In the good old years, when examinations for engineering licensing were in their infancy, most review books were mainly compilations of the of problems with little supporting theory much like this book.
Such books placed the burden on the examinees to accumulate and become familiar with numerous textbooks and references. The National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) changed all that when it limited you to a single reference booklet that it provides.
While this eliminated the "shopping cat syndrome" (wherein some examinees literally brought shopping carts of books to the exam), it also changed the nature of how most examinees conduct their review. The scope of the exam has narrowed significantly, and the scope of the examinees review has shrunk accordingly, placing more emphasis on the ability to quikly work certain standard types of problems.
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