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GATE Civil Engineering Books | for GATE 2018 preparation

Civil Engineering is one of the oldest fields of engineering and technology.The field encompass planning of design,and executing structural works.As a civil engineering,you will face a number of challenging and interesting job opportunities.Having a ME/M.Tech degree in civil engeenering definitely gives one a great boost for future opportunities.Candidates who will be appearing for the GATE exam must know about the best GATE books for Civil Engineering-CE.After a lot of research,I have listed the best GATE books for CE exam.

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Complete List of important books for GATE 2018  CE

Engineering Mathematics

The EM section is common in 17 GATE papers.

Linear AlgebraAdvanced Engineering Mathematics By Erwin Kreyszig
CalculusIntermediate Mathematics By B.V. Sastry and K.Venkateshwarlu
Differential EquationHigher Engineering Mathematics By B.S Grewal
Numerical MethodsIntroductory methods of numerical analysis by SS Sastry.


Gate Civil Engineering Preparation  Books-

Books for studying Structural Engineering

Structural AnalysisStructural analysis by S.S Bhavikatti
Concrete StructuresR.C.C design by Dr. B.C Punmia ,Ashok kr jain, Arun kr Jain
Steel StructuresDesign of steel structures by S.K Duggal


GATE books for geotechnical engineering

Soil MechanicsAdvanced Soil Mechanics by Braja M. Das
Foundation EngineeringPrinciples of Foundation Engineering by Braja M. Das


Water resource engineering should be studied from-

Fluid mechanics and hydraulicsA textbook of Fluid Mechanics and Hyrdaulics by R.K Bansal
HydrologyEngineering Hydrology by K Subramanya


Environmental engineering topics are best covered in the following books-

  • Environmental Engineering by B.C. Punmia,S.K. Garg,Peavey,Metcalf and Eddy.

The topic of Transportation Engineering is to be studied from

  • Highway Engineering by Khanna and Jasto,Kadiyali

Surveying should be read from-

  • Surveying and Levelling by Rangwala.

Other books You can refer for gate preparation

  • Strength of Materials,Theory of Structures by Rammamrutham
  • Soil Mechanics by VNS Murthy
  • Survey by Aurora,Som Ghosh
  • Water resources by SK Garg
  • Transportation by Justo Khanna
  • Steel design by Kazimi Zindal
  • RCC Design by Krishna Raju,PC Verghese
  • Prestressed Concrete by Krishna Raju
  • Reinforced Concrete by Ashok K Jain
  • Railway Engineering  by Subash and Satyapal.

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