Engineering Physics

1. Oscillation: (7 hours) 

1.1. Mechanical Oscillation: Introduction

1.2. Free oscillation

1.3. Damped oscillation

1.4. forced mechanical oscillation

1.5. EM Oscillation: Free, damped and Forced electromagnetic oscillation 

2. Wave motion (2 hours) 

2.1. Waves and particles,

2.2. Progressive wave,

2.3. Energy, power, and intensity of progressive wave 

3. Acoustics (3 hours) 

3.1. Reverberation, 

3.2. Sabine' Law 

3.3. ultrasound and its applications 

4. Physical Optics (12 hours)

4.1. Interference,

4.1.1. Intensity in double slit interference, 

4.1.2. Interference in thin films, 

4.1.3. Newton's rings, 

4.1.4. Hadinger fringes 

4.2. Diffraction, 

4.2.1. Fresnel and Fraunhofer's diffraction,

4.2.2. intensity due to a single slit; 
4.2.3. diffraction grating, 

4.2.4. X-ray diffraction, x-ray for material test 

4.3. Polarization, 

4.3.1. double refraction,

4.3.2. Nichol prism, wave plates, 

4.3.3. optical activity, specific rotation 

5. Geometrical Optics (3 hours)

5.1. Lenses, combination of lenses, 

5.2. cardinal points, 

5.3. chromatic aberration

6. Laser and Fiber Optics (4 hours)

6.1. Laser production, 

6.1.1. He-Ne laser, 

6.1.2. Uses of laser

6.2. Fiber Optics, 

6.2.1. self focusing,

6.2.2. applications of optical fiber 

7. Electrostatics (8 hours) 

7.1. Electric charge and force, 

7.2. electric field and potential, 

7.3. electrostatic potential energy, 

7.4. capacitors, capacitor with dielectric, 

7.5. charging and discharging of a capacitor 

8. Electromagnetism (11 hours)

8.1. Direct current: Electric current,

8.1.1. Ohm's law, resistance, and resistivity, 

8.1.2. semiconductor and superconductor 

8.2. Magnetic fields: 

8.2.1. Magnetic force and Torque,

8.2.2. Hall effect, 8.2.3. cyclotron, synchrotron,

8.2.4. Biot-savart law, 

8.2.5. Ampere’s circuit law; magnetic fields straight conductors, 

8.2.6. Faraday’s laws, Induction, and energy transformation, induced field, 

8.2.7. LR circuit, induced magnetic field,

8.2.8. displacement current 

9. Electromagnetic waves (5 hours)

9.1. Maxwell’s equations, 

9.2. wave equations, speed,

9.3. E and B fields, 

9.4. continuity equation, 

9.5. energy transfer

10. Photon and matter waves (5 hours)

10.1. Quantization of energy;

10.2. electrons and matter waves; 

10.3. Schrodinger wave equation; 

10.4. probability distribution; 

10.5. one-dimensional potential well; 

10.6. uncertainty principle; 

10.7. barrier tunneling

Evaluation Scheme:


Chapters Hours Marks
1 7 10
2,3 5 5
4 12 15
5 3 5
6 4 5
7,8 19 30
9 5 5
10 5 5
Total 6080

* There may be minor deviation in mark distribution.

References: 
  1. Fundamentals of Physics: Halliday, Resnick, Walker (Latest Edition) 
  2. A textbook of Optics: Brij Lal and Subrahmanyam (Latest edition)
  3. Modern Engineering Physics: A. S. Basudeva 
  4. Engineering Physics: R. K. Gaur and S. L. Gupta
  5. Waves and Oscillation: Brij Lal and Subrahmanyam

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