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Syllabus of JNTU Bachelor of Technology (BTech Common Syllabus) - PY05226 Engineering Physics Effective 2007-08 Batch


OPTICS : Interference - Superposition of waves - Young's double slit experiment - Coherence - Interference in thin films by reflection - Newton's rings - Diffraction - Fressnel and Fraunhofer diffractions - Fraunhofer diffraction at a Single slit - Double slit - Diffraction grating - Grating spectrum - Resolving power of a grating - Rayleigh's criterion for resolving power - Polarization - Types of Polarization - Double refraction - Nicol prism.


ULTRASONICS : Introduction - Production of ultrasonic waves - Magnetostriction method - Piezo electric method - Detection of ultrasonic waves - Properties of ultrasonic waves - Use of ultrasonics for nondestructive testing - Applications of ultrasonics.

ACOUSTICS OF BUILDINGS: Basic requirement of acoustically good hall - Reverberation and time of reverberation - Sabine's formula for reverberation time - Measurement of absorption coefficient of a material - Factors affecting the architectural acoustics and their remedy.


MAGNETIC PROPERTIES: Permeability - Magnetization - Origin of magnetic moment - Classification of magnetic materials - Dia, para and ferro magnetism - Hysteresis curve - Soft and hard magnetic materials.

SUPERCONDUCTIVITY: General properties - Meissner effect - Penetration depth - Type I and Type II superconductors - Flux quantization - DC and AC Josephson effect -BCS Theory - Applications of superconductors.


CRYSTAL STRUCTURES AND X-RAY DIFFRACTION: Introduction -Space lattice - Basis - Unit cell - Lattice parameter - Bravais lattices - Crystal systems - Structure and packing fractions of Simple cubic - Body centered cubic - Face centered cubic crystals - Directions and planes in crystals - Miller indices - Separation between successive [h k l] planes - Diffraction of X-rays by crystal planes - Bragg's law - Laue method - Powder method.


LASERS : Introduction - Characteristics of lasers - Spontaneous and stimulated emission of radiation - Einstein's coefficients - Population inversion - Ruby laser - Helium-Neon laser - CO2 laser - Semiconductor laser - Applications of lasers in industry, scientific and medical fields.


FIBER OPTICS AND HOLOGRAPHY: Introduction - Principle of optical fiber - Acceptance angle and acceptance cone - Numerical aperture - Types of optical fibers and refractive index profiles - Attenuation in optical fibers - Application of optical fibers - Basic principles of holography - Construction and reconstruction of image on hologram - Applications of holography.


DIELECTRIC PROPERTIES: Introduction - Dielectric constant - Electronic, ionic and orientational polarizations - Internal fields in solids - Clausius - Mossotti equation - Dielectrics in alternating fields - Frequency dependence of the polarizability - Ferro and Piezo electricity.

THERMAL PROPORTIES : Introduction - Specific Heat of Solids - Einstein Model - Debye Model - Lattice Vibrations - Phonons - Thermal Conductivity.


SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY OF NANOMATERIALS: Introduction to Nano materials - Basic principles of Nanoscience & Technology - Fabrication of nano materials - Physical & chemical properties of nanomaterials - Carbon nanotubes - Applications of nanotechnology.


1. Physics Volume 2 by Halliday, Resnick and Krane; John Wiley & Son.
2. Applied Physics by Dr. M. Chandra Shekar & Dr. P. Appala Naidu; V.G.S. Book links.
3. Engineering Physics by R.K.Gaur & S.L. Gupta; Dhanpat Rai and Sons.


1. Nanotechnology by Mark Ratner and Daniel Ratner, Pearson Education.
2. Introduction to solid state physics by C. Kittel; Wiley Eastern Ltd.
3. Materials Science and Engineering by V. Raghavan; Prentice-Hall India.
4. Engineering Physics by Dr. M. Arumugam; Anuradha Agencies.
5. Nanomaterials by A.K. Bandyopadhyay; New Age International Publishers.
6. Engineering Physics by M.N. Avadhanulu & P.G. Kshirasagar; S. Chand & Company Ltd.

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