Course Details

Subject {L-T-P / C} : PH1001 : Physics - I {2-1-0 / 3}
Subject Nature : Theory
Coordinator : Dr. Subhash Chandra Mahapatra


PH1001: Physics -I (2-1-0)
Relativity: Galilean relativity and Galilean transformation, Special relativity, Michelson Morley experiment and postulates of relativity, length contraction and time dilatation, twin paradox, Doppler effect, Lorentz transformation & velocity addition, relativistic momentum, mass-energy relation, brief introduction to general relativity.
Quantum Mechanics: INADEQUACIES IN CLASSICAL PHYSICS: Black body radiation, photoelectric effect, X-ray diffraction, Compton Effect, pair production, photon and gravity, Davisson-Germer experiment WAVE-PARTICLE DUALITY: Particle nature of wave, Wave nature of particle, de Broglie waves, group waves, phase velocity & group velocity, uncertainty principle and its application. WAVE FUNCTION: probability & wave equation, linearity and superposition of wave of wave functions, expectation values SCHRÖDINGER EQUATION: time dependent and time independent SE, eigenvalue & eigenfunctions, boundary conditions on wave function, APPLICATION OF SE: Particle in a box, Finite potential Well, Tunneling through a barrier, Harmonic oscillator.

Course Objectives

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Course Outcomes


Essential Reading

  1. A. Beiser, 1. A. Beiser, Concept of Modern Physics , Tata-McGraw Hill, 6th edition (2009), absc , acb
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Supplementary Reading

  1. abcd, R. Resnick & R. Eisberg, Quantum Physics Of Atoms, Molecules, Solids, Nuclei And Particles, 2nd Edition, ade , axe
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