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B-4 General Residential Engineering (2023-02-01)

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80 Questions
70% Minimum Passing Score
210 Minutes Time Allowed

The reference material listed below was used to prepare the questions for this examination.  The examination may also contain questions based on trade knowledge or general industry practices. Except for Code books, you can base your answers on later editions of references as they become available.  For Code questions, the examinations will be based only on the edition of the Code book that is listed.

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    Pipe and Excavation Contracting 2011

    Publication Year: 2011

    $50.00

    This popular manual has been updated and improved to bring it more current with modern earth moving and trenching equipment, refined excavation techniques, stricter safety rules, and improved materials. Here you’ll find how to enter and succeed in the underground utility business. Includes hands-on instructions for operating the equipment and doing the trenching, pipe laying and connecting work and answers to what causes so many skilled equipment operators and pipe layers to fail when they try to start their own business.

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    Arizona 811: Arizona Blue Stake Inc (English)

    July Edition
    Publication Year: 2010

    This booklet was published with the intent of assisting the excavator utilizing the special services of Blue Stake. It is not intended to be used as an interpretation of state law or as an industry standard. This booklet will be revised from time to time without notice.

     

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    Simplified Irrigation Design

    Publication Year: 1995
    2nd Edition

    $130.00

    The Second Edition of this best-selling academic guide to irrigation design has been completely rewritten so you can understand it easily. Created for the irrigation designer and installer, as well as students, Simplified Irrigation Design clearly explains irrigation design and related hydraulics, without the need for interpretation by teachers. Each chapter builds on the other, presenting all the fundamentals of irrigation design before getting into the more complicated aspects of irrigation, such as:* basic hydraulics* pipe sizing* friction loss calculations* determining water pressure.Photos and illustrations show exactly how every concept and piece of equipment works. In addition, you'll learn how to estimate costs and write specifications. Pipe sizes are described according to ASTM to help you fully understand the limits of irrigation pipe use. The expanded Second Edition of this popular guide to landscape irrigation includes all the latest equipment and techniques. Just a few of the new features include:* Methods of conserving water to help you anticipate your clients' environmental concerns* Computerized methods for managing labor and irrigation systems that will help you save money on labor and water costs* Metric values for every Imperial (U.S.) measurement, enabling you to meet federal metric guidelines and better communicate with an international audience.Another bonus: the author has combed the minds of irrigation designers, contractors, and equipment manufacturers to help you avoid costly mistakes that even veterans make. Whether you're just learning or brushing up on the latest technology, you'll want to read the Second Edition of Simplified Irrigation Design from cover to cover.

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    Certified Pool & Spa Operators Handbook 3rd Edition

    Publication Year: 2022

    $90.00

    The Pool/Spa Operator™ Handbook, proves to be an invaluable resource and reference for both the novice and professional.

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    Code of Federal Regulations, 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA) 2024

    Publication Year: 2024

    $32.00

    The OSHA 29 CFR 1926 Construction Regulations book offers convenient access to vital safety guidance for both employers and employees, aiding in the prompt identification of potential hazards on any job site. Its user-friendly design features a two-color layout, simplifying navigation and comprehension of regulations. It encompasses all 1926 regulations, along with 1903 regulations on inspections, citations, and penalties, as well as 1904 regulations concerning record keeping and reporting of occupational injuries and illnesses. Additionally, select 1910 regulations relevant to construction industries are included. The book highlights regulation changes between releases and provides easy-to-access OSHA interpretations, aiding in clarity and reference. Essential documents such as OSHA Form 300 and the Cancer Policy are incorporated. In-Cite Referencing to applicable 1910 regulations is provided for further context. Lastly, the book outlines the Most Frequently Cited Standards preceding relevant Subparts, enhancing its utility as a comprehensive safety resource.

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    Contractors Guide to Quality Concrete Construction 4th Edition

    Publication Year: 2018
    4th Edition

    $125.00

    This document is published jointly by the American Concrete Institute (ACI) and the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC). It has been reviewed in accordance with the Educational Committee Manual document review procedures of the ACI Educational Activities Committee. ACI and ASCC reports are intended for guidance in planning, designing, executing, and inspecting construction. This document is intended for the use of individuals who are competent to evaluate the significance and limitations of its content and recommendations and who will accept responsibility for the application of the material it contains.

    Now 262 pages – over 100 pages longer than the previous edition – the guide includes full-color photos and illustrations, a new, easier-to-read layout, and substantial content updates. Also included in the fourth edition are 43 Position Statements from ASCC, details on ACI Certification programs, and an appendix introducing several legal issues of interest to concrete contractors. A summary, review questions, and additional recommended reading list accompany each of the 12 chapters.

    Published 2018

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    Fences and Retaining Walls 2012

    Publication Year: 2012

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    Landscaping Principles and Practices 8th Edition

    8th Edition

    $215.00

    LANDSCAPING PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES, Eighth Edition, provides a solid foundation in three areas of modern professional practice: landscape design, contracting and management. Updated to reflect today’s industry, the text includes new information, new practical learning features, and all-new photos and illustrations. Coverage begins with an overview of landscape design principles and processes, and then explores contracting, installation, maintenance, and professional specialization. The text also features expanded information on the National FFA Organization and content aligned to the Precision Exam for Landscape Management, making it easier to connect classroom work to current industry needs, standards, and certifications.

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    International Residential Code for One and Two Family Dwellings 2018

    Publication Year: 2018

    $150.00

    This comprehensive code comprises all building, plumbing, mechanical, fuel gas and electrical requirements for one- and two-family dwellings and townhouses up to three stories. For the most current adoptions details go to International Code AdoptionsThe IRC contains many important changes such as:An updated seismic map reflects the most conservative Seismic Design Category (SDC) based on any soil type and a new map reflects less conservative SDCs when Site Class A, B or D is applicable.The townhouse separation provisions now include options for using two separate fire-resistant-rated walls or a common wall.An emergency escape and rescue opening is no longer required in basement sleeping rooms where the dwelling has an automatic fire sprinkler system and the basement has a second means of egress or an emergency escape opening.The exemption for interconnection of smoke alarms in existing areas has been deleted.New girder/header tables have been revised to incorporate the use of #2 Southern Pine in lieu of #1 Southern Pine.New tables address alternative wood stud heights and the required number of full height studs in high wind areas.

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    International Residential Code for One and Two Family Dwellings Turbo Tabs 2018

    Publication Year: 2018

    $18.00

    2018 IRC Turbo Tabs consists of clear plastic self-adhesive tabs that have key sections of the 2018 International Residential Code printed on them in an easy-to-read format. Can be used with either the 2018 International Residential Code or the 2018 IRC Code and Commentary.

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    Carpentry and Building Construction, 2016 Student Edition

    Publication Year: 2016

    $105.00

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    Carpentry & Building Construction is a comprehensive carpentry program that focuses on residential construction with many procedures also applying to light commercial construction. The informative text provides detailed, heavily illustrated information about materials, tools, and processes, with many step-by-step procedures.