In the last post, I talk about how to determine the required reinforcing for a rectangular beam. To elaborate more on the same topic, I am going to show you how to actually calculate out the capacity (using my handy dandy flowchart). This most likely is just a refresher for many of you but it […]
Have you heard of Mu/4d? That’s something I learned at work from one of my bosses who has been a licensed SE since 1984! It’s basically a quick way to check your numbers for concrete flexure (which I will show you later in the post). Apparently that’s how engineers used to do quick checks – […]
OK, now that you have decided to take the exam and have just paid your registration (or exam) fees. It’s time to start studying! I hear you scream: “But the exam is months away!” “Is it enough if I just take a course…?” “I think I should be studying but I am really not sure […]
In Part I, we have talked about the benefits, uncertainties, and cost/effort. Let’s put that all together and see what it all means and the steps you can take to help yourself make an informed decision.
I know the feeling. Everyone around you seems to be passing the exam with flying colors and now it’s your turn. It has been a few years since you passed your PE and it’s time to decide whether you should take the next step. Deciding to take the exam was a big decision for me. […]
For the past couple of days since I got the NCEES notification, first thing I do everyday when I wake up is to check the License Lookup.
SE exam is very extensive and covers a huge variety of topics. To the best of my abilities, I am going to try and explain what it’s all about.