Curriculum | B.Sc (Non- Medical) | Subject: Properties of Matter and Kinetic Theory of Gases Code: 09010204

Subject: Properties of Matter and Kinetic Theory of Gases

Code: 09010204

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1 ELASTICITY

  • Elasticity, small deformations,
  • Hooke’s law,
  • Elastic constants for an isotropic solid and their relations,
  • Poisson’s ratio,
  • Torsion of cylinder and twisting couple. Bending of beam (bending moment and its magnitude) cantilevers.
  • Kinematic of fluids, equation of continuity, Euler’s equation,
  • Bernaulli’s theorm, capillary tube flow,
  • Reynold’s number, Stoke’s law,
  • Surface tension & surface energy,
  • pressure on a curved liquids surface, wetting.
Enhance understanding of identifying and measuring properties of matter and knowledge of students’ initial and evolving ideas around the concepts of mass, volume, density, sinking/floating, melting/boiling, and solubility. To cover elasticity, Hooke’s law,  Elastic constants for an isotropic solid and their relations, Poisson’s ratio, Torsion of cylinder and twisting couple. Bending of beam, Kinematic of fluids, equation of continuity, Euler’s equation, Bernaulli’s theorm, capillary tube flow, Reynold’s number, Stoke’s law, Surface tension & surface energy and pressure on a curved liquids surface.
  • Lecture.
  • Seminar.
  • Discussion/Interaction with Students.
  • Assignment.

Discussion on Assignment.         Evaluation of Assignment

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2 KINETIC THEORY OF GASES

  • Current density and equation of continuity
  • Assumptions of Kinetic Theory of gases,
  • Pressure of an ideal gas (no derivation),
  • Kinetic interpretation of Temperature,
  • Ideal Gas equation,
  • Degree of freedom,
  • Law of equipartition of energy and its applications for specific heats of gases.
  • Brownian motion (qualitative),
  • Real gases,
  • Vander Waal’s equation.
State the major concepts behind the kinetic theory of gases. To cover current density and equation of continuity, Assumptions of Kinetic Theory of gases, pressure of an ideal gas (no derivation), Kinetic interpretation of Temperature, Ideal Gas equation, Degree of freedom, Law of equipartition of energy and its applications for specific heats of gases. Brownian motion, Real gases,
Vander Waal’s equation.
  • Lecture.
  • Seminar.
  • Discussion/Interaction with Students.
  • Assignment.
  • Discussion on Assignment.         Evaluation of Assignment
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3 MAXWELL’S LAW

  • Maxwell distribution: speeds
  • velocities
  • derivation
  • Experimental verification of Maxwell’s Law of speed distribution
  • Most probable speed,
  • average an root mean square (r.m.s.) speed,
  • Mean free path.
  • Transport of energy and
  • momentum,
  • diffusion of gases.
Experimental aspects of Kinetic theory of Gases in terms of momentum and diffusion. To cover Maxwell distribution: speeds, velocities, derivation, Experimental verification of Maxwell’s Law of speed distribution, Most probable speed, average an root mean square (r.m.s.) speed, Mean free path and transport of energy and momentum, diffusion of gases.
  • Lecture.
  • Seminar.
  • Discussion/Interaction with Students.
  • Assignment.
  • Discussion on Assignment.         Evaluation of Assignment
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