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PHYSICS
CONTENTS CLASS XI SYLLABUS
UNIT I: Physical World and Measurement
Details:-
â€¢ Physics: Scope and excitement; nature of physical laws; Physics, technology and
society.
â€¢ Need for measurement: Units of measurement; systems of units; SI units,
fundamental and derived units. Length, mass and time measurements; accuracy
and precision of measuring instruments; errors in measurement; significant
figures.
â€¢ Dimensions of physical quantities, dimensional analysis and its applications.
UNIT II: Kinematics
Details:-
â€¢ Frame of reference, Motion in a straight line; Position- time graph, speed and
velocity. Uniform and non- uniform motion, average speed and instantaneous
velocity. Uniformly accelerated motion, velocity -time and position-time graphs, for
uniformly accelerated motion (graphical treatment).
â€¢ Elementary concepts of differentiation and integration for describing motion.
Scalar and vector quantities: Position and displacement vectors, general vectors,
general vectors and notation, equality of vectors, multiplication of vectors by a real
number; addition and subtraction of vectors. Relative velocity.
â€¢ Unit vectors. Resolution of a vector in a plane-rectangular components.
â€¢ Scalar and Vector products of Vectors. Motion in a plane. Cases of uniform
velocity and uniform acceleration- projectile motion. Uniform circular motion.
UNIT III: Laws of Motion
Details:-
â€¢  Intuitive concept of force. Inertia, Newtonâ€™s first law of motion; momentum and
Newtonâ€™s second law of motion; impulse; Newtonâ€™s third law of motion. Law of
conservation of linear momentum and its applications.
â€¢   Equilibrium of concurrent forces. Static and Kinetic friction, laws of friction, rolling
friction, lubrication.
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PHYSICS
CONTENTS CLASS XI SYLLABUS
UNIT I: Physical World and Measurement
Details:-
â€¢ Physics: Scope and excitement; nature of physical laws; Physics, technology and
society.
â€¢ Need for measurement: Units of measurement; systems of units; SI units,
fundamental and derived units. Length, mass and time measurements; accuracy
and precision of measuring instruments; errors in measurement; significant
figures.
â€¢ Dimensions of physical quantities, dimensional analysis and its applications.
UNIT II: Kinematics
Details:-
â€¢ Frame of reference, Motion in a straight line; Position- time graph, speed and
velocity. Uniform and non- uniform motion, average speed and instantaneous
velocity. Uniformly accelerated motion, velocity -time and position-time graphs, for
uniformly accelerated motion (graphical treatment).
â€¢ Elementary concepts of differentiation and integration for describing motion.
Scalar and vector quantities: Position and displacement vectors, general vectors,
general vectors and notation, equality of vectors, multiplication of vectors by a real
number; addition and subtraction of vectors. Relative velocity.
â€¢ Unit vectors. Resolution of a vector in a plane-rectangular components.
â€¢ Scalar and Vector products of Vectors. Motion in a plane. Cases of uniform
velocity and uniform acceleration- projectile motion. Uniform circular motion.
UNIT III: Laws of Motion
Details:-
â€¢  Intuitive concept of force. Inertia, Newtonâ€™s first law of motion; momentum and
Newtonâ€™s second law of motion; impulse; Newtonâ€™s third law of motion. Law of
conservation of linear momentum and its applications.
â€¢   Equilibrium of concurrent forces. Static and Kinetic friction, laws of friction, rolling
friction, lubrication.

â€¢  Dynamics of uniform circular motion. Centripetal force, examples of circular
motion (vehicle on level circular road, vehicle on banked road).
UNIT IV: Work, Energy and Power
Details:-
â€¢  Work done by a constant force and variable force; kinetic energy, work -energy
theorem, power.
â€¢  Notion of potential energy, potential energy of a spring, conservative forces;
conservation of mechanical energy (kinetic and potential energies);
nonconservative forces; motion in a vertical circle, elastic and inelastic collisions
in one and two dimensions.
