Question Paper: Engineering Physics : Question Paper Oct 2012 - First Year Engineering (Semester 1) | Pune University (PU)
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Engineering Physics - Oct 2012

First Year Engineering (Semester 1)

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Answer any one question from Q1 & Q2

1 (a) Prove that in Newton?s Ring by reflected light the diameter of bright ring are proportional to the square root of the odd natural number.(6 marks) 1 (b) Explain any one application of Ultrasonic Waves.(3 marks) 1 (c) The average reverberation time of a hall is 1.5 sec. and the area of the interior surface is 3340m2. If the volume of the hall is 13000m3. Find the absorption coefficient.(3 marks) 2 (a) Explain how piezoelectric effect can be used for generating Ultrasonic Waves?(6 marks) 2 (b) Define fringe width for wedge shaped film, obtain an expression for it.(3 marks) 2 (c) Find the half angular width of the central maxima in the fraunhofer diffraction pattern of slit having width 10 ?10-5 cm. When illumininated by light having wave length 5000 A?(3 marks)

Answer any one question from Q3 & Q4

3 (a) State the Phenomena of Double Refraction. Hence explain Huygen?s Wave Theory of Double Refraction.(6 marks) 3 (b) Draw energy band picture for P-N junction in case of (i) Zero Bias (ii) Forward Bias (iii) Reverse Bias.(3 marks) 3 (c) A silver wire is in the form of a ribbon 0.5cm wide and 0.1 mm thick. When a current of 2A passes through the ribbon perpendicular to 0.8 Tesla Magnetic Field. Calculate the Hall Voltage produced.
(Given : Density of Silver = 10.5 gm/cc, Atomic Weight of Silver = 108, Avogadros No. 6.02 ? 1023 gm/mole)
(3 marks)
4 (a) Derive an expression for Conductivity in Semiconductor.(6 marks) 4 (b) Explain any one application of Laser.(3 marks) 4 (c) How should the Polarizer and Analyzer be oriented to reduce intensity of beam to (i) 50% (ii) 0.25 of its original intensity ?(3 marks)

Answer any one question from Q5 & Q6

5 (a) Define Phase Velocity and Group Velocity. Hence obtain the relation between Vp and Vg for DeBroglie Wave.(6 marks) 5 (b) Explain the physical significance of ? and |?|2.(4 marks) 5 (c) An electron is bounded by an infinite potential well of width 2 ?10-8. Calculate the lowest two permissible energies of an electron.
(Give: h=6.64?10-34 J- sec., m=9.1 ? 10-31 kg)
(3 marks)
6 (a) Derive Schroedinger?s Time Independent Wave Equation.(6 marks) 6 (b) State DeBroglie?s Hypothesis. Hence obtain the relation for DeBroglie?s Wave Length in terms of Energy.(4 marks) 6 (c) The position and momentum of 1 kev electron are simultaneously measured. If its position is located within 1A?. Find the percentage of uncertainty in its momentum.
(Given: h=6.64?10-34 J-sec., m=9.1?10-31 kg)
(3 marks)

Answer any one question from Q7 & Q8

7 (a) Explain the Phenomena of Super-conductivity. Explain Type - I and Type - II Super-conductors.(6 marks) 7 (b) Explain any two applications of Nano-technology.(4 marks) 7 (c) Explain any two properties of Nano-particle.(3 marks) 8 (a) Explain Synthesis of Metal Nano-particle by Collidal Route Method.(6 marks) 8 (b) Explain BCS Theory of Super-conductivity.(4 marks) 8 (c) State and explain:
(i) Meissner Effect
(ii) Persistent Current
(3 marks)

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