More Details about Wiley's Halliday / Resnick / Walker Physics for JEE (Main & Advanced), Vol 1, 2019ed

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Author(s)Amit Gupta
Publish YearMarch 2018


This book has been written to meet the examination need of engineering students enrolling in the first year and is in This first volume of an adaptation of the Resnick, Halliday and Walker’s “Fundamental of Physics”(9th edition) is a must-have resource for JEE ( main & advanced) for JEE aspirants. The book has been designed to help the students overcome the hurdles while preparing for JEE in terms of concepts and problem solving. The book offers a unique combination of authoritative content and stimulating problems. Original book is presented in two volumes in keeping with recommended JEE syllabus.

Table of Content

1 Units and Dimensions

1-1 Introduction

1-2 Measuring Things

1-3 The International System of Units

1-4 Standards of SI Quantities

1-5 Applications of Dimensional Analysis


2. Vectors and Elementary Calculus

2-1 Introduction

2-2 Vector and Scalar Quantities

2-3 Vector Addition

2-4 Components of Vectors

2-5 Unit Vectors

2-6 Application of Unit Vector Form

2-7 Vectors and the Laws of Physics

2-8 Vector Multiplication

2-9 Calculus

2-10 Integral Calculus


3. Motion Along a Straight Line

3-1 Introduction

3-2 Motion

3-3 Position and Displacement

3-4 Average Velocity and Average Speed

3-5 Instantaneous Velocity and Speed

3-6 Acceleration

3-7 Constant Acceleration: A Special Case

3-8 Another Look at Constant Acceleration

3-9 Free-Fall Acceleration

3-10 Graphical Integration in Motion Analysis


4. Motion in Two and Three-Dimensions

4-1 Introduction

4-2 Position and Displacement

4-3 Average Velocity and Instantaneous Velocity

4-4 Average Acceleration and Instantaneous Acceleration

4-5 Projectile Motion

4-6 Projectile Motion Analyzed

4-7 Projection on Inclined Plane

4-8 Relative Motion

4-9 Net Motion

4-10 Constraint Motion


5. Force and Motion –I

5-1 Introduction

5-2 Newtonian Mechanics

5-3 Newton’s First Law

5-4 Force

5-5 Mass

5-6 Newton’s Second Law

5-7 Newton’s Third Law

5-8 Some Particular Forces

5-9 Applying Newton’s Laws

5-10 Motion in Accelerated Frames: Fictitious force


6. Force and Motion-II

6-1 Introduction

6-2 Properties of Friction

6-3 Static Friction

6-4 Kinetic Friction

6-5 Some More Applications


7. Circular Motion

7-1 Introduction

7-2 Angular Variables

7-3 Relation Between Angular Velocity and Linear Velocity

7-4 Particle in Uniform Circular Motion

7-5 Particle in Nonuniform Circular Motion

7-6 Dynamics of Circular Motion

7-7 Dynamics of Nonuniform Circular Motion

7-8 Centrifugal Force


8. Work, Power, and Energy

8-1 Introduction

8-2 Kinetic Energy

8-3 Work

8-4 Calculation of Work for Uniform Force

8-5 Work Done by a Spring Force

8-6 Calculation of Work for Nonuniform Force

8-7 Validity of Work–Kinetic Energy Theorem in Inertial Reference Frames

8-8 Work–Kinetic Energy Theorem for a System (Collection of Particles)

8-9 Potential Energy

8-10 Work and Potential Energy

8-11 Path Independence of Conservative Forces

8-12 Determining Potential Energy Values

8-13 Work–Mechanical Energy Theorem

8-14 Conservation of Mechanical Energy

8-15 Work done on a System by an External Force

8-16 Conservation of Energy

8-17 Relation between Conservative Force and Potential Energy

8-18 Vertical Circular motion


9. Center of Mass

9-1 Introduction

9-2 The Center of Mass

9-3 Newton’s Second Law for a System of Particles

9-4 Linear Momentum

9-5 The Linear Momentum of a System of Particles

9-6 Impulse and Momentum

9-7 Conservation of Momentum

9-8 Collisions

9-9 Inelastic Collisions in One Dimension

9-10 Elastic Collisions in One Dimension

9-11 Collisions in Two Dimensions

9-12 C-Frame

9-13 Impulse Momentum Equation for Continuous Processes

9-14 Systems with Varying Mass: A Rocket

9-15 Some Extra Derivations


10. Rigid Body Dynamics-I

10-1 Introduction

10-2 Kinematics of Rigid Body

10-3 The Rotational Variables

10-4 Are Angular Quantities Vectors?

