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# Course Booklet

## Sections: Fx, Gx, Gy (Electronics and Computer Science)

Dear Students,
Please find below the detailed course information with teaching schedule, information about the
teachers, Teaching Assistants (TA) and course evaluation procedure. Please refer to this course
booklet if you have any query.
Course Information

## Units Name of Learning outcome No. of Method Problem Text Book

the Lectures/ of set (s)
Teacher Tutorials assessment
1. Prof. Idea of scalar and vector fields, 6L+2T 1.
Vectors Mousumi gradient, divergence and curl Weekly Problem Vector
Basu operators, line, surface and volume Quiz Set-1 Analysis by
integrals of vectors, fundamental M.R.
theorem of gradient, Divergence Spiegel
theorem and Stokes’ theorem, Mid Term
curvilinear coordinate systems; 2.
Transformation between Cartesian, Final Introduction
Spherical polar and Cylindrical Exam to
coordinate systems Electrodyna
mics by D.J.
Griffiths

## 2. Prof. Gauss’ Law, Polarization and 6L+2T Weekly

Electromgnetic Mousumi displacement vector, Ampere’s Quiz Problem 1.
Theory Basu Circuital Law equation of Set-2 Introduction
continuity and its contradiction with Class Test to
Ampere’s circuital law, Electrodyna
displacement current, Maxwell’s Final mics by D.J.
Field equations, electromagnetic Exam Griffiths
wave equation and its plane wave
solution in free space, Energy in an 2.
electromagnetic field, Poynting’s Feynman
Theorem. Lectures on
Physics Vol-
2

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3. Dr. Syed Differential equation of forced 6L+2T
Oscillations and Minhaz vibration and its solution in steady Weekly Problem 1.
Waves Hossain state , mechanical impedance , Quiz Set-3 Advanced
velocity and amplitude resonance, Acoustics by
power in forced vibration and D.P.
resonance, half power frequency, Mid Term Roychaudhu
sharpness of resonance , quality ry
factor , Simple case of two coupled Final
oscillators, idea of normal modes Exam 2.
and normal coordinates. Physics of
Differential equation of plane Waves by
waves and its harmonic solution, Howard
wave group and group velocity Georgi
(taking a group of two waves).
differential equation of transverse
wave and its velocity along a
stretched string, solution of the
equation by separation of variables,
application to stretched string
rigidly fixed at two ends, vibrating
string as stationary wave, the
eigenvalues, eigenfunctions and
eigenfrequencies, energy of
vibrating string.

## 4. Prof. Diffraction-Fresnel and Fraunhofer 6L+2T

Optics and Laser Mousumi classes, Fraunhofer single and Weekly Problem
Basu double slit, missing orders, N slit, Quiz Set-4 1.
plane transmission grating, Optics by
resolving power, polarization, A. Ghatak
Polaroids, linearly, circularly and
elliptically polarized light, Double 2.
refraction. Final Optics by
Spontaneous and stimulated Exam Hecht.
emission, Einstein’s A and B
coefficients, population inversion
techniques: three and four level
systems, optical resonator and
condition for lasing action,
operation of He-Ne Laser.

## 5. Dr. Syed Contradiction between Newtonian 6L+2T Weekly 1.

Relativity Minhaz mechanics and Electromagnetic Quiz Problem Perspectives
Hossain theory, Michelson-Morley Set-5 of Modern
experiment, Einstein’s postulates of Class Test Physics,
special relativity and its A. Beiser
Consequences: - length contraction, Mid Term
time dilation, simultaneity, velocity 2.
addition law, relativistic mass, Final Introduction
mass-energy equivalence. Exam to Special
Relativity
R. Resnick

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6. Dr. Syed Wave particle duality: Davison 6L+2T Weekly 1.
Quantum Minhaz Germer’s experiment, Compton Quiz Problem Perspectives
Mechanics Hossain effect, De Broglie’s hypothesis, Set-6 of Modern
wave groups, Heisenberg’s thought Physics,
experiment, uncertainty principle Final A. Beiser
and its application, wave function Exam
and its physical interpretation, Idea
of operators in quantum mechanics,
Schrodinger’s equation- application
to free particle and particle in a one
dimensional infinitely rigid box.

