Download Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) BE/B.Tech First And Second Semester (1st sem and 2nd sem) 20192020 Jan ( Bachelor of Engineering) 18 Scheme 18PHY12 Engineering Physics Previous Question Paper
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Note: 1. Answer any FIVE full questions, choosing ONE full question from each module.
2. Physical constants : velocity of light C = 3 x 10
8
m/s; Planck's constant
h = 6.63 x 10
34
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1
: Mass of an electron in = 9.11 x 10
31
kg Beltzmann
constant K = 1.38 x 10
23
f/K; Avagadro number NA =
6.02 x 10
26
/K mole.
Module1
1 a. Give the theory of forced vibrations and obtain the expression for amplitude. (08 Marks)
b. With a neat diagram, explain the construction and working of Reddy tube. Mention four
applications of shock waves. (08 Marks)
c. Calculate the resonant frequency for a simple pendulum of length lm. (04 Marks)
OR
2 a. Define force constant and mention its physical significance. Derive the expression for force
constant for springs in series and parallel combination. (08 Marks)
b. Define simple harmonic motion. Derive the differential equation of motion for it using
Hook's law. Mention the characteristics and examples of simple harmonic motion. (08 Marks)
c. The distance between the two pressure sensors in a shock tube is 150mm. The time taken by
a shock wave to travel this distance is 0.3ms. If the velocity of sound under the same
condition is 340m/s. Find the Mach number of the shock wave. (04 Marks)
Module2
3 a. Explain longitudinal stress, longitudinal strain, volume stress and volume strain. Discuss the
effect of stress, temperature, annealing and impurities on elasticity. (08 Marks)
b. Derive the relation between bulk modulus(k), Young's modulus (Y) and Poisson's ratio (a),
what are the limiting values of Poisson's ratio? (08 Marks)
c. Calculate the extension produced in a wire of length 2m and radius 0.013 x 10
2
m due to a
force of 14.7 Newton applied along its length. Given, Young's modulus of the material of
the wire Y = 2.1 x 10
11
N/m
2
. (04 Marks)
OR
4 a. Describe a single cantilever and derive the expression for Young's modulus of the material
of rectangular beam. (08 Marks)
b. Derive an expression for couple per unit twist for a solid cylinder with a diagram. (08 Marks)
c. Calculate the angular twist of a wire of length 0.3m and radius 0.2 x 10
3
m when a torque of
5 x 10
4
Nm is applied. (Rigidity modulus of the martial is 8 x 10
1?
N/m
2
). (04 Marks)
Module3
5 a. Explain Divergence and curl. Derive Gauss Divergence theorem. (08 Marks)
b. Define Vnumber and fractional index change. With a neat diagrams, explain different types
of optical fibers.
(08 Marks)
c. Find the divergence of the vector field A given by X = 6x
2
a x + 3xy
2
a y+ xyz
3l
az at a point
P(1, 3, 6).
(04 Marks)
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J '
er B.E. Degree Examination, Dec.2019/Jan.2020
Engineering Physics
? 7
ge of
First/Second
18PHY12/22
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4
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t. _fp
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CL.
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Time: 3 hrs. Max. Marks: 100
Note: 1. Answer any FIVE full questions, choosing ONE full question from each module.
2. Physical constants : velocity of light C = 3 x 10
8
m/s; Planck's constant
h = 6.63 x 10
34
.15
1
: Mass of an electron in = 9.11 x 10
31
kg Beltzmann
constant K = 1.38 x 10
23
f/K; Avagadro number NA =
6.02 x 10
26
/K mole.
