Syllabus for JEE-2010 Physics
General: Units and dimensions, dimensional analysis;
least count, significant figures; 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, 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.
Mechanics: Kinematics in one and two dimensions
(Cartesian coordinates only), projectiles; Uniform Circular motion; Relative
Newton’s laws of motion; Inertial and uniformly accelerated
frames of reference; Static and dynamic friction; Kinetic and potential energy;
Work and power; Conservation of linear momentum and mechanical energy.
Systems of particles; Centre of mass and its motion; Impulse;
Elastic and inelastic collisions.
Law of gravitation; Gravitational potential and field;
Acceleration due to gravity; Motion of planets and satellites in circular
orbits; Escape velocity.
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. Linear
and angular simple harmonic motions.
Hooke’s law, Young’s modulus.