# Diploma in Electronics

PREMLILA VITHALDAS POLYTECHNIC S.N.D.T WOMEN'S UNIVERSITY
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## Important information

Typology | Diploma |

Location | Mumbai |

Duration | 4 Years |

- Diploma
- Mumbai
- Duration:

4 Years

Where and when

Starts | Location |
---|---|

On request |
MumbaiPREMLILA VITHALDAS POLYTECHNIC Sir Vithaldas Vidyavihar, Juhu Road, Santacruz (West),, 400049, Maharashtra, India See map |

Starts | On request |

Location |
MumbaiPREMLILA VITHALDAS POLYTECHNIC Sir Vithaldas Vidyavihar, Juhu Road, Santacruz (West),, 400049, Maharashtra, India See map |

## Frequent Asked Questions

**· Requirements**

S.S.C./i.C.S.E./C.B.S.E.( minimum 50% marks)

## Course programme

1 Computer Generations and Classifications, Simple model of a Computer

2 Some basic Characteristics of a Computer such as Memory Addressing

Capability, Word Length, Processing Speed

3 Definitions of Hardware, Software, Firmware, Batch Processing,

Multiprogramming, Multi-user Systems; Difference between Dumb,

Intelligent and Smart Systems

4 Classification: High Level, Assembly Language, Machine Language,

Compilers

5 Concept of Stack, Subroutines, Macros 6 15

6 Introduction to Operating Systems: Some basic Commands (general, Disk

and File Management) of DOS, UNIX, LINUX, WINDOWS (Basics and

USER Interface), Novell NETWARE, BIOS

7 Some Applications of Computers 2 5

8 Programming in Visual Basic: - Introduction, Variables constants and

calculus, decision and conditions, array, working with controls, menus,

forms, sub-procedures and sub functions

9 Programming in 'C': Data types and their representation, Expressions and

assignments, I/O & O/P statements, Control statements: Iterative,

Conditional, and Unconditional statements, Structured data types: Arrays,

records, files

1 Number system: Natural, rational, irrational, and real numbers 1 2

2 Progressions etc.: Arithmetic, and geometric progressions; Arithmetic

mean, Infinite Geometric Series, Recurring Decimal numbers.

3 Binomial Theorem: Binomial expansion, General and middle term in the

binomial expansion, Binomial theorem for fractional and negative

indices, approximations

4 Determinants: Concept; order of the determinant, Properties and

applications determinants

5 Trigonometry: Concept; definitions and signs of trigonometric ratios,

Fundamental identities, ratios of sum and difference of two angles,

product formulae, ratios of multiple and sub-multiple std. angles,

Inverse trigonometric functions.

6 Trigonometric ratios of compound angles, product formulae, sum and

difference for multiple and sub-multiple angles inverse trigonometric

function.

1 Listening to and understanding English in the college environment:

Discerning phonic differences, recognizing lexical markers, understanding

time and location references, taking notes during lectures imperatives,

questions, subject-verb concord, infinitives and prepositions

2 Reading and understanding basic scientific English: skimming for main

points, scanning for information, understanding use of voices (active &

passive), noting details and examples, under-standing information

presentations punctuation rules, inter-sentential connectives, voices, noun

and adverbial clauses, typical subject-specific lexis.

3 Writing English in socio-academic context: informal communication,

writing descriptions of lab equipments and experiments; making requests,

elaborating on given ideas, descriptive words, word particles, infinitives,

conjunctives, word order, inter-sentential cohesion.

4 Communicating orally for functional needs: practicing distinct sounds,

comparing and contrasting effects of communication, narrating

experiences, giving responses at viva's, giving oral explanations of

experiments.

1 Units: Introduction, physical quantities, systems of units, scalar and vector 2 5

2 Force: force as a vector, resultant force, laws of addition of forces,

resolution of forces, moment of a force, laws of moments, resultant of

parallel forces, couple, velocity, periodic time, relation between linear

velocity and angular velocity, radial acceleration, centripetal and

centrifugal force, engineering applications etc.moment of couple (torque).

3 Work, power and Energy, Definition of work, positive and negative work

done, units of work, definition and units of power ,definition of energy,

conservation laws, kinetic and potential energy.

