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FE Exam dates at Clarkson Testing Center

(weekend dates in April and May 2018):

Friday, April 6th from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday, April 7th from 1 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Sunday, April 8th from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Friday, April 13th from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Saturday, April 14th from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Sunday, April 15th from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Saturday, April 21st from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Sunday, April 22nd from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Friday, April 27th from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Saturday, April 28th from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Sunday, April 29th from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Friday, May 4th from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Saturday, May 5th from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Sunday, May 6th from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

5/4/2018 FE Information Session 2017 1

FE Exam content and mechanics of the exam
• Register for an FE exam by logging in to your MyNCEES account
• Be prepared for the FE exam by reviewing the FE exam specifications,
fees, and requirements

5/4/2018 FE Information Session 2017 2

The exam (5 hours and 20 minutes) 4.FE Exam content and mechanics of the exam • The FE exam is a 110 multiple-choice test. A nondisclosure agreement (2 minutes) 2. Tutorial (8 minutes) 3. A scheduled break (25 minutes) 5/4/2018 FE Information Session 2017 3 . • The exam appointment time is 6 hours long and includes: 1.

Knowledge Number of Questions FE Exam Mathematics 8-12 Chemical Probability & Statistics 4-6 Questions Engineering Sciences 4-6 Computational Tools 4-6 Material Science 4-6 Chemistry 8-12 Fluid Mechanics/Dynamics 8-12 Thermodynamics 8-12 Material/Energy Balances 8-12 Heat Transfer 8-12 Mass Transfer & Separation 8-12 Chemical Reaction Engineering 8-12 Process Design & Economics 8-12 Process Control 5-8 Health. Safety & Environment 5-8 Ethics & Professional Practice 2-3 5/4/2018 FE Information Session 2017 4 .

Knowledge Number of Questions FE Exam Mathematics 7-11 Civil Probability & Statistics 4-6 Questions Computational Tools 4-6 Engineering Economics 4-6 Statics 7-11 Dynamics 4-6 Mechanics of Materials 7-11 Materials 4-6 Fluid Mechanics 4-6 Hydraulics and Hydrologic Systems 8-12 Structural Analysis 6-9 Structural Design 6-9 Geotechnical Engineering 9-14 Transportation Engineering 8-12 Environmental Engineering 6-9 Construction 4-6 Surveying 4-6 Ethics & Professional Practice 4-6 5/4/2018 FE Information Session 2017 5 .

Knowledge Number of Questions FE Exam Mathematics 11-17 Electrical Probability & Statistics 4-6 Questions Computational Tools 4-6 Engineering Economics 3-5 Properties of Electrical Materials 4-6 Engineering Sciences 6-9 Circuit Analysis (DC and AC Steady State) 10-15 Linear Systems 5-8 Signal Processing 5-8 Electronics 7-11 Power 8-12 Electromagnetics 5-8 Control Systems 6-9 Communications 5-8 Computer Networks 3-5 Digital Systems 7-11 Computer Systems 4-6 Software Development 4-6 5/4/2018 FE Information Session 2017 6 Ethics & Professional Practice 3-5 .

Knowledge Number of Questions FE Exam Mathematics 4-6 Environmental Probability & Statistics 3-5 Questions Engineering Economics 4-6 Materials Science 3-5 Environmental Science and Chemistry 11-17 Risk Assessment 5-8 Fluid Mechanics 9-14 Thermodynamics 3-5 Water Resources 10-15 Water & Wastewater 14-21 Air Quality 10-15 Solid & Hazardous Waste 10-15 Groundwater & Soils 9-14 Ethics & Professional Practice 5-8 5/4/2018 FE Information Session 2017 7 .

Production. & Safety 8-12 Work Design 8-12 Quality 8-12 Systems Engineering 8-12 Ethics & Professional Practice 5-8 5/4/2018 FE Information Session 2017 8 . Knowledge Number of Questions FE Exam Mathematics 6-9 Industrial & Engineering Sciences 5-8 Systems Engineering Economics 10-15 Questions Probability & Statics 10-15 Modeling & Computations 8-12 Industrial Management 8-12 Manufacturing. & Service Systems 8-12 Facilities & Logistics 8-12 Human Factors. Ergonomics.

Instrumentation & Controls 5-8 Mechanical Design & Analysis 9-14 Ethics & Professional Practice 3-5 5/4/2018 FE Information Session 2017 9 . Knowledge Number of Questions FE Exam Mathematics 6-9 Mechanical Probability & Statistics 4-6 Questions Computational Tools 3-5 Engineering Economics 3-5 Electricity & Magnetism 3-5 Statics 8-12 Dynamics. & Vibrations 9-14 Mechanics of Materials 8-12 Material Properties & Processing 8-12 Fluid Mechanics 9-14 Thermodynamics 13-20 Heat Transfer 9-14 Measurements. Kinematics.

and Energy Transfer 9-14 Ethics & Professional Practice 3-5 5/4/2018 FE Information Session 2017 10 . Knowledge Number of Questions FE Exam Mathematics & Advance Engineering Mathematics 12-18 Other Probability & Statics 6-9 Disciplines Chemistry 7-11 Questions Instrumentation and Data Acquisition 4-6 Health. Safety. & Environment 4-6 Engineering Economics 7-11 Statics 8-12 Dynamics 7-11 Strength of Materials 8-12 Materials Science 6-9 Fluid Mechanics and Dynamics of Liquids 8-12 Fluid Mechanics and Dynamics of Gases 4-6 Electricity. Power. Mass. and Magnetism 7-11 Heat.

