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COURSE NAME: Physics
COURSE CODE: PHY 103
PROGRAM:  BSc Biotechnology, BSc Microbiology
SEMESTER: Two
CREDITS: Four

SYLLABUS

Mechanics: Motion along a straight line, motion in two and three dimension, projectile motion(link is external), circular motion, relative motion. Force(link is external), Friction, Work, energy, power. System of particles(link is external), collisions(link is external), Rotational motion, combined rotational and translational motions.

Waves and Oscillations: Oscillations:  Oscillatory systems, Harmonic motion, Simple harmonic oscillator, applications of simple harmonic motion(link is external). Types of oscillations(link is external),  Resonance. Waves:  Types. Wave equation-power, intensity, principle of superposition- interference, standing waves(link is external) - reflection, resonance(link is external). Sound-properties, interference, vibrating system and sources of sound, beats, Doppler effect(link is external), Effects at high speed ultrasonic’s(link is external).

Light: Electromagnetic spectrum, Properties of light, Reflection, Refraction, Optical fiber(link is external), Interference-Thin film interference,  Diffraction- Single slit, double slit, multiple slit diffraction, grating(link is external). X-ray diffraction, Polarization-Types, production and detection of polarized light.  Dichroism, polarizing sheets. Laser(link is external)- principle, types, uses.

Properties of Matter: Properties of solids: elasticity(link is external), stress-strain relation, Crystalline solids, crystal structure(link is external) and systems ,Bragg’s law, X-ray diffraction, semiconductors, IC’s, Mems, introduction to Nanotechnology. Superconductors-properties, materials, SQUIDS, Cryogenics. Properties of liquids:  Pressure in liquids, Pressure transmission: Pascal’s law and its applications, Buoyancy: Archimedes principle and its applications. Surface tension,  capillarity. Fluid flow: streamlines, Bernoulli’s Equation- Applications, Viscosity, Viscometers. Properties of gases: Ideal gas, Kinetic theory of gases,  gas laws,  ideal gas equation.

Dielectrics and Magnetism:  Properties of dielectrics, non-polar and polar dielectrics, Dielectric strength, Ferroelectrics, Piezoelectric, applications.       Magnetic materials:  Magnetism, magnetic materials, classification of magnetic materials, types of magnetic materials, soft magnetic materials, hard magnetic materials, applications.

TEXT BOOK

Physics – David Halliday, Robert Resnick, Kenneth S Krane, Vol. 1, 5th (e), Willey Student Edition, 2002.
Physics – David Halliday, Robert Resnick, Kenneth S Krane, Vol. 2, 5th (e), Willey Student Edition, 2002.

REFERENCE BOOKS

  • College Physics – Raymond A Serway, Jerry S. Faughn, Chris Vuille, Charles A Bennett, Vol. 1, Thomson Brooks/Cole, 2006.
  • College Physics – Raymond A Serway, Jerry S. Faughn, Chris Vuille, Charles A Bennett, Vol. 2, Thomson Brooks/Cole, 2006.
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