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Mechanical Engineering Practice Problems

Available in Print or eTextbook

Comprehensive Practice for the NCEES PE Mechanical Exams

This Michael R. Lindeburg, PE classic has undergone an intensive transformation to ensure focused practice for the NCEES PE Mechanical exams. Whether you’re focusing on HVAC and Refrigeration, Machine Design and Materials, or Thermal and Fluid Systems, the Mechanical Engineering Practice Problems (MEPP) is a time-tested resource to help you pass your mechanical engineering exam.

To succeed on exam day, you need to know how to solve problems using the only resource examinees will be allowed to use during the test: the NCEES PE Mechanical Reference Handbook. PPI’s MEPP makes that connection for you by using only NCEES equations in the problems and solutions.

Features Include:

  • Curated high priority exam-like questions
  • Step-by-step solutions demonstrate how to solve using only NCEES handbook equations
  • All NCEES equations are highlighted in blue for quick access
  • All problems can be solved using NCEES Handbook
  • Problem and chapters align with Mechanical Engineering Reference Manual so you can review and practice easily
Brush up on key exam topics, learn what equations to use, and review detailed step-by-step solutions in the Mechanical Engineering Reference Manual. Then use this book to solve related questions until you are confident with the topic. Corresponding chapters make it easy to use both books at the same time.

Topics Covered:

  • Fluids
  • Thermodynamics
  • Power Cycles
  • Heat Transfer
  • HVAC
  • Statics
  • Materials
  • Machine Design
  • Dynamics and Vibrations
  • Control Systems
  • Plant Engineering
  • Economics
  • Law and Ethics
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

Jump-start your path to exam-day success with the Mechanical Engineering Practice Problems.

PE Mechanical Engineering Practice Problems
$130.00

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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