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#### Unit-1:General: Experimental Analysis

• Methods of measurement and error analysis 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.

#### UNIT–2 :Mechanics : Systems of particles

• Centre of mass and its motion; Impulse.
• Elastic & inelastic collisions.

#### UNIT–2 :Mechanics :Gravitation

• Laws of gravitation.
• Gravitational potential and field, acceleration due to gravity.
• Motion of planets and satellites in circular orbits & escape velocity.

#### UNIT–2 :Mechanics :Inertia & Momentum

• Rigid body, moment of inertia, parallel and perpendicular axes theorems, moment of inertia of uniform bodies with simple geometrical shapes.
• Angular momentum, Torque, Conservation of angular momentum.
• Dynamics of rigid bodies with fixed axis of rotation.
• Rolling without slipping of rings, cylinders and spheres; Equilibrium of rigid bodies.
• Collision of point masses with rigid bodies.

#### UNIT–2 :Mechanics :Harmonic motions

• Linear and angular simple harmonic motions.
• Hooke's law, Young's modulus.

#### UNIT–2 :Mechanics : Pressure in a fluid

• Pascal's law; Buoyancy.
• Surface energy and surface tension, capillary rise, viscosity (Poiseuille's equation excluded)
• Stoke's law, terminal velocity, Streamline flow, equation of continuity, Bernoulli's theorem and its applications.

#### UNIT–2 :Mechanics :Waves

• Wave motion (plane waves only), longitudinal and transverse waves, superposition of waves.
• Progressive and stationary waves.
• Vibration of strings and air columns, Resonance, Beats.
• Speed of sound in gases; Doppler effect (in sound).

#### UNIT–2 :Mechanics : Thermal Physics

• Thermal expansion of solids, liquids and gases, calorimetry, latent heat
• Heat conduction in one dimension, elementary concepts of convection and radiation, Newton's law of cooling; Ideal gas laws.
• Specific heats (Cv and Cp for monoatomic and diatomic gases), Isothermal and adiabatic processes, bulk modulus of gases
• Equivalence of heat and work, First law of thermodynamics and its applications (only for ideal gases)
• Blackbody radiation, absorptive and emissive powers, Kirchhoff's law.
• Wien's displacement law, Stefan's law.

#### Unit 3: Electricity and magnetism:Electric Fields

• Coulomb's law; Electric field and potential.
• Electrical potential energy of a system of point charges and of electrical dipoles in a uniform electrostatic field.
• Electric field lines; Flux of electric field.
• Gauss's law and its 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

#### Unit 3: Electricity and magnetism:Capacitance

• Capacitance, Parallel plate capacitor with and without dielectrics.
• Capacitors in series and parallel, Energy stored in a capacitor.

#### Unit 3: Electricity and magnetism:Electric current

• Electric current; Ohm's law; Series and parallel arrangements of resistances and cells.
• Kirchhoff's laws and simple applications.
• Heating effect of current.

#### Unit 3: Electricity and magnetism:Magnetic Fields

• Biot–Savart's law and Ampere's law.
• Magnetic field near a current-carrying straight wire, along the axis of a circular coil and inside a long straight solenoid.
• Force on a moving charge and on a current-carrying wire in a uniform magnetic field.
• Magnetic moment of a current loop; Effect of a uniform magnetic field on a current loop.
• Moving coil galvanometer, voltmeter, ammeter and their conversions.

#### Unit 3: Electricity and magnetism:Electromagnetic Induction

• Electromagnetic induction, Faraday's law, Lenz's law.
• Self and mutual inductance.
• RC, LR and LC circuits with D.C. and A.C. sources

#### Unit 4 Optics: Reflection & Refraction

• 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.

#### Unit 4 Optics: Wave nature of light

• Huygen's principle.
• interference limited to Young's double-slit experiment

#### Unit 5: Modern Physics: Atoms & Nuclei

• Atomic nucleus; Alpha, beta and gamma radiations; Law of radioactive decay.
• Decay constant; Half-life and mean life; Binding energy and its calculation; Fission and fusion processes; Energy calculation in these processes.
• Photoelectric effect; Bohr's theory of hydrogen-like atoms; Characteristic and continuous X-rays.
• Moseley's law; de Broglie wavelength of matter waves.