Fundamentals of Engineering Exam Review
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NATIONAL COUNCIL OF EXAMINERS FOR ENGINEERING AND SURVEYING Fundamentals of Engineering FE Examination Effective October 2005 The FE examination is an 8hour suppliedreference examination 120 questions in the 4hour morning session and 60 questions in the 4hour afternoon session The afternoon session is administered in the following seven modules Chemical Civil Electrical Environmental Industrial Mechanical and OtherGeneral engineering Examinees work all questions in the morning session and all questions in the afternoon module they have chosen MORNING SESSION 120 questions in 12 topic areas Topic Area Approximate Percentage of Test Content Mathematics 15 A Analytic geometry B Integral calculus C Matrix operations D Roots of equations E Vector analysis F Differential equations G Differential calculus ll Engineering Probability and Statistics 7 A Measures of central tendencies and dispersions eg mean mode standard deviation B Probability distributions eg discrete continuous normal binomial C Conditional probabilities D Estimation eg point confidence intervals for a single mean E Regression and curve fitting F Expected value weighted average in decisionmaking G Hypothesis testing lll Chemistry 9 A Nomenclature B Oxidation and reduction C Periodic table D States of matter E Acids and bases F Equations eg stoichiometry G Equilibrium H Metals and nonmetals IV Computers 7 A Terminology eg memory types CPU baud rates Internet B Spreadsheets eg addresses interpretation what if copying formulas C Structured programming eg assignment statements loops and branches function calls V Ethics and Business Practices 7 Code of ethics professional and technical societies Agreements and contracts Ethical versus legal Professional liability Public protection issues eg licensing boards 1 IT39UOWP Morning session continued VI Engineering Economics 8 A Discounted cash flow eg equivalence PW equivalent annual FW rate of return B Cost eg incremental average sunk estimating C Analyses eg breakeven benefitcost D Uncertainty eg expected value and risk VII Engineering Mechanics Statics and Dynamics 10 A Resultants of force systems B Centroid of area C Concurrent force systems D Equilibrium of rigid bodies E Frames and trusses F Area moments of inertia G Linear motion eg force mass acceleration momentum H Angular motion eg torque inertia acceleration momentum l Friction J Mass moments of inertia K Impulse and momentum applied to 1 particles 2 rigid bodies L Work energy and power as applied to 1 particles 2 rigid bodies VIII Strength of Materials 7 A Shear and moment diagrams B Stress types eg normal shear bending torsion C Stress strain caused by 1 axial loads 2 bending loads 3 torsion 4 D Deformations eg axial bending torsion E Combined stresses F Columns G lndeterminant analysis H Plastic versus elastic deformation IX Material Properties 7 A Properties 1 chemical 2 electrical 3 mechanical 4 physical B Corrosion mechanisms and control C Materials 1 engineered materials 2 ferrous metals 3 nonferrous metals X Fluid Mechanics 7 A Flow measurement B Fluid properties C Fluid statics D Energy impulse and momentum equations E Pipe and other internal flow Morning session continued XI XII Electricity and Magnetism IQWWUO 03gt hermodynamics IQT39FHUOWP 9 Charge energy current voltage power Work done in moving a charge in an electric field relationship between voltage and work Force between char es Current and voltage laws Kirchhoff Ohm Equivalent circuits series parallel Capacitance and inductance Reactance and impedance susceptance and admittance AC circuits Basic complex algebra 7 Thermodynamic laws eg 1st Law 2nd Law Energy heat and work Availability and reversibility Cycles Idealgases Mixture of gases Phase changes Heat transfer Properties of 1 enthalpy 2 entropy AFTERNOON SESSION IN CHEMICAL ENGINEERING 60 questions in 11 topic areas Topic Area Approximate Percentage of Test Content Chemistry 10 A Inorganic chemistry eg molarity normality molality acids bases redox valence solubility product pH pK electrochemistry B Organic chemistry eg nomenclature structure qualitative and quantitative analyses balanced equations reactions synthesis MaterialEnergy Balances 15 ass balance B Energy balance C Control boundary concept eg black box concept D Steadystate process E Unsteadystate process F Recycle process G Bypass process H Combustion Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics 10 A Thermodynamic laws eg 1st Law 2nd Law B