Six-Minute Solutions for Mechanical PE Exam Mechanical Systems and Materials Problems (SXMM2)

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Copyright: 2008
Page Count: 80
Format: Paperback
Dimensions: 8 1/2 x 11
  • Harriet G. Cooke, PE

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    Harriet G. Cooke, PE, received her professional engineering license in North Carolina in 1998. She holds three patents and several trade secrets, and has written a series of technical papers. Ms. Cooke received her bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1991.


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    Six-Minute Solutions for Mechanical PE Exam Mechanical Systems and Materials Problems (SXMM2), 2nd Edition

    With an average of only six minutes to solve each problem on the Mechanical PE exam, speed and accuracy are vital to your success—and nothing gets you up to speed like solving problems.

    Six-Minute Solutions prepares you to answer even the most difficult morning and afternoon mechanical systems and materials problems in just minutes. Learning important strategies to solve these problems quickly and efficiently is the key to passing the Mechanical PE exam.

    Beat the Clock on the Mechanical PE Exam

    • 85 challenging multiple-choice problems, similar in format and difficulty to the actual exam

    • Two levels of difficulty: 19 morning (breadth) problems and 66 afternoon (depth) problems

    • A hint for each problem, to help you get started on the right path

    • Step-by-step solutions outlining how to answer problems quickly and correctly

    • Explanations of the three "distractor" answer choices, so you can see where common errors occur and learn how to avoid them

    Mechanical Systems and Materials Exam Topics Covered

    • Principles of Mechanical Systems and Materials

    • Applications: Joints and Fasteners

    • Applications: Materials and Process

    • Applications: Mechanical Components

    • Applications: Vibration/Dynamic Analysis

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    Customer Reviews (View All - 5)

    Not bad, Ncees book better. Review by Amazon Customer
    If you already have the ncees book get this as an extra guide, but ncees is closer to the actual test. Just took it yesterday.
    Also, this book does NOT have AM questions from all disciplines, only mechanical. No finance, no fluids.
    It is a surprisingly thin book, especially for the price.
    You dont need this book, but its not bad overall.
    UPDATE: Passed my exam. (Posted on 12/11/2015)

    Five Stars Review by Customer
    Excellent (Posted on 8/19/2015)

    Great additional practice, recommended Review by Customer
    I'm not sure where all the errors are that other reviewers are so critical of, but my copy had typical problems and typical solutions that were a benefit to my preparation for the PE Mechanical - Mechanical Systems and Materials Problems.

    The problems varied across the spectrum expected for the PM module, and from what I remember did not have a test disconnect. There will be test problems that draw from the same exact body of knowledge as presented in this book. I was looking for more practice, and this book delivers well. The PE exam seemed pretty easy, but I worked a ton of problems in preparation. This book was a part of that, and I consider it a very good value. If you think you need addition practice for your PM, don't hesitate to try this book.
    (Posted on 2/19/2015)