4 Circular motion: concept, tangential force angular displacement, angular 5 12

5 Machines: mechanical advantage, velocity ratio, efficiency, study of lever,

wheel and axle, pulleys, inclined plane, simple screw-jack.

6 Friction: Definition, limiting friction laws of friction, angle of friction,

angle of repose, pulling on an inclined plane, Static kinetic and rolling

friction, application and disadvantage of friction

7 Elasticity: introduction, types of deformation, elasticity, stress, strain,

elastic limit and Hook's law, Young's modulus, elastic behavior of a wire

etc., yield point, breaking stress.

8 Static Electricity:: Concept of charge, Coulomb's laws & unit of charge,

electric field, electric Lines of force potential and potential difference,

electromotive force the 'volt'.

9 Capacitors: Definition and Unit, principal, different type capacitors in

series and in parallel, energy stored in a capacitor.

10 Current-Electricity: concept of current, resistance, Ohm's law, Factors

affecting the resistance Specific resistance, resistance in series and in

parallel, 'Wheatstone's Network', Meter Bridge, principal construction and

working, E1/E2 using potentiometer (single cell method and sum and

difference method, Internal of cell using potentiometer

1 Chemical Shorthand: Ionic valencies and their use in molecular formulae,

the empirical formula, percentage compositions and related numerical

problems.

2 Atomic Structure: Definition of an atom and a molecule, Dalton's theory,

modern concept, isotopes, isobars, electronic configuration and

configuration diagrams.

3 The Periodic Table: Periodic law, modern long form of periodic table,

elemental classification and periodic properties.

4 Atomic, molecular and equivalent weights; related numerical problems 5 10

5 Chemical substances: acids, bases, their properties, equivalent weights,

Normality, Molarity, and Related numerical problems.

6 Electrochemistry: Electrolysis, mechanisms, Faraday's Laws, and related

numerical problems

7 Water: Impurities, effects on industrial processes, purification, types,

Estimation of hardness and Removal of hardness of water, the 'pH-scale':

concept and its application chemistry, related numerical problems.

8 Chemical corrosion: Definition and theories of corrosion, Atmospheric and

Immersed corrosion, types and prevention of corrosion

1 Units and Basic Concepts : Units, Circuit elements and parameters,

Fundamental laws and theorems, Kickoff's laws, Thevenin's and

Norton's theorems, Maximum power transfer theorem, Star Delta

transformationDC mesh and nodal analysis

2 Circuit Transients and A.C. Fundamentals : RC, RL and RLC circuits,

Response to sinusoidal and pulse inputs, Phasor representation, Power in

AC circuits, Power factor and its improvement, Three phase circuits, Power

measurement methods

3 Transformers: Construction and working principles, Emf equation, Phasor

diagrams, Equivalent circuits of single phase transformer, Efficiency and

voltage regulation, Open circuit and short circuit tests, Three phase

transformers.

4 DC Motors: Construction and working principles, Back emf and voltage

equation, Torque production, Series, shunt and compound motors and

their basic characteristics, Starting, Speed control.

5 AC Motors: Construction, Single phase induction motors, Torque

production, Methods of starting, Split Phase, Shaded pole, Capacitor

start and run motors, Operation and control of three phase induction and

synchronous motors.

6 Selection of Motors: Choice of appropriate motors for specific engineering

applications

7 Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution: Various modes of

power generation, transmission and distribution, Basic concepts, Standards

of generation and transmission voltages, Advantage of high voltage

transmission

8 Non Conventional Sources and Energy Storage: Non conventional sources

of electrical energy generation. Basic concepts, Solar and wind,

Rechargeable batteries for energy storage

1 Materials and their properties

1-a Conductor materials Pure metal & alloys conductivity and mechanical

strength, super conductivity materials

4 10

1-b Resistance materials: pure metals and alloys carbon and ceramic specific

resistance temperature coefficient of resistance

1-c Rectifying materials: metallic pairs, rectifying ratio and peak inverse

voltage.

