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FE Mechanical

School of PE offers FE Mechanical exam prep courses for the NCEES FE Mechanical exam. Practice for your FE Mechanical exam with practice problems. Course lectures are included.

80-Hour Comprehensive Review Course with FE Exam Practice Sessions

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FE Mechanical Exam Prep Course Structure

Our FE Mechanical exam prep course is designed to help you prepare for and pass the FE Mechanical exam. The course is broken into two sections: Refresher Classes (reviews important mechanical engineering topics and theories that are likely to appear on the exam) and Workshop Sessions (gives students the opportunity to practice FE exam problems that are critical for the FE exam).

Topics Covered in the Course

  • Mathematics
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Ethics and Professional Practice
  • Engineering Economics
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Statics
  • Dynamics, Kinematics, and Vibrations
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Material Properties and Processing
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Heat Transfer
  • Measurements, Instrumentation, and Controls
  • Mechanical Design and Analysis

Course Formats

Our FE Mechanical exam prep course is offered in two different formats. Check them out below:

  • Live Online - The Live Online courses are led by our experienced instructors and follow a traditional classroom structure. The advantage is that this classroom is virtual, and students can attend class from the comfort of their homes. This online platform goes beyond one-way learning and follows a structured study schedule to keep students on track. Students attend live lectures online and can ask the instructor questions at any point. This option is for traditional learners!
  • Ondemand - Feeling motivated? Register for a course in our Ondemand format. Here, students can choose from a monthly subscription plan, or sign up for a 4, 6, or 8-month Ondemand course. This format provides course material right away, so you don’t have to waste another minute stressing and can begin preparing for your exam.

Can’t decide between Live Online and Ondemand? Learn more about our learning formats by clicking here.

What do our students say about our FE Mechanical exam prep course?

  • "I attempted the test using another study course and failed, twice. After using School of PE, I passed the first time! Great instructors with relevant course content!"

    -- Mr. Labarre
    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
    Vicksburg , MS

  • "School of PE was a great decision. The videos were easy to understand, and the practice exams were very helpful. The practice exams are a great simulation of the actual exam."

    -- Mr. Sanchez
    City of Los Angeles-BOE
    Cudahy, CA

About the FE Mechanical Exam

The FE Mechanical exam consists of 110 exam questions that cover a variety of mechanical engineering topics. The exam is a Computer-Based test and examinees have six hours to complete the exam. For reference, participants may use the FE Reference Handbook to help guide them during the exam.

Examinees who take the FE Mechanical exam typically are striving to become professional mechanical engineers. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, “Mechanical engineers design, develop, build, and test mechanical and thermal sensors and devices, including tools, engines, and machines.” Passing the FE Mechanical exam is the first step in becoming professionally licensed. Once examinees pass the FE, they can then begin preparing for the PE Mechanical exam.

According to NCEES, the national pass rate for the FE Mechanical exam from January to December 2019 was 76%. School of PE’s students had a much higher pass rate that the national average. Ready to pass the FE Mechanical exam? Sign up for a review course today!

Question of the Week

The pitot tube shown below is placed at a point where the velocity is 2.0 m/s. The specific gravity of the fluid is 2.0, and the upper portion of the manometer contains air. The reading h (m) on the manometer is most nearly:

  • A) 20.0
  • B) 10.0
  • C) 0.80
  • D) 0.20

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