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Applied Sciences (Physics)

About Department

The Department is established in 1984 and engaged in teaching theory and laboratory courses in Engineering Physics to Semester I and Semester II students and presently educating 1000 plus BE students every year. In autonomy the department offers a free elective (Electronic Materials and Applications) to students of Semester VI. It prepares and maintains teaching material for all these courses in the form of hard and soft copies. The material comprises of lecture notes, supplementary study material, interactive documents, and useful study links. Department currently has six faculty members (03 Professors, 01 Associate Professor and 02 Assistant professor) and three Supporting staff . Four faculty members are Ph.D with area of research Ferroelectrics, Material Science and Polymers. The faculty members have published about 50 research papers in international and national journals. Two text books have also been published. They also have a large number of conference papers to their credit. Department has got two well equipped laboratories with two darkrooms for optical experiments. A Laser room for demonstration experiment on Laser. Investment in these Laboratories till date is Rs 3349653=00. These laboratories provide a comprehensive practical exposure to the students through performance and data analysis.

Vision

To be a well-recognized center with strong foundational focus on basic sciences and humanities to develop budding professionals.

Mission

To develop scientific temperament and mathematical aptitude for solving inter-disciplinary engineering problems with excellent communication skills and social values in a vibrant environment.

Grading

The grading in each course is relative. The performance of each student is graded relative to performance of all other students in the class by award of a grade. The most important thing to understand about the grading system is that absolute marks do not matter as much as they used to in the old absolute grading system. As long as your performance group does not change, a difference of a few marks is immaterial. Students are encouraged to enhance their performance relative to the average class performance, and not to aim at very high marks at the cost of developing good understanding of the subject. This has the desirable effect of lifting the average performance of any class and of discouraging a rat race for marks.

Outcome based education system

The Washington Accord covers UG engineering degrees under Outcome based approach. To have a measure of this Outcome based education the apex body for engineering education in India, AICTE, has floated 12 Programme Outcomes (POs) and it is expected that the course outcome (called as COs) for every programme must be designed to meet these outcomes. Our Department has designed following COs to meet the POs.

Statement of Course outcomes and mapping with PO: Courses: GE2105 & GE2106

Course Outcomes
Statement of Course outcomes Students are able to
PO
CO1
Examine the intensity variation of light due to interference, diffraction and its applications.
PO1,PO2
CO2
Explain fundamentals of quantum mechanics and its application to problems dealing with quantum particle.
PO1,PO2
CO3
Develop ability to classify and analyze the characteristics of semiconductor materials in terms of crystal structures, charge carriers and energy bands for device applications.
PO1,PO2
CO4
Analyze the motion of charged particle in electric and magnetic fields and its applications to electron optic devices.
PO1,PO2
CO5
Illustrate working principle of lasers, ultrasonic waves and its properties for useful applications in the field of industry.
PO1,PO2

Program Outcomes
Program Outcomes Statement of the Program Outcomes At the end of Program, students will be able to
PO1 Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science to the solution of complex engineering problems.
PO2 Identify, formulate, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using principles of mathematics, natural sciences.