1-d Thermocouple material: thermoelectric effect, thermoelectric series. 4 10

1-e Photoelectric, photo-emissive and photo-conductive phenomenon and

devices, photo voltaic cell, piezoelectric materials, florescent and

phosphorous materials

1-f Magnetic materials: Electromagnetic domain theory, Ferromagnetic metals

and alloys, soft and hard magnetic materials, rectangular magnetic

characteristic materials, ferox cube, permittivity, hysterisis loop effect of

air gap on hysterisis loop, B-H curve, saturation, resonance and corrosive

force, ac magnetic striction characteristics, ac power loss in electrical grade

sheet steal,

1-g Insulating materials: Cellulose, plastic glass, ceramic, liquids, compounds,

siliconics, inert gasses, permittivity, DI-electric strength and power factor,

FeO2 ferrite, dielectric amplifiers

2 Components: Resistors, capacitors, inductors, choke transformers,

permanent magnets, electromagnets, switches, connectors, relay, zener,

SCR, ICs, vacuum tubes gas tubes, transistors, dry cell, strong batteries

(accumulators), photo transistors, LED, LCD, thermocouples, RTD For

above components specifications, BSS, ICI, JSS, AGA, DEF.

3 Fabrication technology and testing: Fabrication technologies for PCBs,

single sided, double sided, multi-layer and flexible, etc. PTH technologies

screen printing and photographic methods,

1 2D-Coordinate Geometry: distance formula, section formula Straight lineequations

in various forms, angle between two straight lines, parallel and

perpendicular lines.

2 Circle: Equation of a circle with given center and radius; general equation

of a circle, equations of chord and tangent, normal to a circle.

3 Functions: Definition and idea of a function; value of a function, different

types of functions, method of finding limits Limit and continuity.

4 Differential calculus: Introduction to differentiation, Differentiation of sum,

product, quotient, and that of exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric and

inverse trigonometric functions; Differentiation of a function of a function,

logarithmic differentiation, differentiation of parametric functions,

differentiation of implicit function successive differentiation

5 Applications of differentiation: geometrical meaning of derivative, maxima

and minima of a function and its applications

1 Negotiating meaning in verbal transaction within the academic context:

judging stresses in Pronunciation, comprehending importance of

intonation, listening for essential message, stress signals, intonation

conventions in speech, note taking conventions.

2 Reading and analyzing scientific writing: Gleaning and collating

information, analyzing meaning of compound words, understanding

importance of qualifiers and modifiers, reading for global comprehension.

3 Writing in academic generes: understanding meaning changes due to

collocation, using discourse markers, drawing essence of textual matter,

preparing flowcharts of processes, describing a product, explaining

concepts deductively and inductively, defining briefly and in detail,

collocation correctness, sentence synthesis, use of participles, paragraph

cohesion, rhetorical devices.

4 Communicating orally in the academic setting: formality enacting

academic roles in various contexts, interjecting, suggesting, seeking

clarification, explaining experiments, giving vote of thanks, introducing

speakers

5 Communicating orally in the professional context with colleagues,

superiors, clients: discussing a problem to seek solution, seeking

clarification, giving instructions, identifying audience needs and

concerns, describing a process/product with visual aids, explaining uses of

equipment and software intensifiers, audience consciousness, sentence

intonation, conversation techniques.

6 Reading technical texts and writing professional English: using nominal

compounds, choosing appropriate writing aids, examining texts for

wordiness, writing enquiries, responding to enquiries noun phrases,

modifiers, parallelism, appositives, formatting conventions and

effectiveness in business communication.

Effective oracy in communicating with executives, engineers, financiers etc

in electronic industry: using facts to justify opinion, verbalizing

problems and seeking advice, suggesting alternative methods of

handling tasks, responding to business related oral communication (face to

face and telephonically), reporting difficulties on the shopfloor, describing

uses of programmes or device, practicing sales presentations, practicing

interview responses.

8 Communicating effectively in the electronic field for business and official

matters: conveying information by memorandum, drafting brochure and

user manual, designing project report outline, drafting sales letters,

drafting repair estimates, seeking bank loan, applying for employment

1 HEATING EFFECT OF ELECTRIC CURRENT: Statement and

explanation of Joule's law, the expression for the amount of heat generated

in the conductor theoretically, construction of Joule's calorimeter,

determination of 'J' by electrical method, expression for electric power,

relation between k. W. h. and joule, expression for energy consumed in k.

W. h.

2 THERMO-ELECTRICITY: Seebeck effect, thermo e. m. f., and thermo

electric current, construction and working of thermo-electric thermometer,

Peltier effect, law of intermediate metals, law of intermediate temperature.

