What are the Best Books for GATE Electrical Engineering?

What are the Best Books for GATE Electrical Engineering Careers360 brings all M.Tech aspirants the compiled information about what are the best books for GATE Electrical Engineering (EE). The candidates who are currently preparing for the GATE examination can check the article to know the most recommended books for each section of GATE electrical engineering syllabus. Electrical Engineering examination consists of topics from engineering mathematics, electromagnetic fields, power systems and more. Some preparation guidelines have also been provided to help the GATE candidates with their studies. The examination of GATE 2018 will be held on February 3, 4, 10 and 11, 2018 for different courses. Read the full article to know more about what are the best books for GATE electrical engineering (EE).

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It is necessary for all candidates to meet the eligibility criteria of GATE 2018 to be successfully registered. The application form of GATE 2018 was available in online mode from August 31, 2017 to October 9, 2017. 

 

GATE 2018 Fun Facts

 

The examination of GATE is held annually for those engineering students who aspire to pursue M.Tech in IITs, NITs and other top institutes for further studies. Given below are some facts about GATE 2018 which is attempted by almost 9 lakh candidates per year.

  • GATE is a national level examination which is monitored by seven IITs.

  • The conducting institute changes every year. For GATE 2018, the conducting institute is IIT Guwahati.

  • The application process is online. The examination will also be held in online mode.

  • PSU recruitment is also done based on GATE scores.

  • GATE 2018 examination will be held for 23 disciplines.

Preparation Guidelines for GATE 2018

 

The preparation process is the most crucial period of time. Using the correct method and plan can influence the end result greatly. The candidates should firstly figure out how to prepare for GATE 2018 before studying for the examination. The following preparation guidelines can be followed by the candidates to plan their studies well.

 

1. Create a Perfect Schedule

 

The first thing that a candidate should do is to create a schedule for themselves. Planning is very important while studying and the candidates can prepare a time table for their studies. Check GATE 2018 syllabus and divide it into sections. The schedule should be able to cover all sections of the syllabus while leaving room for revision.

 

2. Check Exam Pattern

 

The candidates should know the exam pattern of GATE 2018. By checking the exam pattern, the candidates will gain information about the mode of examination, type of questions, time duration, marking scheme and more.

 

3. Attempt Mock Tests and Sample Papers

 

It is important that the candidates attempt GATE 2018 mock test for practice. The mock test will help the candidates know how the proper examination pattern will be. Practicing using mock tests also helps the candidates practically apply their studied concepts. Sample papers can also be solved by the candidates during their preparation period.

 

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Recommended Books for GATE 2018 Electrical Engineering

 

The candidates can check the following table to know which books are highly recommended by experts for GATE 2018 electrical engineering examination. Along with the books, the candidates can also check the section wise important topics for the exam. However, the candidates are advised to study the entire syllabus as that will strengthen their chances of scoring higher in the examination.

 

Best Books for GATE Electrical Engineering (EE)

S.No

Sections

Important Topics

Books

1

Engineering Mathematics

  • Linear Algebra

  • Calculus and Differential equations

  • Probability and Statistics

Advanced Engineering Mathematics by E.Kreyszig

2

Electric Circuits

  • KCL, KVL and Node and Mesh Analysis

  • Network Theorems

  • Transient Analysis of First Order Circuits

  • Resonance

  • Two Port Networks

  • Power and Power Factor in AC Circuits

Transient Analysis Of Electric Power Circuits by Arieh L Shenkmann

Circuit Theory: Analysis & Synthesis by Abhijit Chakrabarti

3

Electromagnetic Fields

  • Electrostatics, EM Waves

  • Transmission Lines

  • Waveguides and Antennas

  • Magnetic Circuits

  • Self and Mutual Inductance of Simple Configurations

Elements of Electromagnetics by Mathew N. O. SADIKU

Engineering Electromagnetics by William H. Hayt

4

Signals and Systems

  • LTI Systems

  • Fourier Representation of Signals

  • Z-Transform and Laplace Transform

Signals and Systems by Oppenheim and Wilsky

Signals and Systems by Nagoor Kani

5

Electrical Machines

  • Single Phase Transformers

  • Three Phase Transformers

  • DC Machines

  • Single Phase Induction Motors

Electrical Machinery by P.S Bimbhra

6

Power Systems

  • Power Generation Concepts

  • Load Flow Methods, Bus Impedance and Admittances Matrices

  • Circuit Breakers

  • HVDC and FACTS Concepts

  • Fault Calculations and Transients

Power Systems Engineering by Nagrath and Kothari
Power Systems by JB Guptha & CL Wadhwa

7

Control Systems

  • Time Domain Analysis

  • Root, State Variable Technique

  • Frequency Response Analysis using Nyquist and Bode Plots

  • Block Diagrams

  • Signal Flow Graphs

  • 1st Order Transfer Functions

  • Routh Hurwitz Criteria

Control Systems Engineering by Nagrath and Gopal

8

Electrical and Electronic Measurements

  • Bridges and Potentiometers

  • Measurement of Voltage, Current, Power, Energy and Power factor

  • Error Analysis

Electrical and Electronic Measurement and Instrumentation by AK Sawhney

9

Analog and Digital Electronics

  • Diode Circuits

  • Small Signal Analysis of BJT and FET

  • Operational Amplifier and its Applications

  • Logic Gates

  • Boolean Algebra and K-Map

  • Sequential Circuits and Counters, ADC and DACs.

Electronic Devices and Circuit Theory by Boylestad

Digital Design by M.Morris Mano

Integrated Electronics : Analog And Digital Circuits And Systems by Christos C. Halkias, Chetan D. Parikh Jacob Millman

10

Power Electronics

  • Characteristics of Semi-Conductor Devices

  • Rectifiers

  • Principles of Choppers

  • Principles of Inverters

Power Electronics by MH Rashid

Power Electronics by P.S.Bimbhra

 

The candidates will be able to prepare for the examination if they refer to the books given above and follow the preparation guidelines. However, the candidates are advised not to limit themselves to these books. Refer to more books and explore. All the best!

 

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First Published On : 04 Aug 2017 10:05 AM IST

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