Fundamentals of Engineering: FE Exam Preparation / Edition 17

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This core textbook provides an in-depth review of the fundamentals for the morning portion and the general afternoon portion of the FE exam and features: Example problems with step-by-step solutions; Complete eight-hour practice exam; Contains SI units. Table of contents: Pre-Calculus and Analytic Geometry; Calculus and Differential Equations; Computers; Probability and Statistics; Ethics; Statics; Dynamics; Mechanics of Materials; Fluid Mechanics; Thermodynamics; Electrical Circuits; Materials Engineering; Chemistry; Engineering Economics and Sample Exams. @By: Donald G. Newnan, PhD, PE

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781427751621
  • Publisher: Kaplan Publishing
  • Publication date: 1/19/2007
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 17
  • Pages: 728
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 1.45 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction     1
How to Use this Book     1
Becoming a Professional Engineer     2
Fundamentals of Engineering/Engineer-in-Training Examination     3
Precalculus and Analytic Geometry     13
Algebra     14
Complex Quantities     15
Trigonometry     15
Geometry and Geometric Properties (Mensuration)     19
Plane Analytic Geometry     22
Vectors     28
Linear Algebra     30
Problems     41
Solutions     43
Calculus and Differential Equations     47
Differential Calculus     47
Integral Calculus     53
Differential Equations     55
Problems     61
Solutions     63
Computers     67
Introduction     67
Spreadsheets     73
Numerical Methods     74
Numerical Integration     76
Numerical Solutions of Differential Equations     77
Packaged Programs     78
Glossary of Computer Terms     78
Problems     81
Solutions     83
Probability and Statistics     85
Sets and Set Operations     85
Counting Sets     88
Probability     90
Random Variables     93
Statistical Treatment of Data     95
Standard Distribution Functions     98
Problems     105
Solutions     107
Ethics     111
NCEES Model Rules of Professional Conduct     111
Problems     114
Solutions     116
Statics     119
Introductory Concepts in Mechanics     120
Vector Geometry and Algebra     121
Force Systems     127
Equilibrium     131
Trusses     138
Couple-Supporting Members     142
Systems with Friction     145
Distributed Forces     148
Problems     161
Solutions     176
Dynamics     193
Kinematics of Particle     194
Rigid Body Kinematics     203
Newton's Laws of Motion     210
Work and Kinetic Energy     219
Kinetics of Rigid Bodies     225
Selected Symbols and Abbreviations     233
Problems     234
Solutions      245
Mechanics of Materials     261
Axially Loaded Members     262
Thin-Walled Cylinder     268
General State of Stress     270
Plane Stress     271
Strain     274
Hooke's Law     276
Torsion     277
Beams     280
Combined Stress     295
Columns     297
Selected Symbols and Abbreviations     299
Problems     300
Solutions     307
Fluid Mechanics     321
Fluid Properties     322
Fluid Statics     325
The Flow of Incompressible Fluids     332
Forces Attributable to Change in Momentum     342
Velocity and Flow Measuring Devices     347
Similarity and Dimensionless Numbers     350
Incompressible Flow of Gases     351
Selected Symbols and Abbreviations     352
Problems     354
Solutions     362
Thermodynamics     373
The First Law of Thermodynamics     374
Properties of Pure Substances     376
Ideal Gases     382
Processes     383
The Second Law of Thermodynamics     385
Entropy     386
Cycles     388
Miscellaneous     396
Selected Symbols and Abbreviations     400
Problems     401
Solutions     408
Electrical Circuits     419
Electrical Quantities and Definitions     420
DC Circuits and Resistance     433
AC Circuits     444
Capacitors     447
Electronic Circuits     455
Transformers     461
Selected Symbols and Abbreviations     462
Problems     464
Solutions     469
Materials Engineering     475
Atomic Order in Engineering Materials     476
Atomic Disorder in Solids     486
Microstructures of Solid Materials     488
Materials Processing     495
Materials in Service     502
Composites     510
Selected Symbols and Abbreviations     513
Reference     513
Problems     514
Solutions     526
Chemistry     533
States of Matter     534
Periodicity     538
Nomenclature      539
Equations     542
Stoichimometry     544
Oxidation and Reduction     545
Electrochemistry     547
Acids and Bases     549
Metals and Nonmetals     551
Equilibrium     554
Solutions     555
Kinetics     558
Organic Chemistry     560
Selected Symbols and Abbreviations     562
Problems     563
Solutions     572
Engineering Economics     587
Cash Flow     588
Time Value of Money     590
Equivalence     590
Compound Interest     591
Nominal and Effective Interest     598
Solving Engineering Economics Problems     599
Bonds     608
Payback Period     609
Valuation and Depreciation     610
Inflation     612
Reference     615
Problems     616
Solutions     625
Sample Exam     633
Index     711
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