Mechanical Engineering Reference Manual for the PE Exam, Print (Hardcover)

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Copyright: 2013
Page Count: 1,488
Format: Hardcover
Dimensions: 8 1/2 x 11
  • 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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    Mechanical Engineering Reference Manual for the PE Exam, Print (Hardcover), 13th Edition

    Comprehensive Mechanical Engineering Coverage You Can Trust

    The Mechanical Engineering Reference Manual is the most comprehensive textbook for the Mechanical PE exam. This book’s time-tested organization and clear explanations start with the basics to help you quickly get up to speed on common mechanical engineering concepts. Together, the 76 chapters provide an in-depth review of NCEES Mechanical PE exam topics. The extensive index contains thousands of terms, most indexed in a variety of ways, in anticipation of how you’ll search for them.

    Features of the Mechanical Engineering Reference Manual:

    • over 120 appendices containing essential support material

    • over 375 clarifying example problems

    • 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 Mechanical Engineering Reference Manual will continue to serve as an invaluable reference throughout your mechanical engineering career.

    Topics Covered:

    • Dynamics and Vibrations: Kinematics; Kinetics; Power Transmission Systems; Vibrating Systems 

    • Materials: Engineering Materials Properties and Testing; Thermal Treatment of Metals 

    • Fluids: Fluid Properties; Fluid Statics; Fluid Flow Parameters; Fluid Dynamics; Hydraulic Machines

    • Power Cycles: Vapor, Combustion, and Nuclear Power Cycles; Refrigeration and Gas Compression Cycles

    • HVAC: Psychrometrics; Fans, Ductwork, and Ventilation; Heating and Cooling Loads; Air Conditioning Systems

    • Heat Transfer: Natural Convection; Evaporation; Condensation; Forced Convection; Radiation 

    • Machine Design: Basic and Advanced Machine Design; Pressure Vessels 

    • Thermodynamics: Inorganic Chemistry; Fuels and Combustion; Properties of Substances

    • Control Systems: Modeling and Analysis of Engineering Systems 

    • Plant Engineering: Manufacturing Processes; Instrumentation and Measurements; Materials Handling and Processing; Fire Protection Systems; Environmental Pollutants and Remediation; Hazardous Material Storage and Disposal 

    • Fundamentals: Math Review; Probability; Statics; Engineering Economic Analysis

    • Law and Ethics: Engineering Law; Ethics 

    What’s New in This Edition

    • 36 chapters with new material, and 46 chapters with revisions to existing material

    • 300 new equations, and 128 updated equations

    • 27 new tables, and 31 updated tables

    • 7 new examples, and 34 updated examples

    • 10 new appendices, and 27 updated appendices

    • 35 new figures, and 28 updated figures

    • 1,094 new index entries, and 108 updated index entries




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