10-5 Rotation with Constant Angular Acceleration

10-6 Relating the Linear and Angular Variables

10-7 Kinetic Energy of Rotation

10-8 Calculating the Moment of Inertia

10-9 Torque

10-10 The Vector Product

10-11 Vector Product and Torque

10-12 The Center of Gravity

10-13 The Rigid Object Under Net Torque

10-14 Work and Rotational Kinetic Energy

10-15 Angular Momentum

10-16 Newton’s Second Law in Angular Form

10-17 The Angular Momentum of a System of Particles

10-18 The Angular Momentum of a Rigid Body Symmetrically Rotating About a Fixed Axis

10-19 Conservation of Angular Momentum


11. Rigid Body Dynamics-II

11-1 Introduction

11-2 Kinematics of Combined Rotation and Translation

11-3 Kinetic Energy of Combined Translation and Rotation

11-4 Forces of Rolling

11-5 Torque About Center of Mass

11-6 Angular Momentum of Rigid Body About a Point Lying Outside the Body

11-7 The Yo-Yo

11-8 Torque Revisited

11-9 Problem Solving in Rolling

11-10 Rigid Body in Equilibrium

11-11 The Requirements of Equilibrium

11-12 Some Examples of Static Equilibrium

11-13 Toppling

11-14 Instantaneous Center of Zero Velocity


12. Elasticity

12-1 Introduction

12-2 Stress and Strain

12-3 Elastic Potential Energy

12-4 Poisson’s Ratio

12-5 Mechanical Properties of Materials


13. Gravitation

13-1 Introduction

13-2 Newton’s Law of Gravitation

13-3 Gravitation and the Principle of Superposition

13-4 Gravitation Near Earth’s Surface

13-5 Gravitation Inside Earth

13-6 Gravitational Potential Energy

13-7 Planets and Satellites: Kepler’s Laws

13-8 Satellites: Orbits and Energy

13-9 Einstein and Gravitation


14. Fluids

14-1 Introduction

14-2 Density and Pressure

14-3 Fluids at Rest

14-4 Measuring Pressure

14-5 Pascal’s Principle

14-6 Archimedes’ Principle

14-7 Hydrostatic Force on a Curved Surface

14-8 Linear Accelerated Motion of a Fluid

14-9 Motion of a Fluid in a Rotating Vessel

14-10 Buoyant Force

14-11 Fluid Dynamics

14-12 Bernoulli’s Equation


15. Oscillations

15-1 Introduction

15-2 Simple Harmonic Motion

15-3 Force Law for Simple Harmonic Motion

15-4 Simple Harmonic Motion and Uniform Circular Motion

15-5 Energy in Simple Harmonic Motion


16. Waves-I

16-1 Introduction

16-2 Propagation of Distance and Wave Equation

16-3 Wave Equation

16-4 Speed of Waves on String

16-5 General Differential Equation of Wave

16-6 Phasors

16-7 Superposition

16-8 Interference

16-9 Standing Waves

16-10 Generation of Standing Wave Due to Reflection of a Travelling Wave

16-11 Normal Modes of Vibrations

16-12 Energy and Power of a Wave

16-13 Propagation of Wave in Two Connected Strings


17. Waves-II

17-1 Sound

17-2 The Speed of Sound

17-3 Traveling Sound Waves

17-4 Intensity and Characteristics

17-5 Three-Dimensional Propagation of Waves

17-6 Standing Waves

17-7 Interference

17-8 Beats

17-9 The Doppler Effect

17-10 Supersonic Speeds, Shock Waves


18. Temperature and Thermal Expansion

18-1 Introduction

18-2 The Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics

18-3 Measuring Temperature

18-4 Thermal Expansion

18-5 Expansion of Solids

18-6 Expansion of Liquids


19. Heat, Calorimetry, and Heat Transfer

19-1 Temperature and Heat

19-2 Thermal Parameters

19-3 Absorption of Heat

19-4 Calorimetry

19-5 Conduction

19-6 Convection and Radiation

19-7 Approximate Surface Temperature of the Sun

19-8 Wien’s Displacement Law

19-9 Newton’s Law of Cooling

19-10 Cooling Curves


20. The Kinetic Theory of Gases

20-1 Introduction

20-2 Avogadro’s Number

20-3 Ideal Gases

20-4 Pressure, Temperature, and RMS Speed

20-5 Translational Kinetic Energy

20-6 The Distribution of Molecular Speeds

20-7 The Equipartition of Energy and Degrees of Freedom

20-8 A Hint of Quantum Theory


21. First Law of Thermodynamics

21-1 Work and Heat

21-2 The First Law of Thermodynamics

21-3 Some Applications of the First Law of Thermodynamics

21-4 The Adiabatic Expansion of an Ideal Gas

21-5 The Carnot Engine


Reasoning Type Questions

Multiple Choice Questions



Additional Problems





A The International System of Units (SI)

B Some Fundamental Constants of Physics

C Some Astronomical Data

D Conversion Factors

E Mathematical Formulas

F Properties of the Elements

G Solved IIT-JEE problems



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