Price: Rs. 325.00
ISBN: 978-81-203-5014-4
Pages: 360
Binding: Paper Back
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The book has been written in a lucid and systematic manner with necessary mathematical derivations, illustrations, examples and practise exercises providing detailed description of the materials used in electrical and electronics engineering and their applications. Beginning with the atomic structure of the materials, the book deals with the behaviour of dielectrics and their properties under the influence of DC and AC fields. It covers the magnetic properties of materials including soft and hard magnetic materials and their applications. The text discusses fabrication techniques and the basic physics involved in the operation of the semiconductors, junction transistors and rectifiers. It includes detailed description of optical properties of the materials (optical materials), photovoltaic materials and the materials used in lasers and optical fibres. It also incorporates the latest information on the materials used for the direct energy conversion and fuel cell technologies.

This book is primarily intended for undergraduate students of electrical engineering and electrical and electronics engineering.

Key features

•   Contains sufficient numbers of solved numerical examples.
•   Includes a set of review questions and a list of references at the end of each chapter.
•   Provides a set of numerical problems in some of the chapters, wherever required.
•   Contains more than 150 diagrammatic illustrations for easy understanding of the concepts.


Chapter 1.      Atomic Structure
Chapter 2.      Dielectric Properties of Insulators in Static Fields
Chapter 3.      Behaviour of Dielectric Materials in Alternating Fields
Chapter 4.      Insulating Materials and their Applications
Chapter 5.      Magnetic Properties of Materials
Chapter 6.      The Conductivity of Metals
Chapter 7.      Semiconductors
Chapter 8.      Junction Rectifiers and Transistors
Chapter 9.      Optical Properties of Materials
Chapter 10.   Materials for Direct Energy Conversion

G.K. BANERJEE (PhD), Former Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, College of Technology, G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar. He is currently Professor and Head, Department of Electrical Engineering, School of Engineering & Technology (SET), Institute of Foreign Trade and Management (IFTM) University, Moradabad. He has been teaching and conducting research work for 34 years. Dr. Banerjee is a member of ISTE and Semiconductor Society (India).
2014 / 360pp. / 17.8 × 23.5 cm / ISBN-978-81-203-5014-4 / Rs.325.00
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