A Dictionary of Civil, Water Resources & Environmental Engineering reviews

Harry here – First and foremost, Thank You to all the men and women that serve and protect our great country. Happy Independence Day (otherwise know as 4th of July.) to all!

I wanted to share so kind emails I received after the Spring 2014 PE exam regarding A Dictionary of Civil, Water Resources & Environmental Engineering:

Yes, I used your dictionary about 5 times. There were questions about bacteria in water and environmental terms I had never heard of.
My afternoon discipline was geotechnical. I did use a dictionary- your dictionary in fact. I can’t remember what I looked up, but I do remember getting two or three answers from the book.
I brought a dictionary. My feeling about the dictionary is simple, if there’s a 1% chance I can use it to get 1 question right I am taking it with me.  I will not get an easy question wrong because I was too lazy to bring it.  If I didn’t have one I would have certainly bought one.  Passing the PE will help me get a raise, which would have covered the cost of a dictionary anyway.
Just wanted to drop you a line and let you know I passed the PE..Hoorayy!! Anyways just wanted to thank you and feel your class was the force that was needed to get those extra points and pass the test.  Your book was used on a few questions and I’m sure those few questions helped me get to a passing grades.

Here are some notes from others that didn’t bring A Dictionary of Civil, Water Resources & Environmental Engineering into the exam but wished they had:

I did not use a dictionary, but I think it would have helped based on the increasing amount of qualitative problems. 
Your dictionary could have saved me some time. I took an Oxford dictionary. The most unfamiliar terms asked were those for the drinking water regulations.
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