Penn State York offers Fundamentals of Engineering exam review course

For engineers planning to take the FE exam, the course begins March 30 and will be delivered via Zoom
FE Exam

The Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam is the first step in becoming a registered professional engineer in Pennsylvania. Penn State York is offering an FE exam review course designed to help engineers prepare for the the exam. Mohamed El Sonbaty, a Penn State graduate, works in the electrical engineering lab at Penn State York when he was a student there several years ago,

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YORK, Pa. — Engineers seeking licensure as a professional engineer in Pennsylvania are required to pass the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam. Penn State York is offering the Fundamentals of Engineering Review, Engineering-in-Training (EIT) course beginning Tuesday, March 30, from 6-9 p.m. via Zoom. The course continues through Aug. 10.

This course is an extensive review of fundamental engineering topics included in the exam. Topics include math, engineering probability/statistics, chemistry, computers, ethics, engineering economics, engineering mechanics (statistics and dynamics), strength of materials, material properties, fluid mechanics, electricity and magnetism, and thermodynamics.

Joshua L. Borden, staff engineer/FEA analyst at Johnson Controls, is the course instructor. Instruction will begin assuming that students have prior knowledge of engineering principles. Students are responsible for eligibility requirements for taking the FE exam listed by the state of Pennsylvania.

Cost for the course is $849 for a single attendee, or $775 per person for three or more individuals from the same company or organization. Call Patty Bowen, director of continuing education, at 717-771-4032 for a discount code. To register, visit the website. For more information, email Bowen at [email protected] or call 717-771-4032.

Students are required to purchase their own books. The required text is "FE Other Disciplines Review Manual," by Michael R. Lindeburg, Professional Publications Inc., 2014 (ISBN-13: 978-1-59126-443-9 or ISBN-10: 159126443X). An additional, optional book is "FE Other Disciplines Practice Problems," by Michael R. Lindeburg, Professional Publications Inc., 2014 (ISBN-13: 978-1-59126-44466 or ISBN-10: 1591264448).

To learn more about the variety of programs for adult learners offered through continuing education at Penn State York, visit the website.