# 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
-Collisions
-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
-Power
-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:

-Elasticity
-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