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– Step 2 – Fundamentals Testing – The FE Exam • Administered by NCEES • State approves your packet (critical to get an Intern Engineer/EIT designation) • This exam is offered at various sites during January – February. You can take the FE exam if you are within 20 CR HRS of obtaining an ABET accredited degree by the time you apply to take the exam. most require minimum of 4 years beyond bachelors and IE/EIT designation – Step 4 – Profession Testing – The PE Exam(s) • Administered by NCEES once State approves your sitting the exam 5/4/2018 • May require additional exams FE Information than theSession base PE2017 exam to practice or to practice in a 16 certain discipline/sub-discipline . April – May. number of hours remaining to sit the exam – Step 3 – Experience • Varies by state. 54?. and the State – ABET – Accredits Colleges and Universities – NCEES – Oversees testing and evaluation of engineers – States (all 54 of them. yes 54) – Licenses people to practice professions • Process – Step 1 – Education • BS from an ABET Accredited Program.November • Best time to take it: Final Semester of College. must be within a max. Licensure Organizations and Process • ABET. NCEES. July – August and October .

” • Form 20F . NOTE: Your cancelled check is your receipt.Application for Intern Engineer Certificate – Critical to submit while applying to take the FE Exam through NCEES – “Applicants must complete this form and submit it with the appropriate fee ($70 only) directly to the Office of the Professions at the mailing address at the end of the Form. Make checks payable to the New York State Education Department.Certification of Professional Education 17 – Must do (again through SAS.Certification of Completion of a Professionally Registered Program in Engineering – Have to give to SAS and they send to the State (when you are within 20 CH) • Form 2 . once you’ve completed your . NYS Forms (or see other State licensing board) • Form 1 EI .

CSoE • State (NYS Example): – $70 EI Registration – SAS Fee for Transcript • Review Materials: – NCEES – Online Practice Exams ~ $30 – Prof. practice questions and exams ~ $130 • FE [Discipline] Practice – just practice problems/exams ~ $95 • Online Options and Bundles with the above 18 . Publications (one option): • FE [Discipline] Review Manuals – Longer. FE Exam Costs • NCEES: – Exam Fee: $225 to NCEES – Testing Site: Paid for by Clarkson. include formulas/explanations.

which adjusts for any minor differences in difficulty across the different exam forms and is compared to the minimum ability level for that exam.FE Exam content and mechanics of the exam How is the exam scored? • Your exam results are based on the total number of correct answers that you selected. When will you get test results? • Exam results for computer-based exams are typically available 7–10 days after the exam is completed. • The score is then converted to a scaled score. • There are no deductions for wrong answers. 5/4/2018 FE Information Session 2017 19 . • You will receive an email notification from NCEES with instructions to view your results in your MyNCEES account. How are exam results reported? • Exam results are reported pass/fail.

Preparing for the FE Exam Register or log in to MyNCEES to download a free copy of the FE Reference Handbook 5/4/2018 FE Information Session 2017 20 .

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5/4/2018 FE Information Session 2017 22 . • You won't be allowed to bring your personal copy of the Handbook into the exam room. and definitions examinees are expected to know have not been included. formulas.Preparing for the FE Exam FE Reference Handbook 287 pages • FE Reference Handbook is the only resource material you may use during the exam. Basic theories. • The FE Reference Handbook does not contain all the information required to answer every question on the exam. conversions. • Special material required for the solution of a particular exam question will be included in the question itself. The computer-based exam will include a PDF version of the Handbook for your use.

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4% of the first choice vote and a plurality of the second choice vote (at 17.FE Exam prep efforts in the CSoE and CEE Department Review Session Google Poll • 26. Mondays 5:30pm. Jan – March • Department specific topics.2%) is Tuesdays at 5:30 pm → Tentative Plan • CSoE (cross-cutting topics) sessions. Mondays at 5:30pm (a plurality) • 23. Tuesdays 5/4/2018 FE Information Session 2017 25 .6% of the first choice vote.

CSoE Review Sessions (tentative schedule) Date Subject Instructor Monday. February TBD Thermodynamics McCluskey Monday. February TBD Materials Freeman Wednesday. January TBD Dynamics Moosbrugger/Yuya Monday. February Fluid Mechanics Helenbrook TBD Monday. January TBD Engineering Economics Sekelj Monday. January TBD Statics Minnetyan Monday. March TBD Electricity and Magnetism. February TBD Mechanics of Materials Issen Monday. Carroll Circuits All Review Sessions (tentatively) 5:30 pm in CAMP 177 5/4/2018 FE Information Session 2017 26 .

FE Exam prep efforts in the CEE Department • Tentatively Tuesday Evenings • Subjects Covered – Transportation – Construction & Surveying – Structural Analysis and Design (Steel/Concrete) – Geotechnical – Water Resources (Hydraulics/Hydrological Systems) – General Environmental Engineering – Enviro Sci & Chem and Risk Assessment – Water and Wastewater 5/4/2018 FE Information Session 2017 27 .