Review Course

USD597

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Architectural Engineering PE Exam Review Course

Of all the things successful people do to accelerate their trip down the path to success,
participating in some kind of coaching program is at the top of the list.

– Jack Canfield, The Success Principles

Architectural Engineering PE Exam Review Course

If you want to pass the PE Exam the first time (or this time), this Review Course will get you prepared.
  • 3-step preparation method that will equip you with the tools needed to be successful.
  • 10 things you should do to have total confidence on exam day.
  • A specific plan of action for each of the test topics.
If you don’t have the time or the desire to sit through a live PE Exam refresher, this Review Course will get you prepared.
  • 1 hour per day plus 3 to 4 hours on the weekends can get you prepared in 1 month or less.
  • Working through the course on your schedule produces better results.
  • Being lectured to in a classroom setting will not provide the resources you need on exam day.
If you’re looking for a program that gives you what you need to become a licensed PE, this Review Course will get you prepared.
  • 7 must-have resources for success on the PE exam.
  • 7 main reasons people fail the PE exam (and how you can beat the odds.)
  • 7 simple actions you can perform every day that ensure you will be prepared.

In trying to prepare for the Architectural Engineering PE Exam:

  • Is adequate PE Exam preparation time difficult to find in your hectic schedule?
  • Are work responsibilities, family time, or personal projects keeping you from studying?
  • Would a structured study plan with daily accountability be useful?

The Architectural Engineering PE Exam Review Course will help you overcome these obstacles and get you prepared for the PE Exam. The Architectural Engineering PE Exam Review Course is a comprehensive, in-depth review of every topic covered on the exam (refer to NCEES.)

The Architectural Engineering PE Exam Review Course is divided into 60 lessons with instruction, homework, links to related sites, examples, and sample practice problems.


BUILDING SYSTEMS INTEGRATION
  • Lesson 01 – Aspects of Building Performance that Affect Human Comfort
  • Lesson 02 – Building Envelope Analysis for Integrity and Efficiency
  • Lesson 03 – Impact of One System on Another
  • Lesson 04 – Life Safety Systems
  • Lesson 05 – Comparative Systems Efficiencies
  • Lesson 06 – Sustainability in Design and Construction
  • Lesson 07 – Applicable Standards, Specifications, and Models
  • Lesson 08 – Building Plans, Specifications, and Models
Section Quiz 01 – Building Systems Integration*

ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS
  • Lesson 09 – Electrical Power Systems Analysis
  • Lesson 10 – Short Circuit Analysis
  • Lesson 11 – Grounding Principles
  • Lesson 12 – Electrical Construction Methods and Materials
  • Lesson 13 – Overcurrent Protection Methods and Device Coordination
  • Lesson 14 – Branch Circuit & Feeder Conductor Sizing
  • Lesson 15 – Power Factor Correction
  • Lesson 16 – Voltage Drop Calculations
  • Lesson 17 – One-Line Diagram
  • Lesson 18 – Fire Alarm Design Principles
  • Lesson 19 – Lighting Calculations
  • Lesson 20 – Light Source Selection
  • Lesson 21 – Lighting Control
  • Lesson 22 – Receptacle Layout
  • Lesson 23 – Electrical Systems Review
Section Quiz 02 – Electrical Systems*

MECHANICAL SYSTEMS
  • Lesson 24 – Heat Gain and Loss Calculations
  • Lesson 25 – HVAC System Analysis and Selection
  • Lesson 26 – Energy Calculations
  • Lesson 27 – Ventilation and Pressurization
  • Lesson 28 – Indoor Air Quality
  • Lesson 29 – Air Distribution
  • Lesson 30 – Psychrometrics
  • Lesson 31 – Hydronic and Steam Systems
  • Lesson 32 – Fan and Pump Laws
  • Lesson 33 – Pressure Loss Calculations in Ductwork and Piping & Flow and Riser Diagrams
  • Lesson 34 – Materials and Methods
  • Lesson 35 – Piping for Specialty Systems
  • Lesson 36 – Pipe Expansion
  • Lesson 37 – Static Pressure Calculations
  • Lesson 38 – Equipment Selection
  • Lesson 39 – Sequences of Operation for Building Controls
  • Lesson 40 – Domestic Water Systems
  • Lesson 41 – Sanitary Waste and Vent Systems
  • Lesson 42 – Stormwater Systems
  • Lesson 43 – Fire Protection Sprinkler and Standpipe Classifications
Section Quiz 03 – Mechanical Systems*

STRUCTURAL SYSTEMS
  • Lesson 44 – Types of Construction
  • Lesson 45 – Component Forces
  • Lesson 46 – Structural Load Effects on Overall Electrical, Mechanical, and Structural Systems
  • Lesson 47 – Connections
  • Lesson 48 – Loads
  • Lesson 49 – Analysis of Trusses, Frames, and Shear Walls
  • Lesson 50 – Analysis of Construction Systems
  • Lesson 51 – Analysis of Stability
  • Lesson 52 – Analysis of Deflection
  • Lesson 53 – Foundations
  • Lesson 54 – Materials Characteristics & Design of Structural Components
Section Quiz 04 – Structural Systems*

PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND CONSTRUCTION ADMINISTRATION
  • Lesson 55 – Differing Site Conditions
  • Lesson 56 – Alternates
  • Lesson 57 – Contract Administration Correspondence & Quality Control
  • Lesson 58 – Construction Documents and the Submittal Process
  • Lesson 59 – System Conflict Resolution & Legal Issues
  • Lesson 60 – Scheduling of Design Tasks, Sequences of Activities, and CPM
Section Quiz 05 – Project Management and Construction Administration*

80-Question Final Exam**

This course may qualify for up to 20 PDH (Professional Development Hours)/2.0 CEU (Continuing Education Units.)
*The section quizzes are optional, but recommended.
**If you are claiming Continuing Education credit for this course, the Final Exam is required with a score of 70% or better.

The Architectural Engineering PE Exam Review Course is designed to help you prepare for the PE Exam by following these 3 steps:

  1. Work through the information in the Course … follow the references … dig deep.
  2. Work as many problems as you can find and note where you have difficulties.
  3. Take the time to put together a comprehensive Test-Day Resource Library©

Remember, this is a process. If you will:

  • spend time every day
  • work the problems
  • assemble the resources

… you will be successful.

If there is anything I can do for you, please do not hesitate to ask.

To Your Success …

Jeff Setzer, PE
Architectural Engineering PE Exam Review Course

If you have any questions or comments while working through the Architectural Engineering PE Exam Review Course, please do not hesitate to contact me.
I’d also appreciate your feedback once you’ve completed the guide.

Architectural Engineering PE Exam Review Course

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