NIT Raipur Syllabus 1st Year Applied Physics

NIT-RAIPUR

Syllabus for APPLIED PHYSICS

 

Unit -1

Theory of Relativity:

 

Frame of reference, Galilean principle of relativity, Michelson-

Morley experiment, Postulates of special theory of relativity,

Lorentz transformations, Length contraction, time dilation,

Relativistic addition of velocities, Variation of mass with

velocity, Mass energy equivalence, energy-momentum

relationship.

 

Unit-2

 

(i)Acoustics:

 

Ultrasonic waves: Production and engineering applications,

basis requirements for an acoustically good hall, determination

of wavelength, reverberation time, Sabine’s formula.

 

(ii) Wave Optics:

 

Interference by division of amplitude: Newton’s rings

experiment, interference by division of wavefront: Fresnel’s

biprism experiment, Diffraction at single slit, diffraction grating,

Resolving Power of grating

 

Unit-3

 

(i) X-ray:

 

Origin of continuous and characteristic X-ray, Duanne-Huntt

limit for minimum wavelength, Moseley’s law, Bragg’s law for

X-ray diffraction

 

(ii) Super Conductivity:

 

Superconductors, Meissner effect, Type-I and Type-II, Super

conductors, BCS theory, application of superconductors

 

Uint-4

 

Quantum Physics:-

 

Inadequacy of classical mechanics-Qualitative study of black

body radiation and photoelectric effect, Compton effect, De-

Broglie’s hypothesis, Davison – Germer experiment,

Uncertainty principle and its applications, Wave function and

wave packet, phase and group velocities, Probabilities and

normalization, Schrödinger equation: Time dependent and time

independent, Application of Schrödinger equation: particle

in a box

 

Unit -5

 

(i) Dielectric materials :

 

Dielectric constant, Dielectric polarization and its types,

polar and non polar dielectric materials, E, P and D vectors,

Concept of internal fields, Clausius- Mossoti equation.

 

(ii) Magnetic materials :

 

Dia, para, ferro and ferrite magnetic materials, hard and soft

magnetic materials, hystersis loop, antiferromagnetism.

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