3 ELECTROMAGNETIC INDUCTION: Definition of electromagnetic

induction, Faraday's laws of electromagnetic induction, Lenz's law, self

induction and definition of 1 Henry, mutual induction and hence definition

of 1 Henry

4 SEMICONDUCTORS: Conduction band, Valance band, Distinguish

between conductors, semiconductors and insulators on the basis of band

theory, effect of temperature on the conductivity of semiconductors,

negative temperature coefficient, different types of semiconductors, Need

of adding an impurity in intrinsic semiconductors, examples of trivalent

impurity / acceptor impurity, formation of P-type semiconductors,

examples of heptavalent impurity / donor impurity, formation of N-type

semiconductors. The formation of P-N junction, depletion region, barrier

potential.

5 HEAT: Temperature scales, Boyle's law, Gay Lussac's law, Charle's law,

General gas equation using gas laws, absolute zero temperature, absolute

scale / Kelvin scale of temperature, expression for work done in expanding

a gas at constant pressure, specific heat of gas, specific heat of gas at

constant volume, specific heat of gas at constant pressure, Isothermal and

adiabatic expansion of gas.

6 HEAT TRANSFER: Different modes of heat transfer, transfer of heat by

conduction, steady state of body, thermal conductivity, coefficient of

thermal conductivity, temperature gradient, Searle's method to determine

thermal conductivity of a good conductor, Lee's method to determine

thermal conductivity of bad conductor, applications of thermal

conductivity, Newton's law of cooling.

7 SOUND: Wave motion, progressive wave, stationary wave, free

oscillations, resonance, vibrations of air column in a tube close at one end,

velocity of sound using resonance tube

8 ACOUSTICS AND ULTRASONICS: Reflection of sound, Echo,

reverberation, conditions for good acoustics, the factors to be considered in

acoustic planning of building, ultrasonic, production of ultrasonic waves,

uses of ultrasonic waves

9 OPTICS: Refraction of light, laws of refraction, refractive index of

medium, refraction through prism, angle of minimum deviation, prism

formula, Dispersion, dispersive power, expression for dispersive power,

chromatic aberration, Interference of light, constructive interference,

destructive interference, the conditions for steady interference pattern,

diffraction of light, X- ray: Production if X-rays, Applications of X-rays.

10 THEORY OF MAGNETISM: Different types of substances on the basis of

their magnetic behavior, properties of diamagnetic substance, properties of

paramagnetic substance, properties of ferromagnetic substance, Magnetic

hysterisis.

2 Some basic Characteristics of a Computer such as Memory Addressing

Capability, Word Length, Processing Speed

3 Definitions of Hardware, Software, Firmware, Batch Processing,

Multiprogramming, Multi-user Systems; Difference between Dumb,

Intelligent and Smart Systems

4 Classification: High Level, Assembly Language, Machine Language,

Compilers

5 Concept of Stack, Subroutines, Macros 6 15

6 Introduction to Operating Systems: Some basic Commands (general, Disk

and File Management) of DOS, UNIX, LINUX, WINDOWS (Basics and

USER Interface), Novell NETWARE, BIOS

7 Some Applications of Computers 2 5

8 Programming in Visual Basic: - Introduction, Variables constants and

calculus, decision and conditions, array, working with controls, menus,

forms, sub-procedures and sub functions

9 Programming in 'C': Data types and their representation, Expressions and

assignments, I/O & O/P statements, Control statements: Iterative,

Conditional, and Unconditional statements, Structured data types: Arrays,

records, files

1 Number system: Natural, rational, irrational, and real numbers 1 2

2 Progressions etc.: Arithmetic, and geometric progressions; Arithmetic

mean, Infinite Geometric Series, Recurring Decimal numbers.

3 Binomial Theorem: Binomial expansion, General and middle term in the

binomial expansion, Binomial theorem for fractional and negative

indices, approximations

4 Determinants: Concept; order of the determinant, Properties and

applications determinants

5 Trigonometry: Concept; definitions and signs of trigonometric ratios,

Fundamental identities, ratios of sum and difference of two angles,

product formulae, ratios of multiple and sub-multiple std. angles,

Inverse trigonometric functions.

