Wednesday, November 5, 2008

JEE Physics Revision Facilitator - All Chapters Combined

Have a quick review to recollect the material for each section.

1. Introduction to physics

1.1 What is Physics
1.2 Physics and Mathematics
1.3 Units
1.4 Definitions of base units
1.5 Dimension
1.6 Uses of dimension
1.7 Order of magnitude
1.8 The structure of world

2. Physics and mathematics

2.1 Vectors and scalars
2.2 Equality of vectors
2.3 Addition of vectors
2.4 Multiplication of a vector by a number
2.5 Subtraction of vectors
2.6 Resolution of vectors
2.7 DCT product or scalar product of two vectors
2.8 Cross product or vector product of two vectors
2.9 Differential calculus: dy/dx as rate measure
2.10 Maxima and Minima
2.11 Integral calculus
2.12 Significant digits
2.13 Significant digits in calculations
2.14 Errors in measurements

3. Rest and Motion: Kinematics

3.1 Rest and Motion
3.2 Distance and displacement
3.3 average speed and instantaneous speed
3.4 Average velocity and instantaneous velocity
3.5 Average accleration and instantaneous aceleration
3.6 Motion in a straight line
3.7 Motion in a plane
3.8 Projectile motion
3.9 Change of frame

4. The forces

4.1 Introduction
4.2 Gravitational forces
4.3 Electromagnetic (EM) forces
4.4 Nuclear Forces
4.5 Weak forces
4.6 Scope of Classical physics

5. Newtons laws of motion

5.1 Newton's First law
5.2 Newton's second law
5.3 Working with Newton's laws
5.4 Newton's third law of motion
5.5 Pseudo forces
5.6 The Horse and the cart
5.7 Inertia

6. Friction

6.1 Friction as the component of contact force
6.2 Kinetic friction
6.3 Static friction
6.4 Laws of friction
6.5 Understanding friction at atomic level
6.6 A Laboratory method to measure

7. Circular motion

7.1 Angular variables
7.2 Unit vectors along the radius and the tangent
7.3 Acceleration in circular motion
7.4 Dynamics of circular motion
7.5 Circular turnings and banking of roads
7.6 Centrifugal force
7.7 Effect of earth's rotation on apprarent weight

8. Work and energy

1. Kinetic enery
2. Work and work energy theorem
3. Calculation of work done
4. Work energy theorem for a system of particles
5. Potential energy
6. Conservative and nonconservative forces
7. Definition of Potential energy and conservation of mechanical energy
8. Change in the potential energy in a rigid body motion
9. Gravitational potential energy
10. Potential energy oif a compressed or extended spring
11. Different forms of energy: Mass energy equivalence

9. Centre of mass,linear momentum,collision

1. Centre of mass
2. Centre of mass of continuous bodies
3. Motion of the Centre of mass
4. Linear momentum and its conservation principle
5. Rocket propulsion
6. Collision
7. Elastic collision in one dimension
8. Perfectly inelastic collision in one dimension
9. Coefficient of restitution
10. Elastic collision in two dimensions
11. Impulse and impulsive force

10. Rotational mechanics

1. Rotation of a rigid body
2. Kinematics
3. Rotational dynamics
4. Torque of a force about the axis of rotation
5. Г = Iα
6. Bodies in equilibrium
7. Bending of a cyclist on a horizontal turn
8. Angular momentum
9. L = Iα
10. Conservation of angular momentum
11. Angular impulse
12. Kinetic energy of a rigid body rotating about a given axis
13. Power delivered and work done by a torque
14. Calculation of moment of inertia
15. Two important theorems on moment of inertia
16. Combined rotation and translation
17. Rolling
18. Kinetic energy of a body in combined rotation and translation
19. Angular momentum of a body in combined rotation and translation
20. Why does a rolling sphere slow down

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