Must Have

If you are taking the Civil PE Exam – Construction PM these are the required NCEES design standards.  I also put here the best study guides and problem books out there.  These are what I consider mandatory buys for the Exam.

The Design Standards

Design Loads on Structures During Construction, 2014, American Society of Civil Engineers – ASCE/SEI 37-14

Formwork for Concrete, 8th ed., 2014, American Concrete Institute, Farmington Hills, MI, SP-4 (14)

National Design Specification for Wood Construction, 2012, American Forest & Paper Association/American Wood Council, Washington, DC,

CMWB Standard Practice for Bracing Masonry Walls Under Construction, 2012, Council for Masonry Wall Bracing, Mason Contractors Association of America, Lombard, IL,

AISC Steel Construction Manual, 14th ed., American Institute of Steel Construction, Inc., Chicago, IL,

Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete, 2014, Chapters 19, 20, and 26, American Concrete Institute, Farmington Hills, MI, ACI 318-14

Construction Industry Regulations: 29 CFR Parts 1903, 1904, and 1926 (US federal version, January 2016), US Department of Labor, Washington, DC.

MUTCD-Pt 6 Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices-Part 6 Temporary Traffic Control, 2009, U.S. Federal Highway Administration,

Study Guides

Guide to passing the Construction PE Exam, by Jason Terrell, P.E. & Mark DeSantis,

Geotechnical AM Study Guide, by Michael Frolov, P.E. & Mark DeSantis, P.E.,PMP

Transportation AM Study Guide by Josh Frohman, PE & Mark DeSantis, P.E.,PMP

NEW!!! Structural AM Study Guide by Mark F. DeSantis, P.E., PMP

Reference Material

Civil Engineering Reference Manual for the PE Exam , Michael R. Lindeburg

Practice Problems Books

PE Civil: Construction Sample Questions and Solutions, by NCEES

Construction Practice Exam and Assessment Guide, by Mark DeSantis, P.E., PMP

Water Resources AM Problems and Assessment, by Mark DeSantis, P.E.,PMP

Construction Depth Practice Exams for the Civil PE Exam 2nd Edition, by Beth Lin Hartmann, PE

Practice Problems for the Civil Engineering PE Exam: A Companion to the Civil
Engineering Reference Manual, Michael R. Lindeburg

Pass the Civil Professional Engineering (PE) Exam Guide Book (4th Edition),
by passthecivilpe

Four Sample Exams for the Civil PE Exam, Ruwan Rajapakse, PE