BITS HD Syllabus 2017  BITS, Pilani has announced the BITS HD 2017 Syllabus for the online entrance test held for the M.E programmes offered by the university. The syllabus for BITS HD 2017 announced by the university contains the specific topics that candidates must study. BITS HD syllabus 2017 is discipline specific and is separate for each discipline. Candidates can prepare better for online test if they know the syllabus for BITS HD 2017. The university has also mentioned the reference books for each discipline with specific emphasis of the topics to be studied. The BITS HD exam will consist of two parts out of which the first test namely test 1 is mandatory. Candidates will be tested in core maths, English and logical reasoning in this test. The BITS HD 2017 syllabus also mentions the topics for this section making it easy for students to prepare better for the online test. While test 2 is discipline specific, the syllabus for BITS HD mentions the topics in detail for this part too. Candidates applying for M.E Software systems will have to appear for a special test instead of Part 2 for which the BITS HD 2017 syllabus is also given. Interested and eligible candidates can check the detailed BITS HD 2017 syllabus on this page for each discipline and all tests as announced by the university.
In addition to the given detailed syllabus for BITS HD admission test 2017 for Test 1, Test 2 and Special Test below to complete their preparation well.
BITS HD Syllabus 2017 for Test 1
BITS HD Syllabus of Core Mathematics
S. No  Topics  Reference Books 
1.  Calculus (i) Functions and graphs; limit and continuity; (ii) Applications of Derivatives (iii) Applications of Definite Integrals, (iv) Convergence of Infinite sequences and series, Maclaurin and Taylor series. (v)Functions of several variables (vi) Limits and Continuity in Higher Dimensions (vii) Partial derivatives (viii) The chain rule (ix) Directional Derivatives and Gradient vectors (x) Tangent planes and Normal lines (xi) Extreme values and saddle points (xii) Double Integrals, Triple Integrals, Line and surface Integrals, (xiii)Conservative fields, Curl and divergence (xiv)Theorems of Green, Gauss and Stokes.  1. Thomas, G B & R,L Finney, Calculus and Analytic Geometry, Pearson Education, 9th ed., 1996 2. Milton. J Susan 
2.  Linear Algebra (i)Matrix Algebra (ii) Row reduction method (iii) Rank and inverse of a matrix (iv) System of linear equations, Vector space; basis and dimension; linear transformation; range and kernel of a linear transformation (v) Eigenvalues and eigenvectors.  1. Kolman, Bemard & D R Hill, Introductory Linear Algebra

3.  Complex Variables (i)Analytic functions, Cauchy’s theorems (ii) Cauchy’s integral formula, Taylor Series and Laurent Series (iii) Calculus of residues and applications.  1. Churchill, R V and James W Brown, Complex variables and Applications, MGHISE, 7th ed, 2003 
4.  Probability and Statistics (i)Sample space and events, Conditional probability and independence (ii) Random variables and probability distribution (iii) Independent random variables (iv) Mathematical expectation; mean and variance (v) Geometric, Binomial, Poisson’s, Exponential, Gamma and Normal distributions; sum of independent random variables; law of large numbers; (vi) Central limit theorem, Marginal and conditional distributions (vii) Sampling distribution, Point estimation, Statistical intervals based on a Single sample, (viii) Tests of hypotheses based on a single sample, test for mean using normal and Students tdistribution (ix) Correlation and linear regression.
 
5.  Differential Equations (i)First order differential equations (linear and nonlinear), higher order linear differential equations with constant coefficient, method of variation of parameters (ii) CauchyEuler’s equation, Fourier Series, Laplace Transform, Initial and boundary value problems, Partial differential equations, (iii) Method of separation of variables.  
6.  Numerical Methods (i)Solution of nonlinear algebraic equations: Newton’s method, Secant method, Fixed point iteration method, method of false position (ii) Solution of system of linear equations: Direct methods & Iterative methods, (iii)LU decomposition, Integration by Trapezoidal and Simpson’s rule 
BITS HD Syllabus for English Language and Logical Reasoning
S.No  Topics  Books 
1.  Grammar (i)Agreement, Time and Tense, Parallel construction, Relative pronouns (ii)Determiners, Prepositions, Modals, Adjectives (iii)Voice, Transformation (iv)Question tags, Phrasal verbs  1. Krishna Mohan and Meenakshi Raman, 2000, Effective English Communication, New Delhi 2. Tata McGraw Hill: Robbins, Stephen P & M. Coutler, Management, PHI/Pearson Edu, 8th ed., 2005 
2.  Vocabulary (i)Synonyms, Antonyms, Odd Word, One Word, Jumbled letters (ii)Contextual Meaning (iii)Analogy  
3.  Reading Comprehension (i)Content /Ideas (ii)Vocabulary (iii)Referents (iv)Idioms/ Phrases (v)Reconstruction
 
4.  Composition (i)Rearrangement (ii)Paragraph Unity (iii)Linkers/Connectives  
5.  Logical Reasoning  
6.  Verbal Reasoning (i) Analogy (ii) Classification (iii)Series Completion (iv)Logical Deduction (v)Chart Logic (vi)Pattern Perception (vii)Figure Formation and Analysis (vii)Paper Cutting (viii)Figure Matrix (ix)Rule Detection 
BITS HD 2017 Syllabus for Test 2
BITS HD Syllabus for Chemical Engineering
S.No  Topics  Books 
1.  Chemical Process Calculations Units and Dimensions, Chemical Equation and Stoichiometry, Thermodynamic properties of Gases, Vapors, Liquids and Solids, Steady and unsteady state mass and energy balances, Phase Equilibria (multiphase, multicomponent), reacting and nonreacting systems. Recycle, bypass and purge calculations, Combustion Calculations  1) Himmelblau, D. M. Riggs, J. B. “Basic principles & calculations in chemical Engg”, PHI, 8th ed., 2015. (2) Felder, R. M. & R. W. Rousseau, “Elementary Principles of Chemical Processes”, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 4th ed., 2011. 
2  Fluid Mechanics Fundamental Concepts and Fluid Statics, basic concept of Newtonian and nonNewtonian fluids, head losses, velocity and pressure drop calculation. Integral and Differential Analyses for Fluid Motion, Internal and External Fluid Flow and Flow through Packed & fluidized beds, Dimensional Analysis, flow meters, pumps and compressors  (1) R. W. Fox, A. T. McDonalds and P. J. Pritchard, "Introduction to Fluid Mechanics", John Wiley and Sons Inc., 8th ed., 2013. (2) W. L. McCabe, J. C. Smith, and P. Harriott, "Unit Operations of Chemical Engineering”, McGraw Hill Inc., 7th ed., 2014. 
