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New Book added to the Library

21 Nov

Foundations of Electromagnetic Theory

4th Edition


John R. Reitz, Frederick J.Milford, and Robert W.Christy

Publisher: Pearson India

ISBN: 9788131733424

Acc No: 73095    Call No: 530.141 R379

foundations-of-electromagnetic-theoryBook Description: Foundations of Electromagnetic Theory is a comprehensive book for undergraduates and students of electrostatics and electromagnetism. The book is intended for a basic course on electricity and magnetism, laid over a single semester. It discusses topics such as Vector Analysis, Electrostatics, Electrostatic Fields in Dielectric Media, and others. The book gives readers clear and concise explanations about the concepts, helping them learn how to apply them in problems. The problems in the book have comprehensive solutions discussing the theory behind the process. The book is an indispensable resource for all students preparing for the Joint Entrance Examination conducted by the Indian Institutes of Technology for admission into an undergraduate program in Engineering.

New Book added to the Library

20 Nov


5th Edition


Michael J. Pelczar

Publisher: McGraw Hill Education (India) Pvt Ltd

ISBN: 978-0-07-462320-6

Acc No: 73199     Call No: 576 P381:4

MicroBioBook Description: This text by the well-known authors of “Microbiology: Concepts and Applications” emphasizes the importance of integrating new knowledge gained through basic research with applied research and development programs. One of the main features of this text is a presentation of the classification of bacteria in a totally new format. Material on metabolism, bacterial genetics, and genetic engineering and reorganized the section on microorganisms and disease.

New Book added to the Library

19 Nov

Concepts and Techniques of Geographic Information Systems

2nd ed


C.P. Lo and Albert K.W. Yeung

Publisher: Prentice-Hall

ISBN: 978-8120339149

Acc No: 73041    Call No: 910.285 L795

Geo Inform SysBook Description: This book provides a rigorous and balanced treatment of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) concepts and techniques in a single volume. It is suitable for Geographic Information Systems courses held in departments of Geography or Anthropology. Fully updated to reflect advances in GIS concepts and techniques, this text approaches the subject from the broader context of information technology. Complete, up-to-date coverage is given to the concepts and techniques pertaining to every stage of the systems development life cycle of GIS, as well as its applications to various areas of spatial problem solving and decision making. The text : Emphasizes GIS and mainstream IT integration; explores new spatial analysis techniques/landscape metrics; expands discussion of geovisualization; examines new terrain data acquisition by LiDAR and covers emerging technology in mobile computing and location-based services. Covers topics that are often not adequately covered in other GIS texts – Includes the principles and practice of information resource management, information system development methodology.

New Book added to the Library

18 Nov

Mcknight’s Physical Geography: A Landscape Appreciation

10th ed


Hess Darrel

Publisher: Prentice-Hall

ISBN: 978-8120344129

Acc No: 73035      Call No: 910.02 H586:2

Physical GeoBook Description: Carrying forth Tom McKnight’s thematic focus on landscape appreciation, Physical Geography fosters a solid understanding of Earth and its physical features and processes. Featuring the clear, approachable writing style of Darrel Hess and a superior art program by renowned geoscience artist Dennis Tasa, the tenth edition incorporates the latest on climate change science, renewable energy resources, and the geographer’s technology toolbox. Useful for undergraduate students of Geography and Geology.
About The Author: DARREL HESS , City College of San Francisco. Table of Contents Preface 1: Introduction to Earth 2: Portraying Earth 3: Introduction to the Atmosphere 4: Insolation and Temperature 5: Atmospheric Pressure and Wind 6: Atmospheric Moisture 7: Atmospheric Disturbances 8: Climate and Climate Change 9: The Hydrosphere 10: Cycles and Patterns in the Biosphere 11: Terrestrial Flora and Fauna 12: Soils 13: Introduction to Landform Study 14: The Internal Processes 15: Preliminaries to Erosion: Weathering and Mass Wasting 16: Fluvial Processes 17: Karst and Hydrothermal Processes 18: The Topography of Arid Lands 19: Glacial Modification of Terrain 20: Coastal Processes and Terrain .

New Book added to the Library

17 Nov

Textbook of Medical Physiology: A South Asian Edition (Guyton & Hall)

First edition


John E. Hall

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 978-8131230190

Acc No: 73206    Call No: 612 G992

Medical physioBook Description: One of the most popular reference books in physiology, Textbook Of Medical Physiology: A South Asian Edition (Guyton & Hall) is designed in a manner that will meet the reference requirements of medical students, as well as the faculty. This book has been divided into 11 sections and in the beginning of each chapter the learning objectives are mentioned in a concise manner.
The first section deals with general physiology and covers aspects which revolve majorly around cells. The next section deals with muscle and nerve physiology. The third and the fourth sections deal with blood and constituents of blood, and cardiovascular physiology, respectively. The next section contains information about the physiology of respiration, while the sixth section covers gastrointestinal physiology. The seventh and eighth sections are devoted to explanation of concepts governing renal physiology and the endocrine system.
The ninth section of Textbook Of Medical Physiology: A South Asian Edition (Guyton & Hall) concerns itself with the physiology of reproduction. Concepts related to the central nervous system are covered in the tenth section of this book. The eleventh and final section deals with other miscellaneous topics which are not covered in rest of the ten sections. This first edition of this book was published by Elsevier in 2013, and it is available in paperback.

New Book added to the Library

14 Nov

The Cambridge History of Literary Criticism

Volume VI, The Nineteenth Century, c.1830–1914


M. A. R. Habib

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521300117

Acc No: 73272     Call No: 801.9509034 H116

Literary CriticismBook Description:  In the nineteenth century, literary criticism first developed into an autonomous, professional discipline in the universities. This volume provides a comprehensive and authoritative study of the vast field of literary criticism between 1830 and 1914. In over thirty chapters written from a broad range of perspectives, international scholars examine the growth of literary criticism as an institution, the major critical developments in diverse national traditions and in different genres, as well as the major movements of Realism, Naturalism, Symbolism and Decadence. This volume offers a detailed focus on some of the era’s great critical figures such as Sainte-Beuve, Hippolyte Taine and Matthew Arnold; and it includes chapters devoted to the connections of literary criticism with other disciplines in science, the arts and biblical studies. The publication of this volume marks the completion of the monumental Cambridge History of Literary Criticism from Antiquity to the present day.

New Books added to the Library

13 Nov
Sl. No Author Title
01 Apostol, Tom M. Mathematical Analysis
02 Arulsamy, S. Safety and Disaster Management
03 Bondanella, Peter New Essay on Umberto Eco
04 Dash, Dhruba Charan Analytical Chemistry
05 De Gennes, P.G. and Prost, J. The Physics of Liquid Crystals
06 Delahunty, Andrew and Dignen, Sheila Adonis to Zorro : Oxford Dictionary of Reference and Allusion
07 Ghatak, Ajoy Optics
08 Harris, Sharon M. and Hughes, Linda K. A Feminist Reader: Feminist thought from Sappho to Satrapi
09 Ramachandran, V.S. and Nair, V.J. Flora of Cannanore
10 Rao, D.B. International Encyclopaedia of Educational Policies
11 Rao, N.M. A Manual of Mathematics Laboratory
12 Saxena, H.M. Economic Geography
13 Sharma, B.K. Chromatography
14 Singh, Maya Shankar Advanced Organic Chemistry: Reactions and Mechanisms
15 Theraja, B.L. Basic Electronics: Solid State
16 Umadevi, M.R. Special Education