Best Reference Books – Electrical Methods

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Electrical Methods subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Electrical Methods along with reviews.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Electrical Methods subject and came out with a recommended list of top 10 best books. The table below contains the Name of these best books, their authors, publishers and an unbiased review of books on "Electrical Methods" as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these top books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

1. “Applied Geophysics” by W M Telford

“Applied Geophysics” Book Review: The book aims in presenting latest topics and recent developments in the field of geophysics. The physical methods namely, gravity, magnetic, seismic, electrical, electromagnetic, radioactivity, and well-logging methods that are used in exploration for hydrocarbons and minerals are included in this text. The newly discovered techniques, better instrumentation, and increased use of computers in the field of geophysics for the interpretation of data are addressed in this book. The techniques and methodologies for dealing with inverse problems are introduced in this text. The uses of time-domain electromagnetic methods and gamma-ray spectrometers are highlighted. The book will be suitable for the students and professionals of geophysics.

2. “Introduction to Geophysical Prospecting” by M B Dobrin and C H Savit
3. “Electrical Methods of Geophysical Prospecting” by G V Keller
4. “Applied Hydrogeology” by Fetter C W

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“Applied Hydrogeology” Book Review: The book highlights all the relevant aspects of hydrogeology. It lays an emphasis on the application of mathematics in the process of problem solving. For better understanding of the readers many case studies are included in this text. The chapters of this book are illustrated with several tables displaying various functions, unit conversions, and additional data for solving well hydraulics, water chemistry, and contaminant transport problems. The book will be an asset for the students, professionals, and researchers of advanced hydrology, groundwater hydrology, hydrogeology, and civil engineering.

5. “Control System Design: An Introduction to State-Space Methods” by Bernard Friedland

“Control System Design: An Introduction to State-Space Methods” Book Review: The book aims at introducing state-space methods for direct applications to control system design. The topics like feedback control, state-space representation of dynamic systems, controllability and observability, dynamics of linear systems, frequency-domain analysis, and shaping the dynamic response are thoroughly explained. The chapters of this book also describe linear observers, compensator design by the separation principle, linear, quadratic optimal control, random processes, and Kalman filters. The featured topics, methods, and techniques are clearly explained with help of several examples. The book is intended to students, professional engineers, and scientists interested in control system design.

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6. “Electric Field Analysis” by Sivaji Chakravorti

“Electric Field Analysis” Book Review: The book is a balanced piece of text featuring both physical and mathematical fundamentals of electric fields. The chapters of this book describe various techniques for electric field analysis along with their significance in the validation of numerically computed results. Many methodologies namely, finite difference, finite element, charge simulation, and surface charge simulation for numerical computations of electric fields are thoroughly explained. For highlighting practical implementation of available theories, many problems from power and dielectric engineering are featured. Various case-studies are included in this book for better explanation of electric field distribution in a cable termination, around a post insulator, in a condenser bushing, and around a gas-insulated substation (GIS) spacer. The book will be beneficial for the students, engineers, and physicists involved in the design work of high-voltage insulation systems.

7. “Electrical Methods in Geophysical Prospecting” by George V Keller and F C Frischknecht
8. “Electrical Safety Handbook” by John Cadick and Mary Capelli-Schellpfeffer

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“Electrical Safety Handbook” Book Review: The book will be a great source of information for electricians, electrical system designers, inspectors, and engineers related to industrial and commercial systems. The initial chapters of the book cover hazards of electricity, electrical safety equipment, safety procedures and methods, grounding of electrical systems and equipment, regulatory and legal safety requirements and standards, accident prevention, accident investigation, rescue, and first aid. The remaining chapters feature topics related to health effects of electrical accidents, low-voltage safety synopsis, medium and high voltage safety synopsis, human factors in electrical safety, safety management, and safety training methods and systems. The content of this book is supported by several examples and case studies throughout. The book presents relevant methods and techniques for setting up an effective safety program and medical emergency procedure.

9. “Electrical Estimating Methods” by Wayne J Del Pico

“Electrical Estimating Methods” Book Review: The book presents situations and processes encountered by the modern contractors, and provides relevant information to make the most precise estimate. The chapters of this book are updated and revised, highlighting the estimation of electrical costs, along with the changing materials, techniques, and practices in the field. Many case-studies are included in this book for elaborating best practices and real-world experiences. The chapters based on electrical demolition, change orders, and project closeouts are included in this book. The advantages and disadvantages of various estimating practices are enlisted in this text. The featured topics and concepts will be suitable for both residential and commercial projects. The book will act as a guide for electrical contractors and estimators.

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10. “Fundamental Numerical Methods for Electrical Engineering” by Stanislaw Rosloniec

“Fundamental Numerical Methods for Electrical Engineering” Book Review: The book aims at introducing the most common numerical methods in electrical engineering. The chapters of this book revolve around the methods used for dealing with various equations and problems. The methods for solving linear equations, nonlinear equations, variable functions, and differential equations are clearly explained. The mathematical techniques like interpolation and integration, that play a vital role in various aspects of electrical engineering, are addressed in this book. The book is illustrated with many flow charts and figures. The students, professionals, and researchers of electrical engineering will find this book valuable.

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