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Origin of quantum theory and related experiments, Wave-Particle duality for photons and material particles, Wave function and its born interpretation, Relation with measurement of dynamical variables, d-function as definite position and plane wave as definite momentum wave function, Wavepacket as superposition of d-functions and of plane waves, Position-momentum Uncertainty Principle, Gaussian wave packets, Applicability of classical physics on the basis of uncertainty product. Operator formulation, commuting operators, simultaneous eigenfunctions, degenerate eigenfunctions. Schrodinger equation for time evolution, Stationary states, Spread of free particle wave packets, Time energy uncertainty, Natural line width of spectral lines. Probability currents and their relation with the flux in beams of particles. Square well potentials, Practical examples like metal-vacuum interface, Contact potential between metals, Bilayer and sandwiched thin film etc., Bound states in deep potential well and finite potential well, Double well potentials and examples like Ammonia inversion, Delta function potentials and examples like electron sharing in covalent bonds. Kronig Penny model of 1-D crystals and formation of energy bands. Linear harmonic oscillator, outline of getting stationary states, Molecular vibrations and spectroscopy. Barrier Tunneling, Examples of a-decay, nuclear fission, fusion in the Sun, Cold emission, Scanning tunneling microscope, principle of tunnel diode etc.; Angular momentum operators, eigenvalues and eigenfunctions, Spin angular momentum, hydrogen atom using Coulomb interaction, structure of Ha line due to l-s interaction (derivation not needed). Identical particles, indistinguishibility in quantum mechanics, Bosons and Fermions, Pauli Exclusion Principle, Simple examples of filling up of quantum states by classical particles, Bosons and Fermions. Statistics of noninteracting gas, Density of states from particle in a box stationary states, Occupation probability in M-B, B-E, F-D statistics, Distribution functions, Criteria for applicability of classical statistics, Derivation of U = 3NkT/2 for classical gas, Fermi gas, Fermi energy, Electronic contribution to specific heat of metals. Energy bands in conductors, insulators and semi conductors, modifications at metal-metal contact, p-n junction, details of tunnel diode. MODERN THEORIES OF MATERIAL DESIGN Course Outline: Schrodinger Equation: Review of basics of quantum-mechanics (2); Introduction to Many-electron problem, Example of helium, exchange; Idea of mean field, Hartree and Density functional theory; Schrodinger equation for solids: Jellium model of metals (Homogeneous-electron gas); calculations for metal surfaces, properties such as the work function and surface energies 32

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(surface tension); Jellium model of metallic clusters; Bloch’s theorem, KronigPenny model; Bands, Pseudopotentials, Semiclassical dynamics: DC conductivity; Effective mass and holes; Bloch Oscillations etc,. Semiconductors: Introduction; Some devices (3); Band-gap engineering: Quantum wells and superlattices; Nanotechnology -Quantum dots and wires, Dynamics of atoms: Classical Molecular Dynamics (2); Bom-Oppenheimer approximation, Hellman-Feynman theorem; Carr-Perrinello method; Assembling atoms to make clusters; Superconductivity: Introduction to superconductivity ; High Tc superconductivity; Some applications; Introduction to Polymers, optical materials, superionic conductors etc. SE 303 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-0-0-0-[4] INTRODUCTORY BIOPHYSICS Exponential growth and decay. Homogeneous function of two and more variables. Scaling laws in animal world. Chaos, Fractal nature of mammalian organs Biomechanics. Statics and Human Anatomy. Mechanics of motion. Mechanistic view of Athletic events, Fluid mechanics. Blood circulation and Reynold’s number. Blood Pressure, electro-cardiography and Hemodynamics, Heat Transfer. Energy from Metabolism. Kleiber’s scaling Law Electomagnetism at the cellular level, Impusles in nerve and muscle cells. The Hodgkin-Huxley equations. Biomagnetism. Interaction of photons and charged particles with living matter. Spectroscopic techniques applied to Biology. Microscopy. NMR, EPR, Scattering, Raman Spectroscopy, Ultra fast Spectroscopy, IR Spectroscopy, UV-Visible Absorption Spectroscopy, Fluorescence. Medical use of X-rays. Nuclear medicine. Computerised Axial Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Optical Imaging. PHYSICS OF BIO-MATERIALS: STRUCTURE AND DYNAMICS Physics of biomolecules : Primary, secondary and tertiary structures; coil, helix and globule; DNA and RNA: Conformation- effects of elasticity, bending and twisting; entropic elasticity, fluctuations and supercoiling of DNA; Computing with DNA? Adleman’s idea; Proteins: Fibrous and globular proteins, energy landscape and protein folding; Lipids: Hydrophobicity and supra-molecular selfassemblies. Physics of sub-cellular structures and processes; The cell membrane: Composition and in-plane structure, lipid incompatibility and segregation; lipidprotein interactions; Out-of-plane undulations; mean and Gaussian curvature, bending energy and crumpling of the moduli of bending elasticity; Edge energy, defects in membranes and their classification; Interplay of in-plane order and our-of-plane undulations. Membrane electrostatics; Can we “hear” the shape of a membrane? Transport across cell membrane- passive and active transport, ion channels and pumps, transport by vesicles-endocytosis and exocytosis; Drug delivery into the cell. Physics of the cellular structure and processes: Structure of the cell and cell organelles: cytoskeleton, microtubules, cilia and flagella; Cellular traffic-filamentary “highway” and molecular motors; Calculation of efficiency of isothermal engines; Shapes of cells; Budding; Cell-substrate 33

