# B.Sc in Physics

Jai Hind CollegePrice on request

Rs 35,700

£ 439 - (Rs 37,580)

£ 396 - (Rs 33,899)

Rs 90,000

## Important information

Typology | Bachelor |

Start | Mumbai |

Duration | 3 Years |

- Bachelor
- Mumbai
- Duration:

3 Years

Starts | Location |
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On request |
Mumbai"A" Road, Churchgate Mumbai , 400020, Maharashtra, India See map |

Starts | On request |

Location |
Mumbai"A" Road, Churchgate Mumbai , 400020, Maharashtra, India See map |

## 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

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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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Atomic and molecular physics

**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

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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Mechanics

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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.

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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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Relativity and Cosmology

**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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