Thermodynamic properties eg internal thermal energy enthalpy entropy free energy C Thermodynamic processes eg isothermal adiabatic isentropic D Property and phase diagrams eg Ts hP Xy TXy E Equations of state eg van derWaals SoaveRedlichKwong F Steam tables G Phase equilibrium and phase change H Chemical equilibrium l Heats of reaction J Cyclic processes and efficiency eg power refrigeration heat pump K Heats of mixing IV Fluid Dynamics 10 Bernoulli equation and mechanical energy balance Hydrostatic pressure Dimensionless numbers eg Reynolds number Laminar and turbulent flow Velocity head Friction losses eg pipe valves fittings Pipe networks Compressible and incompressible flow Flow measurement eg orifices Venturi meters Pumps turbines and compressors NonNewtonian flow Flow through packed beds EXFTIOWWUOWP Chemical continued V VI VII VIII Heat Transfer Ommoowgt H Conductive heat transfer Convective heat transfer Radiation heat transfer Heat transfer coefficients Heat exchanger types eg plate and frame spiral Flow configuration eg cocurrentcountercurrent Log mean temperature difference LMTD and NTU Foulin Shellandtube heat exchanger design eg area number of passes Mass Transfer A B C D E F G Diffusion eg Fick39s 1st and 2nd laws Mass transfer coefficient Equilibrium stage method efficiency Graphical methods eg McCabe Thiele Differential method eg NTU HETP HTU NTP Separation systems eg distillation absorption extraction membrane processes Humidification and drying Chemical Reaction Engineering A B Reaction rates and order Rate constant eg Arrhenius function C Conversion yield and selectivity D Series and parallel reactions E F G H J Forward and reverse reactions Energymaterial balance around a reactor Reactions with volume change Reactor types eg plug flow batch semibatch CSTR Homogeneous and heterogeneous reactions Catalysis Process Design and Economic Optimization A B C D E Process flow diagrams PF Piping and instrumentation diagrams PampD Scaleup Comparison of economic alternatives eg net present value discounted cash flow rate of return Cost estimation Computer Usage in Chemical Engineering A B C Numerical methods and concepts eg convergence tolerance Spreadsheets for chemical engineering calculations Statistical data analysis Process Control ommoowgt Sensors and control valves eg temperature pressure Dynamics eg time constants 2nd order underdamped Feedback and feedforvvard control Proportional integral and derivative PlD controller concepts Cascade control Control loop design eg matching measured and manipulated variables Tuning PlD controllers and stability eg Method of ZieglerNichols Routh Test Openloop and closedloop transfer functions 10 10 10 10 5 5 Chemical continued XI Safety Health and Environmental A 0003 011m 5 Hazardous properties of materials eg corrosive flammable toxic including MSDS Industrial hygiene eg noise PPE ergonomics Process hazard analysis eg using faulttree analysis or event tree Overpressure and underpressure protection eg relief redundant control intrinsically safe Storage and handling eg inerting spill containment Waste minimization Waste treatment eg air water solids AFTERNOON SESSION IN CIVIL ENGINEERING 60 questions in 9 topic areas Topic Area Approximate Percentage of Test Content Surveying 11 A Angles distances and trigonometry B Area computations C Closure D Coordinate systems eg GPS state plane E Curves vertical and horizontal F Earthwork and volume computations G Leveling eg differential elevations percent grades Hydraulics and Hydrologic Systems 12 A Basic hydrology eg infiltration rainfall runoff detention flood flows watersheds B Basic hydraulics eg Manning equation Bernoulli theorem openchannel flow pipe flow C Pumping systems water and wastewater D Municipal water distribution systems E Reservoirs eg dams routing spillways F Groundwater eg flow wells drawdown G Sewer collection systems storm and sanitary Soil Mechanics and Foundations 15 A Index properties and soil classifications B Phase relations airwatersolid C Laboratory and field tests D Effective stress buoyancy E Retaining walls eg active pressurepassive pressure F Shear strength G Bearing capacity cohesive and noncohesive H Foundation types eg spread footings piles wall footings mats l Consolidation and differential settlement J Seepage K Slope stability eg fills embankments cuts dams L Soil stabilization eg chemical additives geosynthetics IV Environmental Engineering 12 A Water quality ground and surface B Air quality C Solidhazardous waste D Sanitary sewer system loads E Basic tests eg