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THEORETICAL TOOLS: Two alternative theoretical approaches (a ) Langevin equation-dissipation. Hamiltonian Systems Regular and Stochastic Motion.g.. NON-EQUILIBRIUM STEADY-STATES IN DRIVEN SYSTEM: Driven systems of interacting particles . QUANTUM PROCESSES IN LOW DIMENSIONAL SEMICONDUCTORS Course Outline: Characteristic length scales for quantum phenomena. Driven surfaces. nonlinearity and noise. Brief introduction to quantum view of bulk solids. META-STABILITY AND BI-STABILITY: Kramers’ theory of thermally activated barrier crossing-applications in (i) chemical reactions (ii) rock magnetism. (ii) rotational Brownian motion.interactions. Illustration with translational Brownian motion. content. concept of detailed balance . (ii) Nucleation. Experimental probes: Dynamic scattering.applications to soap froths (e. shaving foams). Quantum Chaos.application to liquid crystals. Master equation-loss and gain of probabilities. (d) molecular motors and biological locomotion. SE 305 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-1-0-0-[4] PHYSICS OF NON-EQUILIBRIUM PHENOMENA INTRODUCTION: Examples of non-equilibrium phenomena(i) Glass transition. (b) Fokker-Planck equation-diffusion and drift. (c) polymer mixtures. (b) fluid mixtures. MBE. Introduction to key ideas in transport and interaction of photons with material. Scaling as a heuristic tool. novel processes. Becker-Doring Theory of homogeneous nucleation and its modern extensions-applications in (a) condensation and (b) crystallization. (b) solid state devices. Lifshitz-Slyozov arguments for phase separation and its generalizations-applications to (a) alloys. NONLINEAR SYSTEMS Maps as dynamical systems modeling chaos and complexity. Neural computers. Area preserving maps. inelastic neutron scattering. Theory of phase separation controlled by topological defects.a “dream machine”? .applications in molecular beam epitaxy (MBE). Theory of coarsening of Cellular Patterns.applications to vehicular traffic. (iii) Phase separation. Perturbation theory and KAM. Interaction of cells. contacts and adhesion.applications of stochastic resonance in (a) nonlinear optics. Illustration with (i) translational Brownian motion. (c) neuroscience. Quantum Structures: Electronic Properties: Science and technology realizing low dimensional structures. Langmuir-Bloddgett films. “Enhancing signals with the help of noise” .addressable memory. Cellular Automata. Movement of cells-swimming and crawling.entropic repulsions and adhesion. Scientific and Technological significance of nanostructures and meso-scopic structures. MOCVD. 34 SE 306 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-0-0-0-[4] SE 307 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-0-0-0-[4] . Physics of multi-cellular phenomena : Brain: a network of cells.Adaptive learning. UNSTABLE STATES: Allen-Cahn scenario of interfacial dynamics and domain growth-applications to domain growth in quenched magnets. Self organization.

Nd:YAG. Haas effect. Variable stars. Optical Communication. Atomic levels. Remote sensing applications. current energy exploitation. Hot Electrons. Principles of application of electronic devices. Transport in Mesoscopic Structures. Abaranov-Bohm effect. Ozone hole. Rate Equations. cosmic microwave background radiation. CO2. energy from water. nuclear energy. linear stability analysis.. Holography. ORDER AND CHAOS Dynamical Systems. Absorption. Pressure and temperature distribution. Photometry. CW & Pulsed Lasers. Q-Switching. etc. solar energy. Transport in Magnetic Field: Megneto-transport: Transport in Magnetic Field. their evolution and origin.Electronic properties of Heterostructures. Resonant Tunneling. nucleosynthesis and formation of elements. PRINCIPLES OF LASERS AND THEIR APPLICATIONS Gaussian Optics. Ar+. Atmospheric dynamics. Nonlinear dynamics of one dimensional flows. 3 and 4 level lasers. Application to lasers and photodetectors. environmental concerns. SE 308 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-0-0-0-[4] ENERGY Indian and global energy resources. Introduction to Quantum Hall effect. Medical Applications. Star clusters and Binary stars. early history of the universe. Excitons. black holes. Fixed point. diode lasers. Stellar spectra and structure. Nonlinear dynamics of two dimensional 35 SE 309 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-0-0-0-[4] SE 310 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-0-0-0-[4] SE 311 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-0-0-0-[4] SE 312 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-0-0-0-[4] . Metrology. energy from mineral oils. Luminescence. Short pulses. Quantum dots. Absorption. Quantum Structures: Optical Properties: Optical process in low dimensional semiconductors. Quantum Approach. Stellar evolution. Semiclassical description. Tropical weather systems. Quantum wires. Precipitation. Subnikov. Big bang model of the universe. energy planning. Einstein coefficients. Global circulation. Quantum wells. Optical Resonators and their Mode Structure. energy demand. and superlattices. global warming and pollution. Neutron stars. Population Inversion. Spontaneous and Stimulated emission. renewable energy sources. Galaxies. Conductance and Transmission of Nano-structures. Compact stars (white dwarfs. Clouds. Active galaxies and quasars. Heat budget. Gain media. wind energy. bifurcations. PHYSICS OF UNIVERSE Astronomical observations and instruments. Materials Processing. energy for sustainable development. Strained Layer Super-lattices. INTRODUCTION TO ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCE Atmospheric constitution.

Lasers etc. Spatial filtering.and magneto. fixed point. Examples from Sciences and Engineering. Optical sources (LED. Schwarzchild solution. Holography. STATISTICAL MECHANICS Review of Thermodynamics 2. Diffraction from circular aperture and concept of resolution. the curvature and stress-Energy tensors. Small oscillations. Theories of Phase 36 SE 314 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-0-0-0-[4] SE 315 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-1-0-0-[4] SE 316 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-1-0-0-[4] . disturbed periodicity. Calculus of variations. Helium abundance. Mach’s principle. Non-linear Dynamics. Routes to chaos.optic effects. Renormalization. Lagrange’s equation. canonical transformations. Cosmological expansion. Electro. Non-linear dynamics of 1-D and 2D maps. fractal geometry and fractal dimension. Principle of equivalence. bifurcations. anisotropies in the CMB. Riemannian geometry. Fourier transforms and Fourier optics. Limit cycle. Optical Waveguides and integrated optics.Period doubling. FRW-metric. SE 313 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-0-0-0-[4] MODERN OPTICS Review of Maxwell’s and electromagnetic wave equations. momentum. Maxwell’s equations in covariant form. Basic Principles and Applications of Statistical Mechanics 3. Ideal Quantum Gases 4. Christoffel symbols. Scattering. Kinematics of decays and collisions. Measurement of chaos. Cosmic Microwave background. quasiperiodicity and intermittency. HamiltonJacobi theory. Coherence. Strange attractors. Poisson brackets. Lorentz transformations. Transformation laws for velocity. and Image Processing.Lyapunov exponent. twin and other paradoxes. constraints. Optical fibres. Collisions. energy. Lagrangian Mechanics. phase space & phase trajectories. Hamilton’s Equations. the gravitational field equations. Phase space. Representations of the Lorenz Group and SL(2. Interacting Systems5.flows. CLASSICAL MECHANICS Review of the Newtonian mechanics. Forced oscillators. Frames of references. Central forces. Poincare section . Anharmonic oscillators. equilibrium. stability. Experimental tests. force Equations.) and detectors. Perturbation theory. Mass-energy equivalence. Universality. Polarized light. Generalized coordinates. and optical communication. entropy. relativity of simultaneity.C). SPECIAL & GENERAL RELATIVITY Special Relativity. Introduction to General Relativity. Rigid body dynamics. stability. Basic cosmology. Periodicity. Laser-matter interaction. Wave propagation in anisotropic media. Geodesics and particle trajectories. Empirical evidence for the constancy of c. Principle of virtual work.

