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The NCEES PE Mechanical Machine Design and Materials exam is a closed book computer-based exam. Our Exam Prep Bundles are designed to make sure you have everything you need for exam-day success. Explore each bundle option below, or compare our bundles, to find the right study option that fits your learning style.

About the Live Online Course Bundle

We leverage over 45 years of PE exam prep experience when designing our Live Online Course Bundle, offering you a thorough review of every NCEES exam topic. Our professional engineers have real-world experience and will guide you through each step of your exam prep. Your live online review covers all NCEES PE Mechanical Machine Design and Materials exam topics.

Every PPI Live Online course comes with:

  • Instruction from professional engineers. Includes 70+ hours of lectures, problem-solving demonstrations, exam strategy sessions, and office hours.
  • Schedules that span 2-3 months to ensure you can properly retain information and allow enough time for homework. With our decades of instructional design experience, you don’t have to worry about “cramming” for your exam.
  • Trusted exam prep materials designed to help you pass. You'll receive reference materials, homework assignments, detailed class notes plus NCEES handbook, as well as access to PPI’s Learning Hub for quizzes, practice exams, and more.
  • A passing guarantee. When you take a Live Online course, we guarantee you will pass, or you can take the OnDemand course for free.
Schedules
To view schedule options, click “Add to Cart” next to the Live Online course you want. Schedule options are listed on the next page once you add to cart. You can also view schedules by scrolling down this page to the section titled “Class Options for the Live Online Course Bundle.”

 

 

What's Included:

Course Features

Homework assignments are graded and help you apply what you’ve reviewed in lectures. Complete every assignment and qualify for PPI's Passing Guarantee.

Live office hours, strategically placed in the schedule, provide time for additional Q&A and problem solving with your instructor.

Connect with your instructor on discussion forums and by email. Your instructor is an expert with years of real-world professional experience and is here to guide you every step of the way.

Interact with your instructor and other classmates during live online lectures. Live lectures on scheduled dates/times help provide structure throughout your course. 

We’re so confident in our program that should you fail your exam, you can repeat the OnDemand course for free. Simply complete all homework assignments to qualify for the Passing Guarantee.

All live online lectures are recorded and posted the next day for additional viewing in case you are unable to attend, or want to re-watch an important topic. 

Did you recently take your exam and aren't sure if you passed? Or, are you waiting to hear if your exam application was accepted? We've got you covered! We'll provide you with a full refund if you let us know before the first live class date. We can also transfer you to a future session free of charge at any time.

Interact with your classmates on forums and live lecture chats to discuss your exam prep experiences and talk through exam topics.

Upon registration for your course, you will gain instant access to OnDemand lectures to get your exam prep started.

All presentation slides are downloadable, providing you the opportunity to take notes as you follow along with your instructor.

The course syllabus and homework assignments help you stay on track and reinforce key concepts.

Proven test-taking and time management tips from your instructor are provided throughout your course to prepare you for exam day success.

Maximize your time on exam day by knowing how to use your Casio FX-115 ES Plus Calculator. These 12 easy-to-follow video lessons will provide you with the training, tips, and shortcuts necessary for exam success.
Digital Materials
Your exam study plan acts as a central hub, assigning tasks and connecting directly to digital products, to keep you on track for your exam date.
Begin your studies efficiently by assessing your knowledge of NCEES exam topics. Use this information to focus your studies.
PE Mechanical Engineering Practice Problems
Michael R. Lindeburg, PE's PE Mechanical Engineering Practice Problems web book contains problems similar in length and format, references to NCEES PE Mechanical Reference Handbook, and step-by-step solutions to ensure confidence on exam day.
Create custom quizzes from a database of hundreds of exam-like problems to master problem-solving skills for each topic.
PE Mechanical Engineering Reference Manual
Michael R. Lindeburg, PE’s PE Mechanical Engineering Reference Manual web book offers focused review of all exam topics with NCEES PE Mechanical Reference Handbook call-outs in detailed problem solving examples.
Practice using NCEES-like exam simulations. Each exam contains a unique set of questions.
Print Materials
Customizable Book Tabs Product Image
Organize your exam references using these attractive, durable, and easily customizable crack-and-peel book tabs.
PE Mechanical Engineering Practice Problems
Michael R. Lindeburg, PE's Mechanical Engineering Practice Problems, 14th Edition offers the most comprehensive practice on the market for the PE Mechanical exam. Containing hundreds of exam-like problems, this book features easy-to-follow, step-by-step solutions, and is designed to reinforce your knowledge of the topics presented in the Mechanical Engineering Reference Manual to build exam day confidence.
PE Mechanical Engineering Reference Manual

