P. N. Chandramouli, Ph.D., is Professor of Civil Engineering at the National Institute of Engineering, Mysore. He obtained his M.E. from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore in 1995 and Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee in 2009. He has over twenty-six years of teaching and research experience.Professor Chandramouli is a member of the Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE). He has to his credit several research papers published in national and international journals. He has also authored two other books: one on Fluid Mechanics and Machinery (published by Oxford University Press) and the other on Engineering Mechanics (published by PHI Learning).