6 Trigonometric ratios of compound angles, product formulae, sum and

difference for multiple and sub-multiple angles inverse trigonometric

function.

1 Listening to and understanding English in the college environment:

Discerning phonic differences, recognizing lexical markers, understanding

time and location references, taking notes during lectures imperatives,

questions, subject-verb concord, infinitives and prepositions

2 Reading and understanding basic scientific English: skimming for main

points, scanning for information, understanding use of voices (active &

passive), noting details and examples, under-standing information

presentations punctuation rules, inter-sentential connectives, voices, noun

and adverbial clauses, typical subject-specific lexis.

3 Writing English in socio-academic context: informal communication,

writing descriptions of lab equipments and experiments; making requests,

elaborating on given ideas, descriptive words, word particles, infinitives,

conjunctives, word order, inter-sentential cohesion.

4 Communicating orally for functional needs: practicing distinct sounds,

comparing and contrasting effects of communication, narrating

experiences, giving responses at viva's, giving oral explanations of

experiments.

1 Units: Introduction, physical quantities, systems of units, scalar and vector 2 5

2 Force: force as a vector, resultant force, laws of addition of forces,

resolution of forces, moment of a force, laws of moments, resultant of

parallel forces, couple, velocity, periodic time, relation between linear

velocity and angular velocity, radial acceleration, centripetal and

centrifugal force, engineering applications etc.moment of couple (torque).

3 Work, power and Energy, Definition of work, positive and negative work

done, units of work, definition and units of power ,definition of energy,

conservation laws, kinetic and potential energy.

4 Circular motion: concept, tangential force angular displacement, angular 5 12

5 Machines: mechanical advantage, velocity ratio, efficiency, study of lever,

wheel and axle, pulleys, inclined plane, simple screw-jack.

6 Friction: Definition, limiting friction laws of friction, angle of friction,

angle of repose, pulling on an inclined plane, Static kinetic and rolling

friction, application and disadvantage of friction

7 Elasticity: introduction, types of deformation, elasticity, stress, strain,

elastic limit and Hook's law, Young's modulus, elastic behavior of a wire

etc., yield point, breaking stress.

8 Static Electricity:: Concept of charge, Coulomb's laws & unit of charge,

electric field, electric Lines of force potential and potential difference,

electromotive force the 'volt'.

9 Capacitors: Definition and Unit, principal, different type capacitors in

series and in parallel, energy stored in a capacitor.

10 Current-Electricity: concept of current, resistance, Ohm's law, Factors

affecting the resistance Specific resistance, resistance in series and in

parallel, 'Wheatstone's Network', Meter Bridge, principal construction and

working, E1/E2 using potentiometer (single cell method and sum and

difference method, Internal of cell using potentiometer

1 Chemical Shorthand: Ionic valencies and their use in molecular formulae,

the empirical formula, percentage compositions and related numerical

problems.

2 Atomic Structure: Definition of an atom and a molecule, Dalton's theory,

modern concept, isotopes, isobars, electronic configuration and

configuration diagrams.

3 The Periodic Table: Periodic law, modern long form of periodic table,

elemental classification and periodic properties.

4 Atomic, molecular and equivalent weights; related numerical problems 5 10

5 Chemical substances: acids, bases, their properties, equivalent weights,

Normality, Molarity, and Related numerical problems.

6 Electrochemistry: Electrolysis, mechanisms, Faraday's Laws, and related

numerical problems

7 Water: Impurities, effects on industrial processes, purification, types,

Estimation of hardness and Removal of hardness of water, the 'pH-scale':

concept and its application chemistry, related numerical problems.

8 Chemical corrosion: Definition and theories of corrosion, Atmospheric and

Immersed corrosion, types and prevention of corrosion

1 Units and Basic Concepts : Units, Circuit elements and parameters,

Fundamental laws and theorems, Kickoff's laws, Thevenin's and

Norton's theorems, Maximum power transfer theorem, Star Delta

transformationDC mesh and nodal analysis

2 Circuit Transients and A.C. Fundamentals : RC, RL and RLC circuits,

Response to sinusoidal and pulse inputs, Phasor representation, Power in

AC circuits, Power factor and its improvement, Three phase circuits, Power

measurement methods

3 Transformers: Construction and working principles, Emf equation, Phasor

diagrams, Equivalent circuits of single phase transformer, Efficiency and

voltage regulation, Open circuit and short circuit tests, Three phase

transformers.

