**Phy 165: ****Electricity and Magnetism, Modern Physics and Mechanics**

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

*Electricity and magnetism**: Electric charge and Coulomb's Law, Electric field, Concept of
electric flux and the gauss's Law - some applications of gauss's Law, Gauss's
Law in vector form, Electric potential, Relation between electric field and
electric potential, Capacitance and dielectrics, Gradient, Laplace's and
Poisson's equations, Current, Current density, Resistivity, The magnetic field,
Ampere's Law, Biot-savart Law and their applications, Laws of electromagnetic
induction- Maxwell's equations.*

*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, Constituent of atomic
nucleus, Nuclear binding energy, Different types of radioactivity, Radioactive
decay Law; Nuclear reactions, Nuclear fission, Nuclear fusion, Atomic power
plant.*

*Mechanics**: Linear
momentum of a particle, Linear momentum of a system of particles, Conservation
of linear momentum, Some applications of the momentum principle; Angular
momentum of a particle, Angular momentum of a system of particles, Kepler's Law
of planetary motion, The Law of universal gravitation, The motion of planets
and satelites, Introductory quantum mechanics; Wave function, Uncertainity
principle, Postulates, Schrodinger time independent equation, Expectation
value, Probability, Particle in a zero potential, Calculation of energy.*