This Michael R. Lindeburg, PE classic has undergone an intensive transformation to ensure focused study for success on the NCEES PE Mechanical exam. Brush up on key exam topics, learn what equations to use, and review detailed step-by-step solutions in preparation for the exam.

The only resource examinees can use during the PE Mechanical exam is the NCEES PE Mechanical Reference Handbook. To succeed on exam day, you need to know how to solve problems using that resource. Mechanical Engineering Reference Manual makes that connection for you by using only NCEES equations in the review and problem solving.

Features Include:

  • Improved design to focus study on most important exam material
  • Explanations and demonstration of how to use NCEES handbook equations
  • NCEES handbook equations are highlighted in blue for quick access
  • In chapter callouts map to specific exam to streamline review process
This official NCEES publication contains questions and solutions to familiarize you with this exams format and content.
Casio Scientific Calculator Product Image
Prepare for your exam with the versatile Casio FX-115 ES Plus calculator—accepted by the NCEES for all exams.
Engineering Unit Conversions Fourth Edition Book Cover

This helpful resource includes more than 4,500 entries covering traditional English, conventional metric, and SI units.

Purchase Options

February - May Course
Live Online Course: PE Mechanical Machine Design & Materials (February 2022 - May 2022)
February - May Course
$2,095.00
$2,595.00

We leverage over 45 years of PE exam prep experience when designing our Live Online Course Bundle, offering you a thorough review of every NCEES exam topic. Our professional engineers have real-world experience and will guide you through each step of your exam prep. Your live online review covers all NCEES PE Mechanical Machine Design & Materials exam topics.

Every PPI Live Online course comes with:

  • Instruction from professional engineers. Includes 70+ hours of lectures, problem-solving demonstrations, exam strategy sessions, and office hours.
  • Schedules that span 2-3 months to ensure you can properly retain information and allow enough time for homework. With our decades of instructional design experience, you don’t have to worry about “cramming” for your exam.
  • Trusted exam prep materials designed to help you pass. You'll receive reference materials, homework assignments, detailed class notes plus NCEES handbook, as well as access to PPI’s Learning Hub for quizzes, practice exams, and more.
  • A passing guarantee. When you take a Live Online course, we guarantee you will pass, or you can take the OnDemand course for free.
Schedules
To view schedule options, click “Add to Cart” next to the Live Online course you want. Schedule options are listed on the next page once you add to cart. You can also view schedules by scrolling down this page to the section titled “Class Options for the Live Online Course Bundle.”
$2,095.00
$2,595.00
October-January Course
Live Online Course: PE Mechanical Machine Design & Materials (October 2021 - January 2022)
October - January Course
$2,595.00

Access your course materials through January 31, 2022.

We leverage over 45 years of exam prep experience when designing our Live Online Course Bundle, offering you a thorough review of every NCEES exam topic. Our professional engineers have real-world experience and will guide you through each step of your exam prep. Your live online review covers all NCEES PE Mechanical Machine Design and Materials exam topics.

Every PPI live online course comes with:

  • Instruction from professional engineers. Includes 70+ hours of lectures, problem-solving demonstrations, exam strategy sessions, and office hours.
  • Trusted exam prep materials designed to help you pass. You'll receive reference materials, homework assignments, detailed class notes plus NCEES handbook, as well as access to PPI’s Learning Hub for quizzes, practice exams, flashcards, and more.
  • A passing guarantee. When you take a Live Online course, we guarantee you will pass, or you can take the OnDemand course for free.

