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About The Department

Department of Physics started in the year 1997. The department is handling Engineering Physics at the first year level of all the Engineering programs. The curriculum is designed according to the requirements of all these programs by VTU. The department has the credence of attaining a success rate of 92% and above in each semester consistently. The department has well qualified faculty members. Department has proved its achievements in the area of research by publishing papers in National and International Journals. Apart from academics all the staff members are involved in various curricular and co-curricular activities.

Dr. Divakara S
 M.Sc, Ph.D.
Professor and Head
Department of Physics

Vision

Engineering Physics shall provide basic fundamentals and strengthen individual’s contribution to the technological development in Engineering program

Mission

  1. To provide basic fundamentals of Science through competent and motivated staff
  2. To stimulate their technical knowledge by imparting basics of Engineering Physics

Course Outcomes (CO's)

Engineering Physics (17PHY12/22)

At the end of the course pupil will be able to

  • CO 1: Gain Knowledge about Modern physics and quantum mechanics and update the basic concepts.
  • CO 2: Study the properties of materials and their applications to apply in engineering applications.
  • CO 3: Study of laser and optical fibers are used to develop advanced instruments in Engineering.
  • CO 4: Understand Crystal structure and its applications to enhance the technical skills of students.
  • CO 5: Expose Nano technology, shock waves and its applications to inculcate in the current research work.

Engineering Physics Lab (17PHYL17/27)

At the end of this course the pupil will be able to,

  • CO 1: Develop skills to impart practical knowledge in real time solution.
  • CO 2: Understand the concept and working of the instruments to apply in engineering application.
  • CO 3: Comparison of results with theoretical calculations.
  • CO 4: Design new instruments with practical knowledge.
  • CO 5: Gain knowledge on practical oriented problems and to obtain solutions.
  • CO 6: Understand measurement technology, usage of new instruments in real time.

Infrastructures

  • The department has very good infrastructure consisting of two spacious laboratories (Main Lab & Optics Lab), HOD’s chambers, staff rooms, departmental library and store room.

TEACHING STAFF

Dr. DIVAKARA S
PROFESSOR & HEAD
M.Sc, Ph.D
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Dr. N SANDHYA RANI
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.
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KARTHIK R
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
M.Sc.
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Dr. DILEEP C S
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
M.Sc, Ph.D.
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MANJU V V
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
M.Sc., B.Ed.
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NON - TEACHING STAFF

M N GURUPRASAD
INSTRUCTOR
B.Sc.,
VIJAY RAGHAVENDRA H N
LAB INCHARGE
M.Sc., M.Phil.

Department Activities (2017-18)

Motivational talk by an entrepreneur Mr. Sandeep Sugumaran, Founder of Sugar Shot Films, Bengaluru

Special lecture On“Some Interesting Aspects of Quantum Mechanics” by Dr. Swarnamala Sirsi, Associate, professor and PG coordinator, Department of Physics, Yuvaraja’s College, University of Mysore, Mysuru.

Special Lecture by Dr. T Shivalingaswamy, Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, GCM (Autonomous), Mandya.

Special Lecture by Dr. Chandra, Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, NIE (Autonomous), Mysuru.

Special Lecture  “ The Life and Times of Galileo Galilei ”  in view of the Birth Anniversary of  “Galileo Galilei” by  Dr. S A Mohan Krishna, Associate professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Vidyavardhaka College of Engineering, Mysuru.

Special Lecture on “Early History of LASER” By Dr. S P Basavaraju, Formerly, Prof & HOD of Physics, Bangalore Institute of Technology, Bengaluru.

Special Lecture on “Physics of materials, Properties and its Applications” By Dr. Padma Prasad K, Asst.professor, Dept. of Physics-PG, JSS College, Mysuru.

Technical talk on “X-Ray Diffraction an Overview” by Dr. M Nethaji, Chief Research Scientist, Department of Inorganic and Physical Chemistry, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru.

Special Lecture on “The So Called weirdness of Quantum Mechanics” By Dr. Swarnamala Sirsi Associate Professor, Yuvarajas College, Mysuru,

industrial visits

Education Trip to IOE, University of Mysore, Mysuru

Notifications

Research Center

The Department of Physics has very good infrastructure with spacious laboratory, library and research center recognized by VTU (approved in the year 2016). Since then the research center has grown to provide various sample preparation and data characterization facility to the faculty members, research scholars and the students.

Our R & D center has LCR meter facility with accuracy and versatility which makes this precision instruments the ideal choice for many different tasks and applications including passive component design, dielectric material testing and resonant frequency characterization. The Precision Impedance Analyzer is therefore ideal for many demanding tasks. It provides

Precise high frequency impedance measurements

  • Clear graphic displays
  • Impedance (Z)
  • Phase angle (θ)
  • Capacitance (C)
  • Dissipation factor (D)
  • Inductance (L)
  • Quality factor (Q)
  • Resistance (R)
  • Conductance (G)
  • Admittance (Y)

Engineers need to evaluate component characteristics at high frequencies with very high levels of accuracy. Hence the Department of Physics extends this facility to our college students and faculty members at free of cost and reasonable rates for outsiders.

Discussion Room

LCR meter 

Experimental & Sample Preparation Room

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Dr. Divakara S
Professor and Head
Department of Physics
Vidyavardhaka College of Engineering
P.B.No.206, Gokulam III Stage,
Mysuru – 570002, Karnataka, INDIA
Phone: 0821 427 6226
Email Id: [email protected]
Fax:  0821-2510677