Periods/week : 3 Periods & 1 Tut /week.                                                                                                                 Ses. : 50 Exam : 50                                           Examination (Practical): 3hrs.                                                                                                                                    Credits: 2

12 of the following experiments must be completed

  • Lee’s Method – Determination of coefficient of thermal conductivity of a bad conductor.
  • Melde’s Experiment – Determination of the frequency of an electrically maintained tuning fork.
  • Newton’s Rings – Determination of radius of curvature of a convex lens.
  • Diffraction Grating – Determination of wavelengths in mercury line spectrum using spectrometer.
  • Determination of Cauchy’s constants using Spectrometer and mercury light.
  • Wedge Method – Determination of thickness of a paper by forming parallel interference fringes.
  • Michelson’s Interferometer  – a) Determination of wavelength of light             b) Resolution of spectral lines.
  • Determination of m using calcite crystal.
  • Optical Bench – a) Young’s double slit b) Lloyd’s mirror c) Biprism                d) Diffraction at an edge e) Thickness of wire
  • Ultrasonic Diffraction – Velocity of ultrasonic waves in liquids.
  • Variation of magnetic field along the axis of current carrying circular coil – Stewart and Gee’s apparatus
  • Calibration of voltmeter using potentiometer.
  • Carey Foster’s bridge a) laws of resistance b) temperature coefficient of resistance.
  • B-H curves – determination of hysterisis loss
  • Calendar and Barnes method – Determination of specific heat of water.
  • Hall Effect – a) Determination of hall coefficient b) Determination of charge density
  • Photoelectric Effect – a) Characteristics of photoelectric cell                                b) Determination of Planck’s constant.
  • Determination of Rydberg constant using hydrogen discharge tube.
  • Determination of e/m of an electron – Thomson’s method.
  • Determination of band gap of semiconductor.
tejus mahiFirst Year SyllabusPhysics Lab
Periods/week : 3 Periods & 1 Tut /week.                                                                                  ...