PH8254 PHYSICS OF MATERIALS SYLLABUS 2017 REGULATION

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PH8254 PHYSICS OF MATERIALS SCIENCE ENGINEERING SYLLABUS 2017 REGULATION

ANNA UNIVERSITY CHENNAI MSE SYLLABUS 2017 REGULATION FOR PH8254 PHYSICS OF MATERIALS ENGINEERING SYLLABUS 2017 REGULATION

PH8254 PHYSICS OF MATERIALS ENGINEERING SYLLABUS 2017 REGULATION

Anna University PH8254 PHYSICS OF MATERIALS ENGINEERING SYLLABUS 2017 Regulation has been revised for the Students who joined in the academic year 2017-2018. So revised syllabus for Anna University Chennai Electrical and electronics engineering syllabus 2017 Regulation is given below. you can download PH8254 PHYSICS OF MATERIALS ENGINEERING Regulation 2017 2nd Semester eee Syllabus from the below link. Syllabus 2017 regulation for 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th Semester will be updated shortly and same can be downloaded year as soon as University announces. Anna University 1st year Syllabus Regulation 2017 is given below. PH8254 Syllabus for Regulation 2017 Students can be downloaded here.

PH8254                                          PHYSICS OF MATERIALS                      L T P C

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OBJECTIVES:

  • To introduce the physics of various materials relevant to different branches of technology

UNIT I PREPARATION OF MATERIALS                          9

Phases – phase rule – binary systems – tie line rule – lever rule – phase diagram – invariant reactions- nucleation – homogeneous and heterogeneous nucleation – free energy of formation of a critical nucleus – Thin films – preparation: PVD, CVD method – Nanomaterials Preparation: wet chemical, solvothermal, sol-gel method.

UNIT II CONDUCTING MATERIALS                                9

Classical free electron theory – expression for electrical conductivity – thermal conductivity, -Wiedemann-Franz law – electrons in metals: particle in a three-dimensional box- degenerate states –Fermi-Dirac statistics – density of energy states – electron in periodic potential (concept only) –electron effective mass – concept of hole. Superconducting phenomena, properties of superconductors – Meissner effect and isotope effect. Type I and Type II superconductors, High Tc superconductors – Magnetic levitation and SQUIDS.

UNIT III SEMICONDUCTING MATERIALS                      9

Elemental Semiconductors – Compound semiconductors – Origin of band gap in solids (qualitative) – carrier concentration in an intrinsic semiconductor (derivation) – Fermi level – variation of Fermi level with temperature – electrical conductivity – band gap determination – carrier concentration in n-type and p-type semiconductors (derivation) – variation of Fermi level with temperature and impurity concentration – Hall effect – determination of Hall coefficient – LED – Solar cells.

UNIT IV DIELECTRIC AND MAGNETIC MATERIALS    9

Dielectric, Paraelectric and ferroelectric materials – Electronic, Ionic, Orientational and space charge polarization – Internal field and deduction of Clausius Mosotti equation – dielectric loss – different types of dielectric breakdown – classification of insulating materials and their applications – Ferroelectric materials – Introduction to magnetic materials – Domain theory of ferromagnetism, Hysteresis, Soft and Hard magnetic materials – Anti-ferromagnetic materials – Ferrites, magnetoresistance materials.

UNIT V NEW MATERIALS AND APPLICATIONS            9

Metallic glasses – Shape memory alloys: Copper, Nickel and Titanium based alloys – graphene and its properties – Ceramics: types and applications – Composites: classification, role of matrix and reinforcement – processing of fibre reinforced plastics and fibre reinforced metals – Biomaterials: hydroxyapatite – PMMA – Silicone – Sensors: Chemical Sensors – Bio-sensors – conducting, semiconducting and photoresponsive polymers.
TOTAL : 45 PERIODS
OUTCOMES:
At the end of the course, the students will able to

  • gain knowledge on phase diagrams and various material processing methods,acquire knowledge on basics of conducting materials, superconductors and their applications
  • get knowledge on the functioning of semiconducting materials and their applications in LEDand solar cells,
  • understand the functioning of various dielectric and magnetic materials ,
  • have the necessary understanding on various advanced materials.

TEXT BOOKS:
1. Balasubramaniam, R. “Callister’s Materials Science and Engineering”. Wiley India Pvt. Ltd.2014.
2. Kasap, S.O. “Principles of Electronic Materials and Devices”. McGraw-Hill Education, 2007.
3. Wahab, M.A. “Solid State Physics: Structure and Properties of Materials”. Narosa Publishing House, 2009.

REFERENCES
1. Askeland, D. “Materials Science and Engineering”. Brooks/Cole, 2010
2. Raghavan, V. “Materials Science and Engineering : A First course”. PHI Learning, 2015.
3. Smith, W.F., Hashemi, J. & Prakash. R. “Materials Science and Engineering”. Tata Mcgraw Hill Education Pvt. Ltd., 2014.

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