Elementary concepts of quantum Hall effect. Cryptography. Types of solids. Solid state devices.Magnetism & antiferromagnetism. PHYSICS OF INFORMATION PROCESSING. vander-waals solids. Pauli paramagnetism. Spin waves. Raman effect. Hydrogen molecules. Basics of Electromagnetic fields and waves. 3-0-0-0-4 Prereq. spin. ferro. Heisenberg model. liquids and liquid crystals. Identical particles. Giant and colossal magneto resistance. Thomas-Fermi approximation. Intrinsic & extrinsic semiconductors. Meissner effect. Hund’s rules. holes. Hydrogen atom. p-n junctions. Ginzberg Landau theory. Heat capacity. Transmission lines. Physical limitations of information devices. Structure and Scattering. Bucky balls. Electron & hole mobilities. 37 . Computer Simulations 7. LCMO and VB methods. Information and Thermodynamics. Vibrations of mono and diatomic lattices. Magnetic storage. Tight-binding model. Molecular spectra. Semiconductors. Flux quantization. Crystal binding. Nearly free electron Model. Generation. Transport properties. Optics and Imaging. Waveguides and Antennas. Many electron atoms. Onedimensional problems. Electrons in a periodic potential. Inverse problems. Metals. Schroedinger equation. wavemechanics. Central field approximation. Exchange interaction. Experimental Survey. Lasers. Einstein and Debye models. General treatment of angular momentum. Measurement and Coding. London’s equation. paramagnetism. Lattice Heat Capacity. Lattice vibrations. Magnetism. Pauli exclusion principle CONDENSED MATTER PHYSICS Free electron model. Crystalline solids. Nanostructures. Information in physical systems: Shannon’s Theory of information. Detection and Modulation of light. Mechanics SE 317 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-1-0-0-[4] INTRODUCTION TO ATOMIC AND NUCLEAR PHYSICS Quantum mechanics of one and two electron atoms. Bloch’s theorem. Symmetries in quantum mechanics. Mean field theory. Impurity levels.Ionic covalent solids. LCAO. BCS theory. QUANTUM MECHANICS-I Origins of Quantum Theory . Laws of mass action. Central potentials. Hilbert space formalism for quantum mechanics.Transitions 6. Superconductivity. Adiabatic & harmonic approximations. PHY 103 SE 318 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-1-0-0-[4] SE 319 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-1-0-0-[4] SE 320 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-0-0-0-[4] Basic Interactions: Order of magnitude estimates. Effective mass. semiclassical dynamics. Elementary Concepts of Non-equilibrium Stat. Molecular binding. Diamagnetism. Noise in physical systems. Hall Effect. Motion of an electron in a dc electric field. New technologies.

flow techniques. manufacture through calcium carbide. higher olefins. vinylidene chloride.Oxidation products of ethylene: Ethylene oxide. molecular rearrangements. Debye-Huckel limiting law. applications of butadiene. photochemical reactions and catalysis. coking of hard coal. H. special separation techniques. 1. dehydrogenation. butanols. Basic products of industrial synthesis: synthesis gas. adiponitrile. condensed aromatics. Polyamides: Adipic acid. Cp and Cv. halogen derivatives of methane. Aromatics: Source of feedstocks. butanes. structure and bonding. entropy and free energy changes. propanol. amyl alcohols. neopentyl glycol Vinyl-halogen and oxygen compounds: Vinyl chloride. Methods of determining order of chemical reactions. The Maxwell distribution of speeds. T. ethylene glycol ethers. Acetylene: Significance and manufacturing process for acetylene. Raoult’s law. formaldehyde. isolation. aldol synthesis. acrylonitrile. Fast reactions. vinylacetate. industrial operations. various relations between q. acetone. acetic anhydride. polyhydric alcohols. Synthesis using carbon monoxide: Hydroformylation. photochemistry.SE 331 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-0-0-0-[4] BASIC PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY States of matter and properties of gases: Description of states of matter. and biomass as energy sources. Chemical Kinetics: Phenomenological kinetics. natural gas. flash photolysis. Chemical equilibrium. perfect gas equation of state. Olefins: Historical perspective. Thermodynamics: First law and its implications. ethylene glycol. Chemical potential phase equilibrium. substitution and elimination reactions. diffusion and effusion. U. naphthalene. industrial manufacture from cracking. stereochemistry. thermal process. Chain reactions and explosions. the van der Waals and the Virial equation of states. INDUSTRIAL ORGANIC CHEMISTRY Various aspects of the energy and raw material supply: Coal. hexamethy-lenediamine. utilization of oxo products. Propene conversion products: Propylene oxide. intermolecular interactions. electrochemical cells. methanol.1st. acetic acid. acrolein.. chlorofluorohydrocarbons. reactive intermediates. ethylene. Collision theory and fundamentals of activated complex theory. 3-Diolefins: 1. w. unbranched higher olefins and their use in metathesis reactions. allylchloride. Henry’s law and colligative properties. 2nd and 3rd order laws. cracking of hydrocarbons. Second law. 38 SE 333 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-0-0-0-[4] . acetaldeyde. oil. nuclear. vinyl ethers. carbonylation of olefins. lactams. process operation. SE 332 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-0-0-0-[4] BASIC ORGANIC CHEMISTRY Nomenclature of organic molecules. critical temperature. anthracene. Electrochemisty. Alcohols: Ethanol. hydrodealkylation. applications of acetylene. 3-Butadiene. real gases.

