ARE Review Manual Second Edition

ARE Review Manual  Second Edition Author David Kent Ballast, FAIA, CSI, NCIDQ Certification No. 9425
ISBN-10 9781591263210
Year 2010-12-08
Pages 800
Language en
Publisher www.ppi2pass.com
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Updated to the 2007 AIA Documents and the 2009 International Building Code Successful exam preparation requires the best resources, and the ARE Review Manual gives you the power to pass all seven divisions of the ARE. This one book, updated to the 2007 AIA documents and the 2009 International Building Code, provides you with a complete and comprehensive review of the content areas covered on the ARE divisions. Additional chapters covering basic mathematics, important building regulations, and barrier-free design supplement your preparation regime. ARE Divisions Covered Building Systems Building Design & Construction Systems Construction Documents & Services Programming, Planning, & Practice Schematic Design Site Planning & Design Structural Systems Prepare to Pass All Seven Divisions of the ARE with a thorough review of all the content areas covered hundreds of tables and figures exam advice to help you avoid common mistakes guidelines to effectively focus your preparation a revised edition with updated codes and standards

OTA Exam Review Manual

OTA Exam Review Manual Author Karen Sladyk
ISBN-10 1556427018
Year 2005-01-01
Pages 206
Language en
Publisher SLACK Incorporated
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Are you a student preparing for the NBCOT exam? Looking for only one study guide to help you prepare for this important day? Wondering what thousands of your peers and fellow students have relied on for their studying needs? The answer is the OTA Exam Review Manual-now available in a completely updated and revised second edition with over 550 questions. This invaluable study tool is designed to guide students through the studying process from start to finish. With a redesigned question format to match the NBCOT exam, more questions, and an on-line testing component, this second edition is a study guide that inspires critical thinking. Karen Sladyk and her co-authors incorporate domain-, task-, and knowledge-style questions as a way to prepare students for the pace of the NBCOT exam. This collection of questions enables students to think logically for the answers, not just practice for the exam. The OTA Exam Review Manual, Second Edition also includes an on-line testing component. With 250 questions (50 more than the previous edition), this feature assists students with integrated learning and the ability to maximize their computer testing skills. Covering topics such as study techniques, content outlines, fieldwork, and life after the exam, the OTA Exam Review Manual, Second Edition is the most current and extensive review on the market for OTA students. Features: Contains 550 questions (50 more than the previous edition) divided into 11 one-hour test period simulations Redesigned question format to match new NBCOT exam Includes a new user-friendly, on-line testing component incorporating domain-style questions from the book Worksheets, time organizers, and appendix resources

ARE 5 Review Manual for the Architect Registration Exam

ARE 5 Review Manual for the Architect Registration Exam Author David Kent Ballast, FAIA, NCARB, CSI
ISBN-10 9781591265153
Year 2016-09-26
Pages 1088
Language en
Publisher www.ppi2pass.com
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Comprehensive Architect Registration Exam 5.0 Coverage The ARE 5 Review Manual is the most comprehensive textbook for the Architect Registration Exam 5.0 (ARE 5.0). All six exam divisions are covered with thorough explanations for each of the division’s sections. Over 150 example problems demonstrate how to apply key architectural concepts, codes, and standards. Cross references to more than 100 tables and nearly 400 figures will point you to additional support material when you need it. The extensive index contains thousands of entries so you can prepare for the exam by easily finding division sections and concepts. This book features • thorough coverage of all divisions and their sections • over 150 clarifying examples • industry-standard terminology and nomenclature • exam advice, tips, and strategies After you pass your exam, the ARE 5 Review Manual will continue to serve as an invaluable reference throughout your architectural career.

