This book provides a comprehensive understanding of physics so as to prepare for examinations such as JEE (Main) and other competitive examinations.
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  • Publisher: Laxmi Publications
  • Language: English
  • ISBN : 8179681688
  • Chapter 1

    Physics and Measurement Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    Physics, technology and society, SI units, Fundamental and derived units. Least count, accuracy and precision of measuring instruments, Errors in measurement, Significant figures. Dimensions of Physical quantities, dimensional analysis and its applications.
    This unit has been divided into two chapters :

    1.1. Units, Measurements and Dimensions

    1.2. Significant Figures and Error Analysis.
     

  • Chapter 2

    Kinematics Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    Frame of reference, Motion in a straight line : Position-time graph, Speed and velocity. Uniform and non-uniform motion, Average speed and instantaneous velocity. Uniformly accelerated motion, velocity-time, position-time graphs, relations for uniformly accelerated motion. Scalars and vectors, Vector Addition and Subtraction, Zero Vector,  Scalar and Vector products, Unit Vector, Resolution of a Vector. Relative Velocity, Motion in a plane, Projectile Motion, Uniform Circular Motion.
    This unit has been divided into three chapters :

    2.1. Description of Motion in One Dimension

    2.2. Vectors

    2.3. Motion in Two and Three Dimensions
     

  • Chapter 3

    Laws of Motion Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    Force and Inertia, Newton’s First Law of motion ; Momentum, Newton’s Second Law of motion ; Impulse ; Newton’s Third Law of motion. Law of conservation of linear momentum and its applications, Equilibrium of concurrent forces. Static and Kinetic friction, laws of friction, Rolling friction. Dynamics of uniform circular motion : centripetal force and its applications.
    This unit has been covered in chapter :

    3.  Laws of Motion and Friction
     

  • Chapter 4

    Work, Energy and Power Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    Work done by a constant force and a variable force ; kinetic and potential energies, work-energy theorem, power. Potential energy of a spring, conservation of mechanical energy, conservative and nonconservative forces ; Elastic and inelastic collisions in one and two dimensions.
    This unit has been covered in chapter :

    4. Work, Energy and Power

  • Chapter 5

    Rotational Motion and Moment of Inertia Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    Centre of mass of a two-particle system, Centre of mass of a rigid body ; Basic concepts of rotational motion ; moment of a force, torque, angular momentum, conservation of angular momentum and its applications ; moment of inertia, radius of gyration. Values of moments of inertia for simple geometrical objects, parallel and perpendicular axes theorems and their applications. Rigid body rotation, equations of rotational motion.
    This unit has been covered in chapter :

    5. Rotational Motion and Moment of Inertia
     

  • Chapter 6

    Gravitation Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    The universal law of gravitation Acceleration due to gravity and its variation with altitude and depth. Kepler’s laws of planetary motion. Gravitational potential energy ; gravitational potential. Escape velocity, Orbital velocity of a satellite, Geo-stationary satellites.
    This unit has been covered in chapter :

    6. Gravitation
     

  • Chapter 7

    Properties of Solids and Liquids Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    Elastic behaviour, Stress-strain relationship, Hooke’s. Law, Young’s modulus, bulk modulus, modulus of rigidity. Pressure due to a fluid column ; Pascal’s law and its applications. Viscosity, Stokes’ law, terminal velocity, streamline and turbulent flow, Reynolds number. Bernoulli’s principle and its applications. Surface energy and surface tension, angle of contact, application of surface tensiondrops, bubbles and capillary rise. Heat, temperature, thermal expansion ; specific heat capacity, calorimetry ; change of state, latent heat. Heat transfer—conduction, convection and radiation, Newton’s law of cooling.
    This unit has been divided into Six chapters :

