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Re: MSC Physics Syllabus Pune University

As per your request here I am giving you syllabus for MSC Physics first year and second year course of Pune University.

MSC Physics Syllabus
First Year


Module 1: Constrained Motion and Lagrangian formulation (1 Credit )
Revision of constraints and their types. Generalized coordinates, Langrange’s
equations of motion, including velocity dependent potentials. properties of kinetic
energy function, theorem on total energy, generalized momenta, cyclic-coordinates,
integrals of motion, Jacobi integrals and energy conservation, Concept of symmetry,
invariance under Galilean transformation.

Module 2: Variational Principle and Hamilton’s formulation (1 Credit)
Variational principle, Euler’s equation, applications of variational principle,
shortest distance problem, brachistrochrone, Geodesics of a Sphere. Hamilton’s
function and Hamilton’s equation of motion, configuration space, phase space and state
space, Lagrangian and Hamiltonian of relativistic particles.

Module 3: Canonical Transformations and Poisson Brackets (1 Credit)
Legendre transformations, Generating function, Conditions for canonical
transformation and problem. Definition, Identities, Poisson theorem, Jacobi-Poisson
theorem, Jacobi identity, (statement only), invariance of PB under canonical

Module 4: Non inertial frames of References , Central Force (1 Credit)
Rotating frames of reference, inertial forces in rotating frames, Larmour
precision, electromagnetic analogy of inertial forces, effects of Coriolis force, Foucault’s
pendulum. Two body central force problem, stability of orbits, condition for
closure, integrable power laws, Kepler’s problems, orbits of artificial satellites, Virial


Module 1: Applications of special function ICs 1 Credit
2.1 Study of Timer IC 555: Block diagram, Astable and monostable multivibrator
circuits. (2L)
2.2 Study of VCO IC 566 and its applications. (1L)
2.3 Study of PLL IC 565 : Block diagram, applications like frequency multiplier,
FSK, FM demodulator. (2L)
2.4 Function generator using two OPAMPs with variable controls, Astable and
monostable multivibrators using OPAMP, (3L)

Module 2: Regulated power supply 1 Credit
3.1 Concept of Voltage Regulator using discrete componenets. (1L)
3.1 Types of power supplies : series and shunt regulators,CV,CC, SMPS. (2L)
3.2 Three pin regulators. (IC 78XX/79XX, IC LM 317). (2L)
3.3 Basic low and high voltage regulator and foldback current limiting using IC
723. (2L)
3.4 Concept and applications of DC - DC converter. (1L)

Module 3: Digital Logic circuits I: Combinational Logic 1 Credit
4.1 Review of Boolean identities and its use to minimize Boolean
expressions. (1L)
4.2 Minimization of Boolean expressions using Karnaugh map
( upto 4 variables ). (2L)

Digital Logic circuits II: Sequential Logic:
4.3 Review of synchronous, asynchronous and combinational
counters (4-bit). (3L)
4.4 Decade counter IC 7490 with applications. (1L)
4.5 Shift registers using IC 7495 : applications as SISO, SIPO,
PISO and PIPO. (1L)
4.6 Up-down counter (1L)

Module 4: Data Converters 1 Credit
5.1 Analog to digital converters: Binary weighted type, R-2R ladder type, Study
of IC 0808 (3L)

for more details here i am attaching pdf file

Contact :
Savitribai Phule Pune University
Ganeshkhind, Pune, Maharashtra 411007
020 2569 6064
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