PHYSICS
Total Marks  200
PAPER
I (Marks  100)
Mechanics
Vectors  Dots, Cross and triple products, Gradient,
divergence and applications.
Newtonian laws of motion; conservation law of energy; conservation of linear
and angular momentum; Dynamics of rigid body; spin and piecession; gyroscope;
Gravitation; planetary motion including satellite.
Special theory of relativity. Mischelson — Morely experiment and Einstein’s
postulates; Lorentz transformation; time dilation and length con traction;
equivalence of mass and energy.
Fluid Mechanics
Surface tension; Viscosity; Elasticity; fluid motion
and Bernoullie’s
theorem.
Waves and Oscillation
Free oscillation with one and two degrees of freedom; forced and damped
oscillations and phenomenon of resonance. Travelling waves and transmission
of energy; Phase and Group velocity; standing waves.
Reflection, Refraction, Interference, Diffraction
and Polarization of waves; interferometer and Newton’s rings; Diffraction
Gratings and their resolving power; spectrometers. Electromagnetic wave
equation: normal and anamolous dispersion; coherence, laser and its application.
Heat and Thermodynamics
Perfect gas and Van der Waals equation; Three Laws
of Thermodynamics, Thermal properties of Simple system production and measurement
of low temperatures; kinetic theory of gases; Maxwellian distribution of
molecular velocities; Brownian motion: Transport phenomena. Classical Maxwell
Boltzmann Statistics and its application: Quantum Bose — Einstein
and FermiDirac Statistics.
PAPER  II (Marks  100)
Electricity and Magnetism
Electric field due to point charges, Gauss’ law Electric potential
and poisson and Laplace’s equation Dielectric medium and Polarization:
Capacitance; Moving charges and magnetic field Ampere’s law; Vector
potential; Magnetic properties of matter; Transient current: Faraday’s
law of electromagnetic induction; Alternating current and LRO circuit. Maxwell’s
equations; Poynting theorem and Poynting Vector.
Electronics
Thermionic emission; Space charge: Diode. Triode Tetrode; Pentode and their
static and dynamic characteristics; Amplitude modulation and demodulation
or detection. Various basic circuits for rectification, amplification modulation
and detection connected with radio receivers and transmission; n and p type
semiconductors; Biased function; Transistors; Common base and common emitter
configurations.
Atomic Physics
Bohr theory and quantum numbers including electron
spin; Pauli's exclusion principle; Spectra of simple systems with one or
two valence electrons. Photo electric effect Compton scattering; pair production;
Lande’s g factor
and Zeeman effect. Rainan effect; Waves and particles and De Broglie's Hypothesis;
Shrodinger wave equation and its application to one dimensional harmic oscillator.
Heisen berg’s uncertainly principle.
Nuclear Physics
Structure of Nuclei; Radioactivity infinity, beta and decay. Methods of
detection, Mass Sepectrometer. Accelerators. Phenomenon of fission; reactor
and nuclear power, nuclear fusion and its application. Elementary particles
and their properties.
SUGGESTED READINGS

Title 
Author 
1 
Prospectives of Modern Physics 
A. Beiser 
2 
Fundamentals of Physics 
Halliday & Resnick 
3 
Introduction to Electromagnetic Fields and Waves 
D. Corson & P. Lorrain 
4 
Engineering Electronics 
J.D. Ryder 
5 
Semiconductor Electronics 
J.F. Gibbons 
6 
Physics Course 
Barkeley 
7 
Heat and Thermodynamics 
W. Zemanasky 
8 
Nuclear Physics 
W.E. Burcham 
9 
Nuclear Physics 
Kaplan 