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Physics for Engineering Applications
Authors:   Sanjiv Puri

ISBN: 978-81-8487-041-1 
Publication Year:   Reprint 2013
Pages:   670
Binding:   Paper Back

About the book

Physics for Engineering Applications introduces the fundamental concepts pertaining to important sub-fields of physics, namely, Waves, Optics, Electromagnetics, Quantum Mechanics, Radiation Physics and Solid-State Physics. Besides, the technologically important topics of Quantum Computing, Nano Materials, and Radiation detectors and shielding materials, are introduced for undergraduate students in a simple and self explainatory manner. This textbook will be useful for B.E. / B.Tech. students taking up Applied Physics course, as well as those appearing for GATE exams and A.M.I.E. students.

Key Features

  • Introduces latest applications based on concepts of quantum mechanics, Radiation physics and solid-state physics 200 solved problems

Table of content

Preface / Oscillations and Waves: Simple Harmonic Oscillations / Damped Harmonic Oscillations / Forced Oscillations / Ultrasonic Waves / Optics: Interference of Light / Diffraction of Light / Resolving Power of Optical Instruments / Polarization of Light / Lasers and their Applications / Optical Fibers / Electromagnetics: Scalar and Vector Fields / Maxwell Equations / Electromagnetic Waves / Quantum Mechanics: Special Theory of Relativity / Introduction to Quantum Physic / Quantum Mechanics / Basics of Quantum Computations / Statistical Physics Radiation Physics: Radioactivity and its Applications / X-rays and their Applications / Radiation Interaction with Matter / Basic Principles of Radiation Detectors / Solid State Physics: Crystal Physics / Physics of Semiconductors / Dielectric Materials / Magnetic Materials / Superconductivity / Nanoparticles and their Applications / Subject Index / About the Author.

Undergraduate Students and Professionals in Physics