Symmetry and group theory: Definition of groups. Reaction order. Microwave. The electronic spectra of some diatomic and polyatomic molecules. Glycolysis. affinity chromatography. Enzymes and their kinetics: Michaelis-Menten kinetics. Oxidation products of xylene and naphthalene: Phthalic anhydride. Calvin’s cycle. cofactors. molecular orbitals of diatomic and polyatomic molecules. betaturns). Ion exchange. pH. selection rules of electronic transition. The symmetry of normal vibrations. matrix representation of symmetry operations. Protein Engineering. Selection rules from symmetry considerations. tertiary (motifs and domains: some Important motifs like Rossman fold. vibronic analysis. gel filtration. pKa of aminoacids. reversed phase. parallel and antiparallel beta-sheets. illustrative examples. Krebs cycle. cumene. over expression of recombinant proteins. dideoxy and fluorescence). un-competitive. Prokaryotic Transcription. Symmetry and spectroscopy: Transition between stationary states. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR). secondary (alpha. temperature on enzymes activity. sequencing of nucleic acids (chemical. Ramachandran plot. 3-0-0-0-4 Introduction to symmetry: Symmetry elements. classification of molecules into point groups. beta barrel) and quaternary structure (Hemoglobin and Myoglobin). Symmetry of wave functions of atoms and molecules. D and L amino acid nomenclature . diisocyanates. aniline. helix turn helix. Nucleic acids: A. competitive. esters of phthalic acid and derivatives. mutagenesis (random and site directed). genomes. Some important special effects such as the SE 335 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-0-0-0-[4] 39 . Effect of pH. B and Z. Primary (single letter amino acid codes). multiple symmetry operations. super-secondary structural motifs. ultracentrifugation. Infrared and Raman spectra. Use of spectroscopic tools in studying bimolecules. electron transport. cyclohexane.DNA structures. Method of replication. SE 334 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-0-0-0-[4] BIOSYSTEMS Buffers (their use in study of biomolecules). Molecular orbitals of conjugated molecules (Huckel MOs) and of transition metal complexes. terephthalic acid. translation. Dialysis. Molecular point groups. salting out and precipitation by organic solvents. Biophysical techniques to purify and study proteins. circular Dichroism of proteins. reducible and irreducible representations. Metabolism: Photosynthesis. genetic code. maleic anhydride. gel electrophoresis. 310-. nitrobenzene. gamma 1 turns. non-competitive and irreversible inhibition of enzymes. SYMMETRY IN CHEMISTRY. symmetry operations on molecules.Benzene derivatives: Styrene. symmetry adapted linear combinations. genes. phenol. symmetry operations and symbols. Proteins: protein sequencing by chemical and mass & NMR spectroscopic methods. Beta-helices. characters and character tables. Symmetry and molecular structure calculations: Introduction to quantum mechanics. 4 helix bundles.

Quantum mechanical models: Polyelectron atoms and molecules. Specific Laser Systems: He-Ne laser. ions and molecules. units of length and energy and basic mathematical concepts. interaction of photons with atoms and molecules. spontaneous and stimulated emission coefficients. gain and condition of laser oscillation. The use of molecular modeling to discover and design new molecules: Molecular modeling in drug discovery. Fundamentals of Lasers: Population inversion. Planck’s law. molecular graphics. Force field models of water and other simple molecular systems. The Monte Carlo and molecular dynamics methods. Laser cavities and cavity modes. potential energy surfaces. modeling of calculated interaction energies by model potentials for simple atoms. elementary quantum mechanical studies of atoms and molecules. Molecular basis of elementary chemical reactions. light as collection of photons. General features of molecular mechanics force fields. Ar+-ion laser and Nd:YAG laser. SE 336 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-0-0-0-[4] PHOTONS.. electrostatic interactions. the concept of interatomic and intermolecular interactions. Applications to various molecular and macromolecular systems. energy and momentum of photons. angle bending and torsion. MOLECULAR MODELING Basic concepts in molecular modeling. Computer simulation methods: Concept of microstates of macroscopic systems. SE 338 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-0-0-0-[4] LASERS AND CHEMISTRY AND BIOLOGY Fundamental Properties of light: Maxwell’s equations in vacuum. averages and basic ideas of simulations. Calculation of free energy through molecular modeling and simulations. Temporal and spatial coherence. concept of potential energy surfaces and reaction dynamics. Generation of short pulses: Q-switching and mode locking. transverse electromagnetic wave. flow of electromagnetic energy. Fermi resonance etc. absorption and dispersion of light. Maxwell’s equations in dielectric medium. coordinate systems.exclusion rule for centrosymmetric molecules. relation between the microscopic and macroscopic observables. Homogenous and inhomogeneous broadening of spectral lines. bond stretching. deriving and using three dimensional pharmacophores. Conservation of orbital symmetry and chemical reactions: Some illustrative examples such as Woodward-Hoffmann rule of electrocyclic reactions. Empirical force field models: Molecular Mechanics. initial state selection and final state analysis with and without laser. quantitative structure-activity relationships etc. effective pair potentials. MOLECULES AND CHEMICAL DYNAMICS Classical theory of light. Absorption and emission of light: Cavity radiation. molecular docking. Tunable dye lasers and 40 SE 337 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-0-0-0-[4] .

J-spectroscopy. Orthogonal projections. Orthogonal Latin squares. Positive and semi-positive forms etc. coupling constants. Hadamard matrices. Optical trapping and manipulation of biological macromolecules and organelles. primary decomposition etc. medical applications of NMR imaging. Inner product spaces. Secondary decomposition theorem. Spectroscopy of single molecules. chemical shift. Laser in chemistry: Laser-induced fluorescence and multi-photon ionization process of molecules. Identification and manipulation of single molecules in confocal microscopy. SE 352 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-1-0-0-[4] 41 . window functions. Rational canonical forms. etc. Lasers in biology: Application of ultra-fast spectroscopy of probe protein dynamics. phase cycling. Generating functions. Balanced incomplete block design. Two dimensional experiments. NMR imaging. polarization transfer experiments. energy and electron transfer processes in natural photo-biological process. Jordan canonical forms and some applications. triangulation. One dimensional NMR experiments. Elementary canonical forms: diagonalization. Linear transformations and projections. CW and FT methods. DISCRETE MATHEMATICS Permutations and combinations and basic definitions. SE 339 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-0-0-0-[4] MAGNETIC RESONANCE IN CHEMISTRY. Vector spaces. homo and hetero nuclear COSY. NOESY and multiple quantum experiments. Structure determination of biological molecules using NMR spectroscopy. Probing the dynamics of chemical processes in liquid and molecular beam.Optical Parametric Oscillators. Difference sets. phase correction. Non-linear optical process in molecules and material medium. Recurrence relations. relaxation phenomena. Polya’s enumeration theory. dynamic range problem. Unitary and normal operators. BIOLOGY & MEDICINE Introduction to magnetic resonance. double resonance. Fluorescence correlation spectroscopy and applications to diagnostics and biotechnology. System of distinct representatives. Skew-symmetric. relations. SE 351 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-1-0-0-[4] LINEAR ALGEBRA Fields and linear equations. NOE and difference spectroscopy. Bilinear forms. Principle of inclusion and exclusion. Symmetric. Introduction to pulse NMR. quadrature detection. Determinants. Selfadjoint.

