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Physics -XI

Class 11 Physics is of utmost importance as it lays the foundation for a student’s understanding of various fundamental concepts and principles in the field of physics. Here are several reasons why Class 11 Physics is significant:

  1. Foundation for Advanced Topics: Class 11 introduces students to fundamental concepts such as motion, laws of motion, thermodynamics, and waves. A strong understanding of these basics is crucial as they form the foundation for more complex topics (like Electrostatics, Magnetism etc) , in Class 12 and competitive examinations.

  2. Preparation for Competitive Exams: Many competitive exams, including engineering entrance exams like JEE Main and JEE Advanced, and medical entrance exams like NEET, extensively cover Class 11 Physics topics. A solid grasp of these concepts during Class 11 sets the stage for successful performance in these competitive exams.

  3. Problem-Solving Skills: Physics involves problem-solving and critical thinking. Class 11 Physics helps students develop analytical skills by presenting them with various scenarios and teaching them how to apply theoretical concepts to solve practical problems.


Broadly, we can divide Physics ( Standard - XI) into following two parts -

(1) Mechanics

(2) Thermo

(0) Basic Mathematical Tools

(1) Mechanics

Part (A) Core

- Kinematics

A. Vectors

B. Straight Line Motion

C. Motion in Plane (Projectile & Circular Motion)

- Newton's Laws of Motion (NLM)

- Friction

- Work Energy Power

- Centre of Mass (C.O.M.) & Collisions

- Rotational Mechanics (Dynamics of Rotational Motion)

(Part -B) Applied


- Mechanical properties of solids

- Fluid Mechanics

- S.H.M. (Simple Harmonic Motion)/Oscillation

- Waves (Wave Mechanics)

(2) Thermo

- Thermal Properties of Solids

- Thermometery & Calorimetry

- Kinetic Theory of Gasses

- Heat Transfer

- Thermodynamics

(0) Basic Mathematical Tools

- Linear & Quadratic Equations (Basic)

A. Straight Line Motion

B. Motion in Plane (Projectile & Circular Motion)

-Slopes & Straight Lines

-Some Standard Graphs

- Logarithm and its properties

- Vectors

- Derivatives / Differentiation

- Integral/ Integration

Class 11- Physics consists of following subject matter

  1. Physical World and Measurement:

    • Introduction to Physics
    • Measurement and Units
    • Accuracy and Precision of Measuring Instruments
    • Errors in Measurement
  2. Kinematics:

    • Frame of reference
    • Motion in a straight line
    • Position-time graph and speed-velocity
    • Uniform and non-uniform motion
    • Acceleration
    • Equations of motion
    • Relative velocity
  3. Laws of Motion:

    • Newton’s Laws of Motion
    • Conservation of Momentum
    • Equilibrium of a Particle
    • Common Forces in Mechanics
  4. Work, Energy, and Power:

    • Work done by a constant force
    • Energy
    • The Work-Energy Principle
    • Power
    • Collision
  5. Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body:

    • System of particles
    • Center of Mass
    • Rigid body
    • Moment of Inertia
    • Torque
    • Angular momentum
    • Equilibrium of Rigid Bodies
    • Elastic and Inelastic Collisions
  6. Gravitation:

    • Kepler’s Laws of Planetary Motion
    • Universal Law of Gravitation
    • Acceleration due to gravity
    • Gravitational Potential Energy
    • Escape Velocity
  7. Properties of Bulk Matter:

    • Stress and Strain
    • Hooke’s Law
    • Young’s Modulus
    • Bulk Modulus
    • Shear Modulus
    • Surface Energy and Surface Tension
  8. Thermodynamics:

    • Thermal Equilibrium
    • Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics
    • Heat, Internal Energy, and Work
    • First Law of Thermodynamics
    • Thermodynamic Processes
    • Second Law of Thermodynamics
  9. Behavior of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory:

    • Equation of State of a Perfect Gas
    • Work Done in Compressing a Gas
    • Kinetic Theory of Gases
    • Assumptions of Kinetic Theory
    • Specific Heat Capacities
  10. Oscillations and Waves:

    • Periodic Motion
    • Simple Harmonic Motion (SHM)
    • Wave Motion
    • Types of Waves
    • Sound Waves
    • Characteristics of Sound Waves
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