Site Planning Design

Site Planning   Design Author David Kent Ballast
ISBN-10 1591261546
Year 2008-11
Pages 72
Language en
Publisher Professional Publications Incorporated
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Successfully Prepare for the Site Planning & Design Division of the ARE Get the realistic problem-solving practice you need to pass the Site Planning & Design division of the ARE with Site Planning & Design: ARE Sample Problems and Practice Exam. 63 challenging sample problems are presented in the same formats as the problems on the exam, including multiple choice, check all that apply, and fill in the blank. Two sample vignettes in Site Design and Site Grading are designed to help build your confidence and prepare you for the exam. Clearly explained solutions, many of which are enhanced with study notes, are provided to supplement your review. After completing the sample problems, make sure you are fully prepared for the exam by taking the realistic practice exam. Designed to help you manage your study time effectively by identifying your areas of strength and weakness, the practice exam includes 65 multiple-choice problems as well as Site Grading and Site Design vignettes. This practice exam mirrors the actual exam through the topics covered, length, level of difficulty, format, and the use of logical distractors. Coverage of the Site Planning & Design Topics Circulation and Parking Urban Development and Community Influences Climate and Sustainable Design Other Site Design Influences Legal and Economic Influences Site Design Site Analysis Site Grading Transportation and Utilities _____________________________ Since 1975 more than 2 million people preparing for their engineering, surveying, architecture, LEED®, interior design, and landscape architecture exams have entrusted their exam prep to PPI. For more information, visit us at www.ppi2pass.com.

Structural Systems

Structural Systems Author Rima Taher
ISBN-10 1591261279
Year 2008
Pages 111
Language en
Publisher Professional Publications Incorporated
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Get the realistic practice you need to successfully prepare for the Structural Systems division of the Architect Registration Examination (ARE) with Structural Systems: ARE Sample Problems and Practice Exam. Sharpen your problem-solving skills, increase your problem-solving speed and confidence, and assess essential knowledge. Sharpen your Structural Systems problem-solving skills 125 challenging sample problems in the same formats as the actual 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 A realistic 125-problem practice exam with an additional vignette just like the actual exam Clearly explained solutions supplement your review Coverage of the Structural Systems Topics Concrete Structures Connections Foundation Systems Lateral Forces: Principles Notable Structures & Engineers Seismic Design Statics & Strength of Materials Steel Structures Structural Analysis Truss Analysis Walls & Retaining Walls Wind Design Wood Structures Structural Layout Vignette _____________________________ Since 1975 more than 2 million people preparing for their engineering, surveying, architecture, LEED®, interior design, and landscape architecture exams have entrusted their exam prep to PPI. For more information, visit us at www.ppi2pass.com.

FE Chemical Review Manual

FE Chemical Review Manual Author Michael R. Lindeburg, PE
ISBN-10 9781591264453
Year 2016-05-05
Pages 800
Language en
Publisher www.ppi2pass.com
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The Most Comprehensive Book for the Computer-Based FE Chemical Exam The FE Chemical Review Manual offers complete coverage of FE Chemical exam knowledge areas and the relevant elements—equations, figures, and tables—from the NCEES FE Reference Handbook. With mini-exams to assess your grasp of the exam’s knowledge areas, and concise explanations of thousands of equations and hundreds of figures and tables, the Review Manual contains everything you need to succeed on the FE Chemical exam. The Review Manual organizes the Handbook elements logically, grouping related concepts that the Handbook has in disparate locations. All Handbook elements are shown in blue for easy identification. Equations, and their associated variations and values, are clearly presented. Descriptions are succinct and supported by exam-like example problems, with step-by-step solutions to reinforce the theory and application of fundamental concepts. Thousands of terms are indexed to facilitate cross-referencing. Entrust your FE exam preparation to PPI and get the power to pass the first time—guaranteed. Topics Covered: • Chemical Reaction Engineering • Chemistry • Computational Tools • Engineering Sciences • Ethics and Professional Practice • Fluid Mechanics/Dynamics • Heat Transfer • Mass Transfer and Separation • Material/Energy Balances • Materials Science • Mathematics • Probability and Statistics • Process Control • Process Design and Economics • Safety, Health, and Environment • Thermodynamics