    7.1. Elasticity

    7.2. Fluids at Rest

    7.3. Fluids in Motion

    7.4. Surface Tension

    7.5. Thermal Properties of Matter

    7.6. Heat Transfer
     

  • Chapter 8

    Thermodynamics Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    Thermal equilibrium, zeroth law of thermodynamics, concept of temperature. Heat, work and internal energy. First law of thermodynamics. Second law of thermodynamics ; reversible and irreversible processes. Carnot engine and its efficiency.
    This unit has been covered in chapter :

    8. Thermodynamics

  • Chapter 9

    Kinetic Theory of Gases Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    Equation of state of a perfect gas, work done on compressing a gas. Kinetic theory of gases—assumptions, concept of pressure. Kinetic energy and temperature: rms speed of gas molecules; Degrees of freedom, Law of equipartition of energy, applications to specific heat capacities of gases; Mean free path, Avogadro’s number.
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    9. Kinetic Theory of Gases
     

  • Chapter 10

    Oscillations and Waves Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    Periodic motion—period, frequency, displacement as a function of time. Periodic functions. Simple harmonic motion (S.H.M.) and its equation ; phase ; oscillations of a spring—restoring force and force constant ; energy in S.H.M.—kinetic and potential energies ; Simple pendulum—derivation of expression for its time period ; Free, forced and damped oscillations, resonance. Wave motion—Longitudinal and transverse waves, speed of a wave. Displacement relation for a progressive wave. Principle of superposition of waves, reflection of waves, standing waves in strings and organ pipes, fundamental mode and harmonics, Beats, Doppler effect in sound.
    This unit has been divided into two chapters :

    10.1. Oscillations

    10.2. Waves
     

  • Chapter 11

    Electrostatics Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    Electric charges: Conservation of charge, Coulomb’s law-forces between two point charges, forces between multiple charges; superposition principle and continuous charge distribution. Electric field: Electric field due to a point charge, Electric field lines, Electric dipole, Electric field due to a dipole, Torque on a dipole in a uniform electric field. Electric flux, Gauss’s law and its applications to find field due to infinitely long, uniformly charged straight wire, uniformly charged infinite plane sheet and uniformly charged thin spherical shell. Electric potential and its calculation for a point charge, electric dipole and system of charges; Equipotential surfaces, Electrical potential energy of a system of two point charges in an electrostatic field. Conductors and insulators, Dielectrics and electric polarization, capacitor, combination of capacitors in series and in parallel, capacitance of a parallel plate capacitor with and without dielectric medium between the plates, Energy stored in a capacitor.

    This unit has been divided into two chapters :

    11.1. Electric Force, Field and Flux

    11.2. Electric Potential and Capacitance
     

  • Chapter 12

    Current Electricity Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    Electric current, Drift velocity, Ohm’s law, Electrical resistance, Resistances of different materials, V-I characteristics of Ohmic and nonohmic conductors, Electrical energy and power, Electrical resistivity, Colour code for resistors ; Series and parallel combinations of resistors ; Temperature dependence of resistance. Electric cell and its internal resistance, potential difference and emf of a cell, combination of cells in series and in parallel. Kirchhoff’s laws and their applications. Wheatstone bridge, Metre bridge. Potentiometer—principle and its applications.

    This unit has been divided into three chapters :

    12.1. Current Electricity

    12.2. Kirchhoff’s Laws

    12.3. Thermal Effects of Current
     

  • Chapter 13

    Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    Biot-Savart law and its application to current carrying circular loop. Ampere’s law and its applications to infinitely long current carrying straight wire and solenoid. Force on a moving charge in uniform magnetic and electric fields. Cyclotron. Force on a current-carrying conductor in a uniform magnetic field. Force between two parallel current-carrying conductors, definition of ampere. Torque experienced by a current loop in uniform magnetic field ; Moving coil galvanometer, its current sensitivity and conversion to ammeter and voltmeter. Current loop as a magnetic dipole and its magnetic dipole moment. Bar magnet as an equivalent solenoid, magnetic field lines ; Earth’s magnetic field and magnetic elements. Para-, dia- and ferro-magnetic substances, Magnetic susceptibility and permeability, Hysteresis, Electromagnets and permanent magnets.

