Oscillations and Waves (Weightage 3%)  

Topics from Oscillations and Waves

  • Periodic motion: period, frequency, displacement as a function of time (4 concepts)
  • Simple harmonic motion (S.H.M.) and its equation; phase (18 concepts)
  • energy in S.H.M. kinetic and potential energies (6 concepts)
  • oscillations of a spring -restoring force and force constant (5 concepts)
  • Simple pendulum derivation of expression for its time period (13 concepts)
  • Free, forced and damped oscillations, resonance. (6 concepts)
  • Wave motion: Longitudinal and transverse waves (8 concepts)
  • the speed of a wave. Displacement relation for a progressive wave. (31 concepts)
  • Beats, Doppler effect in sound. (11 concepts)
  • The principle of superposition of waves, the reflection of waves, (7 concepts)
  • Standing waves in strings and organ pipes, fundamental mode and harmonics (11 concepts)
  • Simple harmonic motion ( SHM ) and its equation (1 concepts)
  • Oscillation in a spring (3 concepts)
  • Sound Wave (13 concepts)
  • waves on a string (15 concepts)
  • Pendulum and its time period (9 concepts)
  • Simple harmonic motion ( SHM ) (8 concepts)
  • Damped and forced oscillations (2 concepts)

Important Books for Oscillations and Waves

  • Oscillations and Waves Book
  • Oscillations and Waves Book
  • Oscillations and Waves Book
  • Oscillations and Waves Book
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