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  1. cal91

    Crazy to not bring IBC?

    I don't have a physical copy of the IBC, just a PDF of the CBC. My plan is to only print out the couple sheets I see myself needing (such as the live load deflection criteria). Is this crazy, should I just print out all ~800 pages?
  2. cal91

    EET-SE Review

    Me too! Vertical and Lateral
  3. cal91

    SE (Vertical/Lateral) Oct 2019

    For some reason I was thinking they only make changes after the October exams (I.E. the October exam always has the same codes as the April exam of the same year). But has this not always been the case? They have changed codes mid-year in the past?
  4. cal91

    SE (Vertical/Lateral) Oct 2019

    Do we know as of now if the codes will be the same for the October 2019 exams?
  5. cal91

    Prestressed Concrete fps vs fse

    very helpful, thank you. I was getting a little confussed with all of the fs!
  6. What is the difference between fps and fse? fps: stress in prestressed reinforcement at nominal strength fse: effective stress in prestressed reinforcement after allowance for all prestress losses My interpretation, which I'm not sure is correct: fse is an upper bound to fps. Fps = fse when the prestressed reinforcement is the limiting factor. fps can be lower than fse if the concrete crushes first. edit: now I understand. My misunderstnading was I thought that fse was a stress after external loads are applied. fse = the effective stressed in the prestressed reinforcement, after prestressing and losses but before external loads. fps is the stress after external loads are applied.
  7. cal91

    Codes and References

    I'm just using the SERM and ACI for my prestress references, for April 2019.
  8. You don't have the SEAOC manuals do you?
  9. cal91

    SEAOC Design Manuals

    Anyone have Volume 2, 3, or 4 of the SEAOC Design Manuals? I already have Volume 1. I'm looking to buy them if you've passed the SE exam and are done with them. Did anyone think that they weren't helpful or necessary?
  10. cal91

    NCEES Practice Exam

    Anyone who just passed the SE Exam looking to sell their NCEES Practice Exam? Or the Bridge Problems by David Connor?
  11. cal91

    SE Exam - Computer Based Exam 2024

    It's a joke as in it's really easy to get a license?
  12. cal91

    SE Exam - Computer Based Exam 2024

    Why are you waiting on that to take the PE ?
  13. cal91

    SE Exam Material

    Great, thanks! I just sent you a PM
  14. cal91

    SE Exam - Computer Based Exam 2024

    Yeah, maybe if it was only 1 or 2 years I MIGHT delay taking the SE exam. But I just want to get it over with!
  15. cal91

    SE Exam Material

    Has anyone recently taken the SE exam who is willing to sell their material? I'm specifically looking for: Structural Engineering Reference Manual 9th edition Structural Exam Solved Problems, 7th edition Structural Exam Practice Exam, 5th edition
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