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ISBN: 978-1-59126-099-8
Copyright: 1999
Page Count: 160
Format: Paperback
Dimensions: 6 x 9
  • Michael R. Lindeburg, PE

    Author Information

    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 40 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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    The conversions you need for exam day success

    Covering more than 4,500 entries on traditional English, conventional metric, and SI units found in the civil, mechanical, electrical, and chemical engineering fields. This book will come in handy during your open-book exam as well as throughout your engineering career. 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.

    Topics include:

    • Conversion Factors

    • Temperature Conversions

    • The Elements

    • Fundamental and Derived Constants

    • Astronomical Data

    • Greek Alphabet

    • Prefixes (SI and Binary)

    • Decimal Equivalents


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    Customer Reviews (View All - 35)

    Excellent reference! Review by Mitch
    Must master all conversions especially BTU, power and work related terms. (Posted on 8/28/2016)

    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)

    5This book made it very easy to me whatever the unit you have you will ... Review by Amazon.com Customer
    This book made it very easy to me whatever the unit you have you will find any conversion you need. Very easy to use I recommend this book for all PE exam takers (Posted on 7/30/2015)