This book is specifically written to address the requirements of the course curriculum in Engineering Physics for the first-year students of all branches of engineering. It presents the basic principles of physics and their applications in the field of engineering.
The book exposes the students to fundamental knowledge in
Ultrasonics, their properties and applications in engineering and medical fields
Main components of lasers, types of lasers and their applications
Types of fibre optics, structure and basic operation of fibre optic systems, their applications in communications and endoscopy
Black body radiations, Planck’s quantum theory, Compton effect and Schrödinger wave equation
Crystal system, Bravais space lattice, Miller indices, structure of crystals and their defects
The book also includes thirteen laboratory experiments with step-by-step procedures for performing them.
KEY FEATURES :
Provides several solved problems at the end of each chapter for sound understanding of the subject.
Includes chapter-end short and long answer type questions to examine students’ comprehension of the concepts.
Offers numerical problems at the end of each chapter to help students build their problem-solving skills.