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Wiley Physics Problem Book covers the complete physics course for JEE. It is focused on the development of problem-solving skills in JEE aspirants. The chapter flow of the book is closely aligned with the JEE (Main) syllabus and its coverage in the classroom. However, the topics required for JEE (Advanced) are also covered. The problems presented systematically cover all important concepts pertaining to the topic and the possible questions that can be framed on them.

Chapter 1 Units, Dimensions and Measurement

- Summary
- Solved Examples
- System of Units
- Least Count, Accuracy and Precision of Measuring Instruments and Significant Figures
- Errors in Measurement
- Dimensions of Physical Quantities, Dimensional Analysis and Its Applications
- Advanced Level Problems
- Practice Exercises
- Answer Key
- Hints and Explanations
- Solved JEE 2016 Questions

Chapter 2 Motion in One-Dimension

- Summary
- Solved Examples
- Distance, Displacement, Speed, Velocity and Acceleration
- Velocity–Time Graphs, Position–Time Graphs and Displacement–Time Graphs
- Equations of Motion and Uniformly Accelerated Motion
- Relative Motion
- Advanced Level Problems
- Practice Exercises
- Answer Key
- Hints and Explanations
- Solved JEE 2016 Question

Chapter 3 Motion in Two- and Three-Dimensions

- Summary
- Solved Examples
- Scalars and Vectors
- Motion in a Plane
- Relative Velocity in Two-Dimensions
- Projectile Motion
- Uniform Circular Motion
- Advanced Level Problems
- Practice Exercises
- Answer Key
- Hints and Explanations
- Solved JEE 2016 Question

Chapter 4 Laws of Motion 131

- Summary
- Solved Examples
- Force and Newton’s First Law of Motion (Inertia)
- Newton’s Second Law of Motion, Momentum and Impulse
- Newton’s Third Law of Motion
- Law of Conservation of Linear Momentum and Its Applications
- Equilibrium of Particles and Motion of Connected Bodies
- Laws of Friction and Applications
- Dynamics of Circular Motion
- Advanced Level Problems
- Practice Exercises
- Answer Key
- Hints and Explanations
- Solved JEE 2016 Questions

Chapter 5 Work, Energy and Power

- Summary
- Solved Examples
- Work Done by a Constant Force and a Variable Force
- Kinetic Energy, Potential Energy and Total Energy
- Work–Energy Theorem
- Power
- Potential Energy of a Spring
- Conservation of Mechanical Energy
- Conservative and Non-Conservative Forces
- Elastic and Inelastic Collisions in One- and Two-Dimensions
- Vertical Circular Motion
- Advanced Level Problems
- Practice Exercises
- Answer Key
- Hints and Explanations
- Solved JEE 2016 Questions

Chapter 6 System of Particles and Rotational Motion

- Summary
- Solved Examples
- System of Particles and Centre of Mass
- Rotational Kinematics
- Moment of Inertia
- Torque and Angular Momentum
- Rolling Motion
- Advanced Level Problems
- Practice Exercises
- Answer Key
- Hints and Explanations
- Solved JEE 2016 Questions

Chapter 7 Gravitation

- Summary
- Solved Examples
- Newton’s Universal Law of Gravitation
- Acceleration Due to Gravity of Earth (g) and Its Variation
- Gravitational Potential Energy
- Gravitational Field, Gravitational Potential and Their Relation
- Escape Velocity
- Earth Satellites
- Motion of Satellites and Planets – Kepler’s Laws
- Weightlessness
- Advanced Level Problems
- Practice Exercises
- Answer Key
- Hints and Explanations
- Solved JEE 2016 Questions

Chapter 8 Elasticity

- Summary
- Solved Examples
- Hooke’s Law
- Stress and Strain
- Stress–Strain Curve
- Elastic Moduli
- Elastic Potential Energy
- Advanced Level Problems
- Practice Exercises
- Answer Key
- Hints and Explanations
- Solved JEE 2016 Questions

Chapter 9 Fluids

- Summary
- Fluid Statics
- Fluid Dynamics
- Solved Examples
- Density and Pressure
- Buoyancy, Archimedes’ Principle and Its Applications
- Viscosity and Related Laws (Stoke’s Law and Terminal Velocity)
- Streamline and Turbulent Flow – Reynolds Number
- Bernoulli’s Principle and Its Applications
- Surface Tension and Surface Energy
- Capillarity
- Advanced Level Problems
- Practice Exercises
- Answer Key
- Hints and Explanations
- Solved JEE 2016 Questions

Chapter 10 Thermal Properties of Matter

- Summary
- Solved Examples
- Heat, Temperature and Thermal Expansion
- Change of State, Specific Heat Capacity and Calorimetry
- Heat Transfer and Different Laws
- Advanced Level Problems
- Practice Exercises
- Answer Key
- Hints and Explanations
- Solved JEE 2016 Questions