water wastewater air F Environmental regulations G Water treatment and wastewater treatment eg primary secondary tertiary Civil continued V Transportation 12 A Streets and highways 1 geometric design 2 pavement design 3 intersection design B Traffic analysis and control safety 1 2 capacity 3 traffic flow 4 traffic control devices VI Structural Anal is 10 ys A Force analysis of statically determinant beams trusses and frames B Deflection analysis of statically determinant beams trusses and frames C Stability analysis of beams trusses and frames D Column analysis eg buckling boundary conditions E Loads and load paths eg dead live moving F Elementary statically indeterminate structures VII Structural Design 10 A Codes eg AISC ACl NDS AISI B Design procedures for steel components eg beams columns beamcolumns tension members connections C Design procedures for concrete components eg beams slabs columns walls footings VIII Construction Management 10 Procurement methods eg designbuild designbidbuild qualifications based Allocation of resources eg labor equipment materials money time Contractscontract law Project scheduling eg CPM PERT Engineering economics Project management eg ownercontractorclient relations safety Construction estimating aterials 8 Concrete mix design Asphalt mix design Test methods eg steel concrete aggregates asphalt Properties of aggregates Engineering properties of metals WUOWPE QWWUOWP AFTERNOON SESSION IN ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING 60 questions in 9 topic areas Topic Area VI Approximate Percentage of Test Content Circuits A KCL KVL B Seriesparallel equivalent circuits C Node and loop analysis D TheveninNortontheorems E Impedance F Transfer functions G Frequencytransient response H Resonance l Laplace transforms J 2port theory K Filters simple passive 16 Power A 3phase B Transmission lines C Voltage regulation D Delta and wye E Phasors F Motors G Power electronics H Power factor pf l Transformers 13 Electromagnetics 7 A Electrostaticsmagnetostatics eg measurement of spatial relationships vector analysis B Wave propagation C Transmission lines high frequency Control Systems A Block diagrams feed forward feedback B Bode plots C Controller performance gain PID steadystate errors D Root locus E Stability 10 Communications 9 A Basic modulationdemodulation concepts eg AM FM PCM B Fourier transformsFourier series C Sampling theorem D Computer networks including OSI model E Multiplexing Signal Processing 8 A Analogdigital conversion B Convolution continuous and discrete C Difference equations D Ztransforms Electrical continued VII VIII Electronics 15 A Solidstate fundamentals tunneling diffusiondrift current energy bands doping bands pn theory Bias circuits Differential amplifiers Discrete devices diodes transistors BJT CMOS and models and their performance Operational amplifiers Filters active Instrumentation measurements data acquisition transducers 0003 igital Systems 12 Numbering systems Data pathcontrol system design Boolean logic Counters Flipflops Programmable logic devices and gate arrays Logic gates and circuits Logic minimization SOP POS Karnaugh maps State tablesdiagrams Timing diagrams eelommoowgto omm Computer Systems 10 A Architecture eg pipelining cache memory B Interfacing C Microprocessors D Memory technology and systems E Software design methods structured topdown bottomup objectoriented design F Software implementation structured programming algorithms data structures AFTERNOON SESSION IN ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING 60 questions in 5 topic areas Topic Area Approximate Percentage of Test Content Water Resources 25 A Water distribution and wastewater collection B Water resources planning C Hydrology and watershed processes D Fluid mechanics and hydraulics Water and Wastewater Engineering 30 A Water and wastewater B Environmental microbiologyecology C Environmental chemistry Air Quality Engineering 15 A Air quality standards and control technologies B Atmospheric sciences IV Solid and Hazardous Waste Engineering 15 A Solid waste engineering B Hazardous waste engineering C Site remediation D Geohydrology E Geotechnology V Environmental Science and Management 15 A Industrial and occupational health and safety B Radiological health and safety C Radioactive waste management D Environmental monitoring and sampling E Pollutant fate and transport airwatersoil F Pollution prevention and waste minimization G Environmental management systems AFTERNOON SESSION IN INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING 60 questions in 8 topic areas Topic Area Approximate Percentage of Test Content Engineering Economics 15 A Discounted cash flows equivalence PW EAC FW IRR loan amortization B Types and breakdown of costs eg fixed variable direct and indirect labor material capitalized C Analyses eg benefitcost breakeven minimum cost overhead risk incremental life cycle D Accounting financial statements and overhead cost allocation E Cost estimating F Depreciation and taxes G Capital budgeting Probability and Statistics 15 A Combinatorics eg combinations permutations B Probability distributions eg normal binomial empirical C Conditional probabilities D Sampling distributions sample sizes and statistics eg central tendency dispersion E Estimation point estimates confidence intervals F Hypothesis testing G Regression linear multiple H System reliability single components parallel and series systems Design of experiments eg ANOVA factorial designs Modeling and Computation 12 A Algorithm and logic development eg flow charts pseudocode B Spreadsheets C Databases eg types information content relational D Decision theory eg uncertainty risk utility decision trees E Optimization modeling decision variables objective functions and constraints F Linear programming eg formulation primal dual graphical solution G Math programming network integer dynamic transportation assignment H Stochastic models eg queuing Markov reliability l Simulation eg event process Monte Carlo sampling random number generation steadystate vs transient 10 Industrial Management A Principles eg planning organizing and tools of management eg MBO reengineerin Organizational structure eg functional matrix linestaff Motivation theories eg Maslow Theory X Theory Y Job evaluation and compensation Project management scheduling PERT CPM moow Industrial continued V VI VII VIII Manufacturing and Production Systems 13 A Manufacturing systems eg cellular group technology flexible lean B Process design eg number of machinespeople equipment selection and line balancing C Inventory analysis eg EOQ safety stock D Forecasting E Scheduling eg sequencing cycle time material control F Aggregate planning eg JIT MRP MRPII ERP G Concurrent engineering and design for manufacturing H Automation concepts eg robotics CIM Economics eg profits and costs under various demand rates machine selection Facilities and Logistics 12 Flow measurements and analysis eg fromto charts flow planning B Layouts eg types distance metrics planning evaluation C Location analysis eg single facility location multiple facility location storage location within a facility D Process capacity analysis eg number of machinespeople tradeoffs E Material handling capacity analysis storage amp transpo F Supply chain design eg warehousing transportation inventories Human Factors Productivity Ergonomics and Work Design 12 A Methods analysis eg improvement charting and task analysis eg MTM MOST B Time study eg time standards allowances C Workstation design D Work sampling E Learning curves F Productivity measures G Risk factor identification safety toxicology material safety data sheets MSDS H Environmental stress assessment eg noise vibrations heat computerrelated Design of tasks tools displays controls user interfaces etc J Anthropometry biomechanics and lifting Quality 11 A Total quality management theory eg Deming Juran and application B Management and planning tools eg fishbone Pareto quality function deployment scatter diagrams G Control charts D Process capability and specifications E Sampling plans F Design of experiments for quality improvement G Auditing ISO certification and the Baldridge award AFTERNOON SESSION IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING 60 questions in 8 topic areas Topic Area Approximate Percentage of Test Content Mechanical Design and Analysis 15 A Stress analysis eg combined stresses torsion normal shear B Failure theories eg static dynamic buckling C Failure analysis eg creep fatigue fracture buckling D Deformation and stiffness E Components eg springs pressure vessels beams piping bearings columns power screws F Powertransmission eg belts chains clutches gears shafts brakes axles G Joining eg threaded fasteners rivets welds adhesives H Manufacturability eg fits tolerances process capability Quality and reliability J Mechanical systems eg hydraulic pneumatic electrohybrid Kinematics Dynamics and Vibrations 15 A Kinematics of mechanisms B Dynamics of mechanisms C Rigid body dynamics D Natural frequency and resonance E Balancing of rotating and reciprocating