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Regarding books, personalized notes, any other references... What is the recommended upper and lower threshold? I am inclined to bring several books besides merm, 6ms, ncees, ppi but not sure if I will use them... Any thoughts?

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I wouldn't take any references you are not familiar with.  It will just eat up more time looking through a new book for you.  I took MERM, Roarks, Machiners hand book and forgot my unit conversion book last October.

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I wouldn't take any references you are not familiar with.  It will just eat up more time looking through a new book for you.  I took MERM, Roarks, Machiners hand book and forgot my unit conversion book last October.
Fair enough. Makes sense.

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45 minutes ago, cfm03 said:
2 hours ago, goast55 said:
I wouldn't take any references you are not familiar with.  It will just eat up more time looking through a new book for you.  I took MERM, Roarks, Machiners hand book and forgot my unit conversion book last October.

Fair enough. Makes sense.

Yup, I would only bring what I've used to date. Before I start studying I printed some references from the Lindeburgs list, but never really used it. 

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Have you guys looked up any information on valves?  

And/or air filters?

 

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44 minutes ago, MikeGlass1969 said:

Have you guys looked up any information on valves?  

And/or air filters?

 

Like? Link us please?

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24 minutes ago, Vel2018 said:

Valves pls...

http://www.explainthatstuff.com/valves.html  

I am looking for one of those equivalent feet lists for valves....  stay tuned

You will need to know the pro's and con's of each valve type.  What's best at control, throttling, least pressure drop....  ect

 

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http://www.explainthatstuff.com/valves.html  
I am looking for one of those equivalent feet lists for valves....  stay tuned
You will need to know the pro's and con's of each valve type.  What's best at control, throttling, least pressure drop....  ect
 
I printed out this pdf on valve basics...I actually use of this material at work.

https://www.cedengineering.com/userfiles/Control%20Valves%20Basics%20-%20Sizing%20&%20Selection.pdf

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Thanks for sharing! 
 
By the way, anyone else bringing mechanical engineers dictionary? 
Not sure yet... Do we need to?

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1 minute ago, cfm03 said:
5 minutes ago, Vel2018 said:
Thanks for sharing! 
 
By the way, anyone else bringing mechanical engineers dictionary? 

Not sure yet... Do we need to?

Not sure but ill just bring one, its small light one oxfords.

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I am bringing the MERM and the Unit Conversion Book. I made my own equation sheet and appendix binder. I am not bringing any other references because I didn’t use anything else during my preparation.

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Referenced heavily used and planning to bring:

1.MERM (reference, practice problems)
2.Binders with most problems I personally solved
3.NCEES 2016/2011, EngPro, SlayPe, PPI, 6MS
4.Cameroon book
5.Steam and gas tables by Keenan and Keyes
6.Cheetsheet with most used conversions and formulas.
7.Engineerig unit conversions by PPI

References not used as much but very helpful:

8.Thermodynamics by Yunus Cengel and M. Boles
9.Heat Transfer by Cengel and Boles
10.Fluid Mechanics by Cengel and Boles
11.Valve Size Basics

I am on the fence to bring 8 through 11.


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Referenced heavily used and planning to bring:

1.MERM (reference, practice problems)
2.Binders with most problems I personally solved
3.NCEES 2016/2011, EngPro, SlayPe, PPI, 6MS
4.Cameroon book
5.Steam and gas tables by Keenan and Keyes
6.Cheetsheet with most used conversions and formulas.
7.Engineerig unit conversions by PPI

References not used as much but very helpful:

8.Thermodynamics by Yunus Cengel and M. Boles
9.Heat Transfer by Cengel and Boles
10.Fluid Mechanics by Cengel and Boles
11.Valve Size Basics

I am on the fence to bring 8 through 11.



Sorry for the typo, the first word should read, 'references', not 'referenced'. Autocorrect is not my friend today.

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1 hour ago, cfm03 said:
1 hour ago, cfm03 said:
Referenced heavily used and planning to bring:

1.MERM (reference, practice problems)
2.Binders with most problems I personally solved
3.NCEES 2016/2011, EngPro, SlayPe, PPI, 6MS
4.Cameroon book
5.Steam and gas tables by Keenan and Keyes
6.Cheetsheet with most used conversions and formulas.
7.Engineerig unit conversions by PPI

References not used as much but very helpful:

8.Thermodynamics by Yunus Cengel and M. Boles
9.Heat Transfer by Cengel and Boles
10.Fluid Mechanics by Cengel and Boles
11.Valve Size Basics

I am on the fence to bring 8 through 11.


 

Sorry for the typo, the first word should read, 'references', not 'referenced'. Autocorrect is not my friend today.

I dont have #2,4, 8-10. 

I think Ill bring the cranes 410 and TEMA. Just for those tables and i believe theres other beneficial information. 

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I'd add ashrae fundamentals to the list.  

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1. MERM

2, MERM Quick Reference

3. MERM Printed Index

4. Cameron

5,6,7,8 ASHRAE Handbooks

9,10,11 NCEES & PPI Practice Exams

12. PPI Unit Conversions

13 Binder of problems I solved

 

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1. MERM

2. Binder of MERM appendix and various other pages of personal notes

3. Lindeburg conversion booklet (if you dont have this yet get it NOW)

4. Gung ho attitude

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No. 4 is not available in Amazon or any online sellers.

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54 minutes ago, mongolianbbq said:

1. MERM

2. Binder of MERM appendix and various other pages of personal notes

3. Lindeburg conversion booklet (if you dont have this yet get it NOW)

4. Gung ho attitude

Good to know I am not the only “less is more” type here

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1. MERM

2. Thermodynamic Property Tables (a big bound version I got in college that I can't seem to find a reprint of anywhere)

3. Binder with :

     - Personal "cheat sheets" with most used equations

     - All of the Slay the PE free references (multiple copies of psychometric and mollier charts)

     - Copy of the air property tables from ASHRAE Fundamentals

     - MERM Appendix

4. Heat Transfer college textbook

5. Thermodynamics college textbook

6. Fluid Dynamics college textbook

7. ASHRAE Fundamentals

8. Unit Conversions book (with tabs for most used conversions)

9. NCEES practice exam

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1 minute ago, cornsnicker3 said:

Good to know I am not the only “less is more” type here

I am fully confident that I will not use anything but MERM, my cheat sheets, and thermodynamic tables/charts. The rest is "just in case". Better to have them and not need them.

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2 minutes ago, cornsnicker3 said:

Good to know I am not the only “less is more” type here

After reading the results forum topics for previous years, one common theme was "I brought a ton of stuff but only used the MERM"

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