Module1
1 a. Give the theory of forced vibrations and obtain the expression for amplitude. (08 Marks)
b. With a neat diagram, explain the construction and working of Reddy tube. Mention four
applications of shock waves. (08 Marks)
c. Calculate the resonant frequency for a simple pendulum of length lm. (04 Marks)
OR
2 a. Define force constant and mention its physical significance. Derive the expression for force
constant for springs in series and parallel combination. (08 Marks)
b. Define simple harmonic motion. Derive the differential equation of motion for it using
Hook's law. Mention the characteristics and examples of simple harmonic motion. (08 Marks)
c. The distance between the two pressure sensors in a shock tube is 150mm. The time taken by
a shock wave to travel this distance is 0.3ms. If the velocity of sound under the same
condition is 340m/s. Find the Mach number of the shock wave. (04 Marks)
Module2
3 a. Explain longitudinal stress, longitudinal strain, volume stress and volume strain. Discuss the
effect of stress, temperature, annealing and impurities on elasticity. (08 Marks)
b. Derive the relation between bulk modulus(k), Young's modulus (Y) and Poisson's ratio (a),
what are the limiting values of Poisson's ratio? (08 Marks)
c. Calculate the extension produced in a wire of length 2m and radius 0.013 x 10
2
m due to a
force of 14.7 Newton applied along its length. Given, Young's modulus of the material of
the wire Y = 2.1 x 10
11
N/m
2
. (04 Marks)
OR
4 a. Describe a single cantilever and derive the expression for Young's modulus of the material
of rectangular beam. (08 Marks)
b. Derive an expression for couple per unit twist for a solid cylinder with a diagram. (08 Marks)
c. Calculate the angular twist of a wire of length 0.3m and radius 0.2 x 10
3
m when a torque of
5 x 10
4
Nm is applied. (Rigidity modulus of the martial is 8 x 10
1?
N/m
2
). (04 Marks)
Module3
5 a. Explain Divergence and curl. Derive Gauss Divergence theorem. (08 Marks)
b. Define Vnumber and fractional index change. With a neat diagrams, explain different types
of optical fibers.
(08 Marks)
c. Find the divergence of the vector field A given by X = 6x
2
a x + 3xy
2
a y+ xyz
3l
az at a point
P(1, 3, 6).
(04 Marks)
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6 a. Derive the expression for displacement current. Mention 4 Maxwell's equations in
differential form for time varying fields. (08 Marks)
b. Derive an expression for numerical aperture in an optical fiber and stain the condition for
propagation. (08 Marks)
c. Find the attenuation in an optical fiber of length 500m When a light signal of power 100mw
emerges out of the fiber with a power 90mw. (04 Marks)
Module4
7 a. State and explain Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle. Show that the electron cannot exist
inside the nucleus. (08 Marks)
b. Define spontaneous emission and stimulated emission. Explain the construction and working
semiconductor Laser. (08 Marks)
c. A partied of mass 0.5mev/C
2
has kinetic energy 100eV. Find its de Broglie wavelength,
where C is the velocity of light. (04 Marks)
OR
8 a. Assuming the time independent SchrOdinger wave equation, discuss the solution for a
particle in one dimensional potential well of infinite height. Hence obtain the normalized
wave function. (08 Marks)
b. Derive the expression for energy density interms Eienstein's coefficient. (08 Marks)
c. The ratio of population of two energy levels is 1.059 x 10'
?
. Find the wavelength of light
emitted by spontaneous emissions at 330K. (04 Marks)
Module5
9 a. Give the assumptions of quantum free electron theory. Discuss two success of quantum free
electron theory. (08 Marks)
b.
What are polar and nonpolar dielectrics? Explain types of polarization. (08 Marks)
C. Calculate the probability of an electron occupying an energy level 0.02ev above the Fermi
level at 200K and 400K in a material. (04 Marks)
OR
10 a. Define internal field. Mention the expressions for internal field, for one dimension, for thre
dimensional, and Lorentz field for dialectics. Derive Clausius Morsotti equation. (08 Marks)
b. Describe Fermi level in an intrinsic semi conductor and hence obtain the expression for
Fermi energy in terms of energy gap of intrinsic semiconductor. (08 Marks)
c. An elemental solid dielectric material has polarizability 7 x 10
4()
Fm
2
. Assuming the internal
field to be Lorentz field, calculate the dielectric constant for the material if the material has
3 x 10
28
atoms/m
3
. (04 Marks)
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