GATE XE Books: GATE 2021 Exam is the path that leads the aspirants to their destination of a promising future. And choosing the best reference books is the first and most prioritized step towards GATE XE 2021. So here, in this article, we’ve shared a list of best books for GATE Engineering Sciences(XE) to excel in the exam with good scores.
These books are recommended by the GATE toppers who’ve already accomplished their milestones by following these books. We highly recommend that you pursue the right book by the correct author in order to score high in GATE XE 2021. In this article check out the list of best books and their authors, also the highlights of these books.
GATE XE has 9 sections out of which XE-B (Fluid Mechanics), XE-D(Solid Mechanics), XE-E(Thermodynamics) are considered to be the most important sections with respect to Mechanical Engineers and in terms of career opportunities' as well. So in this article, we are going to look at a few books of these three sections which will help to boost your score.
Best GATE Engineering Sciences Books for General Aptitude, XE-A, XE-B, XE-D, XE-E
Fluid Mechanics: Fundamentals & Applications
|Cengel n boles|
Hydraulics and Fluid Mechanics
|Modi & Seith|
Introduction to Fluid Mechanics & Fluid Machines
|S K SOM|
|Strength of Materials(XE-D)|
Mechanics of Materials
R C Hibbler
Strength of Materials
Thermodynamics an Engineering Approach
P K Nag
Higher Engineering Mathematics
B. S. Grewal
A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning (Edition: Revised)
Quantitative Aptitude For Competitive Examinations
Highlights of Important GATE XE Books 2021
1. GATE Fluid Mechanics (XE-B) Books
- Book Name: Fluid Mechanics, Fundamentals and Application
- Author: Cengel n boles
The source material is presented in a progressive order, from basic to advanced, on the basis of foundations laid down in the previous chapters. More examples and images are presented to help the student properly imagine individual circumstances. Numerous examples of workouts explain the content and demonstrate the implementation of fundamental concepts.
- Book Name: Fluid Mechanics
- Author: White
- Book Name: Hydraulics and Fluid Mechanics
- Author: Modi & Seith
- Book Name: Introduction to Fluid Mechanics & Fluid Machines
- Author: S K SOM
2. GATE Strength of Materials (XE-D) Books
- Book Name: Mechanics of Materials
- Author: R C Hibbler
- Book Name: Strength of Materials
Explanation of solid mechanics is simple in this book as it covers all the basic concepts, definitions, theory of different types of stresses, and how various materials react to them. It is a comprehensive book based on the application of forces, materials, and consequences.
- Book Name: Engineering Mechanics
There are neat free body diagrams in this book. It helps the students to develop a capacity to model the actual problems into engineering and find the solution using laws of mechanics. Questions are systematically solved to make concepts clear and simple. It covers the syllabus of almost every university. It is recommended by Bureau of Indian Standard.
3. GATE Thermodynamics (XE-E) Books
- Book Name: Thermodynamics an Engineering Approach
- Author: CENGEL
- Book Name: Engineering Thermodynamics
- Author: P K Nag
This book covers the entire syllabus of Engineering Thermodynamics. The presentation and language of this book are easy and simple to understand. It explains the properties of pure substances before introducing the laws of thermodynamics which is really important.
4. GATE Engineering Mathematics(XE-A) Books
- Book Name: Higher Engineering Mathematics
- Author: B. S. Grewal
This is a comprehensive book based on simple knowledge and approaching questions. This book is enough to prepare for GATE XE 2021. The proofs of the definitions and no. of examples resolved has been thoroughly clarified.
5. GATE General Aptitude(GA) Books
- Book Name: A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning
- Author: R.S. Aggarwal
This book is the powerhouse of ample no. of practice questions, also has solved problems. Unsolved questions may have hints as well which is a plus for students.
- Book Name: Quantitative Aptitude For Competitive Examinations
- Author: R.S. Aggarwal
This book is really helpful in knowing the kind of questions that may come in the exam. Many examples are used throughout the book to demonstrate the concepts and problem-solving techniques.
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