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Principles of Engineering Physics 1

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  • Date Published: March 2017
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  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781316635643

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  • Covers the basic principles and theories of engineering physics and offers a balance between theoretical concepts and their applications. It is designed as a textbook for an introductory course in engineering physics. Beginning with a comprehensive discussion on oscillations and waves with applications in the field of mechanical and electrical engineering, it goes on to explain the basic concepts such as Huygen's principle, Fresnel's biprism, Fraunhofer diffraction and polarization. Emphasis has been given to an understanding of the basic concepts and their applications to a number of engineering problems. Each topic has been discussed in detail, both conceptually and mathematically. Pedagogical features including solved problems, unsolved exercised and multiple choice questions are interspersed throughout the book. This will help undergraduate students of engineering acquire skills for solving difficult problems in quantum mechanics, electromagnetism, nanoscience, energy systems and other engineering disciplines.

    • Comprehensive discussion of fundamental principles and theories of engineering physics for undergraduate students
    • Covers different aspects of engineering physics including oscillation and waves, interference, diffraction, polarization and electromagnetism in detail
    • Two chapters discuss the fundamentals of quantum physics and application of quantum mechanics in detail
    • Every chapter includes pedagogical features including solves examples, review questions, unsolved problems and multiple choice questions with answers
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    • Date Published: March 2017
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781316635643
    • dimensions: 240 x 183 x 39 mm
    • weight: 1.16kg
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    Acknowledgement
    1. Oscillations and waves
    2. Interference
    3. Diffraction
    4. Polarization
    5. Polarization
    6. Electromagnetic waves
    7. Elementary concepts of quantum physics
    8. Applications of quantum mechanics
    9. Special theory of relativity
    10. Architectural acoustics
    11. Ultrasonics
    12. Non-destructive testing
    13. Nuclear accelerators
    14. Holography
    Bibliography
    Index.

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    Principles of Engineering Physics 1

    Md Nazoor Khan, Simanchala Panigrahi

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    Md Nazoor Khan, Indira Gandhi Institute of Technology (IGIT), Odisha
    Md Nazoor Khan is Associate Professor in the Department of Physics at the Indira Gandhi Institute of Technology (IGIT), Odisha. He received his P.hD. from the National Institute of Technology, Rourkela and has published papers in journals of national and international repute. He has more than twenty-two years of teaching experience at undergraduate level and has taught courses including engineering physics, physics of semiconductor devices and material science. His areas of interest include x-ray scattering and material science.

    Simanchala Panigrahi, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
    Simanchala Panigrahi is Senior Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the National Institute of Technology, Rourkela. He has a Ph.D. from Berhampur University, Odisha and has more than two decades of teaching and research experience in the field of solid state physics, material science and ferroelectrics. He has contributed several papers in national and international journals.

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