Textbook of Engineering Physics : Part I

Textbook of Engineering Physics : Part I

by Neeraj Mehta

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As per the syllabus of Uttar Pradesh Technical UniversityThis book is written specifically to address the course curriculum in Engineering Physics-I (EAS-101) of the B.Tech syllabus of the Uttar Pradesh Technical University. The book is designed to meet the needs of the first-year undergraduate students of all branches of engineering. It provides a sound understanding of the important phenomena in physics.The book exposes the students to fundamental knowledge in: Special theory of relativity Wave nature of light such as interference, diffraction, and polarization Properties and applications of lasers Types of optical fibres, their geometries, and use in communication systems Basic principles and applications of holographyKey Features Numerous solved examples in each chapter on the pattern of previous years’ question papers to stress conceptual understanding Chapter-end model questions to probe a student’s grasp of the subject matter Chapter-end numerical problems with answers to enhance the student’s problem solving skills

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9788120333611
Publisher: PHI Learning
Publication date: 09/19/2008
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 8 MB

About the Author

NEERAJ MEHTA (PhD) is Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi. He obtained his MSc degree in Physics from the C.S.J.M. University, Kanpur and completed his PhD from the Harcourt Butler Technological Institute, Kanpur. He has published more than 100 research papers in different reputed national and international journals and attended various national and international conferences.Dr. Mehta has authored several books for the students of undergraduate courses. He is also a referee for various journals of international repute. He is a life member of Indian Association of Physics Teachers and International Forum of Chalcogeniders.

Table of Contents

ContentsAcknowledgements1. Relativistic Mechanics2. Interference of Light3. Diffraction of Light4. Polarization of Light5. Lasers6. Fibre Optics and Holography

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