Hi folks, here I have given my honest opinion about things that bother a 3rd semester EEE student (VTU)....
> Engineering Mathematics-3 (M3) is the easiest of all the four we study in engineering.
Honestly I referred Dr. K S C's Engg Math-3 Book. It is very Good and is beautifully written and structured for the subject conforming to syllabus.
> Analog Electronics Circuits (AEC) was my fav subject in 3rd sem. I referred the book
"Electronic Devices and Circuit Theory", 9th Edn, Boylestad and Nashelsky, Pearson Publication
It is a well written book which ofcourse i had supplemented by taking tuitions under YJ @ SSM.
Try to enjoy studying AEC by going to his tuitions.
> Logic Design (LD) is an easy subject but tricky remember. Study it well. I referred two books, one by Yarbrough and another by Donald D Givone. Both are excellently written no doubt, but Givone is a better one.
> Network Analysis (NA) is another subject which brought me joy. I referred to a book by Dr Ganesh Rao which is a good option. But, honestly this is subject which requires not only a well written book but one with lots and lots of problems (solved and unsolved). Practice is the key for success in this subject. I also took tuitions by RCS @ SSM. He is the only engg teacher I revere, no doubts about that. I have no words to describe his teaching :)
> Electrical Measurements (EM) is a good subject often neglected by most students since they consider it to be boring theory and non-mathematic. It actually is the subject which lays strong foundations for sound knowledge in our field. I studied a book by Bakshi. But i will ask you to read a better book like A K Sawhney.
> Electrical Power Generation (EPG) was the easiest subject of the semester. I studied the book by Chakraborti, Soni, Gupta and Bhatnagar. Most important thing you should remember is to learn to draw good diagrams...I loved drawing and I still do...:)
> Analog Electronics Lab and Logic Design Lab (AECL and LDL) are probably the best labs in engineering. I enjoyed them the most. I liked working with tiny components and ICs (minus my sluggish team).
Refer a good manual given by your college or here I will post one shortly...
ALL THE BEST