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Engineering Physics I (Video Course)

 S No. Topics/subtopics No. of lectures No. of modules 1 Theory of relativity Inertial and non inertial frame and fictitious force, Michelson Moreley experiment and postulates of special theory of relativity, Galilean and Lorentz transformations of space and time Length contraction, time dilation, relativistic velocity, equivalence of mass and energy. Sub total 4 3 7 1 1 2 2 Dynamics of fluid Continuity equation, Bernoulli’s theorem and its application, Torcelli’s theorem, Viscosity flow of liquid through a capillary tube, capillaries in series and parallel, poiseuille’s equation Stoke’s formula, application of stoke’s theorem, effect of temperature and pressure on viscosity Sub total 3 4 7 1 1 2 3 Acoustics Propagation and superposition of sound waves, reflection, diffraction and refraction of sound waves, production and application of ultrasonics, acoustics of buildings. Sub total 4 4 1 1 4 Thermal Physics Kinetic theory of gases Maxwellian dist., imperfect gases, Vanderwaal’s equation of states, production and measurement of low and high pressure. Sub total 3 4 7 1 1 2 5 Geometrical optics Review of formation of images by lenses, combination of thin and thick lenses, Aberrations, doublets, location and properties of cardinal points, graphical construction of images Sub total 2 4 6 1 1 2 6 Physical optics Interference Superposition principle, intensity distribution, condition for interference, coherent and non coherent source, classification of fringes, system for observing the interfernce phenomna and engineering application of interference phenomena Diffraction Fraunhoffer diffraction for Single slit and double slit, diffraction grating, resolving power of a grating, image forming systems Polarisation Propagation of electromagnetic wave and its representation, concept of phase, randomly, plane, circular and elliptical polarized light, polarization of light by reflection, polarizer (Malus law), and crystal, retardation plated and polarimeter. Sub total 3 3 4 4 3 17 1 1 1 1 1 5 7 Experiment Error analyses i. Decay of current in an RC circuit ii. Determination of Planck’constant using Photocell iii. Focal length of combination of lensesiv. Coefficient of viscosity of water v. Thermal conductivity of a bad and good conductor vi. Calibration of a thermocouple and measurement of unknown temperaturevii. Determination of wavelength of light by Newton’s ring method viii.Determination of slit width by single slit  method. ix. Dispersive power of the material of the prism. x. Polarization of lightxi. Use of Carry foster bridge xii.Study of electromagnetic induction xiii.Study of electromagnetic damping and determination of terminal velocity reached by a magnet falling in a metallic tube. xiv. Study of LCR circuit with ac current Sub total 1 0.5 0.5 11 0.5 0.51 0.5 1 0.51 1 1 1 12 1    1   1   1   4

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