3.  Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics First and Second laws of thermodynamics. Applications of first law to close and open systems. Second law and Entropy. Thermodynamic properties of pure substances: Equation of State and residual properties, properties of mixtures: partial molar properties, fugacity, excess properties and activity coefficients; phase equilibria: predicting VLE of systems; chemical reaction equilibrium.  (1) J. M. Smith, H.C. Ness, and M. Abbott, B Bhatt (Adapted), “Introduction to Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics”, McGraw Hill Education, 7th ed., 2009. (2) Y. V. C. Rao, “Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics”, Universities Press, 1997. (3) K. V. Narayanan, “A Textbook of Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics”, Prentice Hall of India, 2nd ed., 2013. 
4.  Mass Transfer Molecular diffusion and mass transfer coefficients, Interphase mass transfer, heat and mass transfer analogies, design and operation of equipment for distillation, absorption, Adsorption, leaching, extraction, drying and adsorption, humidification, crystallization  (1) Treybal, R.E., “Mass Transfer Operations,” 3rd ed., McGrawHill Education, 2012. (2) Foust, A. S., Wenzel, L.A., Clump, C.W., Anderson, L.B., “Principles of Unit Operations,” 2nd ed., John Wiley and Sons, New York, 2008. 
5.  Heat Transfer Steady and Unsteady state heat conduction, Natural & Forced convection, Radiation, Condensation, boiling and evaporation, Heat Exchangers.  (1) Holman, J. P., Bhattacharyya, S “Heat Transfer” 10th ed., McGrawHill, 2011. (2) Frank P. Incropera, Davi d P. DeWitt, “Fundamental of Heat & Mass Transfer” 6th ed., John Wiley & Sons, 2006. (3) D. Q. Kern, “Process Heat Transfer”, Tata McGraw Hill, 2001. (4) McCabe & Smith, “Unit Operations of Chemical Engineering” 7th ed., McGraw Hill, 2014. 
6.  Mechanical Operations Properties and Handling of Particulate Solids, Mechanical Separations, particle size distribution, size reduction operation, operation of centrifuge and cyclones, filtration, agitation and mixing  1) McCabe W. L., and Smith J. M., & Harriott P., Unit Operations of Chemical Engineering, 7th ed., McGraw Hill International Edition, 2014. (2) J. M. Coulson, J. Richardson’s Chemical Engineering, Vol. 1 (6 th ed.,) & Vol. 6 (4 th ed.,) Elsevier ButterworthHeinemann, MA, USA, 2004 & 2005. 
7.  Chemical Reaction Engineering Mole balances and reactor sizing, Rate laws and stoichiometry, Isothermal reactor design for single and multiple reactions, Analysis of laboratory reactor data, and reaction mechanisms for nonelementary reactions, Non isothermal reactor design, Heterogeneous reactors, Non Ideal reactors.  (1) H. Scott Fogler “Elements of Chemical Reaction Engineering”, PHI, 4th ed, 2015. (2) O. Levenspiel, “Chemical Reaction Engineering”, John Wiley, 3rd ed., 2006. (3) M. Smith, “Chemical Engineering Kinetics”, McGraw Hill, 3rd Ed., 2013. 
8.  Chemical Process Technology Inorganic chemical industries (sulphuric acid, phosphoric acid); Fertilizer industries (Ammonia, Urea, SSP, TSP); Natural product industries (Pulp & paper, Sugar, Oils & fats); Petroleum Refining and Petrochemicals; Polymerization industries (polyethylene, polypropylene, polyester synthetic fibres, PVC).  (1) Moulijn A J., Makkee, M., Diepen, A V., "Chemical Process Technology”, 2nd ed., Wiley, 2013. (2) Rao M G., Sittig M., "Dryden’s Outlines of Chemical Technology for the 21st Century", East West Press, 3rd ed., 2006. (3) Austin G T., Shreve R.N., "Shreve`s Chemical Process Industries", McGraw Hill, 5th ed., 2012. 
9.  Plant Design and Economics Principles of process economics, depreciation calculation, cost indices, rate of return, payback period, discounted cash flow, optimization in process design and sizing of chemical engineering equipment such as evaporator, heat exchangers, multistage contactors.  (1) James M. Douglas. Conceptual Design of Chemical Processes. McGrawHill International Editions (Chemical Engineering Series), McGraw Hill Book Company, New York, 1988. (2) Max S. Peters, Klaus D. Tim merhaus, Ronald E. West, Max Peters. Plant Design and Economics for Chemical Engineers. 5th ed., McGraw Hill, New York, 2011. (3) J. M. Coulson, J. F.Richardson’s Chemical Engineering, Vol. 6 (4 th ed.,) Elsevier Butterworth  Heinemann, MA, USA, 2005. 
10.  Process Dynamics and Control Dynamic process modelling, Laplace transform, transfer functions, analysis of the dynamic behaviour of chemical processes, Analysis and design aspect of feedback controllers (P, PI and PID), controller tuning, advanced control systems, measurement of process variables; sensors, transducers and their dynamics  (1) Stephanopoulos, G., “Chemical Process Control: An Introduction to Theory and Practice,” PrenticeHall, Englewood Cliffs, N.J., 2008. (2) Seborg, D.E., Edgar, T.F., Mellichamp, D.A. and Doyle III F. J. “Process Dynamics and Control,” 4th ed., Wiley, 2016. (3) Coughnowr, D. R., Leblanc S., “Process Systems Analysis and Control,” 3rd ed., McGraw  Hill, 2013 
BITS HD Syllabus Civil Engineering
S. No  Topics  Reference Books 
1.  Mechanics and Strength of Materials Fundamental principles of Mechanics, Introduction to Mechanics of Deformable Bodies, Forces and Moments Transmitted by Slender Members, Stress and Strains, Stresses due to Bending, Torsion.  (1)An Introduction to Mechanics of Solids, Second Edition with SI units Crandall/Dahl/Lardner, TataMcGraw Hill Publication, New Delhi. (2)Mechanics of Materials(In SI units) , Beer, Johnston, Dewolf and Mazurek, TataMcGraw Hill Publication, New Delhi 
2.  Analysis of Structures Statics of Structures and Degree of Indeterminacy, Analysis of Determinate and Indeterminate Structures(trusses, beams, frames, cables and arches), Deflection of beams and Frames, Influence lines and its Applications, Introduction to Matrix Methods of Structural Analysis
 Structural Analysis by R.C. Hibbler, Pearson, India. Fundamentals of Structural Analysis by Kenneth M. Leet & ChiaMing Uang, McGraw Hill Publications, New Delhi. 
