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