Question Paper: Physics : Question Paper Dec 2014 - First Year Engineering (Semester 2) | Gujarat Technological University (GTU)
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Physics - Dec 2014

First Year Engineering (Semester 2)

TOTAL MARKS: 100
TOTAL TIME: 3 HOURS
(1) Question 1 is compulsory.
(2) Attempt any four from the remaining questions.
(3) Assume data wherever required.
(4) Figures to the right indicate full marks.


Attempt the following MCQs:

1 (a) 1 Force is rate of change of ________.
A) momentum B) work C) velocity D) mass
(1 marks)
1 (a) 2 Kirchhoff's second law is based on the law of conservation of __________.
A) voltage B) charge C) energy D) current
(1 marks)
1 (a) 3 When capillary placed in water, water level of capillary rises due to ___________.
A) buoyancy B) surface tension C) gravitational force D) none of the above
(1 marks)
1 (a) 4 ?�m is the unit of __________.
A) resistivity B) Resistance C) conductance D) conductivity
(1 marks)
1 (a) 5 If equilateral triangle having same resistance (R) to all the sides, then the resultant resistance between any two ends is
A) 2R B) R/2 C) 3R/2 D) 2R/3
(1 marks)
1 (a) 6 The direction of buoyancy force is ___________.
A) always upward B) always downward C) depends on liquid D) none of the above
(1 marks)
1 (a) 7 The unit of inductance is __________.
A) Coulumb B) force C) ohm D) Henry
(1 marks)


Attempt the following MCQs:

1 (b) 1 Determine the equivalent resistance for the below given circuit.
A) 1.4 ? B) 14 ? C) 12 ? D) 1.2 ?
(1 marks)
1 (b) 2 Which one of following is vector quantity?
A) speed B) work C) velocity D) power
(1 marks)
1 (b) 3 According to _________ law of electromagnetic induction, the rate of change of __________ produces induced emf in a closed circuit.
A) faraday's; magnetic flux
B) faraday's magnetic field
C) coulumb's; electric flux
D) coulumb's electric field
(1 marks)
1 (b) 4 In a bar magnet, magnetic field lines __________.
A) go from N-pole to S-pole
B) go from S-pole to N-pole
C) magnetic field lines not present
D) none of the above
(1 marks)
1 (b) 5 If force of 2 dyne is applied on surface area of 2 m2, then perpendicular pressure acting on it is
A) 10-5 N/m2 B) 105 N/m2 C) 104 N/m2 D) 10-4 N/m2
(1 marks)
1 (b) 6 A 6.0-ohm lamp requires 0.25 ampere of current to operate. In which circuit below would the lamp operate correctly when switch S is closed? (1 marks) 1 (b) 7 Unit of magnetic flux density is _________.
Wb/m2 B) Wb/m C) Wb.m D) Wb.m2
(1 marks)
2 (a) An optical fibre has numerical aperture of 0.2 and cladding refractive index of 1.59. Determine the acceptance angle for the fibre in water which has refractive index 1.33.(3 marks) 2 (b) Explain: Quantum confinement.(4 marks) 2 (c) 1 Write short note on bioceramics.(3 marks) 2 (c) 2 What are metallic glasses? Write applications of metallic glasses.(4 marks) 3 (a) The pulse arrival times from the steel bar of 30 cm thickness during the detection of possible defects using pulse echo method are 30 ?s and 60 ?s. Find out the distance of defect in a steel bar from the entrance end of ultrasonic waves.(3 marks) 3 (b) What do you understand by index profile? List out the difference between step and graded index fibre.(4 marks) 3 (c) 1 What do you understand by electronic and ionic polarisability?(2 marks) 3 (c) 2 What are hard and soft magnetic materials? Compare them on the basis of hysteresis curve, Give examples of each type.(5 marks) 4 (a) The critical temperature T C for Hg with isotopic mass 199.5 is 4.185 K. Calculate the critical temperature for its isotopic mass 204.5.(3 marks) 4 (b) Derive an expression for Claussius - Mosotti relation and explain the assumptions involved.(4 marks) 4 (c) 1 Define the term nanoparticle.(1 marks) 4 (c) 2 Describe the ball milling and plasma arcing method to produce nanoparticles.(6 marks) 5 (a) What is the resultant sound level in bel, when a 9 bel sound is added to a 90 dB sound?(3 marks) 5 (b) Write the applications of Carbon nanotubes.(4 marks) 5 (c) 1 Discuss: Maglev effect.(3 marks) 5 (c) 2 Distinguish between magnetic and optical storage devices.(2 marks) 5 (c) 3 Mention the advantages of hard disk over floppy disk.(2 marks) 6 (a) A silicon material is subjected to a magnetic field of strength 1000 A/m. If the magnetic 03 susceptibility of silicon is -0.3×10-3, calculate its magnetisation. Also calculate the magnetic flux density of the field inside the material. The permeability of free space is 4?×10-7 H/m.(3 marks) 6 (b) 1 What is Meissner effect?(1 marks) 6 (b) 2 Prove that superconducting materials are perfect diamagnetic materials.(3 marks)


Answer the below given question using Nd-YAG laser.

6 (c) 1 Draw a schematic diagram of the construction of Nd-YAG laser.(1 marks) 6 (c) 2 What are the active medium and active centres of the Nd-YAG laser?(1 marks) 6 (c) 3 Draw the energy level digram.(1 marks) 6 (c) 4 Write the working of Nd-YAG laser.(3 marks) 6 (c) 5 Write applications of Nd-YAG laser.(1 marks) 7 (a) Calculate the polarisability and relative permittivity in hydrogen gas with a density of 9.8×1026 atoms/m3. Given the radius of the hydrogen atom to be 0.50×10-10 m. (?0=8.85×10-12).(3 marks) 7 (b) Describe temperature and stress induced transformations in shape memory alloys.(4 marks)


Write the answers of below given questions based on the ultrasonic waves production method using fer

7 (c) 1 What is the principle for ultrasonic wave production?(1 marks) 7 (c) 2 Draw a figure of the oscillatory circuit.(1 marks) 7 (c) 3 Write the working of the ultrasonic wave production method.(3 marks) 7 (c) 4 Give merits and demerits of the method.(2 marks)

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