3.  Design of Concrete Structures Ingredients for reinforced concrete, Design of concrete Mix, Design philosophies, Design of singly and doubly reinforced rectangular and flanged sections for Flexure using Working stress and Limit State Design approach, Design for bond, anchorage and development length, Design of beams for Shear, serviceability requirements, Design of oneway slab, two way slab and staircase, Design of columns  1. Limit State Design of Reinforced Concrete, By: P. C. Varghese, PHI, New Delhi. 2. Reinforced Concrete Design by Pillai and Menon, Tata McGraw Hill, Publication, New Delhi. 3. Reinforced Concrete Design by S. N. Sinha, Tata McGraw Hill, Publication, New Delhi. 4. Design of Concrete Structures by Nilson, Darwin and Dolan, Tata McGraw Hill, Publication, New Delhi. 5. Design of Concrete Structures, by J. N. Bandyopadhyay, Prentice Hall of India, New Delhi 
4.  Design of Steel Structures (Limit State Design) Steel Design Specifications and Connections, eccentric and moment connections, Design of Tension and Compression Members, Design of beams and plate girders, Introduction to plastic analysis and design
 1. Design of Steel Structure by N. Subramaniam, Oxford University Press. 2. Teaching Resource for Structural Steel Design, Vol. 1, 2, 3: Institute for Steel Development and Growth, Kolkata. 
5.  Transportation Engineering Highway alignment; Geometric design of highways: Crosssectional elements, sight distances, horizontal and vertical alignment designs, , Highway MaterialsDesirable properties of bitumen, aggregates, soil and bituminous paving mixture design using Marshall’s specifications; Design factors for flexible and rigid pavements, Pavement Design: Factors controlling flexible and rigid pavement designs, design of flexible pavement using IRC: 37, design of rigid pavements using IRC: 58; Overlay design using IRC:81, Traffic Engineering: Traffic studies on flow, speed, travel time delay and OD study, EPCU concept, V/C ratios and Level of Service Concepts, traffic control devices Signal design by IRC and Webster’s methods, Types of intersections and channelization
 1. Khanna, S.K, Justo, A and Veeraragavan, A, â€˜Highway Engineering, Nem Chand & Bros. Revised Tenth Edition, 2014 2. Kadiyali L.R. and Lal N B, Principles and Practices of Highway Engineering; Fourth Edition; Khanna Publishers, New Delhi, 2011 3. Design Codes: IRC 37, IRC 58, IRC 81, MoRTH Code of Provision 
6.  Surveying Chain Survey, Compass Survey & levelling, Theodolite, Tachometric surveying & Traversing, Curve Ranging, Contouring & Plane Tabling, Trigonometric Levelling, Areas and Volumes, Geodetic surveying, Total Stations. Introduction to advanced surveying techniques like DGPS, GIS.  1. Arora K R, Surveying (in SI Units), Standard Publisher, Vol 1, II and III, 13th Edition, 2015 2. Punmia B C, Surveying, Laxmi Publishers, Vol 1, II and III, 17th Edition, 2016 3. Duggal S K, Surveying, Tat McGraw Hill, New Delhi, Vol. I and II, 4th Edition, 2013 
7.  Construction Planning and Technology Concrete ingredientscement, aggregates, chemical and mineral admixtures. Mix design, Fresh and hardened characteristics, Properties, testing and applications of concrete, Masonry materials, Timber, Bituminous materials, Steel, Nonferrous metals and alloys, Ceramics, Glass, Polymeric materials, Paints, distemper and varnishes, Construction planning and scheduling, Advanced construction techniques  1. Arora. S.P. & S.P. Bindra. â€˜A Textbook of Building construction,’ Dhanpat Rai & Sons 2. Peurifoy, R.L., & C.L., Schexnayder , â€˜Construction Planning, Equipment and Methods’, T.M.H.. 3. Gupta R., Construction Planning & Technology’, CBS. 4. Duggal, S.K. “Building Materials” New Age International Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi 5. Ghambir, Concrete Technology, Tata McGrawHill Publishing Company Ltd 
8.  Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering Origin of soils, soil structure and fabric; Three phase system and phase relationships, index properties; Indian standard soil classification system; Permeability one dimensional flow, Darcy’s law; Seepage through soilstwodimensional flow, flow nets, uplift pressure, piping; Principle of effective stress, capillarity, seepage force and quicksand condition; Compaction in laboratory and field conditions; Onedimensional consolidation, time rate of consolidation; Shear strength of soil using  1. Ranjan, G. and Rao, A.S.R.,(2016) “Basic and Applied Soil Mechanics” New Age International Publishers. 
9.  Water and Wastewater Treatment Water and wastewater characteristics; Basic unit processes and operations for water treatment; Drinking water standards; Distribution of water; Sewage and sewerage treatment; Primary, secondary and tertiary treatment of wastewater, effluent discharge standards; Sludge disposal.  1. Water Sup ply Engineering And Wastewater Engineering by B.C.Punmia. Laxmi Publications (P) Ltd., New Delhi 2. Water Supply Engineering and Sewage & Wastewater Disposal Engineering by S.K.Garg. Khanna Publishers, Delhi 3. Environmental Engineering by H.S. Peavy. McGraw Hill International editions. 
10.  Water Resource Engineering Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics: Fluid Properties, Fluid pressure and measurement, Hydrostatics, Buoyancy, Fundamentals of fluid flow and Kinematics of fluid in motion, Conservation of mass, momentum and energy, Analysis of flow through pipes, Laminar flow, Study of flow pattern through Orifices and Mouthpieces, Notches and Weirs, Dimensional analysis and similitude, Boundary Layer Theory, Flow past immersed bodies, turbulent flow through conduits; analysis of closedconduit hydraulic systems including pipes, valves, fittings, and pumps, pipe networks and analysis: Hardy cross method and linear graph method; Open channel hydraulics: uniform and non uniform flow; analysis and design of hydraulic systems; Analysis of impact of jets; Fluid machinery: theory, performance and application of Pumps and Turbines. Hydrology: Hydrological Cycle and Budget; Precipitation Measurement and Analysis; Hydrologic Abstractions; Stream Flow analysis and concepts of hydrograph; Hydrologic measurements; Statistical analysis in hydrology; Ground Water hydrology; Flood Routing; Introduction to dams, spillways, diversion headworks and distribution systems, Reservoir planning and multipurpose reservoirs, hydropower engineering  1. Modi P.N. and Seth S.M., “Hydraulics and Fluid Mechanics”, Standard Book House, Post Box 1074, New Delhi 2.Patra K.C., “ Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering”, Narosa Publishing House 3. Mays L.W., “Water Resources Engineering”, John Wiley and Sons 
BITS HD Syllabus – Biological Science
S.No  Topic  Reference Books 
1.  Genetics Laws of inheritance and genetic interaction, Genetic mapping in Virus. Bacteria, & Eukaryotes, Gene expression in prokaryotes and eukaryotes, Control of gene expression in prokaryotes eukaryotes and Viruses., Population and evolutionary genetics  1. Principles of Genetics –Robert H. Tamarin, 7th edition, Tata McGraw –Hill,2002. 