Live Online Course Bundle Includes:

Course Features:

  • Graded Homework Assignments
  • Instructor Office Hours
  • Instructor Support
  • Live Online Lectures
  • Passing Guarantee
  • Recordings of Live Lectures
  • Risk-Free Enrollment
  • Student Interaction
  • OnDemand Lectures Access
  • Presentation Slides
  • Syllabus & Homework Assignments
  • Test-Taking Tips
  • Tutorial Calculator Lessons

Learning Hub Digital Materials:

  • Customizable Study Plan
  • Diagnostic Exams
  • Online Practice Problem Book
  • Quiz Generator
  • Review Manual Web Book
  • Two Full-Length Practice Exams

Print Materials:

  • Mechanical Engineering Reference Manual (Print or eTextbook)
  • Mechanical Engineering Practice Problems (Print or eTextbook)
  • Customizable Book Tabs
  • NCEES Practice Exam
  • Scientific Calculator
  • Unit Conversions
$2,595.00

About the OnDemand Course Bundle

This OnDemand Course Bundle was created to help you study at your own pace, but also choose the course time frame that works best for you. We leverage over 45 years of PE exam prep experience when designing our OnDemand courses, offering you a thorough review of every NCEES exam topic. Our professional engineers have real-world experience and will guide you through each step of your exam prep. Choose between the 3-month, 6-month, or 1-year options. 

Every PPI OnDemand course comes with:

  • Instruction from professional engineers. Includes 60+ hours of recorded lectures, problem-solving demonstrations, and exam strategy sessions.
  • Trusted exam prep materials designed to help you pass. You'll receive reference materials, detailed class notes, and the NCEES handbook. 
  • PPI’s Learning Hub with a study plan, practice exams, quiz generator, and so much more! 

     

 

 

What's Included:

Course Features

Upon registration for your course, you will gain instant access to OnDemand lectures to get your exam prep started.

All presentation slides are downloadable, providing you the opportunity to take notes as you follow along with your instructor.

The course syllabus and homework assignments help you stay on track and reinforce key concepts.

Proven test-taking and time management tips from your instructor are provided throughout your course to prepare you for exam day success.

Maximize your time on exam day by knowing how to use your Casio FX-115 ES Plus Calculator. These 12 easy-to-follow video lessons will provide you with the training, tips, and shortcuts necessary for exam success.
Digital Materials
Your exam study plan acts as a central hub, assigning tasks and connecting directly to digital products, to keep you on track for your exam date.
Begin your studies efficiently by assessing your knowledge of NCEES exam topics. Use this information to focus your studies.
PE Mechanical Engineering Practice Problems
Michael R. Lindeburg, PE's PE Mechanical Engineering Practice Problems web book contains problems similar in length and format, references to NCEES PE Mechanical Reference Handbook, and step-by-step solutions to ensure confidence on exam day.
Create custom quizzes from a database of hundreds of exam-like problems to master problem-solving skills for each topic.
PE Mechanical Engineering Reference Manual
Michael R. Lindeburg, PE’s PE Mechanical Engineering Reference Manual web book offers focused review of all exam topics with NCEES PE Mechanical Reference Handbook call-outs in detailed problem solving examples.
Practice using NCEES-like exam simulations. Each exam contains a unique set of questions.
Print Materials
Customizable Book Tabs Product Image
Organize your exam references using these attractive, durable, and easily customizable crack-and-peel book tabs.
PE Mechanical Engineering Practice Problems
Michael R. Lindeburg, PE's Mechanical Engineering Practice Problems, 14th Edition offers the most comprehensive practice on the market for the PE Mechanical exam. Containing hundreds of exam-like problems, this book features easy-to-follow, step-by-step solutions, and is designed to reinforce your knowledge of the topics presented in the Mechanical Engineering Reference Manual to build exam day confidence.
PE Mechanical Engineering Reference Manual

This Michael R. Lindeburg, PE classic has undergone an intensive transformation to ensure focused study for success on the NCEES PE Mechanical exam. Brush up on key exam topics, learn what equations to use, and review detailed step-by-step solutions in preparation for the exam.