UNIT V: Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body
Details:-
â€¢  Centre of mass of a two- particle system, momentum conservation and centre of
mass motion. Centre of mass of a rigid body; centre of mass of uniform rod.
â€¢  Moment of a force, -torque, angular momentum, conservation of angular
momentum with some examples.
â€¢  Equilibrium of rigid bodies, rigid body rotation and equation of rotational motion,
comparison of linear and rotational motions; moment of inertia, radius of gyration.
Values of M.I. for simple geometrical objects (no derivation). Statement of parallel
and perpendicular axes theorems and their applications.
UNIT VI: Gravitation
Details:-
â€¢  Keplerâ€™s laws of planetary motion. The universal law of gravitation. Acceleration
due to gravity and its variation with altitude and depth.
â€¢  Gravitational potential energy; gravitational potential. Escape velocity, orbital
velocity of a satellite. Geostationary satellites.
UNIT VII: Properties of Bulk Matter
Details:-
â€¢  Elastic behavior, Stress -strain relationship. Hookeâ€™s law, Youngâ€™s modulus, bulk
modulus, shear, modulus of rigidity, poissonâ€™s ratio; elastic energy.
â€¢  Viscosity, Stokesâ€™ law, terminal velocity, Reynoldâ€™s number, streamline and
turbulent flow. Critical velocity, Bernoulliâ€™s theorem and its applications.
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PHYSICS
CONTENTS CLASS XI SYLLABUS
UNIT I: Physical World and Measurement
Details:-
â€¢ Physics: Scope and excitement; nature of physical laws; Physics, technology and
society.
â€¢ Need for measurement: Units of measurement; systems of units; SI units,
fundamental and derived units. Length, mass and time measurements; accuracy
and precision of measuring instruments; errors in measurement; significant
figures.
â€¢ Dimensions of physical quantities, dimensional analysis and its applications.
UNIT II: Kinematics
Details:-
â€¢ Frame of reference, Motion in a straight line; Position- time graph, speed and
velocity. Uniform and non- uniform motion, average speed and instantaneous
velocity. Uniformly accelerated motion, velocity -time and position-time graphs, for
uniformly accelerated motion (graphical treatment).
â€¢ Elementary concepts of differentiation and integration for describing motion.
Scalar and vector quantities: Position and displacement vectors, general vectors,
general vectors and notation, equality of vectors, multiplication of vectors by a real
number; addition and subtraction of vectors. Relative velocity.
â€¢ Unit vectors. Resolution of a vector in a plane-rectangular components.
â€¢ Scalar and Vector products of Vectors. Motion in a plane. Cases of uniform
velocity and uniform acceleration- projectile motion. Uniform circular motion.
UNIT III: Laws of Motion
Details:-
â€¢  Intuitive concept of force. Inertia, Newtonâ€™s first law of motion; momentum and
Newtonâ€™s second law of motion; impulse; Newtonâ€™s third law of motion. Law of
conservation of linear momentum and its applications.
â€¢   Equilibrium of concurrent forces. Static and Kinetic friction, laws of friction, rolling
friction, lubrication.

â€¢  Dynamics of uniform circular motion. Centripetal force, examples of circular
motion (vehicle on level circular road, vehicle on banked road).
UNIT IV: Work, Energy and Power
Details:-
â€¢  Work done by a constant force and variable force; kinetic energy, work -energy
theorem, power.
â€¢  Notion of potential energy, potential energy of a spring, conservative forces;
conservation of mechanical energy (kinetic and potential energies);
nonconservative forces; motion in a vertical circle, elastic and inelastic collisions
in one and two dimensions.
UNIT V: Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body
Details:-
â€¢  Centre of mass of a two- particle system, momentum conservation and centre of
mass motion. Centre of mass of a rigid body; centre of mass of uniform rod.
â€¢  Moment of a force, -torque, angular momentum, conservation of angular
momentum with some examples.
â€¢  Equilibrium of rigid bodies, rigid body rotation and equation of rotational motion,
comparison of linear and rotational motions; moment of inertia, radius of gyration.
