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Applied Physics 1 Semester 1 (FE First Year) BE Marine Engineering University of Mumbai Topics and Syllabus

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University of Mumbai Semester 1 (FE First Year) Applied Physics 1 Revised Syllabus

University of Mumbai Semester 1 (FE First Year) Applied Physics 1 and their Unit wise marks distribution

Units and Topics

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100 Crystal Structure
  • Introduction to crystallography; Study of characteristics of the unit cell of Diamond, ZnS, NaCl, and HCP; Miller indices of crystallographic planes & directions; interplanar spacing; X-ray
    diffraction and Bragg’s law; Determination of Crystal structure using Bragg’s diffractometer; Frenkel and Schotkey crystal defects; Ionic crystal legacy (3,4,6,8); Liquid
    crystal phases.
200 Quantum Mechanics

Introduction, Wave particle duality; de Broglie wavelength; experimental verification of de
Broglie theory; properties of matter waves; wave packet, phase velocity and group velocity;
Wave function; Physical interpretation of wave function; Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle;
Electron diffraction experiment and Gama ray microscope experiment; Applications of
uncertainty principle; Schrodinger’s time dependent wave equation; time independent wave
equation; Motion of free particle; Particle trapped in one dimensional infinite potential well.

300 Semiconductor Physics
  • Splitting of energy levels for band formation; Classification of semiconductors(direct & indirect band gap, elemental and compound); Conductivity, mobility, current density (drift & diffusion) in semiconductors(n-type and p-type); Fermi Dirac distribution function; Fermi energy level in intrinsic & extrinsic semiconductors; effect of impurity concentration and temperature on Fermi level; Fermi Level diagram for p-n junction(unbiased, forward bias, reverse bias); Breakdown mechanism zener&avalanchy), Hall Effect Applications of semiconductors: Rectifier diode, LED, Zener diode, Photodiode, Photovoltaic cell, BJT, FET, SCR., MOSFET
400 Superconductivity

Introduction, Meissner Effect; Type I and Type II superconductors; BCS Theory (a concept of Cooper pair); Josephson effect Applications of superconductors- SQUID, MAGLEV

500 Dieletctrics and Magnetic Materials
  • Dielectric material, dielectric constant, polarization, polarizability & its types;
  • relative permittivity;
  • Piezoelectrics, Ferroelectrics, Applications of dielectric materials - Requirement of good insulating material, some important insulating material.
  • Origin of magnetization using Atomic Theory;
  • classification of magnetic materials based on Susceptibility value;
  • Qualitative treatment of Langevin’s and Weiss equation for Dia, Para and Ferro magnetic materials (no derivation);
  • Microstructure of ferromagnetic solids- Domains and Hysteresis loss;
  • Soft & hard magnetic materials and their uses;
  • Magnetic circuits and microscopic Ohm’s Law.
600 Acoustics

Conditions of good acoustics; Reflection of sound(reverberation and echo); absorption of sound; absorption coefficient; Sabine’s formula; Acoustic Design of a hall; Common Acoustic defects and acoustic materials 

700 Ultrasonics

Ultrasonic Wave generation; Magnetostriction Oscillator; Piezoelectric Oscillator; Applications of ultrasonic: Eco sounding; NDT; ultrasonic cleaning(cavitation); ultrasonic sensors; Industrial applications of ultrasonic(soldering, welding, cutting, drilling)

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