## Office Hours: Thursday 12 p.m to 1 p.m.

Office: Fiber Optic Design Laboratory, 5th floor, physics dept, A P C Roy Bhavan

Telephone: 9433306461

E-mail: mousumi.basu@gmail.com

## Teacher2: DR. SYED MINHAZ HOSSAIN

Lecture Hours: Tuesday 10:50 a.m.-11:45 a.m at U513 ( Before mid term)

## Office Hours: Wednesday 05:00 p.m to 06:00 p.m

Office: Low Dimensional Solid State Physics Lab (4th Floor, A P C Roy Bhavan)

## E-mail: shminhaz@gmail.com, shminhaz@physics.iiests.ac.in

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Tentative Lesson Plan:

## 1 Introduction About the course

2 Vector: Idea of scalar and vector fields, gradient operator (1L)
Relativity: Contradiction between Newtonian mechanics and Electromagnetic
theory, Michelson-Morley experiment (2L)
3 Vector: divergence and curl operators (1L)
Relativity: Einstein’s postulates of special relativity and its Consequences: -
length contraction, time dilation, simultaneity, velocity addition law (2L)
4 Vector: Line and Surface integrals (1L)
Relativity:relativistic mass, mass-energy equivalence (2L)
Class test on relativity
5 Vector: Volume integrals, Fundamental theorem of gradient (1L)
Waves and Oscillations: Differential equation of forced vibration and its
solution in steady state, mechanical impedance , velocity and amplitude
resonance, power in forced vibration and resonance, half power frequency,
sharpness of resonance , quality factor (2L)
6 Vector : Divergence theorem and Stokes’ theorem (1L)
Waves and Oscillations: Simple case of two coupled oscillators, idea of
normal modes and normal coordinates, Differential equation of plane waves
and its harmonic solution, wave group and group velocity (taking a group of
two waves) (2L)
7 Vector: Transformation between Cartesian, Spherical polar and Cylindrical
coordinate systems (1L)
Waves and Oscillations:, differential equation of transverse wave and its
velocity along a stretched string, solution of the equation by separation of
variables, application to stretched string rigidly fixed at two ends, vibrating
string as stationary wave, the eigenvalues, eigenfunctions and eigenfrequencies,
energy of vibrating string (2L)

## 8 Mid Term Examination

9 EMT: Gauss Law, Polarization and displacement vector, Ampere’s Circuital
Law, equation of continuity and its contradiction with Ampere’s circuital law,
displacement current (2L)
Quantum Mechanics: Wave particle duality: Davison Germer’s experiment,
Compton effect(1L)
10 EMT: Maxwell’s Field equations, electromagnetic wave equation and its plane
wave solution in free space (2L)
Quantum Mechanics: De Broglie’s hypothesis, wave groups (1L)
11 EMT: Energy in an electromagnetic field, Poynting’s Theorem (1L)
Optics and Laser: Diffraction-Fresnel and Fraunhofer classes, Fraunhofer
single and double slit, missing orders (1L)
Quantum Mechanics: Heisenberg’s thought experiment, uncertainty principle
and its application (1L)
Class test on EMT
12 Optics and Laser: N slit, plane transmission grating, resolving power,
polarization, Polaroids, linearly, circularly and elliptically polarized light,
Double refraction. (2L)
Quantum Mechanics: wave function and its physical interpretation (1L)
Optics and Laser: Spontaneous and stimulated emission, Einstein’s A and B

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coefficients, population inversion techniques: three and four level systems (2L)
Quantum Mechanics: Idea of operators in quantum mechanics, Schrodinger’s
equation- application to free particle (1L)

13 Optics and Laser: optical resonator and condition for lasing action, operation
of He-Ne Laser (2L)
Quantum Mechanics: particle in a one dimensional infinitely rigid box (1L)
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Buffer week for compensation/doubt clearing etc. if required

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Final Exam

Tutorial: The tutorial classes for each section will be conducted by the Teaching assistants (TA). We have
three TAs for the three sections. The weekly quiz will be conducted during each of the tutorial classes.
Following is the schedule for Tutorial classes.

