Wiley's Halliday / Resnick / Walker Physics for JEE (Main & Advanced), Vol II, 3ed, 2022

Manish K. Singhal

ISBN: 9789354248634

920 pages

INR 869


This book has been written to meet the entrance examination needs of engineering students enrolling in the first year and is in this second volume of an adaptation of the Halliday, Resnick, and Walker’s Principles of Physics (10th edition) and is a must-have resource for JEE (Main & Advanced) for JEE aspirants. The book has been designed to help the students overcome the hurdles while preparing for JEE in terms of concepts and problem solving. The book offers a unique combination of authoritative content and stimulating problems. Original book is presented in two volumes in keeping with recommended JEE syllabus.

Chapter 22: Electric Charges and Fields

22.1 What is Physics?

22.2 Electric Charge

22.3 Coulomb’s Law

22.4 Charge is Quantized

22.5 Charge is Conserved

22.6 The Electric Field

22.7 Electric Field Lines

22.8 The Electric Field Due to a Point Charge

22.9 The Electric Field Due to an Electric Dipole

22.10 The Electric Field Due to a Line of Charge

22.11 The Electric Field Due to a Charged Disk

22.12 Electric Field Inside a Conductor

22.13 A Point Charge in an Electric Field

22.14 A Dipole in an Electric Field

22.15 Electrostatic Shielding


Chapter 23: Gauss’ law

23.1 What is Physics?

23.2 Electric Flux

23.3 Gauss’ Law

23.4 A Charged Isolated Conductor

23.5 Applying Gauss’ Law: Spherical Symmetry

23.6 Applying Gauss’ Law: Cylindrical Symmetry

23.7 Applying Gauss’ Law: Planar Symmetry


Chapter 24:  Electric Potential

24.1 What is Physics?

24.2 Electric Potential and Electric Potential Energy

24.3 Equipotential Surfaces

24.4 Calculating the Potential from the Field

24.5 Potential Due to a Point Charge

24.6 Potential Due to a Group of Point Charges

24.7 Potential Due to a Continuous Charge Distribution

24.8 Calculating the Field from the Potential

24.9 Potential Due to an Electric Dipole

24.10 Electric Potential Energy of a System of Charged Particles

24.11 Potential of a Charged Isolated Conductor

24.12 Earthing

24.13 Electrostatic Self-Energy


Chapter 25: Capacitance

25 Capacitance

25.1 What is Physics?

25.2 Capacitance

25.3 Calculating the Capacitance

25.4 Capacitors in Parallel and in Series

25.5 Energy Stored in an Electric Field

25.6 Capacitor with a Dielectric

25.7 Dielectrics: An Atomic View

25.8 Dielectrics and Gauss’ Law


Chapter 26: Current and Resistance

26.1 What is Physics?

26.2 Electric Current

26.3 Current Density

26.4 Resistance and Resistivity

26.5 Ohm’s Law

26.6 A Microscopic View of Ohm’s Law

26.7 Power in Electric Circuits

26.8 Semiconductors

26.9 Superconductors


Chapter 27: Circuits

27.1 What is Physics?

27.2 Work, Energy, and EMF

27.3 Calculating the Current in a Single-Loop Circuit

27.4 Potential Difference Between Two Points

27.5 Multiloop Circuits

27.6 Electricity-Related Instruments

27.7 RC Circuits


Chapter 28: Magnetic Force

28.1 What is Physics?

28.2 What Produces a Magnetic Field?

28.3 The Definition of B

28.4 A Circulating Charged Particle

28.5 Cyclotrons

28.6 Crossed Fields: Discovery of the Electron

28.7 The Hall Effect

28.8 Magnetic Force on a Current-Carrying Wire

28.9 Torque on a Current Loop

28.10 The Magnetic Dipole Moment


Chapter 29: Magnetic Fields Due to Currents  

29.1 What is Physics?

29.2 Calculating the Magnetic Field Due to a Current

29.3 Magnetic Field of Moving Charged Particles

29.4 Force Between Two Parallel Currents

29.5 Ampere’s Law

29.6 Solenoids and Toroids

29.7 Limitations of Ampere’s Law

29.8 A Note About the Frames of Reference


Chapter 30: Electromagnetic Induction

29.1 What is Physics?

29.2 Calculating the Magnetic Field Due to a Current

29.3 Magnetic Field of Moving Charged Particles

29.4 Force Between Two Parallel Currents

29.5 Ampere’s Law

29.6 Solenoids and Toroids