The only resource examinees can use during the PE Mechanical exam is the NCEES PE Mechanical Reference Handbook. To succeed on exam day, you need to know how to solve problems using that resource. Mechanical Engineering Reference Manual makes that connection for you by using only NCEES equations in the review and problem solving.

Features Include:

  • Improved design to focus study on most important exam material
  • Explanations and demonstration of how to use NCEES handbook equations
  • NCEES handbook equations are highlighted in blue for quick access
  • In chapter callouts map to specific exam to streamline review process
This official NCEES publication contains questions and solutions to familiarize you with this exams format and content.
Casio Scientific Calculator Product Image
Prepare for your exam with the versatile Casio FX-115 ES Plus calculator—accepted by the NCEES for all exams.
Engineering Unit Conversions Fourth Edition Book Cover

This helpful resource includes more than 4,500 entries covering traditional English, conventional metric, and SI units.

Purchase Options

Select Access Period
OnDemand Course: PE Mechanical Machine Design & Materials - 1 Year Access
1-Year Access (Non-Renewing)
$1,865.75
$2,195.00
This course is a 12-month subscription that begins upon purchase. This course will not renew.
$1,865.75
$2,195.00
OnDemand Course: PE Mechanical Machine Design & Materials - 6 Months Access
6-Month Access (Non-Renewing)
$1,610.75
$1,895.00
This course is a 6-month subscription that begins upon purchase. This course will not renew.
$1,610.75
$1,895.00
OnDemand Course: PE Mechanical Machine Design & Materials - 3 Months Access
3-Month Access (Non-Renewing)
$1,440.75
$1,695.00
This course is a 3-month subscription that begins upon purchase. This course will not renew.
$1,440.75
$1,695.00

About the Self-Study: Learning Hub and Print Bundle

The learning hub and print bundle is perfect for those who need a refresher before the exam. The review materials in this bundle are updated to the current PE Mechanical Machine Design and Materials exam specs, contain thorough coverage of mechanical engineering principles and codes, and include numerous practice problems to challenge your knowledge of the concepts. This curated bundle includes Mechanical Engineering Reference Manual, the #1 reference manual in the industry, practice problems, and the most realistic practice exams on the market.

PPI Learning Hub is the go-to destination for PE Mechanical exam prep. The Learning Hub is more than an eLearning platform—it is a time-tested program that guides examinees through their exam prep from start to finish. Our philosophy has a simple framework: kick-off your studies with a personalized PPI Study Plan, then “Assess, Review, Practice” until you are ready for exam day.

PPI Learning Hub is ideal if you need to review key knowledge areas and would like extensive practice to be part of your exam preparation.

What's Included:

Digital Materials
Your exam study plan acts as a central hub, assigning tasks and connecting directly to digital products, to keep you on track for your exam date.
Begin your studies efficiently by assessing your knowledge of NCEES exam topics. Use this information to focus your studies.
PE Mechanical Engineering Practice Problems
Michael R. Lindeburg, PE's PE Mechanical Engineering Practice Problems web book contains problems similar in length and format, references to NCEES PE Mechanical Reference Handbook, and step-by-step solutions to ensure confidence on exam day.
Create custom quizzes from a database of hundreds of exam-like problems to master problem-solving skills for each topic.
PE Mechanical Engineering Reference Manual
Michael R. Lindeburg, PE’s PE Mechanical Engineering Reference Manual web book offers focused review of all exam topics with NCEES PE Mechanical Reference Handbook call-outs in detailed problem solving examples.
Practice using NCEES-like exam simulations. Each exam contains a unique set of questions.
Print Materials
Customizable Book Tabs Product Image
Organize your exam references using these attractive, durable, and easily customizable crack-and-peel book tabs.
PE Mechanical Engineering Practice Problems
Michael R. Lindeburg, PE's Mechanical Engineering Practice Problems, 14th Edition offers the most comprehensive practice on the market for the PE Mechanical exam. Containing hundreds of exam-like problems, this book features easy-to-follow, step-by-step solutions, and is designed to reinforce your knowledge of the topics presented in the Mechanical Engineering Reference Manual to build exam day confidence.
PE Mechanical Engineering Reference Manual

