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Harnessing the Windmills of the Mind, Trishna's Crack the GATE Series

Harnessing the Windmills of the Mind

Author: Abraham Thomas

Publisher: Leadstart Publishing

Price: ₹299

There are multitudes of inspirational books available — but have you ever come across one that incorporates computer algorithms and artificial intelligence? That’s exactly what this book, based on the author’s Effective Mind Control website, does. Drawing parallels to algorithmic processes, it covers both physical and mental exercises for situations of shyness, stress, jealousy, boredom, fear, guilt, and anger, among others. The book also breaks down concepts such as courage, humour, forgiveness, and gratitude, going by the guiding rule of ‘know thyself’.

Harnessing the Windmills of the Mind, Trishna's Crack the GATE Series
 

Trishna's Crack the GATE Series

Titles: Electrical Engineering 2018, Mechanical Engineering 2018

Publisher: Pearson Education

Each guide is divided into three parts; the first two are primers, covering general aptitude and engineering mathematics, while only the third section is specific to the respective sub-discipline. Both come with CDs, containing the exercise solutions, as well as codes to access up to five free online mock tests. They can also be used to prepare for GAIL, BARC, SAIL, BHEL and similar exams. Inside you will also find the latest GATE papers (2017). The books are written as per the latest GATE syllabus. While section three of Electrical Engineering 2018 covers topics like signals and systems, power electronics, electric circuits, and control systems, Mechanical Engineering 2018 focuses on strength of materials, fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, heat transfer, and manufacturing technology. The general aptitude section of these two books is sub-divided into verbal ability (grammar, vocabulary) and numerical ability. Section two, engineering mathematics, covers linear algebra, calculus, differential equations, probability and statistics, and complex variables.

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