    This unit has been divided into two chapters :

    13.1. Magnetic Effects of Current

    13.2. Magnetism
     

  • Chapter 14

    Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    Electromagnetic induction ; Faraday’s law, induced emf and current ;  Lenz’s Law, Eddy currents, Self and mutual inductance.
    Alternating currents, peak and rms value of alternating current/voltage ; reactance and impedance ; LCR series circuit, resonance ; Quality factor, power in ac circuits, wattless current.
    AC generator and transformer.
    This unit has been devided into two chapters :

    14.1. Electromagnetic Induction

    14.2. Alternating Current and Electrical Devices
     

  • Chapter 15

    Electromagnetic Waves Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    Electromagnetic waves and their characteristics. Transverse nature of elecromagnetic waves. Electromagnetic spectrum (radio waves, microwaves, infrared, visible, ultraviolet, X-rays, gamma rays). Applications of e.m. waves.

    This unit has been covered in chapter :

    15. Electromagnetic Waves
     

  • Chapter 16

    Optics Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    Reflection and refraction of light at plane and spherical surfaces, mirror formula. Total internal reflection and its applications. Deviation and Dispersion of light by a prism. Lens Formula, Magnification, Power of a Lens, Combination of thin lenses in contact, Microscope and Astronomical Telescope (reflecting and refracting) and their magnifying powers. Wave optics: wavefront and Huygens’ principle, Laws of reflection and refraction using Huygen’s principle. Interference, Young’s double slit experiment and expression for fringe width, coherent sources and sustained interference of light. Diffraction due to a single slit, width of central maximum. Resolving power of microscopes and astronomical telescope, Polarisation, plane polarized light; Brewster’s law, uses of plane polarized light and Polaroies.

    This unit has been divided into two chapters :

    16.1. Ray Optics

    16.2. Wave Optics.
     

  • Chapter 17

    Dual Nature of Matter and Radiations Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    Dual nature of radiation. Photoelectric effect, Hertz and Lenard’s observations; Einstein’s photoelectric equation; particle nature of light. Matter waves—wave nature of particle, de Broglie relation. Davisson-Germer experiment.

    This unit has been covered in chapter :

    17. Dual Nature of Matter and Radiations
     

  • Chapter 18

    Atoms and Nuclei Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    Alpha-particle scattering experiment ; Rutherford’s model of atom ; Bohr model, energy levels, hydrogen spectrum. Composition and size of nucleus, atomic masses, isotopes, isobars ; isotones. Radioactivity—alpha, beta and gamma particles/rays and their properties ; radioactive decay law. Mass-energy relation, mass defect ; binding energy per nucleon and its variation with mass number, nuclear fission and fusion.

    This unit has been covered in chapter :

    18. Atoms and Nuclei
     

  • Chapter 19

    Electronic Devices Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    Semiconductors ; semiconductor diode : I-V characteristics in forward and reverse bias ; diode as a rectifier ; I-V characteristics of LED, photodiode, solar cell, and Zener diode ; Zener diode as a voltage regulator. Junction transistor, transistor action, characteristics of a transistor ; transistor as an amplifier (common emitter configuration) and oscillator. Logic gates (OR, AND, NOT, NAND and NOR). Transistor as a switch.

    This unit has been covered in chapter :

    19. Electronic Devices
     

  • Chapter 20

    Communication Systems Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    Propagation of electromagnetic waves in the atmosphere; Sky and space wave propagation, Need for modulation, Amplitude and Frequency Modulation. Bandwidth of signals, Bandwidth of Transmission medium, Basic Elements of a Communication System (Block Diagram only).

    This unit has been covered in chapter :

    20. Communication Systems
     

  • Chapter 21

    Practice Papers Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    The section covered are :

    - Experimental Skills

    - Question Bank

    - Practice Papers

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