divided difference. sequent calculus. Consistency.r. Consistency. derived rules of inference. Completeness w. Deduction theorem. Simplex Algorithm. Basis of axiomatic set theory. Metric Spaces: Open sets. Boolean algebras. Decidability. Computerassisted formal proofs: tableaux. symmetric group. Examples of other/non-classical logics. Classical first order theories: Syntax.Convexity. Normal subgroups. Contraction principle and applications. satisfaction. Approximation . Topology of Surfaces: Euler’s theorem. Closed sets. Quotient groups.natural deduction. soundness. Independence of axioms. Bounded Variable L. normal forms. resolution.Algebraic and Geometrical approaches. Other proof techniques . Sequences. truth. Construction of surfaces by identification: Torus. Groups. Klein bottle. Artificial variable technique.t.methods and analysis. Sensitivity Analysis. Homomorphisms. Duality Theory: Fundamental theorem. Iterated function systems. Computer-assisted formal proofs: tableaux. Numerical integration42 SE 354 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-1-0-0-[4] SE 356 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-1-0-0-[4] SE 357 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-1-0-0-[4] .Least squares and minimax approximation. resolution. Countable sets. Subgroups. validity. Discrete and continuous models. Transportation Problems: Models and Algorithms. Equality. Continuity. truth validity. finite subgroups of the rotation group. Primal-dual method. Connectedness and compactness. MATHEMATICAL LOGIC Formal theories. PRINCIPLES OF NUMERICAL COMPUTATION Root find problem for transcendental and polynomial equations . completeness. Group actions. consequence and deduction. Network Flows: Shortest path Problem. Numerical differentiation. Attractor. finite difference. Axiomatic treatment. Fractals: Metric space of fractals and its completeness. Lowenheim-Skolem theorems. Soundness. Max-Flow problem and Min-cost Flow problem. Extreme points. Dual simplex method.P. Lagrange theorem. Groups and Symmetry: Groups. Axiomatic treatment.rigid motion group. Orderings. OPERATIONS RESEARCH . Algorithms to generate fractals. Inverse interpolation.P . Interpolation: Lagrange. Dynamic Programming: Principle of optimality. compactness. Hermite and Spline interpolation. Classical Propositional Calculus: Syntax.SE 353 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-1-0-0-[4] BASIC STRUCTURE OF MATHEMATICS Finite and Infinite Sets: Finite sets. Godel’s incompleteness theorems. Uncountable sets. Complete metric spaces. Examples of first-order theories : Peano arithmetic. derived rules of inference. mobius strip. Supporting hyperplanes etc. First-order theories with equality. completeness. applications to circuit design.I Linear Models: Formulation and Examples. Adequacy of connectives. Basic Polyhedral Theory. deduction theorem. Group of symmetry .

Perturbation Methods: Perturbation theory. power of tests. stopping time. Existence of solutions of variational problems. SE 358 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-1-0-0-[4] REGRESSION ANALYSIS Generalized Inverses. 43 SE 359 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-1-0-0-[4] SE 360 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-1-0-0-[4] SE 361 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-1-0-0-[4] . Stoke’s theorem and Gauss divergence theorem. Variational problem with functionals containing first order derivatives and Euler equations. Numerical methods (direct and iterative) for solving linear systems with error analysis. Numerical methods for initial value problems. Non-linear Regression. STATISTICAL SIMULATION AND DATA ANALYSIS Simulation of random variables from discrete. Linear. Integral Transforms: Fourier. transition probability matrices. Least squares estimators with restriction on parameters. mean renewal time. Principal component analysis for dimension reduction.Newton-Cotes and Gauss quadratures. Rayleigh-Ritz method. Markov Process with Continuous State Space: Introduction to Brownian motion. multivariate distributions and stochastic processes. Ridge Regression and Principal Component Analysis. Bootstrap. Monte Carlo methods and permutation tests. convolution theorem and application to solve differential equation). Higher order necessary conditions. Renewal Process: renewal equation. Regression analysis. Polynomial and Multiple Regression.Jack-Knife. ANOVA. Test of Hypothesis of linear parameteric function. statement of Ekeland’s variational principle and applications. Multi co. Confidence Intervals and Regions. Singular perturbation theory. Calculus of Variation: Introduction. Multiple comparison. Boundaries with constraints. Cochran’s theorem. Cluster analysis. APPLIED STOCHASTIC PROCESSES Definition and classification of general stochastic processes. Monte-Carlo methods. Eigen values and eigen vectors for linear algebraic systems. Gauss Markov Setup. Weirstrass function. continuous. scatter plot. Residual Analysis. Markov Chains with Discrete State Space: Poisson process. MATHEMATICAL METHODS Multiple Integral Theorems and their Applications: Green’s theorem. Subset Selection. limiting properties. cross validation. Graphical representation of multivariate data. Markov Chains: definition. Legendre’s and Jacobi’s condition. classification of states. Functionals containing higher order derivatives and several independent variables. Asymptotic matching. Fourier sine/cosine and Hankel Transforms with their inverse transforms (properties. Regular perturbation theory.llinearity. birth and death processes. residual analysis. Variational problem with moving boundaries. Computer Intensive Inference Methods .