2.  Molecular Technique Restriction endonucleases, Vectors and cloning, Blotting technique, PCR, Sequencing
 Principles of Gene Manipulation R.W.Old & S.B.Primrose, 7th Edition 
3.  Biological Chemistry Chemistry of Biomolecules, Enzymes, Vitamins & Coenzymes, Bioenergetics and biological oxidation, Metabolism of Biomolecules, Photosynthesis  Principle of Biochemistry Lehninger, Macmillan Worth Publication, 3rd edition 
4.  Microbiology Fundamentals of Microbiology, A survey of the microbial world, HostMicrobe interaction, Microbes and Human disease, Environmental and applied microbiology  Microbiology An introduction (8th edition) Tartora, Funk &Cane  Pearson publishing house 
5.  Ecology Abiotic factors, Ecosystem ecology and energy flow, Community ecology and population ecology, Regional Ecology (Terrestrial and Aquatic), Regional Ecology (Terrestrial and Aquatic)  Concepts of Ecology by E J Kormondy, Fundamentals of ecology by E. P. Odum 
6.  Plant Physiology Transport and translocation of water and solutes, Essential elements and their function, Plant development and PGRs, Ascent of sap and translocation in phloem, Movement in plants  Plant physiology, 3rd edition by Salisbury & RossCBS Publisher and Distributor. 
7.  Biophysics Chemical properties of basic unit of life, energy forces, bonds., Conformation of Biomolecules, Biological membranes and Biomechaniques, Physiochemical techniques to study biomolecules, X ray crystallography, NMR, molecular modelling  Biophysical chemistry by Cantor and Schimmel. Biophysics by Rodney Cotteril 
8.  Cell and Developmental Biology Preview of cell, cellular membranous systems, Transport, Mitochondria, Chloroplast, energy transducing, organelle, Golgi, Nucleus, Cytoskeletal network, Cell growth & proliferation, Cell Immunity, Morphogenesis and cell differentiation, Organogenesis, germ cells and sex, Stem cells  1. Cell and Molecular Biology Philip Sheeler & Donald E. Bianchi. 3rd edition, John Wiley Publication 2. Principles of Development –Lewis Wolpert  Oxford University Press, 2nd edition 
9.  Animal physiology Digestive and Respiratory system, Circulatory system, Excretory system, Nervous and Endocrine system, Body Immune system  1. Animal Physiology by Sherwood et al, 1st edition Thomson Publication. Animal Physiology by Sherwood et al, 1st edition Thomson Publication 
10.  Bio statistics and Introduction to Bioinformatics Introduction to genomic & Proteomics, Human Genome and other sequencing projects, Biological databases and data mining, sequence similarity search and sequence alignment, Protein structure prediction and structure analysis, Phylogenetic analysis, use of software packages in Bioinformatics, Probability and Statistics  1. Introduction to Bioinformatics”By Arther M Lesk, Oxford,2003(TB1) 2. Bioinformatics Genome and sequence Analysis” by David W Mount, CS HL Press 
BITS HD Syllabus  Electrical and Electronics Engineering
S. No  Topics  Reference Books 
1.  Electrical sciences Basic Circuit elements, sources and laws, Circuit analysis Techniques & Theorems, Timedomain analysis of 1st & 2nd Order Circuits, AC Circuit Analysis, Important Power Concepts, Power factor correction, Single phase and Threephase Circuit Analysis, Frequency response and Resonance, Semiconductors: Construction, operation and application of Junction Diode, Zener Diode, Transistor (BJT’s), JFET’s and MOSFET, Ideal operational amplifiers configuration, Magnetic Circuits.  Leonard S Bobrow and Navneet Gupta “Foundation of Electrical Engineering” Oxford University Press, Asian Edition, 2015 
2.  Electromagnetics Maxwell’s equations in free space and in time varying fields, boundary conditions, wave equation, Poynting vector; Plane waves in dielectric and conducting media, wave reflection, refraction, and polarization, phase and group velocity, skin depth; Transmission lines, Smith chart and its application in impedance matching calculations, Basics of guided wave propagation, Antennas and radiation, antenna parameters, Hertzian dipole, halfwave dipole, loop, helical and horn antennas, antenna a rrays, Radio Link and Friis Formula  John D Kraus and D.A. Fleisch, “Electromagnetics & applications”. 5th Edition, McGrawHill, New Delhi 
3.  Digital Electronics Number systems & Codes, Boolean algebra & Simplification, Digital Logic Families, Combinational logic Design –Decoders, Encoders, MUX, DeMUX, Arithmetic Circuits, Sequential Logic designFlipflops, State machines, ASM, Counters & Registers, PLDs & FPGAs & Computer Organization.  M. Morris Mano, “ Digital Des ign”, PHI, 3rd Edition, 2002 
4.  Signals & systems and Digital Signal Processing Continuoustime and discretetime signals and systems, Sampling and reconstruction, Properties of linear timeinvariant (LTI) systems, Linear convolution, Fourier series(CTFS,DTFS), Fourier transform (CTFT, DTFT), Laplace transform, Ztransform, System analysis and frequency response. Discrete Fourier Transform, Fast Fourier Transform, Analog filters, Digital filters (FIR and IIR), Linear estimation and prediction, Adaptive filters, Multirate signal Processing
 1. B P Lathi “Principles of Signal Processing and Linear Systems” Oxford University Press, International version, 2009 2. Alan V. Oppenheim, Alan S. Willsky, "Signals and Systems," Pearson Education Lt d., 2nd edition, 2015 3. Sanjit K. Mitra “Digital Signal ProcessingA computer based approach” McGraw Hill education, 4th Edition, 2013 
5.  Electrical Machines Transformer: Constructional features, equivalent circuit and phasor diagram regulation and efficiency, parallel operation. Three phase transformer connections; Harmonic in transformers; Testing; Phase conversion; Autotransformer. D.C Machines: Construction, armature windings, armature voltage and torque equations, classification. D.C generators, performance characteristics; D.C motors torque/speed characteristics, speed control and braking. Testing and efficiency. Induction machines: Constructional Features and rotating magnetic state characteristics. Testing, starting and speed control. Time harmonics and space harmonics. Wound rotor induction motors, Single phase induction motors classification and equivalent circuit. Synchronous machines: Constructional features; synchronous generators and motors; equivalent circuit and phasor diagram; power and torque characteristics and capability curves. Parallel operation. Salient pole synchronous machine phasor diagram and determination of synchronous reactances; starting and speed control of synchronous motors.  
6.  Control system and power electronics Mathematical model of physical systems: Differential equations, Block diagram, signal flow graph, transfer function, feedback characteristics of control systems, control systems components, Time response analysis, stability, Root locus concepts, frequency response (Bode plots, Polar plots, Nyquist plots), state space analysis and compensation concepts. Line frequency Uncontrolled/Controlled ACDC Converter (Rectifier); DCDC SwitchMode Converters; Switch Mode DCAC Converters (Inverters).  