Chapter 11 Thermodynamics 519

- Summary
- Solved Examples
- Thermal Equilibrium and Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics
- Heat, Work and Internal Energy
- First Law of Thermodynamics and Thermodynamic Processes
- Second Law of Thermodynamics and Heat Engines
- Advanced Level Problems
- Practice Exercises
- Answer Key
- Hints and Explanations
- Solved JEE 2016 Questions

Chapter 12 Kinetic Theory of Gases

- Summary
- Solved Examples
- Equation of State of an Ideal Gas and Gas Laws
- Deductions from Kinetic Theory of Gases
- Degree of Freedom and Law of Equipartition of Energy
- Applications to Specific Heat Capacities of Gases
- Mean Free Path
- Advanced Level Problems
- Practice Exercises
- Answer Key
- Hints and Explanations
- Solved JEE 2016 Question

Chapter 13 Oscillations

- Summary
- Solved Examples
- Periodic Motion and Functions
- Simple Harmonic Motion (SHM) and Energy in SHM
- Systems Executing SHM
- Free, Forced, Damped Oscillations and Resonance
- Advanced Level Problems
- Practice Exercises
- Answer Key
- Hints and Explanations
- Solved JEE 2016 Questions

Chapter 14 Waves

- Summary
- Solved Examples
- Wave Motion, Displacement Relation for a Progressive Wave and Speed of a Wave
- Principle of Superposition and Interference of Waves
- Reflection of Waves, Standing Waves and Sound Waves
- Beats
- Doppler Effect in Sound
- Advanced Level Problems
- Practice Exercises
- Answer Key
- Hints and Explanations
- Solved JEE 2016 Questions

Chapter 15 Electric Charges, Fields and Potential

- Summary

- Solved Examples
- Electric Charge and Conservation
- Coulomb’s Law and Superposition Principle
- Electric Field, Electric Field Lines and Continuous Charge Distribution
- Electric Flux and Gauss’s Law and Its Applications
- Electric Potential and Its Relation with Electric Field and Electrical Potential Energy
- Electric Dipole
- Conductors
- Advanced Level Problems
- Practice Exercises
- Answer Key
- Hints and Explanations
- Solved JEE 2016 Questions

Chapter 16 Capacitors and Capacitance

- Summary
- Solved Examples
- Capacitors and Calculation of Capacitance
- Types of Capacitors — Parallel Plate Capacitor, Spherical Capacitor, Cylindrical Capacitor and Isolated Sphere
- Combination of Capacitors in Series and in Parallel
- Energy Stored in a Capacitor and Energy Density
- Capacitors with and without Dielectric Medium
- Advanced Level Problems
- Practice Exercises
- Answer Key
- Hints and Explanations
- Solved JEE 2016 Questions

Chapter 17 Current Electricity

- Summary
- Solved Examples
- Electric Current, Current Density and Drift Velocity
- Electrical Resistance and Electrical Resistivity, Ohm’s Law, V–I Characteristics of Ohmic and Non-Ohmic Conductors
- Temperature Dependence of Resistance and Colour Code for Resistors
- Electrical Energy and Power
- Series and Parallel Combinations of Resistors
- Electric Cell/Battery, emf and Its Internal Resistance
- Measurement of Voltage, Current and Resistance—Galvanometer, Ammeter, Voltmeter
- Kirchhoff’s Laws and Their Applications
- RC Circuit – Charging and Discharging of Capacitor
- Wheatstone Bridge, Meter Bridge
- Potentiometer – Principle and Its Applications
- Advanced Level Problems
- Practice Exercises
- Answer Key
- Hints and Explanations
- Solved JEE 2016 Questions

Chapter 18 Moving Charges and Magnetism

- Summary
- Solved Examples
- Magnetic Field, Lorentz Force
- Magnetic Field and Force on Current Carrying Conductors
- Motion of Charged Particles in Magnetic Field
- Motion of Charged Particles in Combined Electric and Magnetic Fields, Cyclotron
- Biot–Savart Law and Applications
- Ampere’s Circuital Law and Applications
- Torque on Current Carrying Loop, Magnetic Dipole
- Moving Coil Galvanometer
- Advanced Level Problems
- Practice Exercises
- Answer Key
- Hints and Explanations
- Solved JEE 2016 Questions

Chapter 19 Magnetism and Matter

- Summary
- Solved Examples
- Bar Magnets/Permanent Magnets and Magnetic Field Lines
- Earth’s Magnetism and Magnetic Elements
- Terms Related to Magnetism and Magnetic Properties of Materials – Dia, Para and Ferromagnetic Materials
- Hysteresis
- Practice Exercises
- Answer Key
- Hints and Explanations
- Solved JEE 2016 Questions

