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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 - 40)

    Unneeded Review by Brett
    The Conversions booklet is largely no longer applicable to this test now that it is computer based and a Handbook is provided with all the conversions you will need for the test. (Posted on 3/17/2020)

    All the conversions I needed Review by Ryan
    Several problems on the exam were pure unit conversion, so this resource helped me solve those problems rapidly. (Posted on 4/16/2016)

    Five Stars Review by Amazon.com Customer
    This is a must have. If you want to take the PE exam you should have one. (Posted on 7/30/2015)