Course Archives;Theoretical Statistics and Mathematics Unit
Course: Physics I
Instructor: Sukanya Sinha
Room: G24
Level: Undergraduate
Time: Currently offered
Past Exams

Syllabus (Mechanics of Particles and Continuum Systems) : Newtons laws of motion; Concept of inertial frames of reference. Conservation laws (energy, linear momentum, angular momentum) for a single particle and a system of particles; Motion of system with variable mass; Frictional forces; Center of mass and its motion; Simple collision problems; Torque; Moment of Inertia (parallel and perpendicular axis theorem) and Kinetic energy of a rotating rigid body; Central forces; Newtons laws of gravitation; Keplers laws; Elements of Variational calculus and Lagrangian formulation; Introduction to mechanics of continuum systems; Elastic deformation and stress in a solid; Hookes law; 9 interrelations of elastic constants for an isotropic solid; elastic waves; basic elements of fluid dynamics; equation of continuity; Eulers equation for ideal fluid; Streamline flow; Bernoullis equation + 5 experiments (10 hours)

Suggested Text Books :

1. Mechanics - Keith Symon
2. Classical Mechanics- R. Douglas Gregory
3. Classical Mechanics - J. R. Taylor

Midterm Exam 35 marks
Assignment 15 marks
Final Exam 50 marks
Total 100 marks

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Past Exams
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Supplementary and Back Paper
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