Values of M.I. for simple geometrical objects (no derivation). Statement of parallel
and perpendicular axes theorems and their applications.
UNIT VI: Gravitation
Details:-
â€¢  Keplerâ€™s laws of planetary motion. The universal law of gravitation. Acceleration
due to gravity and its variation with altitude and depth.
â€¢  Gravitational potential energy; gravitational potential. Escape velocity, orbital
velocity of a satellite. Geostationary satellites.
UNIT VII: Properties of Bulk Matter
Details:-
â€¢  Elastic behavior, Stress -strain relationship. Hookeâ€™s law, Youngâ€™s modulus, bulk
modulus, shear, modulus of rigidity, poissonâ€™s ratio; elastic energy.
â€¢  Viscosity, Stokesâ€™ law, terminal velocity, Reynoldâ€™s number, streamline and
turbulent flow. Critical velocity, Bernoulliâ€™s theorem and its applications.

â€¢  Surface energy and surface tension, angle of contact, excess of pressure,
application of surface tension ideas to drops, bubbles and capillary rise.
â€¢  Heat, temperature, thermal expansion; thermal expansion of solids, liquids, and
gases. Anomalous expansion. Specific heat capacity: Cp, Cv- calorimetry; change
of state â€“ latent heat.
â€¢  Heat transfer - conduction and thermal conductivity, convection and radiation.
Qualitative ideas of Black Body Radiation, Weinâ€™s displacement law, and Green
House effect.
â€¢  Newtonâ€™s law of cooling and Stefanâ€™s law.
UNIT VIII: Thermodynamics
Details:-
â€¢  Thermal equilibrium and definition of temperature (zeroth law of
Thermodynamics). Heat, work and internal energy. First law of thermodynamics.
Isothermal and adiabatic processes.
â€¢  Second law of the thermodynamics: Reversible and irreversible processes. Heat
engines and refrigerators.
UNIT IX: Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory
Details:-
â€¢  Equation of state of a perfect gas, work done on compressing a gas.
â€¢  Kinetic theory of gases: Assumptions, concept of pressure. Kinetic energy and
temperature; degrees of freedom, law of equipartition of energy (statement only)
and application to specific heat capacities of gases; concept of mean free path.
UNIT X: Oscillations and Waves
Details:-
â€¢  Periodic motion -period, frequency, displacement as a function of time. Periodic
functions. Simple harmonic motion(SHM) and its equation; phase; oscillations of a
spring-restoring force and force constant; energy in SHM â€“Kinetic and potential
energies; simple pendulum-derivation of expression for its time period; free,
forced and damped oscillations (qualitative ideas only), resonance.
â€¢  Wave motion. Longitudinal and transverse waves, speed of wave motion.
Displacement relation for a progressive wave. Principle of superposition of waves,
reflection of waves, standing waves in strings and organ pipes, fundamental mode
and harmonics. Beats. Doppler effect.
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PHYSICS
CONTENTS CLASS XI SYLLABUS
UNIT I: Physical World and Measurement
Details:-
â€¢ Physics: Scope and excitement; nature of physical laws; Physics, technology and
society.
â€¢ Need for measurement: Units of measurement; systems of units; SI units,
fundamental and derived units. Length, mass and time measurements; accuracy
and precision of measuring instruments; errors in measurement; significant
figures.
â€¢ Dimensions of physical quantities, dimensional analysis and its applications.
UNIT II: Kinematics
Details:-
â€¢ Frame of reference, Motion in a straight line; Position- time graph, speed and
velocity. Uniform and non- uniform motion, average speed and instantaneous
velocity. Uniformly accelerated motion, velocity -time and position-time graphs, for
uniformly accelerated motion (graphical treatment).
â€¢ Elementary concepts of differentiation and integration for describing motion.
Scalar and vector quantities: Position and displacement vectors, general vectors,
general vectors and notation, equality of vectors, multiplication of vectors by a real
number; addition and subtraction of vectors. Relative velocity.
