Preface

NCERT Syllabus

Chapter 1 Mathematical Tools

 Common Formulae in Algebra

 Quadratic Equation

 Binomial Theorem

 Logarithms

 Trigonometry

 Differentiation

 Integration


Chapter 2 Physical World and Measurement

 Introduction

 What is Science?

 What is Physics?

 Scope of Physics

 Physics in Relation to Technology and Society

 Forces in Nature

 Conservation Laws

 Need for Measurement

 Unit of Measurement

 Systems of Units

 Definitions of SI Units

 Measurement of Length

 Measurement of Mass

 Measurement of Time

 Dimensional Analysis

 Types of Physical Quantities

 Principle of Homogeneity

 Uses of Dimesional Analysis: Conversion of one system of units into other system

 Checking the accuracy of a given equation

 Derivation of Formula

 Limitation of Dimensional Analysis

 Siginificant Figures

 Error Analysis

 Absolute Error, Relative Error and Percentage Error

 Combinations of Errors


Chapter 3 Motion in a Straight Line

 Introduction

 Frame of Reference

Concept of Point Object

 Measurement of Position and Time

 Distance and Displacement

 Velocity

 Instantaneous Velocity

 Uniform Motion Along a Straight Line

 Accelaration

 Velocitytime Graph in a Uniformly Accelarated Motion

 Kinematic Equations for Uniformly Accelarated Motion

 Distance Travelled in nth Second


Chapter 4 Motion in a Plane

 Introduction

 Scalar and Vector Quantities

 Position and Displacement Vectors

 Types of Vectors

 Multiplication of Vectors by Real Numbers

 Addition of Vectors (Graphical Method)

