ISBN 9788120337572,Textbook Of Engineering Physics Part Ii

Textbook Of Engineering Physics Part Ii


Rajagopal K.



PHI learning Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 2009

ISBN 9788120337572

ISBN-10 8120337573


Number of Pages 208 Pages
Language (English)

Engineering: general

As per the syllabus of Anna UniversityThis book is a sequel to the author's Engineering Physics, Part I and is written to address the course curriculum in Engineering Physics-II of the B.Tech syllabus of the Anna University. The book is designed to serve the needs of the first-year undergraduate students of all branches of engineering. It provides a sound understanding of the important phenomena in physics. The book exposes the students to fundamental knowledge in areas of : Properties of metals; Drude-Lorentz theory of metals; Wiedemann-Franz law; Lorentz number; Quantum free electron theory; Band theory of solids.  Properties of semiconducting materials; compound semiconductors; Hall effect in semiconductors.  Magnetic behaviour of materials and their classification into diamagnetic, paramagnetic, ferromagnetic, antiferromagnetic and ferrimagnetic materials; explanation of hysteresis; hard and soft magnetic materials.  Phenomenon of superconductivity, properties and types of superconductors; BCS theory of superconductivity; normal and superconducting tunnelling; applications of superconductors.  Properties of dielectric materials; types of polarization, dielectric losses; dielectric breakdown; applications of dielectric materials; ferroelectric materials.  Properties of metallic glasses; introduction to nanomaterials and their applications; properties of carbon nanotubes and their applications; shape memory alloys; properties of biomaterials. Key Features Numerous worked-out examples in text to give students a sound understanding of the subject.  Chapter-end summary for quick revision of the important results.  Chapter-end short and long answer questions to stimulate discussion on the major themes in the chapter.  Chapter-end numerical problems with answers to help students assess their progress and familiarize them with many of the types of questions set in exams.