Construction Documents & Services

ARE Sample Problems and Practice Exam

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Author: Holly Williams Leppo,David Kent Ballast

Publisher: Professional Publications Incorporated

ISBN: 9781591263234

Category: Architecture

Page: 92

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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.

Site Planning & Design

ARE Sample Problems and Practice Exam

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Author: David Kent Ballast

Publisher: Professional Publications Incorporated

ISBN: 9781591261544

Category: Architecture

Page: 72

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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.

Building Design & Construction Systems

ARE Sample Problems and Practice Exam

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Author: David Kent Ballast,Holly Williams Leppo

Publisher: Professional Publications Incorporated

ISBN: 9781591263258

Category: Architecture

Page: 114

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Get the realistic practice you need to successfully prepare for the Building Design & Construction Systems division of the Architect Registration Examination (ARE) with Building Design & Construction Systems: 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 topics covered, length, level of difficulty, format, and the use of logical distractors. The practice exam includes a vignette covering accessibility and ramps, roof plans, and stair design just like the actual exam. Coverage of the Building Design & Construction Systems Content Areas Codes and Regulations Concrete Doors, Windows, and Glazing Finish Materials Masonry Material Costs Metals Moisture Protection and Thermal Insulation Principles Site Planning and Design Vertical Transportation Wood Accessibility/Ramp Roof Plan Vignette Stair Design 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 Building Design & Construction Systems 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.

Structural Systems

ARE Sample Problems and Practice Exam

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Author: Rima Taher

Publisher: Professional Publications Incorporated

ISBN: 9781591263319

Category: Architecture

Page: 111

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Updated to the 2009 International Building Code 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. 125 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 125-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 structural layout just like the actual exam. Coverage of the Structural Systems Content Areas Concrete Structures Connections Foundation Systems Lateral Forces: Principles Notable Structures and Engineers Seismic Design Statics and Strength of Materials Steel Structures Structural Analysis Truss Analysis Walls and Retaining Walls Wind Design Wood Structures Structural Layout 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 Structural Systems 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.

Schematic Design

ARE Sample Problems and Practice Exam

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Author: David Kent Ballast

Publisher: Professional Publications Incorporated

ISBN: 9781591261254

Category: Architecture

Page: 56

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To pass the Schematic Design division of the ARE, you will need to successfully design two vignettes--one building layout vignette and one interior layout vignette. Schematic Design: ARE Sample Problems and Practice Exam gives you the realistic practice you need to successfully prepare for this division. Sharpen your problem-solving skills, increase your problem-solving speed and confidence, and assess essential knowledge. Each vignette includes a site plan where you create your solution. In addition to being included in the book, site plans are also available online and can be downloaded as a PDF. These site plans are accompanied by valuable tips for creating passing solutions on the actual computerized exam. Also included are fully explained examples of passing and failing designs to help you sharpen your problem-solving skills. Realistic Practice for the Schematic Design Division 4 challenging sample vignettes A realistic practice exam with two additional vignettes Each vignette includes a site plan where you create your solution Valuable tips for creating passing solutions on the actual computerized exam Fully explained examples of passing and failing designs Coverage of the Schematic Design Topics Building Layout Interior Layout _____________________________ 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.

Programming, Planning & Practice

ARE Sample Problems and Practice Exam

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Author: Holly Williams Leppo,David Kent Ballast

Publisher: Professional Publications Incorporated

ISBN: 9781591263272

Category: Architecture

Page: 80

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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.

Architectural Design Portable Handbook

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Author: Andy Pressman

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071418040

Category: Architecture

Page: 624

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Integrate key information to facilitate optimal design solutions Essential for any working architect, Architectural Design Portable Handbook guides you through projects every step of the way, summarizing, synthesizing, and systematizing the core tasks of design. Developed by noted architect Andy Pressman, this handy take-along reference is certain to become an indispensable tool. You’ll find value-added features such as quick tips and case studies, quotes from leading architects, checklists, and a customizable layout that encourages you to add your own helpful notes and reminders. And that’s in addition to expert, time- and error-sparing information on: * Design strategies * Site analysis methods * The use of CAD and other graphics * Working with clients * User-needs evaluation * Data compilation * Concept development * Exploring design alternatives * Computing and design * Presentations * More!

