# Engineering Physics

 Course Code : PH8151 Author : uLektz University : Anna University, Tamil Nadu Regulation : 2017 Categories : General Engineering Format : ePUB3 (DRM Protected) Type : eBook

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Description :Engineering Physics of PH8151 covers the latest syllabus prescribed by Anna University, Tamil Nadu for regulation 2017. Author: uLektz, Published by uLektz Learning Solutions Private Limited.

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##### Topics
###### UNIT - I PROPERTIES OF MATTER

1.1 Elasticity, Stress-strain diagram and its uses, Factors affecting elastic modulus and tensile strength

1.2 Torsional stress and deformations - twisting couple - torsion pendulum: theory and experiment

1.3 Bending of beams - bending moment - cantilever: theory and experiment

1.4 I-shaped girders - stress due to bending in beams

###### UNIT - II WAVES AND FIBER OPTICS

2.1 Oscillatory motion - forced and damped oscillations: differential equation and its solution - plane progressive waves - wave equation

2.2 Lasers: population of energy levels, Einstein’s A and B coefficients derivation

2.3 Resonant cavity, optical amplification (qualitative), Semiconductor lasers: homojunction and heterojunction

2.4 Fiber optics: principle, Numerical aperture and acceptance angle

2.5 Types of optical fibers (material, refractive index, mode)-losses associated with optical fibers

2.6 Fiber optic sensors: pressure and displacement

###### UNIT - III THERMAL PHYSICS

3.1 Transfer of heat energy - thermal expansion of solids and liquids - expansion joints - bimetallic strips

3.2 Thermal conduction, convection and radiation - heat conductions in solids - thermal conductivity - Forbe’s and Lee’s disc method: theory and experiment

3.3 Conduction through compound media (series and parallel) - thermal insulation - applications: heat exchangers, refrigerators, ovens and solar water heaters

###### UNIT - IV QUANTUM PHYSICS

4.1 Black body radiation - Planck’s theory (derivation) - Compton effect: theory and experimental verification

4.2 Wave particle duality - electron diffraction - concept of wave function and its physical significance

4.3 Schrodinger’s wave equation - time independent and time dependent equations - particle in a one-dimensional rigid box

4.4 Tunnelling (qualitative)- scanning tunnelling microscope

###### UNIT - V CRYSTAL PHYSICS

5.1 Single crystalline, polycrystalline and amorphous materials - single crystals: unit cell, crystal systems, Bravais lattices

5.2 Directions and planes in a crystal, Miller indices - inter-planar distances - coordination number and packing factor for SC, BCC, FCC, HCP and diamond structures

5.3 Crystal imperfections: point defects, line defects - Burger vectors, stacking faults - role of imperfections in plastic deformation

5.4 Growth of single crystals: solution and melt growth techniques