Oct 07, 2021
When it comes to your GATE Electrical Engineering (EE) preparation, choosing the right set of books is imperative. Having the appropriate books at the right time will help you in your GATE exam preparation and bring you closer to your dream of pursuing studies from premier institutes (IITs/NITs/IISc).
With a consistent prominence and a high competition level in the Electrical Engineering stream, aspirants are always looking for the best resources to prepare for the subject effectively.
In this article, we will share some of the important books that you should and must study while preparing for Electrical Engineering. These books are a valuable resource for GATE EE aspirants and contain information that is crucial from the exam point of view.
Let’s have a look at the books
|Sections||Important Topics||Important Books|
|Engineering Mathematics||Linear Algebra, |
Calculus and Differential equations
Probability and Statistics
|Advanced Engineering Mathematics by E. Kreyszig |
Dennis G. Zill
|Electric Circuits||KCL, KVL and Node and Mesh Analysis|
Transient Analysis of First-Order Circuits Resonance
Two Port Networks
Power and Power Factor in AC Circuits
|Alexander & Sadiku|
William H Hayt & J E Kemmerly
Franklin F Kuo
Sudhakar & Shyammohan
|Electromagnetic Fields||Electrostatics, EM Waves|
Waveguides and Antennas
Self and Mutual Inductance of Simple Configurations
|Elements of Electromagnetics by Mathew N. O. SADIKU|
Engineering Electromagnetics by William H. Hayt
|Signals and Systems||LTI Systems|
Fourier Representation of Signals
Z-Transform and Laplace Transform
|Signals and Systems by Oppenheim,|
|Electrical Machines||Single Phase Transformers|
Three Phase Transformers
Single Phase Induction Motors
|D P Kothari,|
Stephen J Chapman,
A R Daniels,
Fitzgerald & Kingsley,
|Power Systems||Power Generation Concepts|
Load Flow Methods, Bus Impedance and Admittance Matrices
HVDC and FACTS Concepts
Fault Calculations and Transients
|Power Systems Engineering by Nagrath and Kothari|
Stevenson & Grainger
C L Wadhwa.
|Control Systems||Time Domain Analysis|
Root, State Variable Technique
Frequency Response Analysis using Nyquist and Bode Plots
Signal Flow Graphs
1st Order Transfer Functions
Routh Hurwitz Criteria
|Richard C Dorf & Robert H Bishop,|
B C Kuo & Farid Golnaraghi
B S Manke.
|Electrical and Electronic Measurements||Bridges and Potentiometers|
Measurement of Voltage,
Current, Power, Energy and Power factor
|Electrical and Electronic Measurement & Instrumentation by AK Sawhney |
W D Cooper
|Analog and Digital Electronics||Diode Circuits|
Small Signal Analysis of BJT and FET
Operational Amplifier and its Applications
Boolean Algebra and K-Map
Sequential Circuits and Counters,
ADC and DACs.
|Electronic Devices and Circuit Theory by Boylestad|
Sedra & Smith
Milliman & Halklias.
John F Wakerly
R P Jain
|Power Electronics||Characteristics of Semiconductor DevicesRectifiers|
Principles of Choppers
Principles of Inverters
|Power Electronics by P.S.Bimbhra|
Also read: Proven Tips To Prepare For GATE Electrical Engineering
To make the most of these books and for better practice, it is strongly recommended to solve previous year’s question papers and attempt Mock Tests on a regular basis.
Now when you are aware of the important Electrical Engineering books, kickstart your GATE EE preparation with PrepLadder. It is an excellent source of quality and reliable learning material for GATE aspirants and has everything you need to ace GATE on one single platform.
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