FE Review Manual

FE Review Manual Author Michael R. Lindeburg, PE
ISBN-10 9781591263524
Year 2011
Pages 872
Language en
Publisher www.ppi2pass.com
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The Best-Selling Book for FE Exam Preparation The FE Review Manual is the most trusted FE exam preparation book. Gain a better understanding of key concepts and save prep time by reviewing FE exam topics and NCEES Handbook equations in a single location. These equations, along with NCEES Handbook figures and tables, are distinguished in green text for easy cross-referencing. Use the 13 diagnostic exams to identify where you need the most review and improve your problem-solving skills with over 1,200 practice problems. You can also look for PPI's new discipline-specific FE review manuals: FE Civil Review Manual FE Electrical and Computer Review Manual FE Mechanical Review Manual FE Other Disciplines Review Manual Entrust your FE exam preparation to the FE Review Manual and get the power to pass the first time--guaranteed--or we'll refund your purchase price. FE exam coverage in 54 easy-to-read chapters 13 topic-specific diagnostic exams Green text to identify equations, figures, and tables found in the NCEES Handbook Over 1,200 practice problems with step-by-step solutions SI units throughout Sample study schedule Comprehensive, easy-to-use index Exam tips and advice Topics Covered Include Biology Chemistry Computers, Measurement, and Controls Conversion Factors Dynamics Electric Circuits Engineering Economics Ethics Fluid Mechanics Materials Science/Structure of Matter Mathematics Mechanics of Materials Statics Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer Transport Phenomena Units and Fundamental Constants _____________________________ Since 1975, more than 3 million people preparing for their engineering, surveying, architecture, LEED�, interior design, and landscape architecture exams have entrusted their exam prep to PPI. For more information, visit us at www.ppi2pass.com.

Mechanical Discipline specific Review for the FE EIT Exam

Mechanical Discipline specific Review for the FE EIT Exam Author Michel A. Saad
ISBN-10 1591260655
Year 2006-01
Pages 91
Language en
Publisher Professional Publications Incorporated
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The Best Preparation for Discipline-Specific FE Exams 60 practice problems, with full solutions Two complete, simulated 4-hour discipline-specific exam Covers all the topics for that particular discipline Provides the in-depth review you need Topics Covered Automatic Controls Computers Dynamic Systems Energy Conversion & Power Plants Fans, Pumps & Compressors Fluid Mechanics Heat Transfer Material Behavior/Processing Measurement & Instrumentation Mechanical Design Refrigeration & HVAC Stress Analysis Thermodynamics _____________________________ Since 1975 more than 2 million people preparing for their engineering, surveying, architecture, LEED®, interior design, and landscape architecture exams have entrusted their exam prep to PPI. For more information, visit us at www.ppi2pass.com.

Certified Nurse Educator CNE Review Manual Second Edition

Certified Nurse Educator  CNE  Review Manual  Second Edition Author Ruth Wittmann-Price, PhD, CNS, RN, CNE
ISBN-10 9780826110077
Year 2013-05-22
Pages 440
Language en
Publisher Springer Publishing Company
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"This is a treasure trove for those preparing for the CNE examination. For those adding certification to their goals list, this book is a must have."--Doody's Medical Reviews "I truly believe that your book made it possible for me to successfully complete the CNE exam! It truly is the only book you need to pass the CNE exam - I'm living proof! Thanks so much! I learned a lot from your book and intend to keep it on my desk for future reference!" -Sue Carroll, MSN, RN Sentara College of Health Sciences This is the only CNE review book for both novice and expert nurse educators that offers a systematic approach to preparing for the CNE Certification Exam. This concise Manual is aligned with the NLNís test blueprint to reflect not only requisite knowledge but also the percentages of content distribution in the new test plan. The book is organized into fifteen chapters that address the core content of topics outlined in the exam blueprint. Additionally, each chapter is organized into bite-size segments to facilitate ease of use. Chapters contains case studies, tips for test success, and critical thinking questions along with web links for accessing additional content on a particular topic. Review questions complete each chapter and a sample CNE test is provided. Three practice tests are also included along with an answer key and rationale for self-assessment. New to the Second Edition: Reflects shifting paradigms in nursing education Focuses on specific change theory, mentoring, incivility, curriculum design, and technology Revises content to reflect the new NLN CNL test plan Includes additional questions and teaching examples

