Afternoon Session of FE Exam -
Other Disciplines (Formerly General Engineering)

Fluids Topic Area



The following subtopics are covered in the Fluids portion of the afternoon, Other Disciplines examination:

A. Basic hydraulics (e.g., Manning equation, Bernoulli theorem, open-channel flow, pipe flow)
B. Laminar and turbulent flow
C. Friction losses (e.g., pipes, valves, fittings)
D. Flow measurement
E. Dimensionless numbers (e.g., Reynolds number)
F. Fluid transport systems (e.g., pipes, ducts, series/parallel operations)
G. Pumps, turbines, and compressors
H. Lift/drag

The Fluids portion covers approximately 15% of the afternoon session test content.