This edition has been updated to the 2009 International Building Code and contains 125 challenging sample problems presented in the same formats as the problems on the exam, including multiple-choice, check-all-that-apply, and fill-in-the-blank. A sample vignette prepares you for the graphic portion of the exam. Clearly explained solutions are provided to supplement your review.
Coverage includes concrete structures; connections; foundation systems; lateral forces; notable structures and engineers; seismic design; statics and strength of materials; steel structures; structural analysis; truss analysis; walls and retaining walls; wind design; wood structures; structural layout vignette.