equipment F Forced vibrations eg isolation force transmission support motion Materials and Processing 10 A Mechanical and thermal properties eg stressstrain relationships ductility endurance conductivity thermal expansion B Manufacturing processes eg forming machining bending casting joining heat treating C Thermal processing eg phase transformations equilibria D Materials selection eg metals composites ceramics plastics biomaterials E Surface conditions eg corrosion degradation coatings finishes F Testing eg tensile compression hardness Measurements Instrumentation and Controls 10 A Mathematical fundamentals eg Laplace transforms differential equations B System descriptions eg block diagrams ladder logic transfer functions C Sensors and signal conditioning eg strain pressure flow force velocity displacement temperature D Data collection and processing eg sampling theory uncertainty digitalanalog data transmission rates E Dynamic responses eg overshoottime constant poles and zeros stability 15 Thermodynamics and Energy Conversion Processes A ldeal and real gases B Reversibilityirreversibility C Thermodynamic equilibrium D Psychrometrics E Performance of components F Cycles and processes eg Otto Diesel Brayton Rankine G Combustion and combustion products H Energy storage Cogeneration and regenerationreheat Mechanical continued VI VII VIII Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Machinery 15 A Fluid statics B lncompressible flow C Fluid transport systems eg pipes ducts seriesparallel operations D Fluid machines incompressible eg turbines pumps hydraulic motors E Compressible flow F Fluid machines compressible eg turbines compressors fans G Operating characteristics eg fan laws performance curves efficiencies workpower equations H Liftdrag l Impulsemomentum Heat Transfer 10 A Conduction B Convection C Radiation D Composite walls and insulation E Transient and periodic processes F Heat exchangers G Boiling and condensation heat transfer 10 Refrigeration and HVAC A Cycles B Heating and cooling loads eg degree day data sensible heat latent heat C Psychrometric charts D Coefficient of performance E Components eg compressors condensers evaporators expansion valve AFTERNOON SESSION IN OTHERGENERAL ENGINEERING 60 questions in 9 topic areas Topic Area Approximate Percentage of Test Content I Advanced Engineering Mathematics 10 A Differential equations B Partial differential calculus C Numerical solutions eg differential equations algebraic equations D Linear algebra E Vector analysis II Engineering Probability and Statistics 9 A Sample distributions and sizes B Design of experiments C Hypothesis testing D Goodness of fit coefficient of correlation chi square E Estimation eg point confidence intervals for two means III Biology 5 A Cellular biology eg structure growth cell organization B Toxicology eg human environmental C Industrial hygiene eg personnel protection equipment PPE carcinogens D Bioprocessing eg fermentation waste treatment digestion IV Engineering Economics 10 A Cost estimating B Project selection C Leasebuymake D Replacement analysis eg optimal economic life V Application of Engineering Mechanics 13 A Stability analysis of beams trusses and frames B Deflection analysis C Failure theory eg static and dynamic D Failure analysis eg creep fatigue fracture buckling VI Engineering of Materials 11 A Material properties of 1 metals 2 plastics 3 composites 4 concrete VII Fluids 15 A Basic hydraulics eg Manning equation Bernoulli theorem openchannel flow pipe flow Laminar and turbulent flow Friction losses eg pipes valves fittings Flow measurement Dimensionless numbers eg Reynolds number Fluid transport systems eg pipes ducts seriesparallel operations Pumps turbines and compressors Liftdrag Immmuow Oth erGen eral continued VIII Electricity and Magnetism mmoowgt he XFTIOWWUO wgt l 12 quivalent circuits Norton Thevenin AC circuits frequency domain Network analysis Kirchhoff laws RLC circuits Sensors and instrumentation Electrical machines rmodynamics and Heat Transfer 15 Thermodynamic properties eg entropy enthalpy heat capacity Thermodynamic processes eg isothermal adiabatic reversible irreversible Equations of state ideal and real gases Conduction convection and radiation heat transfer Mass and energy balances Property and phase diagrams eg Ts hP Tables of thermodynamic properties Cyclic processes and efficiency eg refrigeration power Phase equilibrium and phase change Thermodynamic equilibrium Combustion and combustion products eg C0 C02 NOX ash particulates Psychrometrics eg humidity