7.  Power Systems Power system concepts, per unit system, Transmission line parameters and modeling, Characteristics and performance of lines, Load flow studies, Optimal system operation, Automatic Generation and voltage Control, Power system fault analysis, Power Systems stability  
8.  Analog electronics: Operational amplifier basics, ideal and practical Op amp configurations, special purpose linear Op amp circuits: instrumentation amplifiers, isolation, programmable, negative feedback amplifiers etc., Active filters, IC filters; nonlinear operational amplifier circuits, analog multipliers, precision and wave shaping circuits, comparators and Schmitt triggers and applications, Signal generators: sinusoidal and nonsinusoidal oscillators, integrated circuits timers. function generators, PLL, Voltage Regulators; voltage regulator IC, switched capacitor voltage converters, switching regulators, Power amplifiers and output stage circuits, IC power amplifiers, high frequency amplifiers, tuned amplifiers.  1. L K Maheshwari & M M S Anand “ Analog Electronics” PHI Private Ltd. 2005. 2. Adel S Sedra & K C Smith” Microelectronic Circuits” OUP, 5th edition,2005. 
9.  Electronic devices and microelectronics circuits Semiconductor materials and their properties, Carrier transport and excess carriers in semiconductors; Single pn junction devices rectifier, Zener diodes, switching diodes, microwave diodes, optoelectronic devices, Bipolar junction transistors; JFET; MOSF ET; MOS and CMOS devices; Basic device fabrication steps and techniques and introduction to ICs . Basic single and two stage transistor BJT and MOSFET amplifier; current mirrors and current sources; active load biasing in integrated circuits, Voltage sources and voltage references, differential and multistage amplifiers with and without feedback; frequency response and frequency compensation, Operational amplifiers2 stage, stability analysis and compensation techniques.  1. B G Streetman & Sanjay Banerjee” Solid state Electronic Devices” PHI Pearson Edu, 6th ed.,2006. 2. Adel S Sedra & K C Smith” Microelectronic Circuits” OUP, 5th edition,2005 
10.  Microprocessor Introduction to Intel 80x86 processor ISA (8086 80486) , Assembly programming, Programmers model of processor, processor architecture; Instruction set, modular assembly programming using subroutines, macros etc. Timing diagrams, Concept of interrupts: hardware & software interrupts, Interrupt handling techniques, Interrupt controllers, Types of Memory & memory interfacing, Programmable Peripheral devices and I/O Interfacing, DMA controller and its interfacing, Serial Interface –PCI Buses, RISC Vs CISC, Cache Memory Organization, Concept of multicore microprocessors, Design of processor based system  1. Barry B Brey, C R Sarma, The Intel Microprocessors. Pearson, Sixth E 2. Douglas V Hall, Microprocessor and Interfacing, TMH, Second Edition.d. 2005.

13.  Communication systems Signals & Signal Space, Analysis and transmission of signals, Continuous Wave Modulation and Demodulation AM, FM, PM, Sampling, A/D and D/A conversion, Pulse Shaping and Transmission, Synchronization & Multiplexing Techniques, Random Process and Spectral Analysis, Bandpass Digital Modulation and Demodulation Schemes, Distortive and Noisy Channels, Fading Channels, Performance analysis of Communication systems, Communication Link Analysis, Information Theory, Source Encoding, Errorcontrol Coding, Modulation and Coding Tradeoffs, Spread Spectrum Communication Systems, Multiuser & Multicarrier Communication Systems  1. B. P. Lathi and Zhi Ding. Modern Digital and Analog Communication Systems. 4th ed. Oxford University Press 2010 2. Simon Haykin and Michael Moher. Communication Systems. 5th ed. John Wiley & Sons 2009 3. John G Proakis and Masoud Salehi. Digital Communications. 5th ed. McGraw Hill 2008 4. Andrea Goldsmith. Wireless Communications. Cambridge University Press 2005 5. John G. Proakis and Masoud Salehi. Communication Systems Engineering. 2nd ed. Pearson Education 2002 6. Herbert Taub and Donald L. Schilling. Principles of Communication Systems. 2nd ed. McGrawHill Higher Education 1986. 
14.  Telecom switching Switching Systems, Signaling Systems and Standards, Voice Digitization, Digital Transmission and Multiplexing, Signal Encoding Techniques and Transmission Media, Synchronization, Digital Switching Space and Time Division Switching, Data and Asynchronous Transfer Mode Networks, Circuit Switching, Packet Switching, Routing, Data Transfer Protocols, OSI Model, Networks Topologies LAN, MAN, WAN, Internetworking and Applications, Network Control and Management, Subscriber Access Techniques ISDN, DSL, Wireless Connectivity, Cellular Networks and Mobile Telephony, Fiber Optic Communication Systems, Optical Network Standards, Telecommunication Traffic Engineering and Analysis, Delay Systems, VoiceoverIP.  1. John C Bellamy. Digital Telephony. 3 ed. John Wiley & Sons 2003. 2. Roger L. Freeman. Telecommunication System Engineering. 4th ed. John Wiley & Sons 2004 3. Thiagarajan Viswanathan and Manav Bhatnagar. Telecommunication Switching Systems and Networks. 2nd ed. Prentice Hall India 2015 4. Behrouz A. Forouzan. Data Communications and Networking. 5th ed. McGraw Hill Education (India) 2013 5. William Stallings. Data and Computer Communications. 8th ed. Pearson Education 2007 
BITS HD Syllabus  Mechanical Engineering
S. No  Topics  Reference Books 
1.  Production Techniques Metal casting, Metal forming, powder metallurgy, plastic forming and molding, Metal joining, Metrology, metal cutting theory, machining processes, welding processes and Nonconventional manufacturing processes.  1. Campbell, J.S., Principles of Manufacturing Materials and Processes, 23rd reprint, Tata McGraw Hill, 2006 2. Ghosh, A. and Malik, A.K., Manufacturing Science, 2nd edition, EastWest Press Pvt. Ltd., 2010 3. Kalpakjain, S. and Schmid, S. R., Manufacturing Engineering and Technology, 5th edition, Pearson Education, 2006 
2.  Materials Science and Engineering Introduction, Structure of Materials (Metal and Ceramics), Dislocations, heat treatment of steel and strengthening Mechanisms of Metals, Phase diagrams, Ironcarbide phase diagram, Phase transformation in Metals, Mechanical and thermal properties of Metals, Polymers (Structure, processes and properties) and introduction to nondestructive testing
 1. William D. Callister, David G. Rethwisch, Materials Science and Engineering: An Introduction, Ninth Edition, Wiley, 2013 2. V. Raghavan, Material science and engineering, Sixth Edition, PrenticeHall of India private Limited, 2015. 
