Engineering Materials (Mec-B8) Solutions

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Next Technical Exam Sitting: November 30 - December 11, 2020

Your exam is fast approaching.  You might be working a job and have a family that needs your time.  The last thing you want to do is spend $1,000 on a course to re-learn this material.

If that sounds like you, our Mec-B8 help is for you.

About: The engineering materials exam is written nationally for mechanical/manufacturing engineers.  The code for this exam is:

  • Mechanical - 16-Mec-B8 (or you may see it like YY-Mec-B8, Mec-B8)
  • Manufacturing - 08-Mfg-B5 (or YY-Mfg-B5, Mfg-B5).

The exam tests candidate’s understanding and knowledge of engineering materials.

Format: 3-hour long, open book exam. Out of the questions that are asked in the exam, only five needs to be attempted.

Dates written: The exam is offered twice every year in the months of May and December.

Approved aids: Since the course is highly computational, any non-communicating calculator is permitted.

The recommended textbooks for this exam are:

Prime textbooks

Supplementary textbooks

Based on your education and experience, we've put together a few different options to help you out.  If you are feeling confident in the material and believe you are knowledgeable on the exam topics, then a less expensive option may be best for you.  For those who need more help and support, the more expensive packages would be recommended. 

$350, $250

Or start with my free Mec-B8 solutions sample

Format:   Solutions, support & course
Skill level:   All levels
Language:   English

Includes the following: (depending on your package):

  • We'll provide solutions to two previous exams
  • We'll provide you with email support for your technical exam questions


# Exam solutions

(Date of exam(s) solved)

Email support tickets

Length of access





(Dec '17)




1 year







(Dec & May '17)




1 year


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