Mechanical Engineering is one the popular streams among the GATE aspirants. If you are looking to appear for GATE 2019 with Mechanical Engineering, you need to know about the GATE Book for Mechanical. Here, in this post, we would talk about the best GATE Book for Mechanical Engineering so that you know which books to study from. We would give you the list of GATE Mechanical Books and also tell you the topics that you should study from the books

But before we take about the best book for GATE Mechanical, you should look at the GATE Syllabus for Mechanical. Click on the link below to know more:

GATE Syllabus for Mechanical Engineering

## GATE Book for Mechanical – List of Books

The following table gives the details of the GATE Book for Mechanical Engineering that you should study:

Topics |
Books |
Authors |

Engineering Mechanics | Engg. Mechanics | R.K Rajput |

Engg. Mechanics | Beer & Johnston | |

Engg. Mechanics | U.C. Jindal | |

Strength of Materials | Mechanics of Material | Gere & GOODno |

Mechanics of Materials | B. C. Punmia | |

Theory of Machine | Theory of Mechanisms and Machines | A. Ghosh & A. K. Mallik |

Mechanical Vibrations | Mechanical vibrations | G. K. Grover |

Machine Design | Design of Machine Elements | V. B. Bhandari |

Fluid Mechanics | A Textbook of Fluid Mechanics | R. K. Bansal |

Fluid Mechanics –Fundamentals & Applications | Cengel & Cimbala | |

Heat Transfer | Fundamentals of Engg. Heat and Mass Transfer | R. C. Sachdeva |

Heat Transfer 10th revised Edition | J. P. Holman | |

Engineering Thermodynamics | Engineering Thermodynamics | P. K. Nag |

Application of Thermodynamics | Power Plant Engineering | P. K. Nag |

Internal Combustion Engines | V. Ganesan | |

Internal Combustion Engines | M. L. Mathur & R. P. Sharma | |

Refrigeration And Air Conditioning | C. P. Arora | |

A Textbook of Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulic Machines | R. K. Bansal | |

Production Engineering | Manufacturing Science | A. Ghosh & A. K. Mallik |

Manufacturing Engineering and Technology | Kalpakjian | |

Industrial Engineering | Modern Production/ Operations Management | Buffa and Sarin |

Operational Research | Operation Research | Kanti Swarup |

## Details about GATE Book for Mechanical

**1. Engineering Mechanics**

#### · **Engg. Mechanics by R. K. Rajput**

This book contains all you need to know about the subject matter in simple and lucid language. It also contains a large number of numerical problems. Therefore, solving these problems will equip you with a set of tools that will prove to be very useful for the exam.

#### · **Engg. Mechanics by Beer & Johnston**

This book provides conceptually accurate and thorough coverage of topics along with a significant variety in exercise sets.

#### · **Engg. Mechanics by U. C. Jindal**

This book has a simple language and a problem-solving approach.

**2. Strength of Materials**

#### · **Mechanics of Materials by Gere & GOODno**

This is a conceptual book and has a good number of numerical problems.

#### · **Mechanics of Materials by B. C. Punmia**

This excellent book contains simple but complete coverage of all the concepts related to the topic. A large number of solved and unsolved examples containing real life problems with solutions helps you develop your ability to apply those basic concepts to practical problems. Hence, this book is very popular among GATE and PSU aspirants.

**3. Theory of Machine**

#### · **Theory of Mechanisms and Machines by A. Ghosh & A. K. Mallik**

This book helps you develop the concepts in a fabulous manner and maintains a rigorous approach at the same time. It is perfect for competitive exams like GATE or IES. Therefore, the book consists of several diagrams and questions to understand the concepts better.

**4. Mechanical Vibrations**

#### · **Mechanical vibrations by G. K. Grover**

It is an excellent book with clear concepts which makes the subject interesting for the reader. This book is ideal for the beginners in mechanical vibrations. It is very suitable and reliable for GATE and other competitive exams.

**5. Machine Design**

#### · **Design of Machine Elements by V. B. Bhandari**

Each chapter is written in a simple, crisp and logical way, explaining the theoretical considerations in the design of machine elements. The language is lucid and easy to understand yet scientific. Moreover, it covers various dimensions of one topic and thus all topics are explained in their entirety.

**6. Fluid Mechanics**

#### · **A Textbook of Fluid Mechanics by R. K. Bansal**

This book contains a comprehensive treatment of the subject matter in simple, lucid and direct language and envelopes a large number of solved problems properly graded, including typical examples important from the examination point of view.

#### · **Fluid Mechanics by Cengel & Cimbala**

This is a good book for concept building.

**7. Heat Transfer**

#### · **Fundamentals of Engg. Heat and Mass Transfer by R. C. Sachdeva**

This book contains adequate theory and problems which are very much useful for GATE preparation. Also, there are a number of real life problems which make the concepts very easy to understand.

#### · **Heat Transfer 10th revised Edition by J. P. Holman**

This is the perfect book for beginners to Heat Transfer. There are a large number of solved and unsolved examples which illustrate the theoretical concepts.

**8. Engineering Thermodynamics**

#### · **Engineering Thermodynamics by P. K. Nag**

This book contains a nice blend of theory as well as numerical. It also contains some of the best numerical which are tested in various examinations. Hence, it might not be suitable for beginners as some of the numerical can be intimidating. But the book is quite popular among GATE aspirants.

**9. Applications of Thermodynamics **

**A. Power Engineering**

**Power Plant Engineering by P. K. Nag**

This book is a comprehensive and up-to-date offering on the subject. It has detailed coverage on hydroelectric, diesel engine and gas turbine power plants. Moreover, plenty of solved examples, exercise questions and illustrations make this a very student friendly text.

**B. I. C. Engine **

**Internal Combustion Engines by V. Ganesan**

The writing is very simple, and all contents are covered. It is considered good for beginners because the language is lucid. It has a detailed description of combustion engines that helps in getting a clear understanding of concepts. Hence, this book is essential for candidates studying for mechanical engineering exams.

**Internal Combustion Engines by M. L. Mathur & R. P. Sharma**

It comprises of a detailed explanation of all the parts that make up an Internal Combustion Engine and summarizes the theory behind their working. The book is quite popular among GATE and IES aspirants.

**C. Refrigeration and Air – Conditioning**

**Refrigeration And Air Conditioning by C. P. Arora**

This book has every detail of refrigeration and a little on air conditioning. This book is the ideal text for beginners to refrigeration and air conditioning, but there are not enough problems.

**D. Turbomachinery**

**A Textbook of Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulic Machines by R. K. Bansal**

It is a comprehensive book for beginners as it contains simple and easy-to-follow language. There are a large number of theoretical and solved & unsolved numerical problems to brush up your concepts of the subject.

**10. Production Engineering**

**Manufacturing Science by A. Ghosh & A. K. Mallik**

This book contains detailed explanations of the core concepts you need to know for the exam. It is best suited as a theory book for the GATE examination because it has fewer problems.

**Manufacturing Engineering and Technology by Kalpakjian**

It contains an indispensable text on the subject with emphasis on the practical uses of the concepts and information. Moreover, there are a number of illustrative examples and case studies to highlight important concepts and techniques.

**11. Industrial Engineering**

**Modern Production/Operations Management by Buffa and Sarin**

This is a comprehensive book for undergraduate students of Mechanical and Production Engineering. These Books for GATE Mechanical are quite helpful for students preparing for GATE 2019.

**12. Operation Research**

**Operation Research by Kanti Swarup**

This book contains a series of questions and solved examples to help you evaluate your strengths and weaknesses and work on them accordingly.

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