4 DC Motors: Construction and working principles, Back emf and voltage

equation, Torque production, Series, shunt and compound motors and

their basic characteristics, Starting, Speed control.

5 AC Motors: Construction, Single phase induction motors, Torque

production, Methods of starting, Split Phase, Shaded pole, Capacitor

start and run motors, Operation and control of three phase induction and

synchronous motors.

6 Selection of Motors: Choice of appropriate motors for specific engineering

applications

7 Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution: Various modes of

power generation, transmission and distribution, Basic concepts, Standards

of generation and transmission voltages, Advantage of high voltage

transmission

8 Non Conventional Sources and Energy Storage: Non conventional sources

of electrical energy generation. Basic concepts, Solar and wind,

Rechargeable batteries for energy storage

1 Materials and their properties

1-a Conductor materials Pure metal & alloys conductivity and mechanical

strength, super conductivity materials

4 10

1-b Resistance materials: pure metals and alloys carbon and ceramic specific

resistance temperature coefficient of resistance

1-c Rectifying materials: metallic pairs, rectifying ratio and peak inverse

voltage.

1-d Thermocouple material: thermoelectric effect, thermoelectric series. 4 10

1-e Photoelectric, photo-emissive and photo-conductive phenomenon and

devices, photo voltaic cell, piezoelectric materials, florescent and

phosphorous materials

1-f Magnetic materials: Electromagnetic domain theory, Ferromagnetic metals

and alloys, soft and hard magnetic materials, rectangular magnetic

characteristic materials, ferox cube, permittivity, hysterisis loop effect of

air gap on hysterisis loop, B-H curve, saturation, resonance and corrosive

force, ac magnetic striction characteristics, ac power loss in electrical grade

sheet steal,

1-g Insulating materials: Cellulose, plastic glass, ceramic, liquids, compounds,

siliconics, inert gasses, permittivity, DI-electric strength and power factor,

FeO2 ferrite, dielectric amplifiers

2 Components: Resistors, capacitors, inductors, choke transformers,

permanent magnets, electromagnets, switches, connectors, relay, zener,

SCR, ICs, vacuum tubes gas tubes, transistors, dry cell, strong batteries

(accumulators), photo transistors, LED, LCD, thermocouples, RTD For

above components specifications, BSS, ICI, JSS, AGA, DEF.

3 Fabrication technology and testing: Fabrication technologies for PCBs,

single sided, double sided, multi-layer and flexible, etc. PTH technologies

screen printing and photographic methods,

1 2D-Coordinate Geometry: distance formula, section formula Straight lineequations

in various forms, angle between two straight lines, parallel and

perpendicular lines.

2 Circle: Equation of a circle with given center and radius; general equation

of a circle, equations of chord and tangent, normal to a circle.

3 Functions: Definition and idea of a function; value of a function, different

types of functions, method of finding limits Limit and continuity.

4 Differential calculus: Introduction to differentiation, Differentiation of sum,

product, quotient, and that of exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric and

inverse trigonometric functions; Differentiation of a function of a function,

logarithmic differentiation, differentiation of parametric functions,

differentiation of implicit function successive differentiation

5 Applications of differentiation: geometrical meaning of derivative, maxima

and minima of a function and its applications

1 Negotiating meaning in verbal transaction within the academic context:

judging stresses in Pronunciation, comprehending importance of

intonation, listening for essential message, stress signals, intonation

conventions in speech, note taking conventions.

2 Reading and analyzing scientific writing: Gleaning and collating

information, analyzing meaning of compound words, understanding

importance of qualifiers and modifiers, reading for global comprehension.

3 Writing in academic generes: understanding meaning changes due to

collocation, using discourse markers, drawing essence of textual matter,

preparing flowcharts of processes, describing a product, explaining

concepts deductively and inductively, defining briefly and in detail,

collocation correctness, sentence synthesis, use of participles, paragraph

cohesion, rhetorical devices.

