University of Texas at El Paso
University of Texas at El Paso - Indian Students Association

The recommended books for the graduate program in the respective departments are given below. The list contains some general books which will be useful throughout your course work and also some specifics regarding the core subjects which you have to generally take. We STRONGLY advice you to buy as many books as you can from india since textbooks in the US are highly EXPENSIVE. Get the latest editions that are available for all the books.

Disclaimer: The list of books given below are based on the current curriculum of each and every department. Departments can change the curriculum at their own will. So book list can change without notice.

Electrical Engineering    

 Book NameAuthorCourse (where it will be useful)
Probability and Random Processes with Applications to Signal ProcessingJohn W. Woods, Henry StarkAdvanced Math for Engineers I
Getting Started With Matlab: Version 6: A Quick Introduction for Scientists and EngineersRudra Pratap 
Principles of CMOS VLSI DesignWesteAdvanced VLSI Design
Digital Signal ProcessingSanjith K. MitraAdvanced DSP
Digital CommunicationsProakisAdvanced Digital Communications
Industrial / Manufacturing Engineering    

 Book NameAuthorCourse (Where it will be useful)
Design and Analysis of ExperimentsD. C. MontgomeryDesign and Analysis of Experiments
Creating Quality: Systems, Concepts, Strategies and ToolsWilliam KolarikAdvanced Quality Control
Simulation with ArenaW. David Kelton, Randall P. Sadowski, David T. Sturrock, W. Kelton, Randall Sadowski, David SturrockSimulation
Introduction to Operations ResearchFredrick S. Hillier, Gerald LiebermannCombinatorial Optimization
Computer Science    

 Book NameAuthorCourse (Where it will be useful)
C Programming LanguageBrian W. Kernighan , Dennis RitchieGeneral
The C++ Programming Language Bjarne StroustrupGeneral
Java 2: The Complete ReferenceHerbert SchildtGeneral
UNIX Made EasyJohn MusterGeneral Unix Skills
Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach Featuring the InternetJames F. Kurose , Keith W. Ross Computer Networks
Introduction to AlgorithmsThomas H. Cormen, Charles E. Leiserson, Ronald L. Rivest, Clifford Stein Advanced Algorithms
Modern Operating SystemsAndrew TanenbaumOS Skills
* Logic for Applications 2nd EditionAnil Nerode and Richard A. Shore, SpringerLogical Foundations of Computer Science
* Computer Architecture-3 A quantitative ApproachHennessey and PattersonAdvanced Computer Architecture
* - Mandatory Books