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Physics XII Part-I

Course - 03 in physics will cover very interesting phenomena observed by scientists and thinkers. The course explains the observations according to the currently accepted explanations. We will study concepts of static electricity where we will understand electric charges, electric fields and potentials. We will learn methods of describing electric fields and their applications. We will consider charges in motion, and the existence of magnetic field with every moving charge. The phenomenon of electromagnetic induction, study of which opens up a whole new world of physics. We will learn about two types of electricity which we use in our daily lives - direct current and alternating current. We will dwell on - how alternating current is generated, how it reaches our homes and how we use it for special purposes. Study of behaviour of circuit elements like resistors, capacitors inductors will help us design our own circuits for useful purposes. Our lives today are so dependent on electromagnetic waves and we will study about these in the course.

Table of Content

S.No. Modules
1 Unit 1: Electrostatics
    Module 1: Electric charges and their types
    Module 2: Force between multiple charges
    Module 3: Uniform Electric field
    Module 4: Electric Dipole
    Module 5: Electric Flux and Gauss Law
    Module 6: Application of Gauss theorem
    Module 7: Electric potential and Equipotential surfaces
    Module 8: Electrostatics of Conductors
    Module 9: Capacitance
    Module 10: Electrostatic Potential and Capacitance
    Module 11: Numerical problems based on capacitors
    Unit 1_Electrostatics _Study Guide
2 Unit 2: Current and Electricity
    Module 1: Electric current and drift velocity
    Module 2: Resistance and Resistivity
    Module 3: Combination of Resistances
    Module 4: Internal resistance of a cell
    Module 5: Kirchhoff’s Rules
    Module 6: Wheatstone bridge and Meter bridge
    Module 7: Potentiometer
    Module 8: Electrical energy and power
    Unit 2_Current and Electricity _Study Guide
3 Unit 3: Magnetic Effects Of Current and Magnetism
    Module 1: Biot Savarts law
    Module 2: Problems based on Biot Savart’s law
    Module 3: Ampere Circuital law
    Module 4: Cyclotron
    Module 5: Magnetic Force
    Module 6: Torque and Current loop
    Module 7: Moving Coil Galvanometer
    Module 8: Magnetic Dipole Moment
    Module 9: Classification of Materials and Magnets
    Module 10: Earth’s Magnetism
    Unit 3_Magnetic effects Of Current and Magnetism _Study Guide
4 Unit 4: Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current
    Module 1: Electromagnetic induction
    Module 2: Lenz’s law and Motional emf
    Module 3: Eddy currents
    Module 4: Alternating current
    Module 5: Components of AC circuits
    Module 6: LC Circuits and LC Oscillations
    Module 7: LCR circuit
    Module 8: Transformer
    Module 9: Power transmission in AC
    Unit 4_Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current _Study guide
5 Unit 5: Electromagnetic waves
    Module 1: Maxwell’s Equations
    Module 2: Electromagnetic Spectrum and Uses of EM Waves
    Unit 5_Electromagnetic Waves _Study Guide
  Course Coordinator
Anuradha Mathur

CIET, NCERT, New Delhi

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