PH8151 Physics-I Anna University Syllabus Regulation 17 (Sem-1)


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PH8151        ENGINEERING PHYSICS                                L T P C 3 0 0 3

OBJECTIVES:  To enhance the fundamental knowledge in Physics and its applications relevant to various streams of Engineering and Technology.   

UNIT I            PROPERTIES OF MATTER                                                                                    9 Elasticity – Stress-strain diagram and its uses - factors affecting elastic modulus and tensile strength – torsional stress and deformations – twisting couple - torsion pendulum: theory and  experiment - bending of beams - bending moment – cantilever: theory and experiment – uniform and non-uniform bending: theory and experiment - I-shaped girders -  stress due to bending in beams.  

UNIT II             WAVES AND FIBER OPTICS                                                                                9 Oscillatory motion – forced and damped oscillations: differential equation and its solution – plane progressive waves – wave equation. Lasers : population of energy levels, Einstein‘s A and B coefficients derivation – resonant cavity, optical amplification (qualitative) – Semiconductor lasers: homojunction and  heterojunction – Fiber optics: principle, numerical aperture and acceptance angle - types of  optical fibres (material, refractive index, mode) – losses associated with optical fibers - fibre optic sensors: pressure and displacement.  

UNIT III            THERMAL PHYSICS                                                                                             9 Transfer of heat energy – thermal expansion of solids and liquids – expansion joints - bimetallic strips - thermal conduction, convection and radiation  – heat conductions in solids – thermal conductivity - Forbe‘s and Lee‘s disc method: theory and experiment - conduction through compound media (series and parallel) – thermal insulation – applications: heat exchangers, refrigerators, ovens and solar water heaters. 

UNIT IV           QUANTUM PHYSICS                                                                                             9 Black body radiation – Planck‘s theory (derivation) – Compton effect: theory and experimental verification – wave particle duality – electron diffraction – concept of wave function and its physical significance – Schrödinger‘s wave equation – time independent and time dependent equations – particle in a one-dimensional rigid box – tunnelling (qualitative)  - scanning tunnelling microscope. 

UNIT V            CRYSTAL PHYSICS                                                                                                 9 Single crystalline, polycrystalline and amorphous materials – single crystals: unit cell, crystal systems, Bravais lattices, directions and planes in a crystal, Miller indices – inter-planar distances - coordination number and packing factor for SC, BCC, FCC, HCP and diamond structures - crystal imperfections: point defects, line defects – Burger vectors, stacking faults – role of imperfections in plastic deformation - growth of single crystals: solution and melt growth techniques. 

OUTCOMES: Upon completion of this course,  
 The students will gain knowledge on the basics of properties of matter and its applications, 
 The students will acquire knowledge on the concepts of waves and optical devices and their applications in fibre optics, 
 The students will have adequate knowledge on the concepts of thermal properties of materials and their applications in expansion joints and heat exchangers, 
 The students will get knowledge on advanced physics concepts of quantum theory and its applications in tunneling microscopes, and 
 The students will understand the basics of crystals, their structures and different crystal growth techniques.   

1. Bhattacharya, D.K. & Poonam, T.  ―Engineering Physics‖. Oxford University Press, 2015. 
2. Gaur, R.K. & Gupta, S.L.  ―Engineering Physics‖. Dhanpat Rai Publishers, 2012.  
3. Pandey, B.K. & Chaturvedi, S.  ―Engineering Physics‖. Cengage Learning India, 2012. 

1. Halliday, D., Resnick, R. & Walker, J.  ―Principles of Physics‖. Wiley, 2015. 
2. Serway, R.A. & Jewett, J.W.  ―Physics for Scientists and Engineers‖.   Cengage Learning, 2010. 
3. Tipler, P.A. & Mosca, G. ―Physics for Scientists and Engineers with Modern Physics‘. W.H.Freeman, 2007.

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