Wiley's Problems in Physics for JEE, Vol - I

Wiley Editorial

ISBN: 9788126541614

776 pages

INR 499


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) Class 11 syllabus and its coverage in the classroom. However, the topics required for JEE (Advanced) Class 11 syllabus 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

  • 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


Chapter 2 Motion in One-Dimension

  • 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


Chapter 3 Motion in Two- and Three-Dimensions

  • Solved Examples
  • Scalars and Vectors
  • Motion in a Plane
  • Relative Velocity in Two-Dimensions
  • Projectile Motion
  • Uniform Circular Motion


Chapter 4 Laws of Motion

  • 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


Chapter 5 Work, Energy and Power

  • 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


Chapter 6 System of Particles and Rotational Motion

  • Solved Examples
  • System of Particles and Centre of Mass
  • Rotational Kinematics
  • Moment of Inertia
  • Torque and Angular Momentum
  • Rolling Motion


Chapter 7 Gravitation

  • 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


Chapter 8 Elasticity

  • Solved Examples
  • Hooke’s Law
  • Stress and Strain
  • Stress–Strain Curve
  • Elastic Moduli
  • Elastic Potential Energy


Chapter 9 Fluids

  • 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


Chapter 10 Thermal Properties of Matter

  • Solved Examples
  • Heat, Temperature and Thermal Expansion
  • Change of State, Specific Heat Capacity and Calorimetry
  • Heat Transfer and Different Laws


Chapter 11 Thermodynamics

  • 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


Chapter 12 Kinetic Theory of Gases

  • 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


Chapter 13 Oscillations

  • Solved Examples
  • Periodic Motion and Functions
  • Simple Harmonic Motion (SHM) and Energy in SHM
  • Systems Executing SHM
  • Free, Forced, Damped Oscillations and Resonance


Chapter 14 Waves

  • 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



JEE Main Problems (2017–2019)

JEE Advanced Problems (2017–2019)



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