3.  Production Planning and Control Forecasting and product planning, Process planning, job design and work measurements, Facilities location and layout, Capacity planning, aggregate planning and scheduling, Inventory and quality control.  Gaither, N. and Frazier, G., Operations Management, 9th Edition, Thomson South Western, 2007 Reprint 
4.  Design of Machine Elements Criteria for static failure and fatigue failure, design of screws and bolted joints, design of welded joints and riveted joints, Mechanical springs, Design of rolling element bearings, journal bearings and hydrodynamic lubrication, Design of gears, clutches, brakes, couplings, flat and Vbelt drives, Computer aided design, and geometric modeling of mechanical parts  1. Shigley, J. E. and Mischke, C. R., Mechanical Engineering Design, 9th edition, Tata McGrawHill, 2001 2. Zeid, I., CAD/CAM: Theory and Practice, Tata McGrawHill, 1991 
5.  Kinematics & Dynamics of Machines and Vibrations Basics of mechanisms, inversions, Velocity and acceleration analysis, Instantaneous centres, transmission angle, Principle of virtual work, D’Alembert’s principle, Kinetic Modeling, kinetics of mechanism (Fourbar mechanisms) and synthesis of cam–follower motion, Flywheels, governors, gyroscope and balancing, Free and forced vibration, Multidegree of freedom (two dof) free and forced vibrations, mode shapes, approximate methods of solutions  1. Uicker J.J., Pennock G.R., Shigley J.E., Theory of Machines and Mechanisms, 3rd edition, Oxford University Press, 2003 2. Thomson W T, D ahleh M D & Padmanabhan C, Theory of Vibrations with applications, 5th Edition, Pearson,2015 
6.  Mechanics of Solids Fundamental principle of mechanics, Introduction to mechanics of deformable bodies, slender members, energy Methods, Stress and strain: stressstraintemperature relations, Symmetric and asymmetric bending, torsion, Curved beams and thick shells, Buckling.  1. Crandall, S. H., Dahl, N. C. and Langner, T. J., An Introduction to Mechanics of Solids, McGraw Hill, 1984 2. Boresi, A. and Schimid, R., Advanced Mechanics of Materials, John Wiley & Sons. 
7.  Thermodynamics Properties of pure substance, First law of thermodynamics, Second law of thermodynamics, Entropy, Irreversibility, energy and thermodynamic relations.  1. Sonntag, R. E., Borgnakke, C. and Van Wylen, G. J.Fundamentals of Thermodynamics, 7th edition, John, Wiley & Sons (A sia) Pte. Limited, 2009 2. A. Cengel, Michael A. Boles, Thermodynamics an Engineering Approach, 7th edition, Mcgraw Hill Education, 2011 
8.  Applied Thermodynamics Air standard cycles, gas power cycles, I.C. engines, Vapour compression and absorption cycle, Psychometrics and air conditioning, Vapour power cycles, boilers, its mountings and accessories, steam turbines, gas turbines, compressors.  1. Nag P.K., Basic and Applied Thermodynamics, 3rd edition, Tata McGraw Hill, 2002 2. Nag P.K., Power Plant Engineering, 2nd edition, Tata McGraw Hill, 2001 3. T.D. Eastop, A. Mcconkey , Applied Thermodynamics for Engineering Technologists, Pearson Education, 2009 
9.  Fluid Mechanics and Machines Fluid statics, Conservation laws, Viscous and inviscid flow analysis, Dimensional analysis, Analysis of fluid machines  1. Frank White Fluid Mechanics, 8^{th} edition, McGrawHill Education, 2016 2. Fox, Mcdonald, Pritchard, Fluid Mechanics, 8^{th} edition, John Wiley & Sons, 2011 
10.  Heat Transfer Conduction: steady state and unsteady state heat conduction, Convection: analytical and empirical relations for forced and free convection heat transfer, condensation and boiling, Radiation heat transfer: basic laws, shape factor, radiation heat exchange between surfaces, Heat exchanger: analysis and design, Mass transfer: diffusion and convective mass transfer  1. Holman, J. P., Heat Transfer , McGraw Hill, 9th Edition, 2002 2. T. Bergman,A. S. Lavine, F. P. Incropera,D. P. DeWitt , Fundamentals of Heat and Mass Transfer, 7^{th} Edition, John Wiley & Sons, 2011 
BITS HD Syllabus Computer Science
S.No  Topics  Reference Books 
1.  Discrete Mathematics Principles of Counting, Recurrence Relations., Sets, Functions, Relations, Propositional Logic and Predicate Logic., Strings and Languages, Regular Expressions, Finite Automata., Context Free Grammars and Pushdown Automata, Turing Machines and Decidability. Recursive Languages and Recursively Enumerable Languages  1. Mott, Kandel, and Baker. Discrete Mathematics for Computer Scientists & Mathematicians, PHI 2003 2. Harry Lewis and Christos Papadimitrio u. Elements of the Theory of Computation 2nd Edition, Pearson Education 
2.  Theory of Computation Regular Languages, Regular Expressions, Finite Automata (deterministic and nondeterministic), Grammar, Context Free Grammar, Context Free Languages, Push Down Automata (deterministic and nondeterministic), Proving languages to be regular vs. notregular and context free vs. notcontext free, Turing Machines, Universal Turing Machine, Recursive and Recursively Enumerable Languages, Decidability and Undecidability  Harry R. Lewis and Christos H. Papadimitriou. Elements of the Theory of Computation 2nd Edition, Pearson Education 
3.  Data Structures & Algorithms Abstract Data Types and Data Structures. Algorithm Analysis and Order Notation. Sorting and Searching –Algorithms and Complexity; Design and Implementation Techniques. Linear Data Structures –Lists and Representation; Access Restricted Lists; Queries, Design, and Implementation. Dictionary Data Type: Lists, Hash Tables, Search Trees –Height Balancing; Queries, Design, and Implementation. Nonlinear Data Structures and Partially Ordered Data: Trees –Representation, Applications, and Traversal; Graphs – Representation, Connectivity, Traversal, and Paths; Design and Implementation  1. Michael T. Goodrich, Roberto Tamassia. Algorithm Design. Wiley Student Edition.