â€¢ Unit vectors. Resolution of a vector in a plane-rectangular components.
â€¢ Scalar and Vector products of Vectors. Motion in a plane. Cases of uniform
velocity and uniform acceleration- projectile motion. Uniform circular motion.
UNIT III: Laws of Motion
Details:-
â€¢  Intuitive concept of force. Inertia, Newtonâ€™s first law of motion; momentum and
Newtonâ€™s second law of motion; impulse; Newtonâ€™s third law of motion. Law of
conservation of linear momentum and its applications.
â€¢   Equilibrium of concurrent forces. Static and Kinetic friction, laws of friction, rolling
friction, lubrication.

â€¢  Dynamics of uniform circular motion. Centripetal force, examples of circular
motion (vehicle on level circular road, vehicle on banked road).
UNIT IV: Work, Energy and Power
Details:-
â€¢  Work done by a constant force and variable force; kinetic energy, work -energy
theorem, power.
â€¢  Notion of potential energy, potential energy of a spring, conservative forces;
conservation of mechanical energy (kinetic and potential energies);
nonconservative forces; motion in a vertical circle, elastic and inelastic collisions
in one and two dimensions.
UNIT V: Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body
Details:-
â€¢  Centre of mass of a two- particle system, momentum conservation and centre of
mass motion. Centre of mass of a rigid body; centre of mass of uniform rod.
â€¢  Moment of a force, -torque, angular momentum, conservation of angular
momentum with some examples.
â€¢  Equilibrium of rigid bodies, rigid body rotation and equation of rotational motion,
comparison of linear and rotational motions; moment of inertia, radius of gyration.
Values of M.I. for simple geometrical objects (no derivation). Statement of parallel
and perpendicular axes theorems and their applications.
UNIT VI: Gravitation
Details:-
â€¢  Keplerâ€™s laws of planetary motion. The universal law of gravitation. Acceleration
due to gravity and its variation with altitude and depth.
â€¢  Gravitational potential energy; gravitational potential. Escape velocity, orbital
velocity of a satellite. Geostationary satellites.
UNIT VII: Properties of Bulk Matter
Details:-
â€¢  Elastic behavior, Stress -strain relationship. Hookeâ€™s law, Youngâ€™s modulus, bulk
modulus, shear, modulus of rigidity, poissonâ€™s ratio; elastic energy.
â€¢  Viscosity, Stokesâ€™ law, terminal velocity, Reynoldâ€™s number, streamline and
turbulent flow. Critical velocity, Bernoulliâ€™s theorem and its applications.

â€¢  Surface energy and surface tension, angle of contact, excess of pressure,
application of surface tension ideas to drops, bubbles and capillary rise.
â€¢  Heat, temperature, thermal expansion; thermal expansion of solids, liquids, and
gases. Anomalous expansion. Specific heat capacity: Cp, Cv- calorimetry; change
of state â€“ latent heat.
â€¢  Heat transfer - conduction and thermal conductivity, convection and radiation.
Qualitative ideas of Black Body Radiation, Weinâ€™s displacement law, and Green
House effect.
â€¢  Newtonâ€™s law of cooling and Stefanâ€™s law.
UNIT VIII: Thermodynamics
Details:-
â€¢  Thermal equilibrium and definition of temperature (zeroth law of
Thermodynamics). Heat, work and internal energy. First law of thermodynamics.
Isothermal and adiabatic processes.
â€¢  Second law of the thermodynamics: Reversible and irreversible processes. Heat
engines and refrigerators.
UNIT IX: Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory
Details:-
â€¢  Equation of state of a perfect gas, work done on compressing a gas.
â€¢  Kinetic theory of gases: Assumptions, concept of pressure. Kinetic energy and
temperature; degrees of freedom, law of equipartition of energy (statement only)
and application to specific heat capacities of gases; concept of mean free path.
