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Copyright: 1999
Page Count: 160
Format: Paperback
Dimensions: 6 x 9
  • Michael R. Lindeburg, PE

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    Michael R. Lindeburg, PE, is one of the best-known authors of engineering textbooks and references. His books and courses have influenced millions of engineers around the world. Since 1975, he has authored over 30 engineering reference and exam preparation books. He has spent thousands of hours teaching engineering to students and practicing engineers. He holds bachelor of science and master of science degrees in industrial engineering from Stanford University.



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    Engineering Unit Conversions (UNIT4)

    If you have ever struggled with converting grams to slugs, centistokes to square feet per second, or pounds per million gallons (lbm/MG) to milligrams per liter (mg/L), you will appreciate the time-saving value of this book. More than 4,500 entries covering traditional English, conventional metric, and SI units in the fields of civil, mechanical, electrical, and chemical engineering make conversions a snap.

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    Customer Reviews (View All - 26)

    A must have for the PE Exam Review by Amazon.com Customer
    This book improved the speed at which I was able to solve problems on the PE Exam: Mechanical Systems and Materials. I tabbed the key units pages for: Cubic Feet/Minute, Gallons Per Minute, BTU Horsepower, Watts, and PSI. I went to this book repeatedly during the exam and found what I was looking for quickly. (Posted on 7/30/2015)

    Five Stars Review by Amazon.com Customer
    This is a must have. If you want to take the PE exam you should have one. (Posted on 7/30/2015)

    Essential for the PE Review by Lee
    This book is a major time saver when taking the exam! Instead of lengthy conversions, they are simplified to simply multiply by some constant to convert to the proper units. Given the short time frame to answer each question, it is good to have quick conversions on hand.
    The only downside is there are so many conversions that you better have a general idea and common knowledge of the book prior to using it in the exam! Use this when solving practice problems to become familiar with the format and overall usefulness of the book. (Posted on 7/15/2014)