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Electronics, Controls, and Communications Reference Manual

Available in Print or eTextbook

John A. Camara's Electronics, Controls, and Communications Reference Manual offers complete review for the NCEES PE Electrical and Computer - Electronics, Controls, and Communications exam. This book is the most up-to-date, comprehensive reference manual available, and is designed to help you pass the exam the first time!

Features Include:

  • 334 solved example problems that illustrate key concepts
  • 446 figures, 196 tables, 39 appendices, and 1,799 equations, making it possible to work exam problems using the reference manual alone
  • Recommending a study schedule, plus providing tips for successful exam preparation
  • Chapters on protection and safety and power system management
  • Information on phasor notation, cosine functions, power supplies, electronic instrumentation and insulation, ground testing, and digital modulation
  • Content that exclusively covers the NCEES PE Electrical: Electronics, Controls, and Communications exam specifications
Topics Covered:

  • General Electrical Engineering
  • Digital Systems
  • Electric and Magnetic Field Theory and Applications
  • Electronics
  • Control System Fundamentals
  • Communications
*eTexbook access benefits include:

  • One year of access
  • Ability to download the entire eTextbook to multiple devices, so you can study even without internet access
  • An auto sync feature across all your devices for a seamless experience on or offline
  • Unique study tools such as highlighting in six different colors to tailor your study experience
  • Features like read aloud for complete hands-free review
PE Electrical Electronics Reference Manual Book Cover
$299.00

FAQs

It is an 8-hour exam. It contains 80 total questions: 40 multiple-choice questions in the 4-hour AM session, and 40 multiple-choice questions in the 4-hour PM session.
The PE structural exam is the only open-book exam remaining. All other PE exams are now closed-book computer-based exams, commonly referred to as CBT.
The PE exam can be difficult. The exam tests your competency in all aspects of engineering and should not be taken lightly. You should plan on taking several weeks to prepare and study before sitting for the exam. To see the average pass rate of first time test takers during the last exam, click here.
The PE exam tests for a minimum level of competency in engineering. You need a minimum of four years of post-college work experience to be able to sit for the exam.

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