B.Sc in Physics

Jai Hind College
In Mumbai

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  • Duration:
    3 Years
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"A" Road, Churchgate Mumbai , 400020, Maharashtra, India
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Course programme

Title of the Paper Topics in the paper No. of Lectures Paper I
Introduction to wave mechanics, Special relativity,Heat, Sound Unit I

1) The diffraction of particles, Davisson and Germer experiment

2) Schrodinger's equation, time dependent form, expectation values, operators, eigen values and eigen functions.

Unit II

Aplicatiosn of Schrodinger's time Independent equation

1) Particle in one dimensional well

2) Potential step of finite height

3) Finite thick potential barrier

4) Particle in three dimensional box

Unit III

1) Maxwell-Bollzmann law for velocity distribution

2) Low temperatures and methods of production of low temperatures

3) Architectural Acoustics.

Unit IV

1) Special Theory of relativity, Newtonian relativity and electromagnetism.

Unit V

1) Reversible and irreversible process, Carnot's heat engine, Concept of entropy, Second law of thermodynamics.

Unit VI

1) Theory of steam engine

2) Internal combustion engines, Otto cycle, Diesel cycle

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Optics and Electronics Unit I

1) Michelson Interferometer, Applications.

2) Fabry-Parot Interferometer, etalon

Unit II

1) Conclave grafting, theory of Rouland circle.

2) Fresnel Diffraction, Cornu's Spiral

Unit III

1) DC biasing circuits, BJT

2) Transistor amplifier, CE amplifier, DC and AC equivalent circuits

3) Transistorised differential amplifier

Unit IV

1) Production and analysis of polarized light

2) Optical instrumentation for spectroscopy, Spectrophotometers, Raman Spectrometer.

Unit V

1) Feedback amplifiers, phase-shift oscillator, Colpitts oscillator.

2) Operational amplifiers

3) Comparator, Schmitt trigger

Unit VI

1) Binary number system

2) Logic gates, NAND and NOR gates

3) Flip-flops and counters, R-S and J-K flip flops

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Mechanics, Electricity and Magnetism Unit I

1) Composition of SHM

2) System of particles, conservation laws.

Unit II

1) Damped vibrations, log decrement, Q-factor

2) Forced vibrations and resonance.

Unit III

1) Thevenin's theorem, Norton's theorem.

2) Series RLC circuits

3) Moving coil galvanometer

4) General AC bridges.

Unit IV

1) Wave motion, examples of traveling waves

2) Doppler effect

Unit V

1) Vector triple products, divergence, curl

2) Biot-Savart law, circular loop and solenoid.

Unit VI

1) Line, surface and volume integrals

2) Spherical polar coordinates, Dirac-delta functions

3) Work done on moving charge in electromagnetic field, electrostatic energy.

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Section I Solid State Physics
























Section II
Electronics Unit I

1) Crystal Physics - lattice points, miller indices, Bravias space lattice

2) Electronic properties of metals - Classic theory, Quantum theory, Fermi energy, thermionic emission

3) Super conductivity

Unit II

1) Band Theory of solids, Kronig-Penny model, Brillouin zones

2) Magnetic properties of matter, Larmor precession, Ferromagnetism, ferrites

Unit III

1) Conduction in semiconductors, Donor and acceptor impurities, carrier lifetime, Hall effect.

2) Semiconductor diode characteristics - IV characteristics, capacitance.

Unit I

1) Field effect transistor, JFET, MOSFET

2) Thyristors and optoelectronic devices. SCr, TRIAC, DIAC, Photo-diode, Phototransistor, optocoupler.

Unit II

1) Differential amplifier using transistors

2) Opamp applications, oscillators

3) Transistor multivibrator

4) 555 timer multivibrators

Unit III

1) Logic families, TTL and CMOS logic

2) Applications of JK Flip-flops, Counters

3) Regulated DC power supply

4) Electronic communication Techniques, Am and FM modulation



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Section I

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Section II
Nuclear Physics Unit I

1) Schrodinger's equation for harmonic oscillator and solution

2) Hydrogen atom

3) Electron spin, Pauli Exclusion principle

Unit II

1) Spin orbit coupling, Origin of spectral lines, selection rules, optical spectral lines.

2) Effect of magnetic field on atoms

3) Paschen-Back effect

Unit III


1) Molecular spectra, Rotational and vibrational energy levels.

2) Raman effect

Unit IV

1) Nuclear properties, binding energy and stability nucleus

2) Nuclear forces, meson theory, Yukawa's potential

3) Nuclear radiation detectors, GM counter, bubble chamber

Unit V

1) Alpha decay, Geiger Nuttal law, Gamow's theory

2) Beta decay, K-capture, Fermi's theory of decay detection of neutrinos

3) Gamma rays, nuclear esomerism, Mossbauer effect

Unit VI

1) Nuclear models

2) Nulclear energy, nuclear reactors

3) Elementary particles Quark theory



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Section II

Statiscal and Thermal Physics Unit I

1) Moving coordinate system and pseudo forces, Larmor's theorem

2) Two coupled harmonic oscillator

3) Mechanics of continuous media.

Unit II

1) Lagrangian equations, constraints examples

2) Rotation of rigid body, Euler's equation.

Unit III


1) Non linear mechanics, Chaos, Duffing's equation, bifurcation and strang attractors.

Unit IV

1) Description of a system, particle states, ensemble theory, phase space.

2) Thermal and adiabatic interactions, Enthalpy, Thermal interactions

Unit V

1) Thermodynamics, Thermodynamic potentials, maxwell's relations, adiabatic demagnetization.

2) Specific heat of solids, Einstein theory, Debye theory, electronic specific heat.

Unit VI

1) Statistical Mechanics, Maxwell-Boltzmann statistics, Molecular speeds

2) Quantum statistics, Plank's radiation formula



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Section I

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Section II
Electrodynamics Unit I

1) Postulates of special theory of relativity, Lorentz transformation

2) Velocity and acceleration transformation equations

3) Relativistic mechanics

Unit II

1) Relativity and Electromagnetism

2) Geometric representation of space -time Twin paradox

3) Principle of equivalence and general relativity

Unit III

1) Cosmology, Hubble's law, radiation background

2) Newtonian cosmology, cosmological models

3) Relics of the big bang, matter v/s radiation, microwave background

Unit IV

1) Gauss law, divergence and curl of E

2) Laplace's equation, uniqueness theorem

3) Image problems

4) Dielectrics

Unit V

1) The divergence and curl of B. Ampere's law, solenoid and toroidal coil

2) Magnetisation, linear and nonlinear media

3) Energy in magnetic fields

4) Maxwell's equations, boundary conditions

Unit VI

1) The continuity equation , Poynting's theorem

2) Electromagnetic waves in dielectric medium

3) EM waves in conductors



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