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

Amit Gupta

ISBN: 9789354248221

972 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 1: Units and Measurement

1.1 What is Physics?

1.2 Measuring Things

1.3 The International System of Units

1.4 Fundamental SI Quantities

1.5 Significant Figures and Decimal Places

1.6 Error Analysis

1.7 Length Measuring Instruments

1.8 Dimensional Analysis

Chapter 2: Motion Along a Straight Line

2.1 What is Physics?

2.2 Motion

2.3 Position and Displacement

2.4 Average Velocity and Average Speed

2.5 Instantaneous Velocity and Speed

2.6 Acceleration

2.7 Constant Acceleration: A Special Case

2.8 Free-Fall Acceleration

2.9 Graphical Integration in Motion Analysis

Chapter 3: Vectors

3.1 What is Physics?

3.2 Vectors and Scalars

3.3 Vector Addition

3.4 Components of Vectors

3.5 Unit Vectors

3.6 Adding Vectors by Components

3.7 Multiplying Vectors
Chapter 4: Motion in Two and Three Dimensions

4.1 What is Physics?

4.2 Position and Displacement

4.3 Average Velocity and Instantaneous Velocity

4.4 Average Acceleration and Instantaneous Acceleration

4.5 Projectile Motion

4.6 Relative Motion in One Dimension

4.7 Relative Motion in Two Dimensions

Chapter 5: Force and Motion – I

5.1 What is Physics?

5.2 Newtonian Mechanics

5.3 Newton’s First Law

5.4 Force

5.5 Mass

5.6 Newton’s Second Law

5.7 Newton’s Third Law

5.8 Some Particular Forces

5.9 Constraint Motion: Bodies with Linked Motion

5.10 Applying Newton’s Laws

5.11 Motion in Accelerated Frames: Fictitious/Pseudo Force

Chapter 6: Force and Motion – II

6.1 What is Physics?

6.2 Friction

6.3 Properties of Friction

6.4 Some More Applications of Properties of Friction

6.5 The Drag Force and Terminal Speed Review and Summary

Chapter 7: Circular Motion

7.1 What is Physics?

7.2 Angular Variables

7.3 Relation Between Angular Velocity and Linear Velocity

7.4 Particle in Uniform Circular Motion

7.5 Particle in Non-Uniform Circular Motion

7.6 Dynamics of Uniform Circular Motion

7.7 Dynamics of Non-Uniform Circular Motion

7.8 Centrifugal Force

Chapter 8:  Work, Power, and Energy

8.1 What is Physics?

8.2 Kinetic Energy

8.3 Work

8.4 Calculation of Work for Uniform Force

8.5 Work Done by the Gravitational Force

8.6 Work Done by a Spring Force

8.7 Work Done by a General Variable (Nonuniform) Force

8.8 Validity of Work–Kinetic Energy Theorem in Inertial Reference Frames

8.9 Potential Energy

8.10 Work and Potential Energy

8.11 Path Independence of Conservative Forces

8.12 Determining Potential Energy Values

8.13 Work–Mechanical Energy Theorem

8.14 Conservation of Mechanical Energy

8.15 Work Done on a System by an External Force

8.16 Conservation of Energy

8.17 Power

8.18 Relation Between Conservative Force and Potential Energy

8.19 Vertical Circular Motion

Review and Summary

Chapter 9: Center of Mass

9.1 What is Physics?

9.2 The Center of Mass

9.3 Newton’s Second Law for a System of Particles

9.4 Linear Momentum

9.5 The Linear Momentum of a System of Particles

9.6 Impulse and Momentum

Chapter 10: Rigid Body Dynamics – I

10.1 What is Physics?

10.2 Rotational Variables

10.3 Are Angular Quantities Vectors?

10.4 Rotation with Constant Angular Acceleration

10.5 Relating the Linear and Angular Variables

10.6 Kinetic Energy of Rotation

10.7 Calculating the Rotational Inertia

10.8 Torque

10.9 The Vector Product Revisited

10.10 Vector Product and Torque

10.11 The Center of Gravity

10.12 The Rigid Object Under a Net Torque

10.13 Work and Rotational Kinetic Energy

10.14 Angular Momentum

10.15 Newton’s Second Law in Angular Form

10.16 The Angular Momentum of a System of Particles

10.17 The Angular Momentum of a Rigid Body Rotating about a Fixed Axis

10.18 Conservation of Angular Momentum

Chapter 11: Rigid Body Dynamics – II

11.1 What is Physics?