2. Cormen T.H., Leiserson, C.E., Rivest, R.L., and C. Stein. Introduction to Algorithms, MIT Press, 2nd Edition 
4.  Design &Algorithm Design Techniques: TopDown Design (Divide andConquer, Greedy); Bottom Up Design (Dynamic Programming); Randomization. Analysis and Complexity: Analysis of Algorithms; Complexity of Problems –Lower Bound Analysis; Non deterministic Algorithms, Complexity Classes and Reductions, NP completeness / NP hardness. Handling Hard Problems: Search –Backtracking, Branch and Bound; Introduction to Approximation Algorithms Analysis of Algorithms
 1. Cormen T.H., Leiserson, C.E., Rivest , R.L., and C. Stein. Introduction to Algorithms, MIT Press, 2nd Edition 
5.  Digital Electronics and Microprocessors Combinational Logic Design, Adders, Multiplexers, De  Multiplexers, Encoders, Decoders. Sequential Logic Design, Counters, Registers., Programmable Logic Devices and Logic Families., 8085, 8086 architecture and assembly programming., Memory interfacing ,Programmable peripheral devices and Interfacing (8253, 8255,8259, 8251)  1. Digital Design by M. Morris Mano, 5th edition, Pearson Education, Delhi, 2012. 2. The Intel Microprocessors by Barry B Brey, 8th edition, PHI, 2014 
6.  Operating Systems Tasks, Processes, and Threads, Process States & Transitions, Process organization, Process Scheduling. Concurrency, Mutual Exclusion, Process synchronization, Deadlock and Deadlock handling, Memory allocation, Paging and Segmentation, Locality, Virtual memory, Frame allocation and Page replacement algorithms. Thrashing, File systems  Interface, Structure and Implementation, I/O system, Secondary Storage and Mass Storage Structure  1. Silberschatz, A and Galvin, P.B. “Operating System Concepts”, 9th edition, Addison Wesley, 2012. 
7.  Computer Organization and Architecture Instruction Set Architecture RISC & CISC processor s, Computer Arithmetic & Control Unit., Cache Memory & Main Memory, I/O, Secondary Memory, RAID System, Bus & Interconnections., Pipelining, and Instruction Level Parallelism  1. Hennessey & Patterson: Computer Organization & Design: Hardware  Software Interface, 5th edition, MK/Elsevier, NY, 2013 
8.  Computer Networks Concept of autonomous computing nodes in Computer Networks, Concept of Services, Interfaces & Protocols in Network Architectures; Classification of Networks: LAN MAN, WAN, SAN, PAN, Network Topologies: Bus, Star, Ring, Tree etc., The IEEE 802 Workgroup and select standards: IEEE 802.1, IEEE 802.2, IEEE 802.3 (& Variants): Ethernet, Error Control, Flow Control, Bridges, Basics of WiFi & IEEE 802.11 (WLAN), Protocols at the Network / Internet Layer: IPv4, IPv6, ICMP(v4), IGMP (v4), ICMPv6, IP Addressing Schemes, IP Subnetting: FLSM, VLSM, Unicast Routing Algorithms & Protocols: Distance Vector Rout ing (RIP), LinkState Routing (OSPF), Multicast Routing: PIM SM, PIMDM, MOSPF, DVMRP, PathVector Routing (BGP), Mobile IP(v4) and Mobile IPv6, Transport Layer Protocols: TCP, UDP, Ports, Sockets, Flow Control, Congestion Control & Avoidance, Application Layer Protocols: HTTP, FTP, DNS, DHCP, SMTP, POP, IMAP, Elementary aspects of Network Security: Integrity, Privacy, Confidentiality, Protection, Authentication, Role of Cryptography, NonRepudiation, Digital Signatures & Certificates, Intrusion Detection Systems, Firewalls  1. James F. Kurose & Keith W. Ross: Computer Networking: A TopDown Approach, 7th Edition, Pearson Education Inc. Boston, 2016 2. Larry L. Peterson & Bruce S. Davie: Computer Networks: A Systems Approach, 5th Edition, Morgan Kaufmann / Elsevier, New Delhi, 2012, reprint 2016 3. Andrew S. Tanenbaum & David J. Wetherall: Computer Networks, 5th Edition, Pearson, New Delhi, 2014 
9.  Database Systems Data Modeling –ER Model, Relational Model, Object oriented Model, Objectrelational Model., Query Languages –Relational Algebra, Relational Calculus, & SQL, Normalization & Indexing –Functional Dependencies (FDs), Closure of set of FDs, Attribute Closure, Cannonical Cover, Normal forms up to 4NF. Primary, Clustering, & Secondary Indices, Tree based and Hashbased Indexing, MultiDimensional Indexing, Query Evaluation & Optimization: Algorithms for evaluation of relational operators, Cost based & heuristic query optimization techniques, Transaction Management –Concurrency: Locking & Timestamping & Crash Recovery: Log based & Shadow Paging  1. Silberschatz, Korth & Sudarshan. Database System Concepts 3e, McGraw Hill, 2011
2. GarciaMolina, Ullman, Widom, The Complete Book Database Systems, 2e, Pearson Education, 2009 
10.  Compiler Construction Overview of Compiler, phases of compiler, Lexical Analysis, Parsing (Top down and Bottom  up Parsing), Abstract Syntax tree, Symbol Tables, Semantic Analysis. Types inferencing and Type Checking. Syntax Directed Translation. Intermediate Code, Code Generation –Basic Blocks and Flow Graphs, Register Allocation and Assignment, Code Generation Techniques.  1. Aho, A. V., Sethi, R., and Ullman, J. D., Compilers  Principles, Techniques and Tools, AddisonWesley, 1988. (Indian reprint 2000) 2. Sethi, R., Programming Languages Concepts & Constructs, 2nd Ed., Addison Wesley, 1996. (Indian reprint 1999). 
