Federal University, Dutsin-ma

Katsina state, Nigeria

Courses: 4th Year 2nd Sem., B. Sc. Physics with Electronics

  1. PHY462: Solid State Physics II

    (3 credit units)

    Dielectric properties, magnetism, paramagnetism and diamagnetism, ferromagnetism and antiferromagnetism, magnetic resonance, imperfection in solids, density of states, Bloch’s theory, Kroniq Penny model, E – K diagram, photo-conductivity, superconductivity.

  2. PYE412: Digital Electronics

    (3 credit units)

    The transistor as a switch, power dissipation base over drive storage drive and Switching speed, logic gates, NAND or with close logic, the TTL AND gate, truth table, noise margins, television pole, open collector and tristate, TTL, CMOS, NMOS, ECL combinational Systems, Boloean algebra, identities, De – Morgan’s law, Karmaugh maps. Quin McChusky minimisation by computer aided techniques. The half and full adder, Fli-flop, R – S, J – K and D types edge and level trigger, master slave types, the shift register. circuit techniques, oscillation sine wave amplitude control, sequencing frequency stability, waveform discrimination, practical ramp generators. Conversion techniques, frequency to voltage staircase generators analogue to digital, D to A, termination of pulsed lines, Beageron diagram, low noise amplifier design, use of discrete components for minimum noise.

  3. PYE422: Instrumentation and Measurement System

    (2 credit units)

    Basic circuit models, filters, modulators, display and storage building blocks, transducers and their applications, noise in measuring system measurements.

  4. PYE432: Power Electronics

    (3 credit units)

  5. PYE472: Research Project

    (6 credit units)

    The course offers students the opportunity to do research in contemporary physics and under the supervision of staff. A detailed report on the research is presented by the student when the project is completed.

  6. PHY412: Atomic and Molecular Spectroscopy

    (3 credit units)

    The Hydrogen atom; relativistic effects and spin. Identical particles and symmetry. Many electron atoms. Coupling schemes and vector model. Seeman effect. Hyperfine structure. The diatomic molecule; the Frank-Condon principle. X-ray diffraction. Microwave methods. Resonance phenomena; ESR, NMR and optical pumping and Mossbauer scattering. General concept of spectroscopy, spectroscopy for NQ, ESR, infrared and Raman spectroscopy.

  7. PHY432: Acoustics II

    (2 credit units)

    Introduction to non-destructive testing (NDT), Introduction to underwater acoustics, Acoustics measurement techniques.

  8. PHY482: Nuclear and Particle Physics II

    (3 credit units)

    Radioactivity, detectors of nuclear radiation, nuclear instrumentation and radiation detection techniques, radiation hazards, nuclear spectroscopy. Neutron physics; production, detection of neutrons, fission and fusion. nuclear reactors and nuclear energy. Elementary particles;Conservation laws, particle classification. Strong, electromagnetic and weak interactions. Resonances. Application of nuclear techniques, activation analysis.

  9. CMP432: Systems Modeling and Simulation

    (3 credit units)

    The concepts and techniques used in modeling and simulation methodology and suitable simulation languages modeling generation of random variables, transformation of random numbers; parameter estimation design experiment; factorial design optimization.

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