GTU BE I SEM Physics Syllabus
1) Architectural Acoustics
Classification of Sound : Loudness – Weber – Fechner law Decibel – Absorption
Coefficient – Reverberation – Saline’s formula – Factors affecting acoustics of
buildings and their remedies.
Introduction, production, properties and detection of ultrasonics. Determination of
velocity and application of ultrasonic in Engineering.
3) Crystal Physics
Introduction and classification of solids-crystal structure – The crystal systems and
Bravias Lattice – Space Lattices of cubic systems – Miller Indices – Relation
between Interplanner Distance and cubic Edge and Laws Formula.
4) Band theory of Solids
Based theory of Solids – Classification of solids – Energy band structure of
conductors, insulator and semi conductions types of diodes (simple diode, Zener
diode, varactor diode, LED Solar cells, photovoltaic cell, Photo Conductivity, Hall
5) LASERS :
Introduction and properties of Lasers, Stimulated and instantaneous emersion –
Relation between Ecienstein’s ‘A’ and ‘B’ Coefficients-Population Inversion – Optical
– Pumping – Nd-Yag Laser and CO2 Laser – Application of Laser in Material
Processing – Holography – Application of Lasers
6) Optical – Fibre Communication Introduction – Fibre – Optic System – advantages of
Fibre optics – Basic principle – Acceptance angle and Numerical Aperture – Types
of optics preparation through optical fibre
7) Conducting Materials :
Introduction – conduction in Metals, Electron theory Q.M. treatment – Free electrode
theory of metals – Electrical Conductivity – Thermal Conductivity – Wildemann –
Franz law – Drawbacks of classical free electrode theory
8) Super Conducting Materials
Introduction to super conductor – properties of super conductor Type I and Type II
super conductor – Comparision between I and II – High T conductors – Application
9) New Engineering Materials
Introduction – Metallic glasses, types, properties, preparation and its application –
Introduction to nano technology – method of producing, properties and its
application – shape memory alloys – types – shape Memory effect – Pseudo Gujarat Technological University B.E Sem I 6
elasticity – properties – application – Bio-materials – General information –
Biomedical compatibly of Ti-Al-Nb alloys for implant application.
10) Non-Destructive Testing
Introduction – The objective of NDT – Types of Defects – Methods of NDT (Liquid
Penetrate – Dye Penetrate Radiographic) x X-ray Radiography – X-ray Fluoroscopy
– Ultrasonic Inspection method – Pulse Echo System – Visual Display units.
Reference Books :
1) Engineering Physics K. Rajagopal Prentice-Hall of India Pvt. Ltd.,
2) Engg. Physics G. Vijayakumari Vikas Publishing House Pvt.Ltd.
3) A Text book of Engg. Physics M.N. Aavadhalula S. Chand, P .G. Kshirsagar
4) Engg. Physics Abhijit Nayak S.K. Kataria & Sons.,Delhi.