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Metallurgy and Materials PE Exam Solved Problems

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Metallurgy and Materials PE Exam Solved Problems (MLSP) offers comprehensive practice for the NCEES Metallurgy and Materials  PE exam. This book is designed to help you pass the  Metallurgy and Materials  PE exam the first time.

Metallurgy and Materials PE Exam Solved Problems (MLSP) features include:

  • 160 exam-relevant problems, grouped by four exam topics (Structure, Properties, Processing and Performance)
  • Contains exactly twice the number of problems on each topic as does the exam
  • Each chapter will be split into two sections, one for problems, the other for solutions
  • Each problem section begins with short introductory paragraph
  • All problems will be multiple choice

Exam Topics Covered

  • Structure 
    • Crystal structure of metals, ceramics, polymers
    • Diffusion
    • Fractography
    • Metallography
    • Phase diagrams
  • Properties
    • Chemical analysis techniques
    • Metallic and nonmetallic coatings
    • Thermal stability, creep, stress rupture
    • Low temperature and cryogenic behavior
    • Composite materials
    • Mechanical testing
  • Processing
    • Elastic/plastic deformation
    • Casting
    • Coating applications
    • Cold work and annealing
    • Heat transfer
    • Heat treatments
    • Brazing, soldering, welding
    • Phase transformations, strengthening mechanisms for metals
    • Powder processing
    • Ceramic toughening
    • Polymer toughening
  • Performance
    • Corrosion mechanics
    • Compatibility
    • Corrosion/aging tests
    • Environmentally assisted cracking
    • Failure analysis
    • Fatigue analysis
    • Life prediction
    • Oxidation, creep
    • Fracture mechanics
    • Non-destructive testing
    • Statistics
    • States of Stress
    • Wear mechanisms
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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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