 Subtraction of Vectors

 Vector Addition: Analytical Method

 Resolution of Vectors

 Law of Sines

 Relative Velocity

  Velocity and Accelaration in Plane

 Motion in a Plane

 Projectile Motion

 Uniform Circular Motion

 Centripetal Accelaration


Chapter 5 Laws of Motion

 Introduction

 Force

 Aristotle Fallacy

 The Law of Inertia

 Newton's First Law of Motion

 Linear Momentum

 Newton's Second Law of Motion

 Impulse

 Newton's Third Law of Motion

 Law of Conservation of Momentum

 Equilibrium of Concurrent Forces

 Rocket Propulsion

 Free Body Diagram Method

 Friction

 Types of Friction

 Laws of Limiting Friction

 Coefficient of Friction

 Friction on an Inclined Plane

 Rolling Friction

 Friction is a Necessary Evil

 Centripetal Force

 Motion of Vehicles on Level and Banked Road


Chapter 6 Work, Energy and Power

Introduction

 The Scalar Product

 Nature of Work

 Work Done by a Variable Force

 Energy

 Kinetic Energy

 Work Energy Theorem

 Relation Between Kinetic Energy and Linear Momentum

 Potential Energy

 Potential Energy of a Spring

 Conservative and NonConservative Forces

 Conservation of Mechanical Energy

 Various Forms of Energy

 Power

 Collision

 Elastic Collision in One Dimension

 Perfectly Inelastic Collision in One Dimension

 Elastic Collision in Two Dimensions


Chapter 7 Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body

 Introduction

 Centre of Mass

 Centre of Mass for a Two Particles System

 Centre of Mass of a System of n Particles

 Momentum Conservation and Motion of the Centre of Mass

 Examples of Centre of Mass Motion

 The Vector Product

 General Motion of a Rigid Body

 Rotational Motion of a Particle in a Plane: the Torque

 Angular Momentum and its Physical Meaning

 Geometrical Meaning of Angular Momentum

 Equilibrium of Rigid Bodies

 Moment of Inertia

 Kinetic Energy of Rotation

 Radius of Gyration

 Equation of Rotational Motion

 Relation Between Torque, Moment of Inertia and Angular Momentum

 Conservation of Angular Momentum

 Theorem on Moment of Inertia

 Moment of Inertia of a Ring

 Moment of Inertia of a Disc

 Moment of Inertia of a Thin Uniform Rod

 Moment of Ineria of a Solid Cylinder

 Momenet of Inertia of a Solid Sphere

 Motion of a Cylinder Rolling without Slipping


Chapter 8 Gravitation

 Introduction

 Universal Law of Gravitation

 Motion of the Moon and the Gravitational Law

 Accelaration Due to Gravity

 Variation of Acceleration Due to Gravity

 Gravitational Field

 Gravitational Potential Energy

 Escape Speed

 Satellites

 Geostationary and Polar Satellites

 Kepler's Laws of Plenary Motion

 Weightlessness


Chapter 9 Properties of Matter: Elasticity and Heat

 Introduction

 Solids: Crystalline and Amorphous Solids

 Elasticty: Stress and Strain

 Hooke's Law

 StressStrain Curve

Classification of Materials

 Some Other Elastic Effects

 Elastic Potential Energy in a Stretched Wire

 Applications of Elasticity

 Heat and Temperature

 Thermometry

 Constant Volume Gas Thermometer

 Thermal Expansion

 Molecular Explanation of Thermal Expansion

 Specific Heat

 Transfer of Heat: Conduction

 Thermal Resistance

 Convection

 Thermal Radiation

 Absorption, Reflection and Transmission of Radiation

 Newton's Law of Cooling


Chapter 10 Properties of Fluids

 Introduction

 Pressure

 Pressure Exerted by a Liquid Colum

 Pascal's Law

 Pascal's Law: Effect of Gravity

 Hydraulic Lift

 Hydraulic Brakes

 Hydrostatic Paradox

 Atmospheric Pressure

 Buoyancy: Archimedes's Principle

 Law of Floatation

 Streamline and Turbulent Flow

 Critical Velocity

 Viscosity

 Stoke's Law

 Terminal Velocity

 Reynolds Number

 Equation of Continuity

 Bernoulli's Principle

 Application's of Bernoulli's Principle

 Surface Tension

 Surface Energy

 Some Phenomenon Based on Surface Tension

 Angle of Contact

 Excess Pressure Inside a Curved Surface

 Capillarity


Chapter 11 Thermodynamics

 Introduction

 Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics

 Internal Energy

 QuasiStatic Process

 Isothermal Process

 Adiabatic Process

 Work Done In a Thermodynamic Process

 First Law of Thermodynamics

 Heat Engine

 Refrigerator or Heat Pump

 Limitations of the First Law of Thermodynamics

 Second Law of Thermodynamics

 Reversible and Irreversible Processes

 Carnot Engine


Chapter 12

 Introduction

 Ideal Gas

 Kinetic Theory of Gases: Assumptions

 Pressure of a Gas

 Maxwell's Spped Distribution

 Average, Root Mean Square and Most Probable Speeds

 Degrees of Freedom

 Law of Equipartition of Energy

 Specific Heat of a Gas

 Specific Heat of Monoatomic, Diatomic and Polyatomic

 Mean Freepath

br> Chapter 13 Oscillations

 Introduction

 Periodic Motion

 Oscillatory Motion

 Periodic Functions

 Simple Harmonic Motion

 SHM and Uniform Circular Motion

 Graphical Representation of Displacement, Velocity and Acceleration in SHM

 Energy in SHM

 Simple Pendulum

 Oscillations of a Loaded Spring

 Oscillations of Loaded Spring Combination

 Undamped and Damped Oscillations

 Free, Forced and Resonant Oscillations


Chapter 14 Waves

 Introduction

 Wave Motion

 Transverse and Longitudinal Waves

 Speed of Transverse Waves

 Speed of Longitudinal Waves

 Factors Affecting Speed of Sound in a Gas

 Plane Progressive Wave

 Reflection and Refraction of Waves

 The Principle of Superposition of Waves

 Stationary Waves

 Stationary Waves in a String Fixed at Both Ends

 Standing Waves in Air Columns

 Beats

 Doppler's Effect

Answers Key to Exercises
