Detailed Exam Syllabus of Kerala PSC Lecturer in Physics Examination with Category no. 597/2012 on August 2014 published by Kerala public service commission.
Post Name: Lecturer in Physics.
Category Number: 597/2012.
Department: Collegiate Education.
Examination Date: 08/08/2014 Friday 07.30 AM to 09.15 AM.
Mode of Examination:
An Objective Type Test (OMR Valuation) based on the qualification prescribed for the post.
Module I: Mathematical Methods of Physics
Curinlinear coordinates, circular cylindrical and spherical polar coordinates, Victor algebra and Victor calculus, Matrices – Cayley Hamilton Theorem, Eegin values and Eegin vectors. Special Functions (Gama, Beta, Hermite, Bessel, Laguerre, Legendre) Complex Analysis – Analytic function, Taylor and Laurent expansions, poles, residue and evaluation of integrals. Fourier Series, Fourier and Laplace transforms. Tensors, Introductory group theory, representation of groups. Irreducible representation SU (2), SU(3).
Module II: Classical Mechanics
Newton’s laws, Lagrangian and Hamiltonian formalism. Canonical Transformation and Poison Bracket, Hamilton Jacobi Theory, Rigid body Dynamics - Small oscillations Special theory of relativity, Non linear Dynamics – logistic map – bifurcation – attractors – fractal, fractal dimension.
Module III: Quantum Mechanics
Wave particle duality, Fundamental postulates of Q.M., Schrodinger picture & Heisenberg picture, Eigen value problem (particle in a box, harmonic ocillator). Tunneling through a barrier. Heisenberg uncertainly principle. Algebra of linear vector space, Dirac notation, Angular Momentum algebra (spin, addition of angular momentum). Time independent perturbation theory and applications: Variational method. Time dependent perturbation theory and Fermi Golden Rule. Elementary theory of Scattering phase shifts, partial waves, Born approximation. Relaturistic Quantum Mechanics : Klein Gordon – Dirac equations.
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Maximum Marks: 100
Exam Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes.
Medium of Questions: English.
Candidates can download the Admission Tickets through their One Time Registration Profile in the Website www.keralapsc.gov.in from 18/07/2014.