Vous êtes sur la page 1sur 4

SAMPLE QUESTIONS

1. Which one of the following statements regarding lateral earth pressures is correct?

(A) The lateral strain required to fully mobilize the soil passive pressure is considerably
smaller than the lateral strain required to fully mobilize the soil active pressure.
(B) The lateral strain required to fully mobilize the soil passive pressure is slightly
smaller than the lateral strain required to fully mobilize the soil active pressure.
(C) The lateral strain required to fully mobilize the soil passive pressure is slightly greater
than the lateral strain required to fully mobilize the soil active pressure.
(D) The lateral strain required to fully mobilize the soil passive pressure is considerably
greater than the lateral strain required to fully mobilize the soil active pressure.

2. A construction company has 750,000 employee hours worked with the following safety
record:

No. of
Incidence Category
Incidences
Minor injuries (first aid only) 10
Medical-only injuries (no lost time or light duty) 4
Medical injuries resulting in "light duty" restrictions 3
Lost-time injuries 5

The OSHA Incidence Rate for recordable cases is most nearly:

(A) 1.33
(B) 2.13
(C) 3.20
(D) 5.86

3. An airflow of 15,000 cfm at 95°F db/77°F wb is cooled to 53°F saturated with a cooling
coil. The volumetric flow (gpm) of moisture removed from the air is most nearly:

(A) 0.9
(B) 7.6
(C) 8.2
(D) 110.0

1
SAMPLE QUESTIONS

4. The following table represents the rainfall recorded from all rain gauges located in and
around a drainage area.

Gauge A B C D E F G H I J K
Rainfall (in.) 2.1 3.6 1.3 1.5 2.6 6.1 5.1 4.8 4.1 2.8 3.0

Using the arithmetic mean method, the average precipitation (in.) for the drainage area is
most nearly:

(A) 3.4
(B) 3.7
(C) 4.1
(D) 37.0

5. A simply supported truss is loaded as shown in the figure. The loads (kips) for Members b
and c are most nearly:

Member b Member c
(A) 0 0
(B) 0 100
(C) 100 0
(D) 100 100

6. An alert driver with a perception-reaction time of 2.5 sec is driving at the posted speed of 45
mph and must stop suddenly to avoid an obstacle in the roadway. An impaired driver with a
perception-reaction time of 3.5 sec is traveling 10 mph over the speed limit. The increase
in the distance (ft) traveled by the impaired driver before the brakes are applied is most
nearly:

(A) 37
(B) 66
(C) 118
(D) 283

2
SAMPLE QUESTIONS

7. A suspended vessel loses 45,000 Btu/hr to the surroundings through convection. The vessel
is bare steel with a surface area of 400 ft2. The ambient temperature is steady at 75F. The
surface temperature of the vessel is 100F. The film coefficient h Btu/(hr-ft2-F)] is most
nearly:

(A) 0.22
(B) 1.1
(C) 4.5
(D) 110

8. A consulting engineer is performing a diagnostic evaluation of a 0.5-MGD wastewater


treatment plant. The engineer is required to evaluate the existing chlorination system, which
consists of two 150-lb cylinders. Using a chlorine dosage of 8 mg/L, the number of days of
disinfection the system will provide is most nearly:

(A) 4.5
(B) 9.0
(C) 17.0
(D) 34.0

9. An existing pipe connects two maintenance holes (MH). A third MH is planned between
the two. At the new MH, the elevation (ft) of the top of the pipe is most nearly:

(A) 623.06
(B) 627.56
(C) 628.06
(D) 628.56

3
SAMPLE QUESTIONS

10. For the bracket shown in the figure, the allowable shear stress in the weld is 12,000 psi. Ignore
any allowance for starting and stopping of weld. Neglecting the vertical shear stress, the
minimum size (in.) of weld required to resist the torsional shear stress is most nearly:

(A) 1/4
(B) 3/8
(C) 5/8
(D) 3/4