MTH-203 SE 363 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-1-0-0-[4] SE 364 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-1-0-0-[4] Elementary mathematical models. Householder matrices and their applications. DIGITAL IMAGE PROCESSING Introduction. COMPLEX ANALYTIC DYNAMICS AND FRACTALS Chordal & spherical metrics. Estimation for general FE approximation. Mixed methods. Numerical methods for matrix eigenvalue problem. Variational problem for second order elliptic operators and approximations. Concepts of mathematical modeling. Normal families. Iterative techniques. Formulation. Analysis of models. The Mandelbrot set. Julia sets & fractals. Periodic points & orbits. Design of experiment. Image Enhancement.SE 362 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-1-0-0-[4] NUMERICAL LINEAR ALGEBRA Computer arithmetic. INFORMATION THEORY AND ERGODIC PHENOMENON Shannon’s information measure -history and axiomatic development. Relative entropy and mutual information. Vector and matrix norms. Results from Sobolev spaces. Illustrations. Simulation approach. System approach. Julia & Fatou’s sets and their characterizations.tion of a matrix and its applications. Singular value decomposi. Variational formulation of elliptic BVP . Image Filtering and Restoration. Dynamics of Julia and Fatou’s sets for quadratic. Piecewise polynomial spaces and finite element method. Image Compression. Image Analysis and Computer Vision. FINITE ELEMENT METHOD Introduction and motivation. Lax-Milgram theorem. Image Sampling and Quantization. Image Reconstruction from Projections. Numerical methods for systems and control. Image Transforms. Image Representation by Stochastic Models. Construction of FE spaces. Self-similarity and fractal dimension. Sensitivity analysis & parameter estimation. Two-dimensional Systems and Mathematical Preliminaries. Law of large numbers and ergodic theorem. Computer implementation of FEM. Weak formulation of BVP and Galerkin approximation. MATHEMATICAL MODELING Prereq. Iteration of polynomials and rational functions. Image Perception. Role of mathematics in problem solving. Condition number of a matrix and its applications. Polynomial approximation theory in Sobolev spaces. Rational & entire functions. 44 SE 365 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-1-0-0-[4] SE 366 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-1-0-0-[4] SE 376 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-0-0-0-[4] . Pitfalls in modeling. Validation. Linear least-squares problem.

Geometrical optics. Ergodic hypothesis. in weak topology. The Gabor Transform and the Short time Fourier Transform. Light guiding in fibres-ray theory. and Scale. Renyi’s information). complete convergence and r-quick convergence. queueing networks and statistical physics. ergodicity. Soliton propagation in fibres. Overview . Extension of Shannon’s information (e.Shannon-McMillan-Breiman (Funda-mental) theorem for countable and uncountable alphabet. Applications to sequential analysis.convergence theorems. A universal (Lempel-Ziv) compression algorithm and optimality for ergodic processes. in norm. Fast Fourier Transform. rate of convergence.different norms. Optical amplification. Noiseless coding theorem and data compression. Scaling Functions and Wavelets.g. Distance measures and applications SE 377 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-0-0-0-[4] STOCHASTIC PROCESSES AND APPLICATIONS Classification of stochastic Processes. Localization. Operators on Hilbert Spaces. Convergence of random variables. frequency. The spaces L2[0. Wiener process and stochastic (Ito) intergral. signal detection. Basic electromagnetic theory . TRANSFORMS AND APPLICATIONS INTRODUCTION: Who was Fourier? PRELIMINARIES: Hilbert Spaces: Orthonormal Bases. Photodetectors and noise. Dispersion in fibres. Shannon sampling Theorem. Sobolev Spaces . Nonlinearity in fibres. mixing conditions. Bandwidth. SE 378 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-0-0-0-[4] OPTICAL FIBERS Introduction. Placherel and Inversion Theorems (d) Schwarz Class Functions and other dense subspaces. Kolmogorov complexity. FOURIER ANALYSIS. Fourier Transforms. Interferometry. ergodic theorem. Basics of LEDs and lasers. interferometric sensors. computing Fourier Coefficients. Rate distortion theorem (and quantization). Optical communication. application to statistics and statistical mechanics. Thick and thin lens. almost sure. The ‘global’ character of the Fourier Transform. Modes. Time. Large deviations and relative entropy. Examples of Orthonormal Bases: the Fourier series. source and channel coding. the Hear System. Filter 45 SE 379 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-0-0-0-[4] . Markov Property. The multiresolution concept. Poincare’s recurrence theorem. Attenuation. Wave propagation in fibres. Channel capacity. Martingales. Poisson summation Formula. Light probability. L2(z). asymptotic stationarity. Cesaro Summability. Measure preserving transformations. change detection problem. Intensity based fibre optic sensors. Plancherel theorem. Discrete and continuous wavelet transforms.1]. Differential entropy. Coding theorems for discrete and continuous (in time and with alphabet) channels and Gaussian channels. Fiber manufacturing. control problem.

Channel flow with soluble or rapidly reacting walls. Nonparametric estimation: Bartlett. Parametric estimation: AR. Heat pipes. Fins. Flow sensors and actuators. MICROSCALE THERMAL SCIENCES Introduction: Micro Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS). Momentum. SE 380 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-0-0-0-[4] SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AT NANOSCALES Introduction to Nanotechnology. PRINCIPLES OF COMPUTERIZED TOMOGRAPHY Overview. Heat sinks. medical imaging. Valves. Multi-component systems. Electro-kinetic phenomena. Associated real transforms: the cosine and sine transforms and their fast computation. Surface Tension Driven Flows: Coating flows. Modeling: Continuum model. Heat conduction in semiconductor devices and interconnects. Spectrum Estimation: the problem of estimation of spectra from finite-duration observations. Data collection. External flow. Various applications. Molecular model. Thermo capillary pump. Assorted Journal Papers. Solar cells. Convolving functions. Solutions of Electrolytes: Electric double layer of Debye sheath. Internal flow. Convective diffusion Phenomena: Enzyme-substrate reactions. Nanoscale measurements. Fan-beam inversion. Symmetries in the Fourier Transform. Heat transport in thin films and at solid-solid interfaces. maximum entropy estimation. Related instrumentation. Other orthogonal transforms and fast transform computation. Introduction to molecular dynamics simulations and direct simulation Monte Carlo method (DSMC). Transport Equations: Mass. Diffuso-capillary flows. The periodogram. Dyadic transforms: the Walsh Hadamard transform and its fast computation. Physics and Mechanics of nanoscale Devices. Electro osmosis. Bearings. Welch and Blackman-Tukey estimates. Materials Issues at Nanoscales. Marangoni convection and instability. Drug delivery systems. Minimum variance spectral estimation. Microscale Heat Conduction: Microscale energy transport in solids. Filter functions. Central slice theorem. Micro channels. The fast wavelet transform. Radon’s inversion formula. Pumps. Heat and Charge transport equations. The computational complexity of a transform. and their exploitation: the Fast Fourier transform. Current Trends and Future Directions. 46 SE 381 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-0-0-0-[4] SE 382 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-0-0-0-[4] . Electro-osmotic microchannel systems. Flow past reacting flat plate. Themo-capillary flows. Frequency resolution. radiographic techniques. nondestructive testing. Characteristic Non-dimensional parameters. Micro/Nanoelectromechanical System. Jets. Modeling Strategies for Nanoscales. Performance of nonparametric estimation techniques. Design of CT scanners for materials testing and flow-measurement. Electro-osmotic Pumps. MA and ARMA modeling.Banks and trees of filter banks.

