This textbook is a follow-up to the volume Engineering Physics 1 and aims for an introductory course in engineering physics. It provides a balance between theoretical concepts and their applications. Beginning with the fundamental concepts of crystal structure including lattice directions and planes, atomic packing factor, diffraction by crystal, reciprocal lattice and intensity of diffracted beam, the authors discuss various relevant topics including defects in crystals, X-rays, bonding in solids and magnetic properties of materials. The book also covers topics related to superconductivity, optoelectronic devices, dialectic materials, semiconductors, electron theory of solids and energy bands in solids
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  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Language: English
  • ISBN : 978-1-316-63565-0
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    Contents of the book

  • Chapter 2

    Chapter 1 - Crystal Structure Price 0.14  |  0.14 Rewards Points

    • 1.1 Introduction
    • 1.2 Geometry of Crystals
    • 1.3 Fundamental Terms
    • 1.4 Lattice Directions and Planes
    • 1.5 Coordination Number
    • 1.6 Atomic Packing Factor (APF)
    • 1.7 Structures of Typical Crystals
    • 1.8 Diffraction by Crystal
    • 1.9 Reciprocal Lattice
    • 1.10 Diffraction and Reciprocal Lattices
    • 1.11 Intensity of Diffracted Beam
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    • Problems
    • Multiple Choice Questions
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  • Chapter 3

    Chapter 2 - Defects in Crystals Price 0.14  |  0.14 Rewards Points

    • 2.1 Introduction
    • 2.2 Point Defects
    • 2.3 Line Defects (One-Dimensional)
    • 2.4 Interfacial Defects
    • 2.5 Stacking Faults
    • 2.6 Bulk or Volume Defects
    • 2.7 Atomic Vibrations
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  • Chapter 4

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    • 3.1 Introduction
    • 3.2 Production of X-rays by a Coolidge Tube
    • 3.3 Origin of X-rays
    • 3.4 Absorption of X-rays
    • 3.5 Properties of X-rays
    • 3.6 Moseley’s Law
    • 3.7 Bragg’s X-rays Spectrometer
    • 3.8 Uses of X-rays
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    • Multiple Choice Questions
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  • Chapter 5

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    • 4.1 Introduction
    • 4.2 Bonding Forces
    • 4.3 Bonding Energies
    • 4.4 Classification of Bonds
    • 4.5 Comparison of Different Types of Bonds
    • 4.6 Allotropy and Polymorphism
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  • Chapter 6

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    • 5.1 Introduction
    • 5.2 Magnetic Parameters
    • 5.3 Magnetic Parameter Relations
    • 5.4 Classification of Materials from the Magnetic Point of View
    • 5.5 Origin of Magnetic Moments
    • 5.6 Diamagnetism
    • 5.7 Paramagnetism
    • 5.8 Ferromagnetism
    • 5.9 Hard and Soft Magnetic Materials
    • 5.10 Anti-Ferromagnetism
    • 5.11 Ferrimagnetism
    • 5.12 Comparisons
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    • 6.1 Introduction
    • 6.2 Zero Resistivity
    • 6.3 Critical Temperature TC
    • 6.4 Critical Magnetic Field BC
    • 6.5 Critical Current Density JC
    • 6.6 Meissner Effect
    • 6.7 Josephson Effect
    • 6.8 Theory of Superconductivity: BCS Theory
    • 6.9 Types of Superconductors
    • 6.10 Phase Diagram
    • 6.11 Thermodynamic Properties of Superconductors
    • 6.12 London Equations
    • 6.13 Applications of Superconductivity
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  • Chapter 8

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    • 7.1 Introduction
    • 7.2 Scattering
    • 7.3 Reflection
    • 7.4 Refraction
    • 7.5 Absorption
    • 7.6 Transmission
    • 7.7 Atomic Theory of Optical Properties
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    • 8.1 Introduction
    • 8.2 Laser
    • 8.3 Practical Lasers
    • 8.4 Applications of Lasers
    • 8.5 Light Emitting Diodes
    • 8.6 Optical Fibers
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  • Chapter 10

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    • 9.1 Introduction
    • 9.2 An Overview of Dielectric Polarization
    • 9.3 Dielectric Parameters
    • 9.4 Microscopic Field
    • 9.5 Polarization Mechanisms
    • 9.6 Effect of Temperature on Dielectrics
    • 9.7 Effect of Frequency on Dielectrics
    • 9.8 Dielectric Breakdown
    • 9.9 Ferroelectric Materials
    • 9.10 Piezoelectrics
    • 9.11 Pyroelectrics
    • 9.12 Dielectrics as Electrical Insulators
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  • Chapter 11

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    • 10.1 Introduction
    • 10.2 Free Electron Theory of Metals
    • 10.3 Statistical Distribution Functions
    • 10.4 Conductivity of Metals
    • 10.5 Hall Effect
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  • Chapter 12

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    • 11.1 Introduction
    • 11.2 Origin of Energy Bands
    • 11.3 Representation of Band Diagrams of Solids
    • 11.4 Main Features of Energy Band Theory of Solids
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  • Chapter 13

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    • 12.1 Introduction
    • 12.2 Semiconductors
    • 12.3 Band Theory of Semiconductors
    • 12.4 Compound Semiconductors
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    • 13.1 Introduction
    • 13.2 Nano Scale and its Visualization
    • 13.3 Nano Science and Nanotechnology
    • 13.4 Surface to Volume Ratio
    • 13.5 Quantum Confinement
    • 13.6 Nano Cluster
    • 13.7 Nano Fabrication
    • 13.8 Preparation of Solid Thin Films
    • 13.9 Few Wonder Nano Materials
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  • Chapter 15

    Bibliography

    Bibliography

  • Chapter 16

    Index

    Index

About the Author

Md. N. Khan is Associate Professor at the Department of Physics, Indira Gandhi Institute of Technology (IGIT), Odisha. He has more than 22 years of teaching experience and has taught courses on engineering physics, physics of semiconductor devices and materials science. His areas of interest include X-ray scattering and materials science. view complete profile

S. Panigrahi is Senior Professor at the Department of Physics and Astronomy, National Institute of Technology (NIT), Rourkela. He has more than two decades of teaching and research experience in the field of solid state physics, materials science and ferroelectrics. view complete profile