Afternoon Session of FE Exam -
Mechanical Discipline

Kinematics, Dynamics, and Vibrations Topic Area



The following subtopics are covered in the Kinematics, Dynamics, and Vibrations portion of the afternoon, Mechanical Discipline examination:

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 (e.g., isolation, force transmission,support motion)

The Kinematics, Dynamics, and Vibrations portion covers approximately 15% of the afternoon session test content.