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FE Review Manual: Rapid Preparation for the General Fundamentals of Engineering Exam (F E Review Manual), 2nd ed.
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The FE Review Manual gives you the power to pass the FE exam the first time. Designed to prepare you for the general FE exam in the least amount of time, this review manual provides you with a complete and comprehensive review of the topics covered on the FE exam. Diagnostic exams on 13 separate topics help you identify where you need the most review, and the chapters that follow each exam provide the information you need to get up to speed in those areas. Over 1,200 practice problems give you experience in solving exam-like problems, while you can use the realistic 8-hour practice exam to simulate the actual FE exam. Everything You Need to Succeed on the FE/EIT Exam Over 1,200 practice problems, with step-by-step solutions 13 diagnostic exams help you to assess your strengths and weaknesses An 8-hour practice exam, with 180 multiple-choice questions SI units throughout, just like the exam 50 short chapters create manageable study blocks NCEES nomenclature and formulas Sample study schedule Exam tips and advice from recent examinees
- Amazon Sales Rank: #199002 in Books
- Brand: Brand: Professional Publications, Inc.
- Published on: 2006-06-13
- Ingredients: Example Ingredients
- Original language: English
- Number of items: 1
- Dimensions: 1.72" h x 8.66" w x 10.86" l, 4.35 pounds
- Binding: Paperback
- 872 pages
- Used Book in Good Condition
Most helpful customer reviews
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful.
Review Guides for FE Exams
By Adam P.
I used four books and the NCEES formula books when studying for the FE exam, those being
1) FE Revier Manual by Michael R. Lindeburg
2) Fundamentals of Engineering by J., Phd. Dilworth
3) Best Test Preparation for the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam by Nesar U. Ahmed
4) Fundamentals of Engineering: FE Exam Preparation by Donald G Newnan
I found the book by Lindeburg to be the most comprehensive. Other books can be used as supplements, but in all honestly you really just need to understand the basics of the subjects (and the main topics in those subjects). Some of the other books get really detailed problems that frankly I never encountered on the FE exam. My advice is to acclimate yourself with the formula book that NCEES provides and solve problems until you feel that you fundamentally are comfortable with the material. The problems you encounter on the FE exam aren't made to trick you, they are there to test your knowledge in a concise manner. Hope this helps!
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful.
After using this manual, I found the FE to be a piece of cake.
This book is LONG. It has a LOT of problems. However, it WILL prepare you for the FE. There is a new version out, so I'd recommended using that.
I went through every problem in this book over a 3 month period. I read every page and worked every problem, using assistance from the answers when I needed. Sometimes it's not worth the time to spend on a complex problem to figure it out yourself, grab a hint from the back, then do the calculations. The problem in this book are very difficult, it might seem like a disaster when you are studying, but you'll be over prepared on exam day.
After using this manual, I found the FE to be a piece of cake. I passed and finished each section with almost an hour to spare. I skipped difficult problems to revisit, but there were only around 5 in the morning and 10 in the afternoon. Several of my classmates failed the exam, even those who were good students and made good test score.
Also, be sure to familiarize yourself with the provided reference manual, some answers come word for word out of the reference book.
As a Petroleum Engineering graduate, I took the General afternoon exam.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful.
Great tool to study
By 3gang mommysierge
The FE Review Manual is designed to prepare you to pass the general FE exam even if you have very limited study time. You get an efficient review of all the current exam topics; diagnostic exams so you can see what areas you need to study; more than 1,150 practice problems (with solutions); a realistic simulation of the complete 8-hour exam; and free software to help reinforce what you've learned. Plus, the Review Manual is completely in sync (same terminology, formulas, topic order, etc.) with the NCEES handbook that is used during the exam.