PH2161 ENGINEERING PHYSICS 2 SYLLABUS | ANNA UNIVERSITY SECOND SEMESTER SYLLABUS - Anna University Internal marks 2018

PH2161 ENGINEERING PHYSICS 2 SYLLABUS | ANNA UNIVERSITY SECOND SEMESTER SYLLABUS

UNIT I CONDUCTING MATERIALS
Conductors – classical free electron theory of metals – Electrical and thermal conductivity –
Wiedemann  Franz law – Lorentz number – Draw backs of classical theory – Quantum theory –
Fermi distribution function – Effect of temperature on Fermi Function – Density of energy states –
carrier concentration in metals.

UNIT II SEMICONDUCTING MATERIALS
Intrinsic semiconductor – carrier concentration derivation – Fermi level – Variation of Fermi level with
temperature – electrical conductivity – band gap determination – extrinsic semiconductors – carrier
concentration derivation in n-type and p-type semiconductor – variation of Fermi level with
temperature and impurity concentration – compound semiconductors – Hall effect –Determination of
Hall coefficient – Applications.

UNIT III MAGNETIC AND SUPERCONDUCTING MATERIALS
Origin of magnetic moment – Bohr magneton – Dia and para magnetism – Ferro magnetism –
Domain theory – Hysteresis – soft and hard magnetic materials – anti – ferromagnetic materials –
Ferrites – applications – magnetic recording and readout – storage of magnetic data – tapes, floppy
and magnetic disc drives.
Superconductivity : properties - Types of super conductors – BCS theory of
superconductivity(Qualitative) - High Tc superconductors – Applications of superconductors –
SQUID, cryotron, magnetic levitation.

UNIT IV DIELECTRIC MATERIALS
Electrical susceptibility – dielectric constant – electronic, ionic, orientational and space charge
polarization – frequency and temperature dependence of polarisation – internal field – Claussius –
Mosotti relation (derivation) – dielectric loss – dielectric breakdown – uses of dielectric materials
(capacitor and transformer) – ferroelectricity and applications.

UNIT V MODERN ENGINEERING MATERIALS

Metallic glasses: preparation, properties and applications.
Shape memory alloys (SMA): Characteristics, properties of NiTi alloy, application, advantages and
disadvantages of SMA Nanomaterials: synthesis –plasma arcing – chemical vapour deposition –
sol-gels – electrodeposition – ball milling - properties of nanoparticles and applications.
Carbon nanotubes: fabrication – arc method – pulsed laser deposition – chemical vapour deposition
- structure – properties and applications.

TOTAL : 45 PERIODS

TEXT BOOKS:
1. Charles Kittel ‘ Introduction to Solid State Physics’, John Wiley & sons, 7
th
edition, Singapore
(2007)
2. Charles P. Poole and Frank J.Ownen, ’Introduction to Nanotechnology’, Wiley India(2007) (for
Unit V)

REFERENCES:
1. Rajendran, V, and Marikani A, ‘Materials science’Tata McGraw Hill publications, (2004)
New Delhi.
2. Jayakumar, S. ‘Materials science’, R.K. Publishers, Coimbatore, (2008).
3. Palanisamy P.K, ‘Materials science’, Scitech publications(India) Pvt. LTd., Chennai, second
Edition(2007)
4. M. Arumugam, ‘Materials Science’ Anuradha publications, Kumbakonam, (2006)

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