ARE Review Manual, Second Edition

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Author: David Kent Ballast, FAIA, CSI, NCIDQ Certification No. 9425,Steven E. O'Hara, PE

Publisher: www.ppi2pass.com

ISBN: 1591263212

Category: Architecture

Page: 800

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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

Program Evaluation in Practice

Core Concepts and Examples for Discussion and Analysis

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Author: Dean T. Spaulding

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118450205

Category: Education

Page: 300

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An updated guide to the core concepts of program evaluation This updated edition of Program Evaluation in Practice covers the core concepts of program evaluation and uses case studies to touch on real-world issues that arise when conducting an evaluation project. This important resource is filled with illustrative examples written in accessible terms and provides a wide variety of evaluation projects that can be used for discussion, analysis, and reflection. The book addresses foundations and theories of evaluation, tools and methods for collecting data, writing of reports, and the sharing of findings. The discussion questions and class activities at the end of each chapter are designed to help process the information in that chapter and to integrate the information from the other chapters, thus facilitating the learning process. As useful for students as it is for evaluators in training, Program Evaluation in Practice is a must-have text for those aspiring to be effective evaluators. Includes expanded discussion of basic theories and approaches to program evaluation Features a new chapter on objective-based evaluation and a new section on ethics in program evaluation Provides more detailed information and in-depth description for each case, including evaluation approaches, fresh references, new readings, and the new Joint Committee Standards for Evaluation

The Official SAT Study Guide

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Author: College Entrance Examination Board,The College Board

Publisher: The College Board

ISBN: 0874478529

Category: Study Aids

Page: 1100

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Offers test-taking strategies for the SAT, discussing each section and providing ten full-length tests, hundreds of practice questions, detailed reviews, a list of online resources, and coverage of the PSAT/NMSQT.

Social Work ASWB Clinical Exam Guide, Second Edition

A Comprehensive Study Guide for Success

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Author: Dawn Apgar, PhD, LSW, ACSW

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826147143

Category: Education

Page: 384

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Print version of the book includes free access to the app (web, iOS, and Android), which offers interactive Q&A review plus the entire text of the print book! Please note the app is included with print purchase only. Written by a renowned social work educator, this thoroughly updated guide helps readers identify their weak areas so they know what to focus on to pass the 2018 ASWB® Clinical licensure exam on the first attempt! Written by a renowned social work educator rather than an unknown at a test preparation company, this thoroughly updated guide helps readers identify their weak areas so they know what to focus on to pass the 2018 ASWB® Clinical licensure exam! Reviewers applaud the book’s unique test-taking tips and strategies which are based on the author’s extensive knowledge of the exam. A thorough review of the four content areas of the updated 2018 Clinical exam is provided. The 170-question practice test with explanations of the correct answers mirrors the actual exam in length and structure. This invaluable guide has been praised by social workers across the country as essential to passing the ASWB® Clinical Exam on the first attempt! Highlights include: Updated to reflect ASWB’s revised 2018 test blueprint used for test construction. Content available via an app in addition to the print version so test takers can study using multiple mediums. Written by a renowned social work educator who has helped thousands of test takers pass the exam through her invaluable workshops. Provides a thorough content review of the four core areas of the updated 2018 Clinical examination: human development, diversity, and behavior in the environment; assessment, diagnosis, and treatment planning; psychotherapy, clinical interventions, and case management; and professional values and ethics. Readers applaud the invaluable tips for how to read the questions, overcome test anxiety, avoid common pitfalls, and assess one’s learning style which help foster exam confidence. Begins with a self-assessment to help identify areas of strength and weakness. A full practice test with 170 questions that mirrors the actual ASWB® Clinical Exam in length, structure, and content, with detailed explanations of the correct answers. Identifies the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities statements (KSAs) for each question so test-takers can easily locate relevant source materials for further study. Questions are distinct from those in the author’s Social Work ASWB® Clinical Practice Test.

Are Sketches

A Visual Study Guide to the Architect Registration Exams

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Author: Lora Nicole Teagarden Aia,Lora Teagarden

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781542338608

Category:

Page: 164

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The ARE Sketches(tm) were born out of my journey to become a licensed architect and the study process I used by turning written verbiage into sketches for visual understanding. They have been shared online with others testing for their license as well as with those who simply enjoy learning about architecture. This book is whatever you want it to be. A flipbook of cool sketches. A visual study guide. A way for you to learn more about architecture. Each sketch provides a nugget of information in bite-size form, perfect for reading at your own pace with your own breaks. Write in the margins. Sketch in the blank space (there's purposefully room for that). Sketch on top of my sketches. Share it with a friend. Most of all, enjoy this wonderful world of architecture.This is the second in what will be a six part series of visual study materials for the ARE (Architect Registration Exams), covering mainly Site Planning & Design - with overlap to other tests.I get a handful of emails each week from people just like you, working hard towards getting their license. I love hearing from them and I love being able to help. That is the root of where this book was born - because a young licensed architect empowered to make the world better is a positive in my book.

Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)–Fifth Edition

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Author: Project Management Institute

Publisher: Project Management Institute

ISBN: 1935589814

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 589

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A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) —Fifth Edition reflects the collaboration and knowledge of working project managers and provides the fundamentals of project management as they apply to a wide range of projects. This internationally recognized standard gives project managers the essential tools to practice project management and deliver organizational results. • A 10th Knowledge Area has been added; Project Stakeholder Management expands upon the importance of appropriately engaging project stakeholders in key decisions and activities. • Project data information and information flow have been redefined to bring greater consistency and be more aligned with the Data, Information, Knowledge and Wisdom (DIKW) model used in the field of Knowledge Management. • Four new planning processes have been added: Plan Scope Management, Plan Schedule Management, Plan Cost Management and Plan Stakeholder Management: These were created to reinforce the concept that each of the subsidiary plans are integrated through the overall project management plan.

ARE 5 Practice Exam for the Architect Registration Exam

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Author: David Kent Ballast,Holly Williams Leppo,Rima Taher

Publisher: Professional Publications Incorporated

ISBN: 9781591265177

Category: Architecture

Page: 336

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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

Forecasting: principles and practice

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Author: Rob J Hyndman,George Athanasopoulos

Publisher: OTexts

ISBN: 0987507117

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 380

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Forecasting is required in many situations. Stocking an inventory may require forecasts of demand months in advance. Telecommunication routing requires traffic forecasts a few minutes ahead. Whatever the circumstances or time horizons involved, forecasting is an important aid in effective and efficient planning. This textbook provides a comprehensive introduction to forecasting methods and presents enough information about each method for readers to use them sensibly.

GRE

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Author: N.A

Publisher: Tata McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780071074445

Category:

Page: 563

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CISSP Practice Exams, Second Edition

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Author: Shon Harris

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 007179235X

Category: Computers

Page: 480

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Written by the #1 name in IT security certification training, fully revised for the latest exam release, and featuring 750+ practice questions plus 24 hours of audio lectures CISSP Practice Exams, Second Edition is the ideal companion to Shon Harris’ bestselling CISSP All-in-One Exam Guide. Well-regarded for her engaging and informative style, Shon Harris is renowned as an IT security certification expert. Designed as an exam-focused study-self aid and resource, CISSP Practice Exams, Second Edition provides 100% coverage of the 10 exam domains. Organized by these domains, the book allows you to focus on specific topics and tailor your study to your areas of expertise and weakness. To further aid in study and retention, each question in the book is accompanied by in-depth answer explanations for the correct and incorrect answer choices. Each chapter contains 25+ practice questions with an additional 500 practice questions hosted in a web-based environment. As an added bonus, you’ll get access to 24 hours of audio lectures featuring Harris conducting intensive review sessions. (Terms and conditions apply.) Complete, authoritative coverage of the CISSP exam Information Security Governance and Risk Management; Access Control; Security Architecture and Design; Physical (Environmental) Security; Telecommunications and Networking Security; Cryptography; Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning; Legal, Regulations, Investigations, and Compliance; Software Development Security; Operations Security

Matlab

A Practical Introduction to Programming and Problem Solving

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Author: Stormy Attaway

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: 0124058930

Category: Computers

Page: 560

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MatLab, Third Edition is the only book that gives a full introduction to programming in MATLAB combined with an explanation of the software’s powerful functions, enabling engineers to fully exploit its extensive capabilities in solving engineering problems. The book provides a systematic, step-by-step approach, building on concepts throughout the text, facilitating easier learning. Sections on common pitfalls and programming guidelines direct students towards best practice. The book is organized into 14 chapters, starting with programming concepts such as variables, assignments, input/output, and selection statements; moves onto loops; and then solves problems using both the ‘programming concept’ and the ‘power of MATLAB’ side-by-side. In-depth coverage is given to input/output, a topic that is fundamental to many engineering applications. Vectorized Code has been made into its own chapter, in order to emphasize the importance of using MATLAB efficiently. There are also expanded examples on low-level file input functions, Graphical User Interfaces, and use of MATLAB Version R2012b; modified and new end-of-chapter exercises; improved labeling of plots; and improved standards for variable names and documentation. This book will be a valuable resource for engineers learning to program and model in MATLAB, as well as for undergraduates in engineering and science taking a course that uses (or recommends) MATLAB. Presents programming concepts and MATLAB built-in functions side-by-side Systematic, step-by-step approach, building on concepts throughout the book, facilitating easier learning Sections on common pitfalls and programming guidelines direct students towards best practice

ARE 5 Review Manual for the Architect Registration Exam

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Author: David Kent Ballast, FAIA, NCARB, CSI,Steven E. O'Hara , PE

Publisher: www.ppi2pass.com

ISBN: 1591265150

Category: Architecture

Page: 1088

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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.