The Kerala Public Service Commission which is popularly known as Kerala PSC has declared the recruitment notification for the post of assistant engineer in mechanical on 31 December 2022. The interested and eligible candidates can now apply for the Mechanical AE post under the irrigation department. The last date to apply online through the one-time registration is February 01, 2023.
The Kerala Public Service Commission Assistant Engineer Recruitment commission is looking forward to recruiting the most eligible aspirants for the post of Assistant Engineer (AE) in the civil cadre within the Local Self Government Department in Kerala. It is a golden opportunity for government job aspirants. The candidates are expected to stay updated with all the latest information and notifications regarding the examination and plan their preparation accordingly.
Top Books for Kerala PSC AE Mechanical Exam 2023
The candidates must be aware about the best books to refer for the Kerala PSC Assistant Engineer exam 2023. The KPSC Asst. Engineer Exam consists of a 100 marks OMR-based offline exam. Below are the subjects related to the Examination:
- Mechanics of Solids and Structural Analysis
- Building materials, Construction Technology, Construction Management
- Environmental Engineering
- Design of Structures
- Fluid Mechanics and Water Resources Engineering
- Surveying and Levelling, Quantity Surveying and Valuation
- Geotechnical Engineering
- Transportation Engineering and Urban Planning
Candidates are advised to be thorough with the KPSC Asst. Engineer Syllabus choosing the books. It requires candidates’ dedication to excel at the exam along with the best Kerala PSC Assistant Engineer Books. Listed below are the top Kerala PSC Assistant Engineer Mechanical Books for candidates to refer for the preparation of the exam:
|SI No||Subject||Book Name||Author/ Publisher||Features|
|1||Mechanics of Solids and Structural Analysis
Fluid Mechanics and Water Resources Engineering
|1) Fluid Mechanics
2) Structural Analysis
3) Fluid Mechanics in Water Resources Engineering
|1) Modi and Seti, KL Kumari, RK Bansal
2) RC Hibbeler, Ramamrutham
3) Wen-Hsiung Li
29 Chapters that cover all subject matter of Fluid Mechanics
This book is written in a format that is easy to follow and understand examples are plenty and explained well. Includes plenty of problems to work through; this is one of the few books where I can’t say that the problems are much harder/different than the given examples.
This book contains information about Hydraulic and water resource engineering.
|2||Building materials, Construction Technology, Construction Management||Building Materials
|SK Duggal/ New Age International
This book contains information about building materials.
This book is divided into 13 chapters; it elucidates all theories in a relevant manner. It shows 800 figures, tables and references strengthen the well-explained theoretical concepts. The end of the text list of Indian Standard Specifications and Codes of Practice further helps the understanding.
This book contains Elastic Constants, Principal stresses & stains, simple stresses & strains, Strain Energy and Impact Loading, Center of Gravity & Moment of Inertia, Columns and Struts, Riveted Joints, Shear Force & Bending Moment, Shear Stresses in Beams RK Bansal, S Ramamrutham, Direct & Bending Stresses, Dams & Retaining Walls, Analysis of perfect Frames, Conjugate Beam Method & Propped Cantilevers and Beams, Deflection of Beams, Deflection of Cantilevers, Fixed and Continuous Beams, Torsion of shaft & springs, Thin Cylinders & Spheres, Thick Cylinders & spheres, Welded Joints, Welded Joints, Rotating Disc & Cylinders, Bending of Curved bars, Theories of failure, Unsymmetrical Bending and Shear Centre, and also Objective Type Questions.
|3||Environmental Engineering||Environmental Engineering
The book contains information about pollution and air disposal and various methods to treat pollution.
The book covers the environment and agriculture engineering concepts.
The book contains technical education related to environmental engineering.
|4||Design of Structures||RCC
Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures
|Pilai and Menon, Krishna Raju
SK Duggal, IC Sayal
This book follows provisions of IS 456:2000, related current codes, and advanced development.
This is an important book for Civil engineers to learn and analyse the different types of loads on the structure and different methods on how to design a safe steel structure. This book covers all the topics of Steel structure design.
The book contains information about concrete properties, beams, slabs, and structural element designs.
|5||Surveying and Levelling, Quantity Surveying
|Estimation and Costing
Estimate costing and valuation
Quantity surveying and evaluation
SP Mahajan and Sanjay Mahajan
This book is a lifelong companion containing information about ISI specifications.
It contains concepts related to structural engineering and construction management.
The book contains various theoretical and numerical problems.
|6||Geotechnical Engineering||Geotechnical Engineering
Soil Mechanics and Foundation
Surveying Volume 1 and 2
|Braja M Das
KR Arora/ Standard Publishers Distributors
This book contains data about soil mechanics and covers basic engineering procedures.
The book contains complete information about soil structure and mechanics.
This book contains methodologies that are, measurement of short distances surveying. This work is the first volume and contains 24 chapters that describe the topics. All the topics are given an extensive explanation with the relevant practical applications. The different methods mentioned in the book explain the use of both the older and conventional machinery as well as the newer machines with the latest technology. It gives importance to the principles of geometry to explain the alterations required in the implements that are utilised in surveying. The readers are provided with many application-oriented issues so that they can improve their knowledge as well as skills and apply these when needed, especially for exams.
|7||Transportation Engineering and Urban Planning||Highway
Assistant Engineer – Kerala PSC (Combo Pack)
PSC Rank File Civil Engineering
|Khanna and Justo
ICA Engineering Academy
The book is essential for the candidates specialising in many categories under engineering such as Civil Engineering.
ICA ENGINEERING ACADEMY A complete guide for engineering book is a two-part series consisting of a comprehensive theory of civil engineering topics required in competitive examinations
Specially prepared for SSC junior engineer, Assistant Engineer Sub Engineer, and Overseer grade -1 exam. Contents Syllabus previous question papers Chapter-wise technical topics