4 Communicating orally in the academic setting: formality enacting

academic roles in various contexts, interjecting, suggesting, seeking

clarification, explaining experiments, giving vote of thanks, introducing

speakers

5 Communicating orally in the professional context with colleagues,

superiors, clients: discussing a problem to seek solution, seeking

clarification, giving instructions, identifying audience needs and

concerns, describing a process/product with visual aids, explaining uses of

equipment and software intensifiers, audience consciousness, sentence

intonation, conversation techniques.

6 Reading technical texts and writing professional English: using nominal

compounds, choosing appropriate writing aids, examining texts for

wordiness, writing enquiries, responding to enquiries noun phrases,

modifiers, parallelism, appositives, formatting conventions and

effectiveness in business communication.

Effective oracy in communicating with executives, engineers, financiers etc

in electronic industry: using facts to justify opinion, verbalizing

problems and seeking advice, suggesting alternative methods of

handling tasks, responding to business related oral communication (face to

face and telephonically), reporting difficulties on the shopfloor, describing

uses of programmes or device, practicing sales presentations, practicing

interview responses.

8 Communicating effectively in the electronic field for business and official

matters: conveying information by memorandum, drafting brochure and

user manual, designing project report outline, drafting sales letters,

drafting repair estimates, seeking bank loan, applying for employment

1 HEATING EFFECT OF ELECTRIC CURRENT: Statement and

explanation of Joule's law, the expression for the amount of heat generated

in the conductor theoretically, construction of Joule's calorimeter,

determination of 'J' by electrical method, expression for electric power,

relation between k. W. h. and joule, expression for energy consumed in k.

W. h.

2 THERMO-ELECTRICITY: Seebeck effect, thermo e. m. f., and thermo

electric current, construction and working of thermo-electric thermometer,

Peltier effect, law of intermediate metals, law of intermediate temperature.

3 ELECTROMAGNETIC INDUCTION: Definition of electromagnetic

induction, Faraday's laws of electromagnetic induction, Lenz's law, self

induction and definition of 1 Henry, mutual induction and hence definition

of 1 Henry

4 SEMICONDUCTORS: Conduction band, Valance band, Distinguish

between conductors, semiconductors and insulators on the basis of band

theory, effect of temperature on the conductivity of semiconductors,

negative temperature coefficient, different types of semiconductors, Need

of adding an impurity in intrinsic semiconductors, examples of trivalent

impurity / acceptor impurity, formation of P-type semiconductors,

examples of heptavalent impurity / donor impurity, formation of N-type

semiconductors. The formation of P-N junction, depletion region, barrier

potential.

5 HEAT: Temperature scales, Boyle's law, Gay Lussac's law, Charle's law,

General gas equation using gas laws, absolute zero temperature, absolute

scale / Kelvin scale of temperature, expression for work done in expanding

a gas at constant pressure, specific heat of gas, specific heat of gas at

constant volume, specific heat of gas at constant pressure, Isothermal and

adiabatic expansion of gas.

6 HEAT TRANSFER: Different modes of heat transfer, transfer of heat by

conduction, steady state of body, thermal conductivity, coefficient of

thermal conductivity, temperature gradient, Searle's method to determine

thermal conductivity of a good conductor, Lee's method to determine

thermal conductivity of bad conductor, applications of thermal

conductivity, Newton's law of cooling.

7 SOUND: Wave motion, progressive wave, stationary wave, free

oscillations, resonance, vibrations of air column in a tube close at one end,

velocity of sound using resonance tube

8 ACOUSTICS AND ULTRASONICS: Reflection of sound, Echo,

reverberation, conditions for good acoustics, the factors to be considered in

acoustic planning of building, ultrasonic, production of ultrasonic waves,

uses of ultrasonic waves

9 OPTICS: Refraction of light, laws of refraction, refractive index of

medium, refraction through prism, angle of minimum deviation, prism

formula, Dispersion, dispersive power, expression for dispersive power,

chromatic aberration, Interference of light, constructive interference,

destructive interference, the conditions for steady interference pattern,

diffraction of light, X- ray: Production if X-rays, Applications of X-rays.

10 THEORY OF MAGNETISM: Different types of substances on the basis of

their magnetic behavior, properties of diamagnetic substance, properties of

paramagnetic substance, properties of ferromagnetic substance, Magnetic

hysterisis.

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