LECTURE
PLAN
For B. Tech. Ist Year (
IInd
Semester) Engineering Students of all Branches
APPLIED PHYSICS

I
I
(2012

13)
PAPER CODE: ETPH

10
4
Total
Theory Classes
–
28; Tutori
al Classes

14.
Lecture/Tutorial
Topics
First Term
: Electromagnetic Theory and Quantum Mechanics
:
L1:
Motion of Charged Particles in Electric and Magnetic Fields, Lorentz Force on Charged Particles.
L2:
Charged Particle’s motion in Crossed Electric And Magnetic Fields, Velocity Selector Technique,
Principle of Magnetic Focussing.
T1: Numerical Problems relating to above Two Lectures.
L3:
Gauss Law of Electrostatics and its Applications, Amp
ere’s Law , Maxwell’s Displacement Current
.
L4:
Charge Continuity Equation, Inconsistency in Ampere’s Law, Gradient, Divergence and Curl of a
Physical Quantity, Maxwell’s Equations of Electro

Magnetic Fields ( Integral and Differential Forms).
T2:
Numerical Problems relating to above Two Lectures.
L5:
Poynting Vector and Poynting
Theorm
(Statement Only), Propagation and Energy Flow in Electro

Magnetic Waves.
L6:
Propagation of Plane Electromagnetic Waves in Non

Conducting Medium, Direct
ion of E and H , Phase
of E and H, Poynting Vector and Power Flow.
T3: Numerical Problems relating to above Two Lectures.
L7:
Propagation of Plane Electromagnetic Waves in Conducting Medium, Cases of Poor Conductors
and Good Condu
ctors.
T4: Numerical Problems relating to above One Lecture.
L8:
De

Broglie Hypothesis, Matter waves, Davisson and Germer Experiment on Diffraction of Electrons.
L9:
Heisenberg’s Uncertainty Principle, Concept of wave Packet, Experimental P
roofs of the Principle.
T5: Numerical Problems relating to above Two Lectures.
L10:
Postulates of Quantum Mechanics, Physical Interpretations of Wave Function,
Expectation value.
L11:
Schrodinger Wave Equation for a Free Particle, Time Depend
ent and Time Independent Schrodinger
Wave Equations.
T6: Numerical Problems relating to above Two Lectures.
L12:
Quantum Particle in a Box, its Energy Eigenvalues and Eigenfunctions.
L13: Single Step Potential Barrier for a Quantum Particle,
Reflection, Transmission and Tunneling
Phenomena at the Barrier.
T
7
: Numerical Problems relating to above Two Lectures.
Se
cond Term
:
Statistical Physics and Solid State Physics (Semiconductors and
Superconductors):
L14:
Maxwell

Boltzman
n , Bose

Einstein and Fermi

Dirac Statistics and Their Features.
L15:
Derivation of Fermi

Dirac and Bose

Einstein Distribution Functions from Quantum Statistics.
L16:
Applications of Fermi

Dirac Distribution Function for Electron Gas and Bose

Einste
in Distribution
Function for Heat Radiation from a Black body.
T8: Numerical Problems relating to above
Three
Lecture
s
.
L17:
Band Theory of Solids, Classification of Solids,
Semiconductors.
L18:
Intrinsic and Extrinsic Semiconductors, Concentr
ation of Electrons and Holes in Semiconductors.
T9: Numerical Problems relating to above
Two
Lectures.
L19: P

N Junction Diode,
Breakdown in Diodes
, Zener Diode , Tunnel Diode, Their Current

Voltage
Characteristics and Applications.
T10: N
umerical Problems relating to above One Lecture.
L20:
Superconductivity, Meissner Effect, Type I and Type II Superconductors.
.
L21:
BCS Theory of Super

Conduction, with its Salient features.
T1
1
:
Numerical Problems relating to above Two Lec
tures.
L22:
Current Flow in Normal Conductors and Superconductors. London’s Equations for Current Density
,
Electric
and Magnetic Field
s
in Superconductors.
L23:
Explanation of Meissner Effect from London’s Equations. Penetration Depth of Mag
netic Induction B
in Superconductors.
Applications of Superconductors.
T1
2
: Numerical Problems relating to above Two Lectures.
Third
Term
:
Crystal Structures, X Rays and Ultrasonics:
L24:
Crystalline and Non

Crystalline Solids. La
ttice and Basis Structure in Crystalline Solids.
L25:
Reciprocal Lattice Structure, Crystal Lattice Planes and Directions.
L26:
Bragg’s Law of Diffraction of X

Rays, X

Rays Production and their Properties and Applications.
T1
3
: Numerical Proble
ms relating to above T
hree
Lectures.
L2
7
:
Ultrasonic Waves, Piezoelectricity and its Inverse, Generation and Reception of Ultrasonic Waves by
Piezoelectric Oscillators and Megneto

striction Oscillators,
L28:
Non

destructive Testing, and Characteriz
ation of Materials
by Ultrasonics and their Applications in
Engineering.
T14: Numerical Problems relating to above
Two
Lecture
s
.
TEXT BOOKS:
1)
Engineering Physics by R. K. Gaur and S. L. Gupta.
2)
Engineering Physics by Abhijit Nayak.
3)
Applied Physic
s, Volume
I
I ,
by S. P. Taneja.
4)
Introduction to Electrodynamics by Griffith.
5)
Solid state Physics by Charles Kittel.
R
EFERENCE
B
OOKS
:
1.
Concepts of
Modern Physics by A, Beiser.
2.
Electromagnetic Waves and Radiation Systems by Jordan and Balmain.
3.
Quantum Me
chanics by L. I. Schiff.
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