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Environmental Engineering Reference Manual, 3rd Edition

Environmental Engineering Reference Manual, 3rd Edition

Environmental Engineering Reference Manual, 3rd Edition
By Michael R. Lindeburg PE

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Comprehensive Environmental PE Exam Coverage

The Environmental Engineering Reference Manual is the most comprehensive textbook for the NCEES Environmental PE exam. This book’s time-tested organization and clear explanations start with the basics to help you quickly get up to speed with common environmental engineering concepts. Together, the 58 chapters provide an in-depth review of important topics from the NCEES Environmental PE exam specifications. The extensive index contains thousands of entries, with multiple entries included for each topic, so you’ll find what you’re looking for no matter how you search.

This book features:
  • over 100 appendices containing essential support material
  • over 500 clarifying examples
  • thousands of equations, figures, and tables
  • industry-standard terminology and nomenclature
  • equal support of U.S. customary and SI units

After you pass your exam, the Environmental Engineering Reference Manual will continue to serve as an invaluable reference throughout your environmental engineering career.

Book Details

  • Amazon Sales Rank: #375225 in Books
  • Published on: 2014-11-18
  • Original language: English
  • Number of items: 1
  • Dimensions: 11.00" h x 2.00" w x 8.50" l, 5.41 pounds
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • 1216 pages

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
This book is written primarily for engineers taking the environmental PE exam. After the exam, the Environmental Engineering Reference Manual provides practicing engineers with a handy distillation of the environmental engineering field, including problem-solving examples and methods that typical references don't offer.

About the Author

Michael R. Lindeburg, PE, is widely acknowledged by the engineering community as the leading authority on licensing exam preparation. Mr. Lindeburg holds bachelor of science and master of science degrees in industrial engineering from Stanford University. For more than 25 years, he has taught and supervised hundreds of FE and PE exam review courses and has written dozens of books for exam preparation.

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If you never read the material at the front of your books anyway, and if you’re in a hurry to begin and only want to read one paragraph, here it is:

Most chapters in this book are independent. Start with any one and look through it. Use the index extensively. Decide if you are going to work problems in that topic. If so, solve as many problems in that topic as time allows. Don’t stop studying until the exam. Start right now! Quickly! Good luck.

However, if you want to begin a thorough review, you should probably try to find out everything there is to know about the PE exam. The rest of this Introduction is for you.


If you are a practicing engineer and have obtained this book as a general reference handbook, it will probably sit in your bookcase until you have a specific need.

However, if you are preparing for the PE examination in environmental engineering, the following suggestions may help.
  • Find out the current edition of this book. You might be reading this book long after it was published. Newer editions mean that older editions are no longer appropriate for the current exam. Newer editions mean that the codes, standards, and regulations on which the exam is based are not represented in the older edition, that the exam body of knowledge has changed, and/ or the exam format and policies have changed. New editions are published for a reason, and it’s not reasonable for you to expect the older edition to serve your needs when it is out of date.

Customer Reviews

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful.
4Excellent review of engineering concepts
Excellent review of engineering concepts. Very objective, but lacks finalize details in the process of calculations that will lose who does not have a solid foundation. Total is for engineers, who have approved these courses.
Dr. Castañeda.

0 of 0 people found the following review helpful.
5very comprehensive with easy to find topics
By Shu Xu
Must have if you want to pass the environmental PE exam, very comprehensive with easy to find topics.

0 of 0 people found the following review helpful.
3Good reference material
By Brandon-
This book is a very good book to use as a reference for taking the PE. I would recommend it to anyone who is looking for a solid source to take with them to the test.

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