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Engineering Mathematics books in top engineering colleges - A Review

Engineering mathematics or technomaths forms an important scoring subject specially in initial years of engineering.


Top engineering colleges like Indian Institute of Technology (IITs), RECs like HBTI, MNREC, MREC etc, Amity School of Engineering and Technology, Galgotia College of Engineering, JSSATE, Birla Institute of Technology, UPTU/AKTU, SRM and most of the others have engineering mathematics in their curriculum for first and second year courses. The topics (skipping sub topics) covered include the following: 

  • Linear Algebra
  • Theory of Complex variables
  • Transform Calculus
  • Probability & Statistics
  • Differential Calculus and Partial Differential Equations
  • Numerical Analysis

List of top purchased or rented books studied for engineering mathematics are: 


1.Advanced Engineering Mathematics by Erwin Kreyszig 

Publisher: Wiley, Language: English,  ISBN-10: 8126554231, ISBN-13: 978-8126554232

One of the best books. The book is typically used in top institutions like IIT Kanpur, IIT Delhi, IIT Kharagpur, Birla Institute of Technology Pilani, Work Integrated Learning Program WILP etc. The book is highly rated internationally.


2.Higher Engineering Mathematics by B S Grewal

Publisher: Khanna Publishers, 43rd edition, Language: English ISBN-10: 8174091955, ISBN-13: 978-8174091956

The book provides a clear exposition of essential tools of applied mathematics. Used as text and reference books in colleges like Amity School of Engineering and Technology Noida, Abdul Kalam Technical University, Noida International University, Shiv Nadar University, Dayalbagh Educational Institute etc.


3.Higher Engineering Mathematics by B Ramana

Publisher: McGraw Hill Education, Language: English,  ISBN-10: 007063419X, ISBN-13: 978-0070634190

The book covers the syllabus of all the mathematics papers offered to the undergraduate students. Used in AKTU, JNTU, C V Raman Engineering College, Kanpur University, Sharda University, Amity University courses.


4.Advanced Engineering Mathematics by H K Dass

Publisher: S Chand; Reprint Edn. 2006 edition, Language: English, ISBN-10: 8121903459, ISBN-13: 978-8121903455

This book for B.Tech, B.E., B.Arch courses and is a advised textbook in AKTU, UPTU colleges like Galgotia, Skyline, Noida International University, GBU, Sharda University, JSSATE etc


5.Higher Engineering Mathematics by H K Dass, Rama Verma 

 Publisher: S Chand, ISBN-10: 8121938902, ISBN-13: 978-8121938907

Used in various BTech courses and competitive examinations. This is a advised reference book in AKTU, UPTU colleges like Galgotia, Skyline, Noida International University, GBU, Sharda University, JSSATE etc


6.A Textbook of Engineering Mathematics Volume I, II, III by N P Bali


Used in UPTU, AKTU and Uttarkhand University, Keral University, Orissa University. The specific books for different semester and colleges are available e.g. BPTU, AKTU, GBTU etc


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