Chapter 20 Electromagnetic Induction

- Summary
- Solved Examples
- Faraday’s Law and Magnetic Flux
- Motional emf and Current and Lenz’s Law
- Self-Inductance and Mutual Inductance
- AC Generator
- Advanced Level Problems
- Practice Exercises
- Answer Key
- Hints and Explanations
- Solved JEE 2016 Questions

Chapter 21 Alternating Current

- Summary
- Solved Examples
- Equation of AC Current, Peak and rms Value of Alternating Current/Voltage
- AC Voltage Applied to Resistor, Inductor, Capacitor
- LCR Series Circuit — Resonance, Quality Factor
- Power in AC Circuit
- LC Oscillations–Damped and Undamped
- Transformer
- Advanced Level Problems
- Practice Exercises
- Answer Key
- Hints and Explanations
- Solved JEE 2016 Questions

Chapter 22 Electromagnetic Waves

- Summary
- Solved Examples
- Displacement Current and Maxwell’s Four Equations
- Nature of Electromagnetic Waves
- Electromagnetic Waves and Their Characteristics– Poynting Vector, Radiation Pressure, Momentum and Intensity
- Energy Density of Electromagnetic Wave
- Electromagnetic Spectrum (Radio Waves, Microwaves, Infrared, Visible, Ultraviolet, X-Rays, Gamma Rays)
- Practice Exercises
- Answer Key
- Hints and Explanations
- Solved JEE 2016 Questions

Chapter 23 Ray Optics

- Summary
- Reflection of Light
- Refraction of Light
- Optical Instruments
- Solved Examples
- Reflection of Light by Plane and Spherical Mirrors
- Refraction of Light by Spherical Surfaces and Lenses
- Total Internal Reflection
- Refraction through Prism – Dispersion and Deviation
- Optical Instruments – Eye, Microscopes and Telescopes
- Advanced Level Problems
- Practice Exercises
- Answer Key
- Hints and Explanations
- Solved JEE 2016 Questions

Chapter 24 Wave Optics

- Summary
- Solved Examples
- Wavefront and Huygens’ Principle
- Interference and Young’s Double Slit Experiment
- Diffraction and Resolving Power of Optical Instruments
- Polarization
- Advanced Level Problems
- Practice Exercises
- Answer Key
- Hints and Explanations
- Solved JEE 2016 Questions

Chapter 25 Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation

- Summary
- Solved Examples
- Photoelectric Effect–Hertz and Lenard’s Observations, Einstein’s Photoelectric Equation
- Photocell
- Particle Nature of Light-Photon
- Matter Waves – Wave Nature of Particle and de Broglie Relation
- Davisson–Germer Experiment
- Advanced Level Problems
- Practice Exercises
- Answer Key
- Hints and Explanations
- Solved JEE 2016 Questions

Chapter 26 Atoms

- Summary
- Solved Examples
- Thomson’s Model of an Atom, Rutherford’s Scattering Experiment
- Bohr’s Model
- Line Spectra of Hydrogen Atom
- Atomic Spectra
- Franck and Hertz Experiment
- Ionization Potential and Binding Energy
- Advanced Level Problems
- Practice Exercises
- Answer Key
- Hints and Explanations
- Solved JEE 2016 Questions

Chapter 27 Nuclei

- Summary
- Solved Examples
- Composition and Size of Nucleus
- Nuclear Force, Binding Energy and Mass–Energy Relation
- Radioactivity-Alpha, Beta and Gamma Particles and Their Decay
- Nuclear Fission and Nuclear Fusion
- Advanced Level Problems
- Practice Exercises
- Answer Key
- Hints and Explanations
- Solved JEE 2016 Questions

Chapter 28 Semiconductor Electronics: Devices and Circuits

- Summary
- p-n Junction
- Some Special Purpose Diodes
- Junction Transistors
- Digital Electronics and Logic Gates
- Solved Examples
- Conductors, Insulators and Semiconductors
- p–n Junction Diode and its Applications
- Zener Diode and its Applications
- Optoelectronic Junction Devices—Light Emitting Diode, Photodiode and Solar Cell
- Junction Transistor and Its Applications
- Digital Electronics and Logic Gates
- Practice Exercises
- Answer Key
- Hints and Explanations
- Solved JEE 2016 Questions

Chapter 29 Communication Systems

- Summary
- Solved Examples
- Basic Elements of Communication Systems, Bandwidth of Signals and Transmission Medium
- Propagation of Electromagnetic Waves in Atmosphere
- Need for Modulation, Amplitude and Frequency Modulation
- Practice Exercises
- Answer Key
- Hints and Explanations
- Solved JEE 2016 Questions

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