Syllabus for Physics IIT JAM:1. Mathematical Methods- Complex Analysis: Analytic functions, Cauchy's integral theorem, Taylor and Laurent series
- Linear Algebra: Vector spaces, matrices, determinants, eigenvalues and eigenvectors
- Differential Equations: Ordinary and partial differential equations, initial and boundary value problems
- Calculus of Variations: Euler-Lagrange equation, applications to mechanics
- Fourier Series and Transform: Fourier series expansion, Fourier transform, Laplace transform
2. Mechanics and General Properties of Matter- Laws of motion, conservation of momentum and energy, rotational motion, rigid body dynamics
- Gravitation and Planetary Motion
- Elasticity and Fluid Mechanics: Stress, strain, Hooke's law, Bernoulli's equation, viscosity
- Thermal Physics: Laws of thermodynamics, kinetic theory of gases, heat transfer
3. Oscillations, Waves, and Optics- Simple Harmonic Motion: Damped and forced oscillations
- Waves: Superposition principle, interference, diffraction, polarization
- Geometrical Optics: Reflection, refraction, lenses, mirrors, optical instruments
- Physical Optics: Interference, diffraction, polarization
4. Electricity and Magnetism- Electrostatics: Coulomb's law, electric field, Gauss's law, electric potential
- Current Electricity: Ohm's law, Kirchhoff's laws, RC circuits
- Magnetostatics: Biot-Savart law, Ampere's law, magnetic field, magnetic materials
- Electromagnetic Induction: Faraday's law, Lenz's law, inductance, AC circuits
5. Modern Physics- Special Theory of Relativity: Lorentz transformations, length contraction, time dilation
- Quantum Mechanics: Wave-particle duality, Schrödinger equation, quantum numbers
- Atomic and Molecular Physics: Spectral lines, atomic structure, molecular structure
- Nuclear Physics: Radioactivity, nuclear reactions, fission and fusion processes
- Solid State Physics: Crystal structure, semiconductors, superconductivity
6. Electronics- Semiconductor Devices: Diodes, transistors, amplifiers, logic gates
- Digital Electronics: Boolean algebra, flip-flops, registers, counters
7. Experimental Physics- Basic Laboratory Techniques and Safety Measures
- Measurement Techniques: Errors, precision, accuracy, statistical analysis
- Analysis of Experimental Data: Graphical representation, curve fitting, error propagation
8. IIT JAM Physics Past Year Papers- Solve and analyze previous year papers to understand the exam pattern and improve problem-solving skills.
Note: This syllabus is not exhaustive and may vary slightly from year to year. It is recommended to refer to the official IIT JAM Physics syllabus for the most accurate and up-to-date information.
This course is helpful for the following exams: IIT JAM, Physics