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Calculation Questions

For the calculation exam questions, there are no major differences between the Old and the Revised questions.

Writing down the equations, showing the variables with the correct units, and showing your steps would help to obtain the correct answers and improve your marks.  The following article should help you to improve your marks.

Techniques for Improving Power Engineers Exam Marks

Long Essay Type Examination Questions

Long essay type questions are actually more straight forward. Most of the time, the questions are divided into a number of parts.  The instructions are more specific and clear. The marks are assigned according to the amount of content expected and key concepts in the answer.

To prepare for the exams, the key is to master the basic concepts.  Most of the questions are: briefly describe the objectives, the principles of operation, and the process, provide sketches and diagrams, and list the advantages, disadvantages, limitations and applications of essential equipment.

The 2004 ASME Extract, CSA B51 codes and provincial Act and Regulations are allowed to be used in the exams.  These materials provide a lot of information.

Sample Questions Part A

Sample Questions Part B

(NOTE: These questions are intended as representations of the style of questions that may appear on examinations. They are not intended as study material and, as such, may not be in line with any current examination syllabus)