This book, now in its second edition, is suitable for the first-year students of all branches of engineering for a course in Engineering Physics. The book exposes students to fundamental knowledge in the following topics of physics :
Interference, polarization, and diffraction of light
Lasers and optical fibre
Quantum mechanics and band theory of solids
Special theory of relativity
Nuclear radiation detectors
Dielectric materials and electromagnetism
Key Features :
Gives preliminaries at the beginning of the chapters to prepare the students for the concepts discussed in the particular chapter.
Provides a large number of solved numerical problems.
Gives numerical problems and other questions asked in the university examinations for the last several years.
Appendices at ends of chapters supplement the textual material.