The Algorithm Design Manual

The Algorithm Design Manual Author Steven S Skiena
ISBN-10 9781848000704
Year 2009-04-05
Pages 730
Language en
Publisher Springer Science & Business Media
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This newly expanded and updated second edition of the best-selling classic continues to take the "mystery" out of designing algorithms, and analyzing their efficacy and efficiency. Expanding on the first edition, the book now serves as the primary textbook of choice for algorithm design courses while maintaining its status as the premier practical reference guide to algorithms for programmers, researchers, and students. The reader-friendly Algorithm Design Manual provides straightforward access to combinatorial algorithms technology, stressing design over analysis. The first part, Techniques, provides accessible instruction on methods for designing and analyzing computer algorithms. The second part, Resources, is intended for browsing and reference, and comprises the catalog of algorithmic resources, implementations and an extensive bibliography. NEW to the second edition: • Doubles the tutorial material and exercises over the first edition • Provides full online support for lecturers, and a completely updated and improved website component with lecture slides, audio and video • Contains a unique catalog identifying the 75 algorithmic problems that arise most often in practice, leading the reader down the right path to solve them • Includes several NEW "war stories" relating experiences from real-world applications • Provides up-to-date links leading to the very best algorithm implementations available in C, C++, and Java

Programming Planning and Practice ARE Mock Exam

Programming  Planning and Practice ARE Mock Exam Author Gang Chen
ISBN-10 9781612650067
Year 2012-05
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher ArchiteG, Inc.
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A Practical Guide & Mock Exam for the Programming, Planning & Practice (PPP) Division of the ARE Every July, NCARB begins to recreate the Architect Registration Examination (ARE) questions based on a new guide and scope. We always incorporate this latest information into our books. To become a licensed architect, you need to have a proper combination of education and/or experience, meet your Board of Architecture's special requirements, and pass all seven divisions of ARE. This book provides an ARE exam overview, suggested reference and resource links, exam prep and exam taking techniques, tips and guides, and a realistic and complete mock exam with solutions and explanations for the Programming, Planning & Practice (PPP) Division of the ARE. More specifically this book covers the following subjects: ARE, IDP, and Education Requirements ARE Exam Content, Format, and Prep Strategies Codes and Regulations Environmental, Social & Economic Issues Programming & Analysis Project Budget & Financing Project & Practice Management Site Zoning Two Graphic Vignettes with Step-By-Step Solutions Using the NCARB Practice Program Software Instructions on Installing Alternate DWG Files for Use with NCARB Software The mock exam includes 85 challenging questions of the same difficulty level and format as the real exam (multiple-choice, check-all-that-apply, and fill-in-the-blank), and two graphic vignettes. This book will help you pass the PPP division of the ARE and become a licensed architect! Can you study and pass the ARE Programming, Planning & Practice (PPP) Exam in 2 weeks? The answer is yes IF you study the right materials: If you have ZERO experience but read the right materials, you can pass with 2 weeks of prep. If you study our book, "Programming, Planning & Practice ARE Mock Exam," you have an excellent chance of studying and passing the ARE Programming, Planning & Practice (PPP) Exam in 2 weeks. We have added many tips and tricks that WILL help you pass the exam on your first try. Our goal is to take a very complicated subject and make it simple. "Programming, Planning & Practice ARE Mock Exam" will save you time and money and help you pass the exam on the first try! About the author Gang Chen holds a master's degree from the School of Architecture, University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, and a bachelor's degree from the School of Architecture, South China University of Technology. He has more than 20 years of professional experience. Many of the projects he was in charge of or participated in have been published extensively in Architecture, Architectural Record, The Los Angeles Times, The Orange County Register, and more. He has worked on a variety of unusual projects, including well-known, large-scale healthcare and hospitality projects with over one billion dollars in construction costs, award-winning school designs, highly-acclaimed urban design and streetscape projects, multifamily housing, high-end custom homes, and regional and neighborhood shopping centers. Gang Chen is a LEED AP BD+C and a licensed architect in California. He is also the internationally acclaimed author of other fascinating books, including Building Construction, Planting Design Illustrated, the ARE Mock Exam series, and the LEED Exam Guide series, which includes one guidebook for each of the LEED exams. For more information, visit www.GreenExamEducation.com

