Dr. Muhammad Baseer Haider

PHYS101 (General Physics II):

[Fundamental of Physics by Halliday, Resnick, Walker]
First course of calculus-based, general physics sequence. Topics covered include: particle kinematics and dynamics; conservation of energy and linear momentum; rotational kinematics; rigid body dynamics; conservation of angular momentum; simple harmonic motion; gravitation; the static and dynamics of fluids.

PHYS102 (General Physics II):

[Fundamental of Physics by Halliday, Resnick, Walker]
A continuation of PHYS 101. Topics covered include: wave motion and sound; temperature, first and second law of thermodynamics; kinetic theory of gases; Coulomb’slaw; the electric field; Gauss’ law; electric potential; capacitors and dielectrics; D.C.circuits; the magnetic field; Ampere’s and Faraday’s laws.

PHYS 304 (Experimental Physics II):

[Data Reduction and Error Analysis for physical sciences by Phillip Bevington and D. Keith Robinson ]
Method of experimental physics. Analysis of experimental data. Relationship between theory and experiment. Curve fitting processes; fundamental of the theory of statistics; evaluation of experimental data; estimation of errors. Selected experiments in physics will be performed in conjunction with lecture material.

PHYS432 (Introduction to Solid State Physics):

[Introduction to Solid State Physics by Charles Kittel]
Introductory concepts in crystal diffraction and the reciprocallattice. Crystalbonding; latticevibrations; thermal properties of insulators; free electron theory of metals; band theory; semiconductors, introduction to superconductivity. Simple band structure calculations using computer software packages.

PHYS401 (Quantum Mechanics I ):

[Introduction to Quantum Mechanics by David Griffiths]
This course deal with the fundamentals of non-relativistic quantum mechanics. Failures of classical physics in describing microscopic phenomenon. Mathematical tools and basic postulates of Quantum Mechanics. Matrix formulation of Quantum Mechanics. The Schrodinger equation and its applications to various one-dimensional system. Orbital angular momentum. Applications of Quantum Mechanics to the study of three-dimensional systems. Wave functions for some of the above systems and related expectation values obtained via computer packages.