UNIT X: Oscillations and Waves
Details:-
â€¢  Periodic motion -period, frequency, displacement as a function of time. Periodic
functions. Simple harmonic motion(SHM) and its equation; phase; oscillations of a
spring-restoring force and force constant; energy in SHM â€“Kinetic and potential
energies; simple pendulum-derivation of expression for its time period; free,
forced and damped oscillations (qualitative ideas only), resonance.
â€¢  Wave motion. Longitudinal and transverse waves, speed of wave motion.
Displacement relation for a progressive wave. Principle of superposition of waves,
reflection of waves, standing waves in strings and organ pipes, fundamental mode
and harmonics. Beats. Doppler effect.

CONTENTS OF CLASS XII SYLLABUS
UNIT I: Electrostatics
Details:-
â€¢  Electric charges and their conservation. Coulombâ€™s law-force between two point
charges, forces between multiple charges; superposition principle and continuous
charge distribution.
â€¢  Electric field, electric field due to a point charge, electric field lines; electric dipole,
electric field due to a dipole; torque on a dipole in a uniform electric field.
â€¢  Electric flux, statement of Gaussâ€™s theorem and its applications to find field due to
infinitely long straight wire, uniformly charged infinite plane sheet and uniformly
charged thin spherical shell (field inside and outside)
â€¢  Electric potential, potential difference, electric potential due to a point charge, a
dipole and system of charges: equipotential surfaces, electrical potential energy of
a system of two point charges and of electric diploes in an electrostatic field.
â€¢  Conductors and insulators, free charges and bound charges inside a conductor.
Dielectrics and electric polarization, capacitors and capacitance, combination of
capacitors in series and in parallel, capacitance of a parall el plate capacitor with
and without dielectric medium between the plates, energy stored in a capacitor,
Van de Graaff generator.
UNIT II: Current Electricity
Details:-
â€¢  Electric current, flow of electric charges in a metallic conductor, drift velocity and
mobility, and their relation with electric current; Ohmâ€™s law, electrical resistance,
V-I characteristics (liner and non- linear), electrical energy and power, electrical
resistivity and conductivity.
â€¢  Carbon resistors, colour code for carbon resistors; series and parallel
combinations of resistors; temperature dependence of resistance.
â€¢  Internal resistance of a cell, potential difference and emf of a cell, combination of
cells in series and in parallel.
â€¢  Kirchhoffâ€™s laws and simple applications. Wheatstone bridge, metre bridge.
â€¢  Potentiometer-principle and applications to measure potential difference, and for
comparing emf of two cells; measurement of internal resistance of a cell.

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PHYSICS
CONTENTS CLASS XI SYLLABUS
UNIT I: Physical World and Measurement
Details:-
â€¢ Physics: Scope and excitement; nature of physical laws; Physics, technology and
society.
â€¢ Need for measurement: Units of measurement; systems of units; SI units,
fundamental and derived units. Length, mass and time measurements; accuracy
and precision of measuring instruments; errors in measurement; significant
figures.
â€¢ Dimensions of physical quantities, dimensional analysis and its applications.
UNIT II: Kinematics
Details:-
â€¢ Frame of reference, Motion in a straight line; Position- time graph, speed and
velocity. Uniform and non- uniform motion, average speed and instantaneous
velocity. Uniformly accelerated motion, velocity -time and position-time graphs, for
uniformly accelerated motion (graphical treatment).
â€¢ Elementary concepts of differentiation and integration for describing motion.
Scalar and vector quantities: Position and displacement vectors, general vectors,
general vectors and notation, equality of vectors, multiplication of vectors by a real
number; addition and subtraction of vectors. Relative velocity.
â€¢ Unit vectors. Resolution of a vector in a plane-rectangular components.
â€¢ Scalar and Vector products of Vectors. Motion in a plane. Cases of uniform
velocity and uniform acceleration- projectile motion. Uniform circular motion.
UNIT III: Laws of Motion
Details:-
â€¢  Intuitive concept of force. Inertia, Newtonâ€™s first law of motion; momentum and
Newtonâ€™s second law of motion; impulse; Newtonâ€™s third law of motion. Law of
conservation of linear momentum and its applications.