Construction Documents Services

Construction Documents   Services Author Holly Williams Leppo
ISBN-10 1591263239
Year 2011
Pages 92
Language en
Publisher Professional Publications Incorporated
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Updated to the 2007 AIA Documents Get the realistic practice you need to successfully prepare for the Construction Documents & Services division of the Architect Registration Examination (ARE) with Construction Documents & Services: ARE Sample Problems and Practice Exam. 123 challenging sample problems are 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. Also included is a realistic 100-problem practice exam that simulates the actual exam experience through content areas covered, length, level of difficulty, format, and the use of logical distractors. The practice exam includes a building section vignette just like the actual exam. Coverage of the Construction Documents & Services Content Areas Bidding Procedures and Documents Codes and Regulations Construction Administration Services Construction Drawings Contractual Documents Project and Practice Management Project Manual and Specifications Building Section Vignette Features and Benefits Challenging sample problems in the same format as the exam provide the realistic practice you need to successfully prepare for the Construction Documents & Services division of the ARE. Downloadable PDF files, which can be can be imported into your drafting software, allow you to practice creating graphic vignette solutions. Practical tips for approaching the multiple choice sections, solving the vignettes, and using the vignette software help you avoid common mistakes. Updated codes and standards provide you with the most current ARE review materials.

Programming Planning Practice

Programming  Planning   Practice Author Holly Williams Leppo
ISBN-10 1591263271
Year 2010-12
Pages 80
Language en
Publisher Professional Publications Incorporated
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Updated to the 2007 AIA Documents and the 2009 International Building Code Get the realistic practice you need to successfully prepare for the Programming, Planning & Practice division of the Architect Registration Examination (ARE) with Programming, Planning & Practice: ARE Sample Problems and Practice Exam. 88 challenging sample problems are 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. Also included is a realistic 85-problem practice exam that simulates the actual exam experience through content areas covered, length, level of difficulty, format, and the use of logical distractors. The practice exam includes a vignette covering site zoning just like the actual exam. Coverage of the Programming, Planning & Practice Content Areas Codes and Regulations Environmental, Social and Economic Issues Programming and Analysis Project Budget and Financing Project and Practice Management Site Zoning Features and Benefits Challenging sample problems in the same format as the exam provide the realistic practice you need to successfully prepare for the Programming, Planning & Practice division of the ARE. Downloadable PDF files, which can be can be imported into your drafting software, allow you to practice creating graphic vignette solutions. Practical tips for approaching the multiple choice sections, solving the vignettes, and using the vignette software help you avoid common mistakes. Updated codes and standards provide you with the most current ARE review materials.

ARE 5 Practice Exam for the Architect Registration Exam

ARE 5 Practice Exam for the Architect Registration Exam Author David Kent Ballast
ISBN-10 1591265177
Year 2016-10-19
Pages 336
Language en
Publisher Professional Publications Incorporated
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ARE 5 Practice Exam contains six practice exams consistent with the NCARB Architect Registration Exam (ARE 5.0) format and divisions. All exam divisions are covered, with one practice exam for each ARE 5.0 division. The problem formats in this book mimic those on the exam and include multiple choice, check-all-that-apply, fill-in-the-blank, drag-and-place, and hot spot formats. Short, realistic problems focus on individual architecture concepts, while longer, more complex case study problems challenge your skills in identifying and applying related architecture concepts. Enhance your time-management skills by taking each exam within the same time limit as the actual exam. Then, evaluate your performance using the six individual answer keys. Comprehensive and clear solutions demonstrate accurate and efficient problem-solving approaches. ARE 5 Practice Exam will help you effectively familiarize yourself with the exam scope and format quickly identify accurate and efficient problem-solving approaches successfully connect relevant theory to exam-like problems efficiently navigate through exam-adopted codes and standards confidently solve problems under timed conditions Topics Covered Practice Management Project Management Programming & Analysis Project Planning & Design Project Development & Documentation Construction & Evaluation

Ophthalmology Review Manual

Ophthalmology Review Manual Author Kenneth C. Chern
ISBN-10 9781451153989
Year 2012-02-20
Pages 560
Language en
Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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This manual provides an organized reference to aid in management of clinical problems and preparation for board exams. A standardized outline format is used in order to emphasize relevant information and allow rapid retrieval of key points. Each section starts with anatomy and physiology—the essential framework for understanding the basis for the related diseases—and then summarizes specific disease entities in outline format, with major features highlighted. For quick reference over 200 specific disease entities are listed, along with corresponding page numbers, on the inside front cover of the book. Figures have been selected to demonstrate classic findings and to highlight important relationships. The manual covers all material listed in the OKAP Subject Outline published by the AAO.