BIT SAT 2015: Physics Syllabus

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BIT SAT 2015: Physics Syllabus:

Chapter 1: Units & Measurement:

-Units (Different Systems of Units,SI Units, Fundamentals and derived Units)
-Dimensional Analysis
-Precision and Significant Figures
-Fundamental Measurements in Physics (Vernier Calipers, Screw Gauge,  Physical Balance etc)

Chapter 2: Kinematics:

-Properties of Vectors
-Position, Velocity and Acceleration Vectors
-Motion with constant acceleration
-Projectile Motion
-Uniform Circular Motion
-Relative Motion

Chapter 3: Newtons Laws of Motion:

-Newtons laws (free body diagram, resolution of forces)
-Motion on an inclined plane
-Motion of blocks with pulley systems
-Circular Motion- Centripetal Force
-Inertial and Non inertial frames

Chapter 4: Impulse and Momentum:

-Definition of Impulse and Momentum
-Conservation of Momentum
-Momentum of a system of particles
-Centre of mass

Chapter 5: Work and Energy:

-Work done by a force
-Kinetic energy and work energy theorem
-Conservative forces and potential energy
-Conservation of mechanical energy

Chapter 6: Rotational Motion:

-Description of Rotation (angular Displacement, angular velocity, and angular acceleration)
-Rotational Motion with constant angular acceleration
-Moment of inertia, parallel and perpendicular axes theorms, rotational kinetic energy.
-Torque and angular momentum
-Conservation of angular momentum
-Rolling motion

Chapter 7: Gravitation:

-Newtons law of gravitation
-Gravitational potential energy, escape velocity
-Motion of planets – keplers laws, satellite motion

Chapter 8: mechanics of Solids and Fluids:

-Pressure, density, and Archimedes Principle
-Viscosity and surface tension
-Bernoulli’s theorem

Chapter 9: Oscillations:

-Kinematics of simple harmonic motion
-Spring mass system, simple and compound pendulum
-Forced & damped oscillations, resonance

Chapter 10: Waves:

-Progressive sinusoidal waves
-Standing waves in strings and pipes
-Superposition of waves, beats
-Doppler effect

Chapter 11: heat and thermodynamics:

-Kinetic theory of gases
-Thermal equilibrium and temperature
-Specific heat, heat transfer, conduction, convection  and radiation, thermal conductivity, Newton’s  law of Cooling.

Chapter 12: Electrostatics:

-Coulomb’s law
-Electric field (discrete and continuous charge distributions)
-Electrostatic potential and electrostatic potential energy
-Gauss law and its applications
-Electric dipole
Capacitance and dielectrics (parallel plate capacitor, capacitors in series and parallel)

Chapter 13: Current Electricity:

-Ohm law, joule heating
-D.C. circuits, – resistors and cells in series and parallel, kirchoffs laws, potentiometer and Wheatstone bridge.
-Electrical resistance (Resistivity, origin, and temperature dependence of resistivity)

Chapter 14: Magnetic Effect of Current:

-Biot savart law and its applications
-Ampere’s law and its applications
-Lorentz force, force on current carrying conductors in a magnetic field
-Magnetic moment of a current loop, torque on a current loop, galvanometer and its conversion to voltmeter and ammeter.

Chapter 15: Electromagnetic Induction:

-Faradays’s law, lenz’s law, eddy currents
-Self and mutual inductance
-Transformers and generators
-Alternating current (peak and rms value)
-AC circuits, LCR Circuits

Chapter 16: Optics:

-Laws of reflection and refraction
-Lenses and mirrors
-Optical instruments- telescope and microscope
-Interference – huygen’s principle, young’s double slit experiment
-Interference in thin films
-Diffraction due to a single slit
-Electromagnetic waves and their characteristics (only quantitative ideas) Electromagnetic spectrum
-Polarization- states of polarization, Malus’s law, Brewster’s law

Chapter 17: Modern Physics:

-Dual nature of light and matter – photoelectric effect, De Broglie Wavelength
-Atomic models – Rutherford experiment, bohr’s atomic model
-Hydrogen atom spectrum
-Nuclear reactions: Fission and fusion, binding energy.

The above article was for the BIT SAT 2015 Physics Syllabus, please visit our website for more information on the upcoming Engineering Entrance Examinations for the year 2015.

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