29.7 Limitations of Ampere’s Law

29.8 A Note About the Frames of Reference


Chapter 31: Electromagnetic Oscillations and Alternating Current

31.1 What is Physics?

31.2 LC Oscillations, Qualitatively

31.3 The Electrical–Mechanical Analogy

31.4 LC Oscillations, Quantitatively

31.5 Alternating Current

31.6 Three Simple Circuits

31.7 The Series RLC Circuit

31.8 Power in Alternating-Current Circuits

31.9 Transformers


Chapter 32: Electromagnetic Waves

32.1 What is Physics?

32.2 Maxwell’s Rainbow

32.3 The Traveling Electromagnetic Wave, Qualitatively

32.4 The Traveling Electromagnetic Wave, Quantitatively

32.5 Energy Transport and the Poynting Vector

32.6 Radiation Pressure

32.7 Polarization

32.8 Reflection and Refraction

32.9 Polarization by Reflection

32.10 Polarization by Scattering


Chapter 33: Geometrical Optics: Reflection

33.1 What is Physics?

33.2 Principle of Rectilinear Propagation of Light

33.3 Laws of Reflection

33.4 Formation of Image by a Mirror

33.5 Formation of Images by Spherical Mirrors


Chapter 34: Geometrical Optics: Refraction

34.1 What is Physics?

34.2 Snell’s Laws of Refraction

34.3 Total Internal Reflection

34.4 Spherical Refracting Surfaces

34.5 Thin Spherical Lenses

34.6 Lens Mirror Combination

34.7 Prism

34.8 Chromatic Dispersion


Chapter 35: Interference and Diffraction

35.1 What is Physics?

35.2 Light as a Wave

35.3 Diffraction

35.4 Young’s Interference Experiment

35.5 Coherence

35.6 Intensity in Double-Slit Interference

35.7 Modifications of Young’s Double-Slit Experiment

35.8 Interference from Thin Films

35.9 Diffraction and the Wave Theory of Light

35.10 Diffraction by a Single Slit: Locating the Minima

35.11 Intensity in Single-Slit Diffraction, Quantitatively

35.12 Diffraction by a Circular Aperture

35.13 Diffraction by a Double Slit


Chapter 36: Relativity

36.1 What is Physics?

36.2 The Postulates

36.3 Measuring an Event

36.4 The Relativity of Simultaneity

36.5 The Relativity of Time

36.6 The Relativity of Length

36.7 The Lorentz Transformation

36.8 Electricity and Magnetism

36.9 The Relativity of Velocities

36.10 Doppler Effect for Light

36.11 A New Look at Momentum

36.12 A New Look at Energy


Chapter 37: Photons and Matter Waves

37.1 What is Physics?

37.2 The Photon, the Quantum of Light

37.3 The Photoelectric Effect

37.4 Photons Have Momentum

37.5 Light as a Probability Wave

37.6 Electrons and Matter Waves

37.7 Schrödinger’s Equation

37.8 Heisenberg’s Uncertainty Principle

37.9 Reflection from a Potential Step

37.10 Tunneling Through a Potential Barrier


Chapter 38: Hydrogen Atom

38.1 What is Physics?

38.2 String Waves and Matter Waves

38.3 Energies of a Trapped Electron

38.4 Wave Functions of a Trapped Electron

38.5 The Bohr Model of the Hydrogen Atom

38.6 Quantum Numbers for the Hydrogen Atom (Optional)


Chapter 39: All About Atoms

39.1 What is Physics?

39.2 Some Properties of Atoms

39.3 Angular Momentum, Magnetic Dipole Moments

39.4 The Pauli Exclusion Principle

39.5 Building the Periodic Table

39.6 X-Rays and the Ordering of the Elements

39.7 Lasers and Laser Light

39.8 How Lasers Work


Chapter 40: The Nucleus

40.1 What is Physics?

40.2 Discovering the Nucleus

40.3 Some Nuclear Properties

40.4 Radioactive Decay

40.5 Alpha Decay

40.6 Beta Decay

40.7 Gamma Decay

40.8 Radioactive Dating

40.9 Nuclear Models (Optional)

40.10 Nuclear Fission: The Basic Process

40.11 Thermonuclear Fusion: The Basic Process

40.12 Thermonuclear Fusion in the Sun and Other Stars


Review and Summary


Practice Questions

Answer Key



Appendix A The International System of Units (SI)

Appendix B Some Fundamental Constants of Physics

Appendix C Some Astronomical Data

Appendix D Conversion Factors

Appendix E Mathematical Formulas

Appendix F Properties of the Elements

Appendix G JEE Advanced 2020



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