Units and dimensions 1.3, 1.5,
significant figures 2.12;
Methods of measurement and
error analysis (2.14) for physical quantities pertaining to the following experiments: Experiments based on using Vernier calipers and screw gauge (micrometer),
Determination of g using simple pendulum, Young’s modulus by Searle’s method, Specific heat of a liquid using calorimeter, focal length of a concave mirror and a convex lens using u-v method, Speed of sound using resonance column, Verification of Ohm’s law using voltmeter and ammeter, and specific resistance of the material of a wire using meter bridge and post office box.
Kinematics in one and two dimensions (Cartesian coordinates only),
Uniform Circular motion 7.3;
Newton’s laws of motion 5.1,5.2,5.4;
Inertial and uniformly accelerated frames of reference 5.7;
Static and dynamic friction 6.2, 6.3;
Kinetic and potential energy 8.1, 8.5;
Work and power;
Conservation of linear momentum and mechanical energy.
Systems of particles;
Centre of mass and its motion 9.1, 9.3;
Elastic and inelastic collisions 9.6,9.7,9.8.
Law of gravitation;
Gravitational potential and field;
Acceleration due to gravity;
Motion of planets and satellites in circular orbits;
moment of inertia,
parallel and perpendicular axes theorems,
moment of inertia of uniform bodies with simple geometrical shapes;
Angular momentum 10.8;
Conservation of angular momentum 10.9;
Dynamics of rigid bodies with fixed axis of rotation 10.1, 10.3;
Rolling without slipping of rings, cylinders and spheres 10.17;
Equilibrium of rigid bodies;
Collision of point masses with rigid bodies.
Linear simple harmonic motion 12.1 and
angular simple harmonic motion 12.7.
Hooke’s law 14.5,
Young’s modulus 14.5, 14.8
Pressure in a fluid 13.2;
Pascal’s law 13.3;
Surface energy 14.10 and surface tension 14.9,
capillary rise 14.14;
Viscosity (Poiseuille’s equation excluded) 14.15,
Stoke’s law 14.17;
Terminal velocity 14.18,
Streamline flow 13.7,
equation of continuity 13.10,
Bernoulli’s theorem and its applications 13.11, 13.12.
Wave motion (plane waves only) 15.1,
longitudinal and transverse waves 15.13, 15.14,
superposition of waves;
Progressive and stationary waves;
Vibration of strings and air columns;
Speed of sound in gases 16.4;
Doppler effect (in sound) 16.13.
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Thermal expansion of solids, liquids and gases 23.10;
Heat conduction in one dimension;
Elementary concepts of convection and radiation;
Newton’s law of cooling 28.11;
Ideal gas laws 24.7;
Specific heats (Cv and Cp for monoatomic and diatomic gases)27.1,27.2,27.3,27.4,;
Isothermal and adiabatic processes 27.5 27.6, 27.7,,
bulk modulus of gases;
Equivalence of heat and work;
First law of thermodynamics and its applications (only for ideal gases) 26.1;
Blackbody radiation 28.7:
absorptive and emissive powers;
Kirchhoff’s law 28.8;
Wien’s displacement law,
Stefan’s law 28.10.
Electricity and magnetism:
Coulomb’s law 29.2;
Electric field and potential 29.3, 29.6,29.8;
Electrical potential energy of a system of point charges and of electrical dipoles in a uniform electrostatic field 29.5 29.7,29.9;
Electric field lines 29.13;
Flux of electric field 30.1;
Gauss’s law 30.3 and
Gauss's law's application in simple cases, such as, to find field due to infinitely long straight wire, uniformly charged infinite plane sheet and uniformly charged thin spherical shell 30.4, 30.5.
Parallel plate capacitor with and without dielectrics 31.5,31.7,;
Capacitors in series and parallel 31.3;
Energy stored in a capacitor.
Ohm’s law 32.3;
Series and parallel arrangements of resistances and cells 32.8;
Kirchhoff’s laws and simple applications;
Heating effect of current 33.1, 33.2.
Biot–Savart’s law 35.1 and
Ampere’s law 35.5;
Magnetic field near a current-carrying straight wire, along the axis of a circular coil and inside a long straight solenoid 34.2,34.5, 35.2,35.635.7;
Force on a moving charge and on a current-carrying wire in a uniform magnetic field 34.4, 34.5.
Magnetic moment of a current loop 34.6;
Effect of a uniform magnetic field on a current loop 34.6;
Moving coil galvanometer 36.9, voltmeter, ammeter and their conversions 39.9.
Faraday’s law 38.1,
Lenz’s law 38.2;
Self and mutual inductance 38.5,38.8;
RC, LR and LC circuits with d.c. and a.c. sources 38.6.
Optics: Rectilinear propagation of light; Reflection and refraction at plane and spherical surfaces; Total internal reflection; Deviation and dispersion of light by a prism; Thin lenses; Combinations of mirrors and thin lenses; Magnification.
Wave nature of light: Huygen’s principle, interference limited to Young’s double-slit experiment.
Atomic nucleus 46.1;
Alpha, beta and gamma radiations 46.4, 46.6;
Law of radioactive decay 46.4,46.5;
Half-life and mean life 46.5;
Binding energy and its calculation 46.3;
Fission 46.8, and
fusion processes 46.10;
Energy calculation in these processes.
Photoelectric effect 42.2;
Bohr’s theory of hydrogen-like atoms 43.4,43.5;
Characteristic and continuous X-rays 44.1, 44.2,44.6,
Moseley’s law 44.4;
de Broglie wavelength of matter waves.