Mechanical Engineering Reference Manual Index

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Copyright: 2013
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  • 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.

  • Mechanical Engineering Reference Manual Index, 13th Edition

    The Mechanical Engineering Reference Manual, 13th Edition is the most comprehensive textbook for the NCEES Mechanical PE exam. The reference manual's extensive index contains thousands of entries, with multiple entries included for each topic, so you can easily find the codes and concepts you will need during the exam.

    This PDF version of the Mechanical Engineering Reference Manual index is a useful tool when reviewing, and a time-saver during the exam. Add the free index to your cart, and you will be able to access and download the PDF from your PPI Account Profile.


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    Customer Reviews (View All - 4)

    Great Class Review by Jessica
    Great class (Posted on 10/29/2016)

    Thorough Review by Russell
    It has satisfied its purpose. (Posted on 10/27/2016)

    Invaluable content; overkill study strategies Review by Michael
    The value of the MERM for the PE test really cannot be overstated - almost everything you need can be found there. I was surprised multiple times at being able to find exactly the topic I needed in the index, even when it seemed to me that I was searching for something too specific.

    The one thing that I did not like about the MERM was the suggestions on how to study/what to bring to the test etc. I found that these were overkill and served more to create fear rather than offer useful advice. You have an average of 6 minutes per question - I highly doubt most people can comb through 30 different reference materials quickly enough to get through the test. At the end of the day, most things come down to sound engineering methods, and if you don't know something, you don't know it - move on. For efficient studying, I think a lot less emphasis could have been placed on the breadth subjects - you only get a handful of questions on each subject, so I found it wasn't worth the time to try and become an expert on everything - know the basic concepts, and know where to look in the MERM. I suppose if you follow all the suggestions for studying you'll be well beyond over-prepared and will sail through the test (unless you're burnt out/overloaded with information from multiple different subjects), but for me, balancing studying, my work life, and my family life, I needed to find a more efficient approach (which I did, and I passed the test on my first try!). (Posted on 8/27/2016)