Convolution algorithm. recycling and reuse. Selection strategy. Recurrent network. Inverse theorems SE 383 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-0-0-0-[4] INTRODUCTION TO SOFT COMPUTING FOR PROBLEM SOLVING IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING Part I: Basics . Materials selection basics: strategy. Conclusions: forces for change. pore structure. design process. environment and industrial considerations. Fuzzy rule base and inference mechanism. Radial Basis function network. applications. Evolutionary neural networks. Nonlinear error surface and optimization principle. selection of materials shape.Transform methods. Aesthetics. Error estimates. SE 385 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-0-0-0-[4] SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY OF PARTICULATE MATERIALS Particle characterization .particle size distribution in single and multiple particle attributes. Population balance concept: classifying particulate processes by birth. Statistical learning theory and classification. Part III: Fuzzy logic: Primer. checking. case studies. Material selection charts: construction. Series expansion methods. Part IV: Genetic Algorithm: Primer. case studies. property limits. death and continuous growth 47 . screening. engineering materials and properties. Direct theorems. ranking. 20 examples). materials indices. case studies. Fuzzy neural networks. Part V: A project work that involves implementation of soft-computing principle in real-world application. Part II: Neural Networks: Back-propagation network. case studies (important emphasis on this aspect. Multiple constraints and compound objectives: method of weight factors.Fuzzy set theory.Mathematical preliminaries: Universal approximation of multivariate functions. Surface charge of particle and charge modification. Materials process attributes: evaluation. SE 384 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-0-0-0-[4] PRINCIPLES OF MATERIAL SELECTION Introuduction: evolution of materials. Theory of particle fracture and stress distributions. Data sources: estimation. Particle in fluids-theory of forces on particle and setting phenomenon. morphology and specific surface area. measurement principles and techniques involving size. density.

Particulate materials of future: nanoparticles. Desorption. population genetics and genetic systems. Characterization of Solid Surfaces: Structural characterization techniques such as LEED. mixing.. pesticide use and bioconcentration in the food chain etc. Population Ecology: population growth. Chemical Interactions: Kinetic Phenomena: Adsorption. PRINCIPLES OF ECOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE Ecology.Phase Transformation. flow metering. extrusion of pastes. Principles of unit operations: crushing and grinding. loss of biodiversity. Various Sensors. micro-evolution. dust explosion. protection of biodiversity etc. population. pollution in the ocean. Types of Resources: air. magnetic. Experimental Methods . speciation. life form types. intra-specific and inter-specific competition. sustainable agricultural practices. Impact of Development Activities: impacts of agriculture. soil. ozone hole. case studies. conservation. SE 386 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-0-0-0-[4] SURFACE SCIENCE Introduction to atomic molecular phenomena at surface: Physical and Chemical Adsorption. Condensation. adhesion. harvesting and control. silos. big dams etc. electron spectroscopies. froth flotation. Modeling particulate assembly with the Discrete Element Method. traditional sources of energy. Atom Motion. extinction. yield criteria for packing. sustainable irrigation.rates.UHV Techniques. Evolution of population: origin of life. bed friction. mining. agglomeration. Introduction to Sustainable Development: renewable energy sources. minerals and biodiversity. FIM. classification. Chemical Surface Reactions. overfishing in international waters. Natural Resources and Anthropogenic Impact.Energy exchange. industrialization. magnetic and electrostatic separation. integrated pollution control in the industries. statics and dynamics of ecosystem. Statistical Thermodynamics of Adsorption. and bins. climax concept.inter -particle forces and their effects at contacts. Particle mechanics . Global Environment Problems: global warming. Diffusion. Scattering. SE 387 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-0-0-0-[4] 48 . STM. gravity concentration. ecological factors. Composition . Autecology: theory. Equilibrium Phenomena . Evaporation. Chemical and Structural specificity. demography. Catalysis. water. transportation structures. ecological niche and niche partitioning. pelletization and compaction. AFM. Bulk properties and behaviour: storage and flow of particles in chutes. Elementary Rate Processes . Applications: Growth of Layers and Crystals. Mechanical phenomenon at surfaces. filtration. Ecosystem: natural ecosystems. Conveying. electro-rheological fluids. microcosmic and seral succession.. heavy medium separation. RHEED.electron emission. natural selection.

Precision and Accuracy. Active electrical transducers: thermocouple. global warming. Deterministic Chaos. Atmospheric chemistry. Pirani gauge. 2 dimensions) in Phase Space. pressure and temperature distribution. heat budget. lonic and cationic polymerization. Periodicity. Calibration of sensors and transducers. Nonlinear dynamics of Flows (in 1. tropical weather systems. Basics of Electronics. Routes to Chaos [Period doubling Quasi periodicity. ORDER AND CHAOS Dynamical Systems: Importance of Nonlinearity. free-radical chain growth polymerization. Renormalization]. liquid level. Basics of Statistical data analysis. 49 SE 389 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-0-0-0-[4] SE 390 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-0-0-0-[4] SE 391 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-0-0-0-[4] SE 392 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-0-0-0-[4] .SE 388 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-0-0-0-[4] INTRODUCTION TO POLYMER SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Polymer Fundamentals: Chemistry of Polymer synthesis. Strange Attractor. Electrochemical mechanisms. and 3 dimensions) and Maps (in 1. LVDT. Lyapunov index. Case studies: Robotic soccer. Catastrophe. Atmospheric chemistry. Bifurcation. Physical Mechanism of Transduction. Universality. Classes of sensors and transducers. Electrode Potentials. Ultrasonic sensors. Emulsion Polymerization. Fiber optic sensors for displacement. and distributed stress measurements. MEMS based micro sensors. strain gauge. Local and global dispersion of pollutants. SCIENCE OF METTALLIC CORROSION Definitions and importance. Measurement of Chaos [Poincare section. Electrical Noise and signal detection. angular velocity. acid rain and ozone hole formation. precipitation. current. pressure. ATMOSPHERE AND ENVIRONMENT This course introduces students to aspects of atmospheric physics and chemistry that are related to air pollution: local and global dispersion of pollutants. atmospheric dynamics. Accelerometer . Basics of Reliability of Sensors. Corrosion rates. Entropy] Fractal geometry and Fractal dimension. photo diode. Equilibrium. TRANSDUCERS AND SENSORS: PRINCIPLES AND APPLICATIONS The need for sensors and transducers. Intermittency. Power distribution automation. Engineering and Biology. Optical biosensors. voltage. Passive electrical transducers: thermistor. global wind circulation. acid rain and ozone hole formation. Physical pro-perties and characterization of polymers. Polymer Reaction Kinetics: Step-growth polymerization. global warming. flow rate. Examples from Physical Sciences. Multisensor fusion. Passivation. Corrosion tendencies. Chain statistics and rubber elasticity. temperature. 2.

