# GATE Books for EE (Electrical Engineering)

Are you confused which books to buy for preparing for the **GATE exams** especially Electrical Engineer candidate so you are in right place.

Searching for the GATE books for EE is quite annoying because there are an ample number of books in the market. So what to do next ????

While searching for the best books you waste your time and point to remember “time” is very important while in preparing for any examination.

We at Sarkari Naukri goal has gone through various website and had a survey which is the best out of best books for preparing the GATE EEE Exam.

Electrical engineering deals with the subjects like Electric Circuits, Electromagnetic Fields, Signals and Systems, Electrical Machines, Power Systems, etc

Gate books for EE is listed below

### 1. GATE 2017: Electrical Engineering Solved Papers

The new edition of GATE 2017 Solved Papers: Electrical Engineering has been fully revised, updated and edited. The whole book has been divided into topic wise sections.

At the beginning of each subject, analysis of previous papers are given to improve the understanding of the subject. This book also contains the conventional questions asked in GATE before 2003.

### 2. GATE Tutor Electrical Engineering

The present GATE tutor for GATE Electrical Engineering has been divided into three sections namely General Aptitude, Engineering Mathematics and Electrical Engineering, each sub-divided into a number of chapters. The General Aptitude section covers Verbal Ability, Critical Reasoning, Numerical Ability and Previous Years’ General Aptitude Questions.

The Engineering Mathematics section has been divided into Linear Algebra, Calculus, Differential Equations, Complex Variables, Probability & Statistics, Numerical Methods and Transform Theory whereas the Electrical Engineering section has been divided into 11 chapters namely Electromagnetic Field Theory, Network Theory, Signals and Systems, Electrical Machines, Power System, Control System, Electrical & Electronic Measurement, Power Electronics & Drives, Analog Electronics, Digital System and Microprocessor.

The chapters cover unit wise and topic wise collection of theory and question answers. The whole coverage of the syllabi in the book has been kept identical to the format of the exam including relevant study material and the variety of questions with their complete solutions.

### 3. Basic Electrical Engineering

Attuned to the needs of undergraduate students of engineering in their first year, Basic Electrical Engineering enables them to build a strong foundation in the subject.

A large number of real-world examples illustrate the applications of complex theories.

The book comprehensively covers all the areas taught in a one-semester course and serves as an ideal study material on the subject.

### 4. GATE ESE 2018 Engineering mathematics, ECE,EEE,INST,MECH,CE,PI

This book contains the 25 years of Previous GATE questions with fully solved solutions, arranged in subject wise and chapter wise useful for ECE, EEE, INST, MECH, CE &PI.

The chapters covered in this book are Linear Algebra, calculus, vector calculus, probability and statistics, differential equation, transform theory, complex variables, numerical methods, Fourier series.

### 5. GATE Guide Electrical Engineering 2018

GKP’s GATE Electrical Engineering has 2018 become one of the most popular books for GATE presence its inception in 1994.

The current edition is thoroughly updated and revised as per the syllabus prescribed by GATE conducting body IIT, Roorkee in 2017.

In order to help the students thoroughly equip them for the exam, this book provides 24×7 access to premium content through the android app and a web portal.

### 6. PSUs 2017: Reasoning & Aptitude

The comprehensive volume would enable the readers to acquire a complete and detailed understanding of “Reasoning & Aptitude”.

### 7. GATE 2017: Engineering Mathematics

The new edition of GATE 2017: Verbal & Numerical Ability (Theory, Solved & Practice Questions) has been divided into two sections. Section-A contains Verbal Ability while Section-B contains Numerical Ability.

### 8. Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations

With more than 5500 questions (supported with answers and solutions—a hallmark of Quantitative Aptitude) the book is more comprehensive than ever before.

Chapters begin with easy-to-grasp theory complemented by formulas and solved examples (close to 800). They are followed by a wide-ranging number of questions for practice.

With questions (memory based) from examinations up till the year 2016 (more than 400 questions from 2015 and 2016 alone), the book captures the latest examination patterns as well as questions for practice.

## Why should you buy these books?

The above-listed books are quite good in understanding. Especially recommended by GATE topper. The above books cover all the topic as per the Electrical Engineering Gate syllabus.

These books consist of deep knowledge of each and every topic in easy language. The ample number of questions are there to boost up your confidence.

GATE books for EE cover all the syllabus which is mention below.

### Engineering Mathematics

**Linear Algebra:** Matrix Algebra, Systems of linear equations, Eigenvalues, Eigenvectors.

**Calculus:** Mean value theorems, Theorems of integral calculus, Evaluation of definite and improper integrals, Partial Derivatives, Maxima and minima, Multiple integrals, Fourier series, Vector identities, Directional derivatives, Line integral, Surface integral, Volume integral, Stokes’s theorem, Gauss’s theorem, Green’s theorem.