â€¢   Equilibrium of concurrent forces. Static and Kinetic friction, laws of friction, rolling
friction, lubrication.

â€¢  Dynamics of uniform circular motion. Centripetal force, examples of circular
motion (vehicle on level circular road, vehicle on banked road).
UNIT IV: Work, Energy and Power
Details:-
â€¢  Work done by a constant force and variable force; kinetic energy, work -energy
theorem, power.
â€¢  Notion of potential energy, potential energy of a spring, conservative forces;
conservation of mechanical energy (kinetic and potential energies);
nonconservative forces; motion in a vertical circle, elastic and inelastic collisions
in one and two dimensions.
UNIT V: Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body
Details:-
â€¢  Centre of mass of a two- particle system, momentum conservation and centre of
mass motion. Centre of mass of a rigid body; centre of mass of uniform rod.
â€¢  Moment of a force, -torque, angular momentum, conservation of angular
momentum with some examples.
â€¢  Equilibrium of rigid bodies, rigid body rotation and equation of rotational motion,
comparison of linear and rotational motions; moment of inertia, radius of gyration.
Values of M.I. for simple geometrical objects (no derivation). Statement of parallel
and perpendicular axes theorems and their applications.
UNIT VI: Gravitation
Details:-
â€¢  Keplerâ€™s laws of planetary motion. The universal law of gravitation. Acceleration
due to gravity and its variation with altitude and depth.
â€¢  Gravitational potential energy; gravitational potential. Escape velocity, orbital
velocity of a satellite. Geostationary satellites.
UNIT VII: Properties of Bulk Matter
Details:-
â€¢  Elastic behavior, Stress -strain relationship. Hookeâ€™s law, Youngâ€™s modulus, bulk
modulus, shear, modulus of rigidity, poissonâ€™s ratio; elastic energy.
â€¢  Viscosity, Stokesâ€™ law, terminal velocity, Reynoldâ€™s number, streamline and
turbulent flow. Critical velocity, Bernoulliâ€™s theorem and its applications.

â€¢  Surface energy and surface tension, angle of contact, excess of pressure,
application of surface tension ideas to drops, bubbles and capillary rise.
â€¢  Heat, temperature, thermal expansion; thermal expansion of solids, liquids, and
gases. Anomalous expansion. Specific heat capacity: Cp, Cv- calorimetry; change
of state â€“ latent heat.
â€¢  Heat transfer - conduction and thermal conductivity, convection and radiation.
Qualitative ideas of Black Body Radiation, Weinâ€™s displacement law, and Green
House effect.
â€¢  Newtonâ€™s law of cooling and Stefanâ€™s law.
UNIT VIII: Thermodynamics
Details:-
â€¢  Thermal equilibrium and definition of temperature (zeroth law of
Thermodynamics). Heat, work and internal energy. First law of thermodynamics.
Isothermal and adiabatic processes.
â€¢  Second law of the thermodynamics: Reversible and irreversible processes. Heat
engines and refrigerators.
UNIT IX: Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory
Details:-
â€¢  Equation of state of a perfect gas, work done on compressing a gas.
â€¢  Kinetic theory of gases: Assumptions, concept of pressure. Kinetic energy and
temperature; degrees of freedom, law of equipartition of energy (statement only)
and application to specific heat capacities of gases; concept of mean free path.
UNIT X: Oscillations and Waves
Details:-
â€¢  Periodic motion -period, frequency, displacement as a function of time. Periodic
functions. Simple harmonic motion(SHM) and its equation; phase; oscillations of a
spring-restoring force and force constant; energy in SHM â€“Kinetic and potential
energies; simple pendulum-derivation of expression for its time period; free,
forced and damped oscillations (qualitative ideas only), resonance.
â€¢  Wave motion. Longitudinal and transverse waves, speed of wave motion.
Displacement relation for a progressive wave. Principle of superposition of waves,
reflection of waves, standing waves in strings and organ pipes, fundamental mode
and harmonics. Beats. Doppler effect.