BITS HD Syllabus Instrumentation
S.No  Topics  Reference Books 
1.  Electrical Sciences Basic Circuit elements, sources and laws, Circuit analysis Techniques & Theorems, Time domain analysis of 1st & 2nd Order Circuits, AC Circuit Analysis, Important Power Concepts, Power factor correction, Single phase and Three  phase Circuit Analysis, Frequency response and Resonance, Semiconductors: Construction, operation and application of Junction Diode, Zener Diode, Transistor (BJT’s), JFET’s and MOSFET, Ideal operational amplifiers configuration, Magnetic Circuits  1. Leonard S Bobrow and Navneet Gupta “Foundation of Electrical Engineering” Oxford University Press, Asian Edition, 2015 
2.  Analog Electronics Operational amplifier basics, ideal and practical Opamp configurations, special purpose linear Op amp circuits: instrumentation amplifiers, isolation, programmable, negative feedback amplifiers etc., Active filters, IC filters; nonlinear operational amplifier circuits, analog multipliers, precision and wave shaping circuits, comparators and Schmitt triggers and applications, Signal generators: sinusoidal and nonsinusoidal oscillators , integrated circuits timers. function generators, PLL, Voltage Regulators; voltage regulator IC, switched capacitor voltage converters, switching regulators, Power amplifiers and output stage circuits, IC power amplifiers, high frequency amplifiers, tuned amplifiers  1. L K Maheshwari & M M S Anand “ Analog Electronics” PHI Private Ltd. 2005. 2. Adel S Sedra & K C Smith” Microelectronic Circuits” OUP, 5th edition,2005 
3.  Digital Electronics Number systems & Codes, Boolean algebra & Simplification, Digital Logic Families, Combinational logic Design –Decoders, Encoders, MUX, DeMUX, Arithmetic Circuits, Sequential Logic designFlip flops, State machines, ASM, Counters & Registers, PLDs & FPGAs & Computer Organization  State machines, ASM, Counters & Registers, PLDs & FPGAs & Computer Organization 
4.  Microprocessors Introduction to Intel 80x86 processor ISA (8086 80486) , Assembly programming, Programmers model of processor, processor architecture; Instruction set, modular assembly programming using subroutines, macros etc. Timing diagrams, Concept of interrupts: hardware & software interrupts, Interrupt handling techniques, Interrupt controllers, Types of Memory & memory interfacing, Programmable Peripheral devices and I/O Interfacing, DMA controller and its interfacing, Serial Interface –PCI Buses, RISC Vs CISC, Cache Memory Organization, Concept of multicore microprocessors, Design of processor based system  1. Barry B Brey, C R Sarma, The Intel Microprocessors. Pearson, Sixth Ed. 2005. 2. Douglas V Hall, Microprocessor and Interfacing, TMH, Second Edition 
5.  Signals & systems and Digital Signal Processing Continuous time and discretetime signals and systems, Sampling and reconstruction, Properties of linear timeinvariant (LTI) systems, Linear convolution, Fourier series(CTFS, DTFS), Fourier transform (CTFT, DTFT), Laplace transform, Ztransform, System analysis and frequency response. Discrete Fourier Transform, Fast Fourier Transform, Analog filters, Digital filters (FIR and IIR), Linear estimation and prediction, Adaptive filters, Multirate signal Processing.  1. B P Lathi “Principles of Signal Processing and Linear Systems” Oxford University Press, International version, 2009 2. Alan V. Oppenheim, Alan S. Willsky, "Signals and Systems," Pearson Education Ltd., 2nd edition, 2015 3. Sanjit K. Mitra “Digital Signal Processing A computer based approach” McGraw Hill education, 4th Edition, 2013 
6.  Electronic devices and microelectronics circuits Semiconductor materials and their properties, Carrier transport and excess carriers in semiconductors; Single pn junction devices  rectifier, Zener diodes, switching diodes, microwave diodes, optoelectronic devices, Bipolar junction transistors; JFET; MOS FET; MOS and CMOS devices; Basic device fabrication steps and techniques and introduction to ICs . Basic single and two stage transistor BJT and MOSFET amplifier; current mirrors and current sources; active load biasing in integrated circuits, Voltage sources and voltage references, differential and multistage amplifiers with and without feedback; frequency response and frequency compensation, Operational amplifiers2 stage, stability analysis and compensation techniques  1. B G Streetman & Sanjay Banerjee” Solid state Electronic Devices” PHI Pearson Edu, 6th ed.,2006. 2. Adel S Sedra & K C Smith” Microelectronic Circuits” OUP, 5th edition,2005 
7.  Control Systems and Power Electronics Mathematical model of physical systems: Differential equations, Block diagram, signal flow graph, transfer function, feedback characteristics of control systems, control systems components, Time response analysis, stability, Root locus concepts, frequency response (Bode plots, Polar plots, Nyquist plots), state space analysis and compensation concepts. Line frequency Uncontrolled/Controlled ACDC Converter (Rectifier); DCDC SwitchMode Converters; Switch Mode DCAC Converters (Inverters)
 
8.  Industrial Instrumentation & Control Elements of process control loop, mathematical modeling, dynamic closed loop characteristics, Controller principles & tuning, DDC loop, Hydraulic, Pneumatic, Electronic controller, Complex multivariable control schemes, final control elements, PLCs, DCS, SCADA, AI techniques: Expert system, ANN, Fuzzy Logic.  1. Curtis D. Johnson. “Process control instrumentation technology” Prentice Hall of India. 2. Stephanopolous George, “Chemical process controls. 3. Computer based industrial control by Krishan Kant, Prentice Hall of India 
9.  Transducers & Measurement Techniques Generalized measurement system, functional elements, Static and dynamic characteristics, Resistive, inductive, capacitive, piezoelectric, Hall effect, photoelectric, fiber optic transducer, MEMS based transducers, Measurement of Motion, pressure, flow, temperature level, viscosity, pH, humidity, vibration, Signal conducting techniques using opamps, instrumentation amplifier, bridges, carrier amplifier, chopper amplifier, charge amplifier and Isolation amplifier, Data converter, filters, Data acquisition system, inverse transducers & feedback measurement systems.  1. Measurement Systems, application and design by E.O Doebelin and Dhanesh N. Manik, Tata McGrawHil 
10.  Electronic Instruments & Instrumentation Technology Electronic indicating, display, Recording & Analysis instruments, Signal generators, Frequency synthesizers, Counters, Grounding and Shielding techniques, Instrumentation in hazardous areas, Industrial data communication  1. Electronic Instruments and Instrumentation Technology by M.M.S. Anand, Prentice Hall of India 
BITS HD 2017 Syllabus for Special Test in Software systems
S.No  Topics  Reference Books 
1.  Structured Programming in C Control Constructs: Conditionals, Loops, and Jumps, Tuples, Unions, and Lists, Functions and Variables, Recursion, Memory Allocation model, Dynamic Memory Allocation –Pointers and Address Arithmetic, Dynamically Allocated Data and Linked Lists  Brian W. Kernighan & Dennis M. Ritchie – The C Programming Language, Prentice Hall, Inc., 1988 
2.  Advanced Programming in C User Defined Types, Access Restricted Lists (Stacks/Queues). Binary Trees, Macros and Preprocessing, Modular Programming –Separate Compilation and linking. Libraries, File and I/Q operations, String Processing  Brian W. Kernighan & Dennis M. Ritchie –The C Programming Language, Prentice Hall, Inc., 1988. 
3.  Object Orientation and Software Engineering Basics of OOP –Objects and Classes, and Delegation, Inheritance and Dynamic Binding. Types and Polymorphism. Templates/Generics. Software Lifecycle, Development Methodologies, Software Requirements Analysis and Modeling, Object Oriented Design, Design Patterns. Architectural Design, Modeling for Design. Software Testing and Quality  Herbert Schildt., Java: The Complete Reference, Ninth Edition, 2014. Oracle Press. 
4.  Database Systems Database Modeling & Design –ER modeling, Normalization Techniques, Database Querying –SQL.  Database System Concepts. Silberschatz, Korth and Sudarshan. 6th Ed. McGraw Hill, 2016 
5.  Core Systems Number Representations and Boolean algebra, Logic Gates, Combinational and Sequential Circuits, Computer Organization: Instruction Set. Computer Arithmetic, Control and Memory Organization, Operating Systems –Basics, Processes and Threads, Operating systems Memory Hierarchy, Virtual Memory, Secondary Storage, File Systems, Local Area Networks and Ethernet, Internetworking: TCP/UDP and IP, World Wide Web: Client –Server Systems, HTTP, HTML, XML, Webbased Systems.  R. E. Bryant and David O’ Hallaron, “Computer. Systems: A Programmer’s Perspective,”, 2nd edition, PrenticeHall, 2011. 
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