**Differential equations:** First order equations (linear and nonlinear), Higher order linear differential equations with constant coefficients, Method of variation of parameters, Cauchy’s equation, Euler’s equation, Initial and boundary value problems, Partial Differential Equations, Method of separation of variables.

**Complex variables**: Analytic functions, Cauchy’s integral theorem, Cauchy’s integral formula, Taylor series, Laurent series, Residue theorem, Solution integrals.

**Probability and Statistics:** Sampling theorems, Conditional probability, Mean, Median, Mode, Standard Deviation, Random variables, Discrete and Continuous distributions, Poisson distribution, Normal distribution, Binomial distribution, Correlation analysis, Regression analysis.

**Numerical Methods:** Solutions of non-linear algebraic equations, Single and Multi‐step methods for differential equations.

**Transform Theory:** Fourier Transform, Laplace Transform, z‐Transform

### Electrical Engineering

**Electric Circuits**

Network graph, KCL, KVL, Node and Mesh analysis, Transient response of dc and ac networks, Sinusoidal steady‐state analysis, Resonance, Passive filters, Ideal current and voltage sources, Thevenin’s theorem, Norton’s theorem, Superposition theorem, Maximum power transfer theorem, Two‐port networks, Three phase circuits, Power and power factor in ac circuits.

**Electromagnetic Fields**

Coulomb’s Law, Electric Field Intensity, Electric Flux Density, Gauss’s Law, Divergence, Electric field and potential due to point, line, plane and spherical charge distributions, Effect of dielectric medium, Capacitance of simple configurations, Biot‐Savart’s law, Ampere’s law, Curl, Faraday’s law, Lorentz force, Inductance, Magnetomotive force, Reluctance, Magnetic circuits,Self and Mutual inductance of simple configurations.

**Signals and Systems**

Representation of continuous and discrete‐time signals, Shifting and scaling operations, Linear Time Invariant and Causal systems, Fourier series representation of continuous periodic signals, Sampling theorem, Applications of Fourier Transform, Laplace Transform and z-Transform.

**Electrical Machines**

Single phase transformer: equivalent circuit, phasor diagram, open circuit and short circuit tests, regulation and efficiency; Three phase transformers: connections, parallel operation; Auto‐transformer, Electromechanical energy conversion principles, DC machines: separately excited, series and shunt, motoring and generating mode of operation and their characteristics, starting and speed control of dc motors.

Three phase induction motors: principle of operation, types, performance, torque-speed characteristics, no-load and blocked rotor tests, equivalent circuit, starting and speed control; Operating principle of single phase induction motors; Synchronous machines: cylindrical and salient pole machines, performance, regulation and parallel operation of generators, starting of synchronous motor, characteristics; Types of losses and efficiency calculations of electric

machines.

**Power Systems**

Power generation concepts, ac and dc transmission concepts, Models and performance of transmission lines and cables, Series and shunt compensation, Electric field distribution and insulators, Distribution systems, Per‐unit quantities, Bus admittance matrix, GaussSeidel and Newton-Raphson load flow methods, Voltage and Frequency control, Power factor correction, Symmetrical components, Symmetrical and unsymmetrical fault analysis, Principles of over‐current, differential and distance protection; Circuit breakers, System stability concepts, Equal area criterion.

**Control Systems**

Mathematical modeling and representation of systems, Feedback principle, transfer function, Block diagrams and Signal flow graphs, Transient and Steady‐state analysis of linear time invariant systems, Routh-Hurwitz and Nyquist criteria, Bode plots, Root loci, Stability analysis, Lag, Lead and Lead‐Lag compensators; P, PI and PID controllers; State space model, State transition matrix.

**Electrical and Electronic Measurements**

Bridges and Potentiometers, Measurement of voltage, current, power, energy and power factor; Instrument transformers, Digital voltmeters and multimeters, Phase, Time and Frequency measurement; Oscilloscopes, Error analysis.

**Analog and Digital Electronics**

Characteristics of diodes, BJT, MOSFET; Simple diode circuits: clipping, clamping, rectifiers; Amplifiers: Biasing, Equivalent circuit and Frequency response; Oscillators and Feedback amplifiers; Operational amplifiers: Characteristics and applications; Simple active filters, VCOs and Timers.

Combinational and Sequential logic circuits, Multiplexer, Demultiplexer, Schmitt trigger, Sample and hold circuits, A/D and D/A converters, 8085Microprocessor: Architecture, Programming and Interfacing.

**Power Electronics**

Characteristics of semiconductor power devices: Diode, Thyristor, Triac, GTO, MOSFET, IGBT; DC to DC conversion: Buck, Boost and Buck-Boost converters; Single and three phase configuration of uncontrolled rectifiers, Line-commutated thyristor-based converters.

Bidirectional ac to dc voltage source converters, Issues of line current harmonics, Power factor, Distortion factor of ac to dc converters, Single phase and three phase inverters, Sinusoidal pulse width modulation

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