This Michael R. Lindeburg, PE classic has undergone an intensive transformation to ensure focused study for success on the NCEES PE Mechanical exam. Brush up on key exam topics, learn what equations to use, and review detailed step-by-step solutions in preparation for the exam.

The only resource examinees can use during the PE Mechanical exam is the NCEES PE Mechanical Reference Handbook. To succeed on exam day, you need to know how to solve problems using that resource. Mechanical Engineering Reference Manual makes that connection for you by using only NCEES equations in the review and problem solving.

Features Include:

  • Improved design to focus study on most important exam material
  • Explanations and demonstration of how to use NCEES handbook equations
  • NCEES handbook equations are highlighted in blue for quick access
  • In chapter callouts map to specific exam to streamline review process
This official NCEES publication contains questions and solutions to familiarize you with this exams format and content.
Casio Scientific Calculator Product Image
Prepare for your exam with the versatile Casio FX-115 ES Plus calculator—accepted by the NCEES for all exams.
Engineering Unit Conversions Fourth Edition Book Cover

This helpful resource includes more than 4,500 entries covering traditional English, conventional metric, and SI units.

Purchase Options

Select Access Period
Learning Hub Bundle: PE Mechanical Machine Design & Materials - 1 Year Access
1-Year Learning Hub Access
$913.75
$1,075.00
PPI’s Self-Study: Learning Hub & Print Bundle gives you 12 months of access to all of the powerful features and learning hub study materials. No need to worry about renewing or cancelling a subscription. Get started today!
$913.75
$1,075.00
Learning Hub Bundle: PE Mechanical Machine Design & Materials - 6 Months Access
6-Month Learning Hub Access
$735.25
$865.00
PPI’s Self-Study: Learning Hub & Print Bundle gives you 6 months of access to all of the powerful features and learning hub study materials. No need to worry about renewing or cancelling a subscription. Get started today!
$735.25
$865.00
Learning Hub Bundle: PE Mechanical Machine Design & Materials - 3 Months Access
3-Month Learning Hub Access
$590.75
$695.00
PPI’s Self-Study: Learning Hub & Print Bundle gives you 3 months of access to all of the powerful features and learning hub study materials. No need to worry about renewing or cancelling a subscription. Get started today!
$590.75
$695.00

Class Options for the Live Online Course Bundle

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Exam Details for the PE Mechanical Exam

The PE Mechanical exam is an 8-hour computer-based exam with 80 questions relevant to Mechanical engineering practices in HVAC and Refrigeration, Machine Design and Materials, or Thermal and Fluid Systems. You are not allowed to bring your reference materials into the exam with you. Your only reference will be the supplied NCEES reference handbook. For more exam information click below.

PE Mechanical Machine Design and Materials Exam FAQs

You will have 8 hours to complete the exam which contains 80 questions.
Unfortunately, no. In April 2020, the exam changed to a closed book Computer-Based Test (CBT) that is available to take year-round. The exam topics have not changed; however, you will not be able to bring any books into the exam. Your only reference will be an electronic reference supplied by NCEES.
According to NCEES, there isn't a specific pass or fail score. You can view how NCEES scores the exam by visiting here.

Pass rates for the last PE Mechanical Machine Design and Materials exam were:

  • First-time test takers: 75%
  • Repeat test takers: 39%

The PE Mechanical Machine Design and Materials exam covers the following topics:

  • Basic Engineering Practice
  • Engineering Science and Mechanics
  • Material Properties
  • Strength of Materials
  • Vibration
  • Mechanical Components
  • Joints and Fasteners
  • Supportive Knowledge
For more information, you can visit ncees.org or view this PDF

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