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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 90% 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 (18PHY12/22)

At the end of the course pupil will be able to

  • CO 1: Understand Simple Harmonic oscillation and to classify waves based on Mach number
  • CO 2: Understand Elastic properties of materials and their applications
  • CO 3: Infer the relation between time varying electric and magnetic field, the transverse nature of the EM waves and their role in Optical fiber          communication
  • CO 4: Compare between classical and Quantum Mechanics and to understand working of Laser
  • CO 5: Analyze physics of materials

Engineering Physics Lab (18PHYL16/26)

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

  • CO 1: Apprehend the concepts of interference and diffraction of light.
  • CO 2: Understand the principles of operations of optical fibers and semiconductor devices.
  • CO 3: Understand the Elastic properties of materials.
  • CO 4: Recognize the resonance concept and its practical applications.
  • CO 5: Understand measurement technology and use of new instruments.

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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Dr. VINAYAKPRASANNA NARAYAN HEGDE
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

M.Sc.,Ph.D

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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 (2019-20)

Special lecture by Dr.T N Mahadeva prasad for 1st SEM CSE-B section students on “Electromagnetism”

Special talk on life and times of Michel Faraday in view of Birthday celebration of “Michael Faraday” by Dr. S A Mohan Krishna

Department Activities (2018-19)

Motivational talk on “IN-AM THE MOMENT” By Mr. Syed Inamullah (Inam)

Special Lecture on “Current and future ambitious venture of ISRO” by Dr. S A Mohan Krishna

Talk on “Marie Curie & Sir C V Raman” in view of Birthday celebration of Marie curie and Sir C V Raman by Dr. S A Mohan Krishna

Special talk on “Lasers and its applications”  by Prof H L Bhat, Department of Physics, IISc, Bangalore

Special Lecture by Dr. Mahadeva Prasad T.N on “Maxwell’s Equations”

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

Industrial Visit to Solar and Hydro power plant at Shivana Samudra on 16-04-2019

Industrial Visit to Mysore milk dairy on 03-04-2019

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