**Phy 167: ****Electricity and Magnetism, Modern Physics and Mechanics**

**Credit Hours
:3.00 (Level-1, Term-2, BME)**

*Electricity and magnetism**: Coulomb's Law, Electric field, Electric flux, Gauss's Law and its application,
Electric potential, Electric potential energy, Equipotential surfaces, Capacitors and
capacitance, Dielectrics, Charging and discharging of a capacitor, Current and Current
density, Ohm's Law, Resistivity and Conductivity, Kirchoff's Law, Magnetic field,
Magnetic induction, Magnetic force on a current carrying conductor, Torque on a current
carrying loop, Hall effect, Faradays Law of electromagnetic induction, Lenz's Law, Self
induction, Mutual induction, RC and LC circuit. *

*Modern Physics** : Galilean relativity and
Einstein's special theory of relativity; Lorentz transformation equations, Length
contraction, Time dilation and mass-energy relation, Photoelectric effect, Compton
effect, de Broglie matter waves and its success in explaining Bohr's theory, Pauli's
exclusion principle, X-ray production and application , Laser production and application,
Constituent of nucleus, Nuclear binding energy, Different types of radioactivity,
Radioactive decay Law, Radiation dose, Nuclear reactions, Nuclear fission, Nuclear
fusion, Nuclear power plant.*

*Mechanics**: Linear momentum
of a system of particles, Conservation of linear momentum, Elastic and inelastic
collisions, Angular Kinematics, Torque, Rigid Bodies, Moment of Inertia, Angular
momentum of a system of particles, Conservation of angular momentum, Introduction
to Fluid Mechanics, pressure, measuring pressure, Pascal’s & Einstein’s principle
of fluid pressure, viscosity, laminar flow, turbulence, equation of continuity,
Bernoulli’s equation, Introduction to Quantum Mechanics, Wave function,
Uncertainity principle, Postulates of Quantum Mechanics, Schrodinger time
independent equation, Expectation value, Probability, Particle in a zero
potential, Calculation of energy.*