11.2 Kinematics of Combined Rotation and Translation

11.3 The Kinetic Energy of Combined Translation and Rotation (Rolling)

11.4 The Forces of Rolling

11.5 Torque About Center of Mass

11.6 Angular Momentum of Rigid Body About a Point Lying Outside the Body

11.7 The Yo-Yo

11.8 Problem Solving on Rolling

11.9 Rigid Body in Equilibrium

11.10 The Requirements of Equilibrium

11.11 Some Examples of Static Equilibrium

11.12 Toppling
11.13 Instantaneous Center of Zero Velocity

Chapter 12: Elasticity

12.1 What is Physics?

12.2 Elasticity

12.3 Stress and Strain

12.4 Elastic Potential Energy

12.5 Poisson’s Ratio

12.6 Mechanical Properties of Materials

Chapter 13: Gravitation

13.1 What is Physics?

13.2 Newton’s Law of Gravitation

13.3 Gravitation and the Principle

of Superposition

13.4 Gravitation Near Earth’s Surface

13.5 Gravitation Inside Earth

13.6 Gravitational Potential Energy

13.7 Planets and Satellites: Kepler’s Laws

13.8 Satellites: Orbits and Energy

13.9 Einstein and Gravitation

Chapter 14: Fluids

14.1 What is Physics?

14.2 Density and Pressure

14.3 Fluids at Rest

14.4 Measuring Pressure

14.5 Pascal’s Principle

14.6 Archimedes’ Principle

14.7 Hydrostatic Force on a Curved Surface

14.8 Linear Accelerated Motion of a Fluid

14.9 Motion of a Fluid in a Rotating Vessel

14.10 Buoyant Force

14.11 Fluid Dynamics

14.12 Bernoulli’s Equation

Chapter 15: Oscillations

15.1 What is Physics?

15.2 Simple Harmonic Motion

15.3 Force Law for Simple Harmonic Motion

15.4 Simple Harmonic Motion and Uniform Circular Motion

15.5 Energy in Simple Harmonic Motion

15.6 An Angular Simple Harmonic Oscillator

15.7 Pendulums

15.8 Damped Simple Harmonic Motion

15.9 Forced Oscillations and Resonance

Chapter 16: Waves – I

16.1 What is Physics?

16.2 Types of Waves

16.3 Wave Characteristics

16.4 Wave Speed on a Stretched String

16.5 Energy and Power of a Wave Traveling Along a String

16.6 General Differential Equation of a Wave

16.7 Principle of Superposition for Waves

16.8 Interference of Waves

16.9 Phasors

16.10 Standing Waves

16.11 Standing Waves and Resonance

16.12 Propagation of Wave in

Chapter 17: Waves – II

17.1 What is Physics?

17.2 Sound Waves

17.3 The Speed of Sound

17.4 Traveling Sound Waves

17.5 Intensity and Sound Characteristics

17.6 Three-Dimensional Propagation of Waves

17.7 Standing Waves

17.8 Interference

17.9 Beats

17.10 The Doppler Effect

17.11 Supersonic Speeds, Shock Waves

Chapter 18: Temperature, Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics and Thermal Expansion

18.1 What is Physics?

18.2 Temperature

18.3 The Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics

18.4 Measuring Temperature

18.5 The Celsius and Fahrenheit Scales

18.6 Thermal Expansion

18.7 Expansion of Solids

18.8 Expansion of Liquids

Chapter 19: Heat – Measurement and Transfer

19.1 What is Physics?

19.2 Temperature and Heat

19.3 The Absorption of Heat by Solids and Liquids

19.4 Calorimetry

19.5 Heat Transfer Mechanisms

19.6 Applications of Stefan’s Law

19.7 Wien’s Displacement Law

19.8 Newton’s Law of Cooling

Chapter 20: The Kinetic Theory of Gases

20.1 What is Physics?

20.2 Avogadro’s Number

20.3 Ideal Gases

20.4 Pressure, Temperature, and RMS Speed

20.5 Translational Kinetic Energy

20.6 The Distribution of Molecular Speeds

20.7 The Equipartition of Energy and Degrees of Freedom

20.8 A Hint of Quantum Theory

Chapter 21:
The First Law of Thermodynamics

21.1 What is Physics?

21.2 A Closer Look at Heat and Work

21.3 The First Law of Thermodynamics

21.4 Some Special Cases of the First Law of Thermodynamics

21.5 Some Applications of First Law of Thermodynamics

21.6 The Adiabatic Expansion of an Ideal Gas

21.7 The Carnot Engine


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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