## Section Name of The TA Time Class room

Fx1 (510719001-40) Sudipta Chakrabarty Tuesday 11:45 a.m.-12:40 p.m U 513
Fx2 (510719041-80) Arkabrata Gupta Tuesday 11:45 a.m.-12:40 p.m U 802
Gx (510519001-47) Shayari Basu Tuesday 11:45 a.m.-12:40 p.m U 613
Gy (510519048-105) Binoy Krishna Ghosh Tuesday 11:45 a.m.-12:40 p.m U 702

Problem set for each week will be sent to you. If you find difficulty in solving the problems you can
consult during the tutorial classes or you can avail the office hours of the respective teachers.

Grading

Grades on this course will be based on your scores in the continuous internal assessments and a
comprehensive final exam. Internal assessment comprises of weekly quiz, class tests, midterm
examination and your regularity in attending the classes. The distribution of marks is as following

## Weekly quiz 05%

Class Test 10%
Attendance 05%
Midterm exam: 30 %
Final exam: 50 %

Class test
There will be at least four class tests conducted by the teacher. It may be a surprise test. These tests will
be conducted during regular classes.

Midterm Exam
This is a centrally conducted examination normally conducted at the middle of the semester. This time the
mid term exam is scheduled between September 16 – September 21, 2019. Please refer to the
academic calendar for midterm exam schedule. Full mark for this exam is 50 and time allotted is two
hours. Units 1, 3 and 5 will be covered. There will be three questions each carrying 15 marks along with
some short questions (5 marks in total) covering the above units. You have to answer all questions to get
100% credit.

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Final Exam

Final exam is also a centrally conducted exam held at the end of the semester. Please refer to the academic
calendar for final exam schedule. Full mark for this exam is 100 and time allotted is three hours. All the
units will be covered in this exam.

Exam Schedule

The TAs will take regular weekly tests during the tutorial classes. Class test schedule will be announced by
the teacher. These tests may or may not be open book type depending upon the teacher’s choice. Note that
the teacher can take surprise test also without any prior notification. Schedule for midterm and final
examination has been announced centrally by the institute authority. You can find it in the academic
calendar published on the website of the institute.

Assessment Policy

Question papers will consist of problems/derivations similar to the worked out example problems in the
class, text book and the practice materials. Exams will be closed book. You should bring with you a pocket
calculator to work out the answers to numerical problems.

Full credit on exams will be awarded for complete solutions including drawing a figure and deriving
necessary formulas, if appropriate, and for numerically accurate answers with appropriate units and
significant figures. Partial credit may be given for correct derivations if the answer is numerically wrong
due to arithmetic errors. No credit will be given for equations written down at random or for numerical
answers that are not supported by a reasonably complete derivation (except mention explicitly). The best
way to prepare for the exams is to study the fundamental principles of the concerned topics along with the
example problems and to work out the problems given in the problem set in a regular basis. You should
work as many additional problems from the text books as you can. This is the best way to ensure your
understanding of the subject.

Re-grading

For all the examinations covering class tests, midterm and end semester examination, graded answer
booklet will be accessible to you. The answer script will be shown to you by the teachers of this course
after checking your answer script at a convenient date and time before publishing the result. You can place
your re-grade request during this time. None will be entertained after the schedule date and time.

Academic Integrity

Students are responsible for abiding by the academic integrity policies of the Institute. Academic
dishonesty will be prosecuted to the fullest extent.

Class Decorum: The main rule for the class is consideration to your fellow students. No disruptive
behavior will be tolerated. Texting or phone calls are not allowed. Laptops are not allowed unless specified
by the teacher.