SECTION I: MEASUREMENT

  1. Measurement
  • Physical quantities and SI units
  • Scalars and vectors
  • Errors and uncertainties

SECTION II: NEWTONIAN MECHANICS

  1. Kinematics
  • Rectilinear motion
  • Non-linear motion
  1. Dynamics
  • Newton’s laws of motion
  • Linear momentum and its conservation
  1. Forces
  • Types of force
  • Centre of gravity
  • Turning effects of forces
  • Equilibrium of forces
  • Upthrust
  1. Work, Energy and Power
  • Work
  • Energy conversion and conservation
  • Potential energy and kinetic energy
  • Power
  1. Motion in a Circle 
  • Kinematics of uniform circular motion
  • Centripetal acceleration
  • Centripetal force
  1. Gravitational Field
  • Gravitational field
  • Gravitational force between point masses
  • Gravitational field of a point mass
  • Gravitational field near to the surface of the Earth
  • Gravitational potential
  • Circular orbits

SECTION III: THERMAL PHYSICS

  1. Temperature and Ideal Gases Content
  • Thermal equilibrium
  • Temperature scales
  • Equation of state
  • Kinetic theory of gases
  • Kinetic energy of a molecule
  1. First Law of Thermodynamics
  • Specific heat capacity and specific latent heat
  • Internal energy
  • First law of thermodynamics

SECTION lV: OSCILLATION AND WAVES

  1. Oscillations
  • Simple harmonic motion
  • Energy in simple harmonic motion
  • Damped and forced oscillations, resonance
  1. Wave Motion
  • Progressive waves
  • Transverse and longitudinal waves
  • Polarisation
  • Determination of frequency and wavelength of sound waves
  1. Superposition
  • Principle of superposition
  • Stationary waves
  • Diffraction
  • Two-source interference
  • Single slit and multiple slit diffraction

SECTION V: ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM

  1. Electric Fields
  • Concept of an electric field
  • Force between point charges
  • Electric field of a point charge
  • Uniform electric fields
  • Electric potential
  1. Current of Electricity
  • Electric current
  • Potential difference
  • Resistance and resistivity
  • Sources of electromotive force
  1. D.C.Circuits
  • Circuit symbols and diagrams
  • Series and parallel arrangements
  • Potential divider
  • Balanced potentials
  1. Electromagnetism
  • Concept of a magnetic field
  • Magnetic fields due to currents
  • Force on a current-carrying conductor
  • Force between current-carrying conductors
  • Force on a moving charge
  1. Electromagnetic Induction
  • Magnetic flux
  • Laws of electromagnetic induction
  1. Alternating Currents
  • Characteristics of alternating currents
  • The transformer
  • Rectification with a diode

SECTION VI: MODERN PHYSICS

  1. Quantum Physics
  • Energy of a photon
  • The photoelectric effect
  • Wave-particle duality
  • Energy levels in atoms
  • Line spectra
  • X-ray spectra
  • The uncertainty principle
  1. Nuclear Physics
  • The nucleus
  • Isotopes
  • Mass defect and nuclear binding energy
  • Nuclear processes
  • Radioactive decay
  • Biological effect of radiation
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