CONTENTS OF CLASS XII SYLLABUS
UNIT I: Electrostatics
Details:-
â€¢  Electric charges and their conservation. Coulombâ€™s law-force between two point
charges, forces between multiple charges; superposition principle and continuous
charge distribution.
â€¢  Electric field, electric field due to a point charge, electric field lines; electric dipole,
electric field due to a dipole; torque on a dipole in a uniform electric field.
â€¢  Electric flux, statement of Gaussâ€™s theorem and its applications to find field due to
infinitely long straight wire, uniformly charged infinite plane sheet and uniformly
charged thin spherical shell (field inside and outside)
â€¢  Electric potential, potential difference, electric potential due to a point charge, a
dipole and system of charges: equipotential surfaces, electrical potential energy of
a system of two point charges and of electric diploes in an electrostatic field.
â€¢  Conductors and insulators, free charges and bound charges inside a conductor.
Dielectrics and electric polarization, capacitors and capacitance, combination of
capacitors in series and in parallel, capacitance of a parall el plate capacitor with
and without dielectric medium between the plates, energy stored in a capacitor,
Van de Graaff generator.
UNIT II: Current Electricity
Details:-
â€¢  Electric current, flow of electric charges in a metallic conductor, drift velocity and
mobility, and their relation with electric current; Ohmâ€™s law, electrical resistance,
V-I characteristics (liner and non- linear), electrical energy and power, electrical
resistivity and conductivity.
â€¢  Carbon resistors, colour code for carbon resistors; series and parallel
combinations of resistors; temperature dependence of resistance.
â€¢  Internal resistance of a cell, potential difference and emf of a cell, combination of
cells in series and in parallel.
â€¢  Kirchhoffâ€™s laws and simple applications. Wheatstone bridge, metre bridge.
â€¢  Potentiometer-principle and applications to measure potential difference, and for
comparing emf of two cells; measurement of internal resistance of a cell.

UNIT III: Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
Details:-
â€¢  Concept of magnetic field, Oerstedâ€™s experiment. Biot -Savart law and its
application to current carrying circular loop.
â€¢  Ampereâ€™s law and its applications to infinitely long straight wire, straight and
toroidal solenoids. Force on a moving charge in uniform magnetic and electric
fields. Cyclotron.
â€¢  Force on a current -carrying conductor in a uniform magnetic field. Force between
two parallel current-carrying conductors-definition of ampere. Torque experienced
by a current loop in a magnetic field; moving coil galvanometer -its current
sensitivity and conversion to ammeter and voltmeter.
â€¢  Current loop as a magnetic dipole and its magnetic dipole moment. Magnetic
dipole moment of a revolving electron. Magnetic field intensity due to a magnetic
dipole (bar magnet) along its axis and perpendicular to its axis. Torque on a
magnetic dipole (bar magnet) in a uniform magnetic field; bar magnet as an
equivalent solenoid, magnetic field lines; Earthâ€™s magnetic field and magnetic
elements.
â€¢  Para-, dia-and ferro-magnetic substances, with examples.
â€¢  Electromagnetic and factors affecting their strengths. Permanent magnets.
UNIT IV: Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents
Details:-
â€¢  Electromagnetic induction; Faradayâ€™s law, induced emf and current; Lenzâ€™s Law,
Eddy currents. Self and mutual inductance.
â€¢  Alternating currents, peak and rms value of alternating current/ voltage; reactance
and impedance; LC oscillations (qualitative treatment only), LCR series circuit,
resonance; power in AC circuits, wattles current.
â€¢  AC generator and transformer.
UNIT V: Electromagnetic Waves
Details:-
â€¢  Need for displacement current.
â€¢  Electromagnetic waves and their characteristics (qualitative ideas only).
Transverse nature of electromagnetic waves.
â€¢  Electromagnetic spectrum (radio waves, microwaves, infrared, visible, ultraviolet,
x-rays, gamma rays) including elementary facts about their uses.
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