Fundamentals of Microfluidics. Transport Properties. Collision Integrals. relational mechanics and the absolute . concept of inertia . Chapman-Enskog Solution of Boltzmann Equation. thermal stresses. Airborne and Satellite-borne Platforms and Sensors. Stokes condition. deformation tensor. BhatnagarGross-Krook Collision Model. variational principles of mechanics. continuity equation and momentum principles. Mach’s principle and origin of inertia. Equation of State for a Perfect Gas. Classical elasticity. Emergence of analytical mechanics. Stress. virtual work. inertia as a manifestation of dynamic gravitational interaction. finite strain and deformation. CONCEPTUAL FOUNDATIONS OF MECHANICS Introduction: a brief history of the evolution of the science of motion. rotation and stretch tensors. Various kinds of Remote sensing Satellites. mass and energy . material and spatial derivatives. evolution of the language of mechanics: acceleration. Electrokinetics. Generalized Hooke’s law. invariants. Newtonian fluids. evolution of the concept of momentum.Merton school of thought and Galileo. Maxwellian Distribution. Continuum Mechanics. Universal gravitation and action-at-a-distance: gravitational and inertial mass and their equivalence.Galileo and Descarte. General principles. hyperelasticity. Strains and Deformation. Controlled and Uncontrolled sources of Electromagnetic waves. momentum. Emission.SE 393 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-0-0-0-[4] PHYSICS OF REMOTE SENSING Electromagnetic spectrum. Electromagnetic Wave Propagation. Constitutive equations. plane stress. Chapman-Enskog Solution of Krook Equation. Nonequilibrium Kinetic Theory. Equilibrium Kinetic Theory. early notions of space. Collision Rate and Mean Free Path. force. transport theorems. Navier-Stokes Equation. Rational mechanics approach. basic thermodynamics for solids.relative debate. generalized coordinates and momenta. Newton and Leibniz. Earth. matter and motion. Snow and Atmosphere. Flow with Translational Non equilibrium. deviatoric stresses. isotropy. Active and Passive Sensors. Molecular Approaches. principal stresses. Application of Remote sensing to Ocean. Remote sensing and Optical Microwave data. 50 SE 394 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-0-0-0-[4] SE 395 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-0-0-0-[4] SE 396 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-0-0-0-[4] . Reflectance and Scattering Properties.Heugens. Lagrangian and Hamiltonian formulations. Maxwell’s Wave Equation. INTRODUCTION TO CONTINUUM MECHANICS Vectors and Tensors. Boltzmann Equation. Continumm Fluid Mechanics at Small Scales. MOLECULAR FLUID DYNAMICS AND MICROFLUIDICS Introductory Kinetic Theory. Moments of Boltzmann Equation. spin and rate of deformation. simplified theory. rotation. compatibility conditions. ideal frictionless fluids.

i. Chemical sensors.phase space. Composites. Shape-memory alloys. Thermoelectric materials. erosion and mass movement processes. SE 421 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-0-0-0-[4] INTRODUCTION TO MODERN BIOLOGY Course Content:Concepts annd Methods in Biology: Principles of Cellular Life. sedimentary and metamorphic processes. Organic & Polymeric materials: Conducting Polymers. Nano materials: Physics of Nanostructures. ii.Schroedinger equation. v. Hamilton-Jacobi theory. Global and environment change. is one that the proposers of the course may want to choose from. vii. Cell structure and 51 . geomorphic processes and landforms. Light Emitting Diodes. internal structure and evolution of earth. SE 397 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-0-0-0-[4] EARTH SYSTEMS Earth as a system. Relation with classical mechanics. relativistic dynamics . Frames of reference and principle of relativity. Carbon Nanotubes. crustal deformation and mountain building. Fluid Earth System: weathering. Carbon compounds in cells.conceptual foundations. The Rock cycle. Basic Principles Structure & Binding. concept of spacetime continuum. Hamilton . rock-forming minerals. Structural materials: Intermetallics. special theory of relativity. Solid Earth System: magmatism and volcanism. floods and landslides. optics-mechanics analogy. Bio-sensors. Magnetostrictive Materials. relationship to properties. vi. PRINCIPLES OF COMPLEX MATERIALS The list of topics will change from one year to another and will depend on the interest and expertise of the instructors. Sensors & Actuators: Electro-rheological. Earth-atmosphere interaction. birth of statistical mechanics. iv. Hazardous Earth System: earthquakes. Piezoelectric materials. The list of topics given below in different units of the course content. some relevant cosmological problems and open questions. Matter waves in classical mechanics. Quantum mechanics . Micro Electromagnetic Sensors. Polumers. Acoustic sensors.concepts. rates and frequency of earth processes. principle of equivalence and a metric theory of gravity. Chemical Foundation for cells. SE 398 L-T-P-D-[C] 3-0-0-0-[4] iii. Nanotechnology. physical foundation of general theory of relativity. mass energy equivalence. Bio-molecular Electronics. Human interaction with the environment. Dynamic Earth system: continental drift and plate tectonics. Ceramics.

integration and control. Plant structure and function: Plant tissues. ground rules for metabolism. immunity. 52 . evolutionary view of behavior. circulation. source of energy for cells. reproduction and development. prokaryotic and eukaryotic life forms. endocrine control. Ecology: Ecosystem. chromosomes and genetics. Evolution and diversity: Origin and evolution of life. ecology and behavior. respiration. observable patterns of inheritance. speciation.. macro-evolutionary puzzle. biosphere. Principles of inheritance: Cell division. population ecology. digestion and nutrition. nutrition and transport. human impact on biosphere. Animal structure and function: Tissues and organs.function. sensory reception. Principles of evolution: Microevolution.