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Principles of Engineering Physics 2


  • Date Published: March 2017
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781316635650

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  • This textbook is a follow-up to the volume Principles of Engineering Physics 1 and aims for an introductory course in engineering physics. It provides a balance between theoretical concepts and their applications. Fundamental concepts of crystal structure including lattice directions and planes, atomic packing factor, diffraction by crystal, reciprocal lattics and intensity of diffracted beam are extensively discussed in the book. The book also covers topics related to superconductivity, optoelectronic devices, dielectric materials, semiconductors, electron theory of solids and energy bands in solids. The text is written in a logical and coherent manner for easy understanding by students. Emphasis has been given to an understanding of the basic concepts and their applications to a number of engineering problems. Each topic is discussed in detail both conceptually and mathematically, so that students will not face comprehension difficulties. Derivations and solved problems are provided in a step-by-step approach.

    • Step-by-step derivations
    • Important topics discussed with the help of solved problems
    • Extensive pedagogical features including solved problems, unsolved exercises and multiple choice questions with answers
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    • Date Published: March 2017
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781316635650
    • dimensions: 240 x 2 x 23 mm
    • weight: 0.66kg
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    1. Crystal structure
    2. Defects in crystals
    3. X-rays
    4. Bonding in solids
    5. Magnetic properties of materials
    6. Superconductivity
    7. Optical properties of materials
    8. Optoelectronic devices
    9. Dielectric materials
    10. Electronic theory of solids
    11. Energy bands in solids
    12. Semiconductors
    13. Nano structures and thin films

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    Principles of Engineering Physics 2

    Md Nazoor Khan, Simanchala Panigrahi

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    Md Nazoor Khan, Indira Gandhi Institute of Technology (IGIT), Odisha, India
    Md Nazoor Khan is Associate Professor in the Department of Physics at the Indira Gandhi Institute of Technology (IGIT), Odisha. He received his Ph.D. 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, National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, India
    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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