GITAM, Department of Engineering Physics
1st Semester Syllabus
Heat and work - First law of thermodynamics and applications- reversible and irreversible processes - Carnot’s cycle and efficiency - Second law of thermodynamics - Carnot’s theorem - Entropy - Entropy in reversible and irreversible processes - Entropy and Second law - Entropy and disorder - Entropy and probability - Third law of thermodynamics.
II. ELECTROMAGNETISM :
Concept of Electric flux – Gauss’s law , Gauss’s law and Coulomb’s law , Gauss’s law applications, Magnetic field – Magnetic force on current – Torque on a current loop – Hall effect – Ampere’s law – Magnetic induction for a Solenoid and a toroid - force between two parallel conductors – Biot – Savart’s law – Magnetic induction near a long wire - Magnetic induction for a Circular loop – Faraday’s law of induction – Lenz’s law – Inductance – Calculation of inductance – Inductance for a solenoid, toroid - LR circuit – Induced magnetic fields – Displacement current – Maxwell’s equations.
III. OPTICS :
Interference :-Introduction – Interference in thin films – Wedge shaped film –
’s rings – Michelson’s Interferometer and its applications. Newton
Diffraction :- Introduction - Differences between Fresnel and Fraunhofer diffractions - Single slit diffraction ( Qualitative and quantitative treatment) – Differences between interference and diffraction.
Polarisation:- Introduction – double refraction –Negative crystals & Positive crystals - Nicol’s prism – Quarter wave plate and half wave plate – Production and detection of circularly and elliptically polarised lights.
IV. LASER and Fibre Optics:
Introduction - Spontaneous and stimulated emissions – Population inversion – Ruby Laser – He-Ne Laser – Semiconductor Laser – Applications – Fibre optics – Optical fibre and total internal reflection – Acceptance angle and Cone of a fibre – Fibre optics in communications – Optical paths in fibre – applications.
V. ULTRASONICS :
Introduction - Production of Ultrasonics by Magnetostriction and Piezo-electric effects – Detection and applications of Ultrasonics.
Text Books :
(1) Physics part I & II By Robert Resnick and David Holliday
(2) Engineering Physics By R.K.Gaur and S.L.Gupta
(3) A text book of Engineering Physics By B.L.Theraja
(4) A text book of Engineering Physics By P.G.Kshirsagar and M.N.Avadhanulu
(5) Heat and Thermodynamics By J.B.Rajam and C.L.Arora