ENGINEERING PHYSICS 1 YEAR SYLLABUS 2016 FOR KTU B-TECH S1 S2 STUDENTS

Here is the Modified 2016 KTU Syllabus for B-TECH KTU STUDENTS. 

KTU First year B.tech Syllabus for ENGINEERING PHYSICS



ENGINEERING PHYSICS  1 YEAR SYLLABUS 2016 FOR KTU B-TECH S1 S2 STUDENTS



ENGINEERING PHYSICS



Syllabus: 

 Harmonic Oscillations:  Damped and Forced Harmonic Oscillations. Waves: One Dimensional and Three Dimensional waves, Crystal Structure: Crystal planes and Directions, Miller indices Superconductivity.



Properties and Applications, Interference: Interference in thin films (Reflected system)  Diffraction: Fraunhofer and  Fresnel  Diffraction, Grating,  Polarization of  Light:  Double refraction, production and detection of polarized light, Quantum Mechanics: Schrodinger Equations- Formulation and Solution, Operators, Applications.   Statistical Mechanics: Microstates and macro states Maxwell- Boltzmann, Bose-Einstein and Fermi Dirac statistics, Planck’s Radiation formula, Acoustics:  Intensity of sound, Reverberation and design concepts, Ultrasonics: Production, Detection and Applications, NDT methods, Lasers: Properties, Working Principles, Practical Lasers. Photonics: Basics of Solid State lighting, Photo detectors, Solar Cells, Fiber Optics.


Text Book:


1.        Aruldhas. G, Engineering Physics PHI Ltd

2.       A Text Book of Engineering Physics, A.S. Vasudeva, S.               Chand & Co

3.       Applied Physics for Engineers, Neeraj Mehta, PHI Ltd




Module 1 Contents


Oscillations and Waves
Harmonic Oscillations: Differential equation of   damped harmonic oscillation, forced harmonic oscillation and their solutions- Resonance, Q factor, Sharpness of resonance- LCR circuit as an electrical analogue of Mechanical Oscillator (Qualitative)
Waves: One dimensional wave- differential equation and solution. Three dimensional waves – Differential equation & its solution. Transverse vibrations of a stretched string.



Module 2 Contents


Crystal Structure, Superconductors

Crystal Structure: Space lattice-Unit cell and lattice parameters-Directions and Planes in crystals- Miller indices- Interplanar spacing in terms of Miller indices. Braggs law- X-ray diffraction
Superconductivity: Superconducting phenomena. Meissner effect. Type-I and Type-II superconductors. BCS theory (qualitative). High temperature superconductors.-  Josephson  Junction  –  SQUID-  Applications  of superconductors.



Module 3 Contents


Physical Optics
Interference: Coherence. Interference in thin films and wedge shaped films (Reflected system) Newton’s rings-measurement of wavelength and refractive index of liquid Interference filters. Antireflection coating.
Diffraction: Fresnel and Fraunhofer diffraction. Fraunhofer diffraction at a single slit. Plane transmission grating. Grating equation-measurement of wavelength. Rayleigh’s criterion for resolution. Resolving power and dispersive power of grating.
Polarization of Light: Types of polarized light. Double refraction. Nicol Prism. Quarter wave plate and half wave plate. Production and detection of circularly and elliptically polarized light. Laurent’s Half shade Polarimeter- Kerr Cell - Polaroids & applications.
 
 

 Module 4 Contents


Introduction to Quantum Mechanics and Statistical Mechanics
Quantum Mechanics: Uncertainty principle and its applications-  formulation of Time dependent and Time independent Schrödinger equations- physical meaning of wave function- Energy and momentum Operators-Eigen values and functions- Expectation values-   One dimensional infinite square well potential .Quantum mechanical Tunnelling (Qualitative)
Statistical Mechanics: Macro states and Microstates. Phase space. Basic postulates  of  Maxwell-  Boltzmann,  Bose-Einstein  and  Fermi  Dirac  statistics. Distribution  equations  in  the  three  cases  (no  derivation).  Density  of  states.
Derivation of Planck’s radiation formula. Free electrons in a metal as a Fermi gas. Fermi energy




Module 5 Contents 



Acoustics and Ultrasonics
Acoustics: Intensity of sound- Loudness-Absorption coefficient - Reverberation and reverberation time - Significance of reverberation time-Sabine’s formula (No derivation) - Factors affecting acoustics of a building.
Ultrasonics: Production of ultrasonic waves- Magnetostriction effect and Piezoelectric effect- Piezoelectric oscillator - Detection of ultrasonics - Thermal and piezoelectric methods - Applications of ultrasonics - NDT and medical.

  

Module 6 Contents 


Laser: Properties of Lasers, Absorption, Spontaneous and stimulated emissions, Population inversion, Einstein’s coefficients, Working principle of laser, Optical resonant   cavity.   Ruby   Laser,   Helium-Neon   Laser,   Semiconductor   Laser (qualitative). Applications of laser, holography (Recording and reconstruction) Photonics: Basics of   solid state lighting- LED -Photo detectors- photo voltaic cell, junction & avalanche photo diodes, photo transistors, Thermal detectors, Solar cells- I-V characteristics –Optic fibre-Principle of propagation-numerical aperture-optic communication system (block diagram) -Industrial, medical and technological  applications  of  optical  fibre.  Fibre  optic  sensors  -  Intensity modulated, phase modulated and polarization modulated sensors.






ENGINEERING PHYSICS  1 YEAR SYLLABUS 2016 FOR KTU B-TECH S1 S2 STUDENTS

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