Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary Education Syllabus For Class 11th Physics: Knowing the Syllabus is very important for the students of Class 11th. Shaalaa has also provided a list of topics that every student needs to understand.

The Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary Education Class 11th Physics syllabus for the academic year 2021-2022 is based on the Board's guidelines. Students should read the Class 11th Physics Syllabus to learn about the subject's subjects and subtopics.

Students will discover the unit names, chapters under each unit, and subtopics under each chapter in the Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary Education Class 11th Physics Syllabus pdf 2021-2022. They will also receive a complete practical syllabus for Class 11th Physics in addition to this.

## Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary Education Class 11th Physics Revised Syllabus

Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary Education Class 11th Physics and their Unit wise marks distribution

### Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary Education Class 11th Physics Course Structure 2021-2022 With Marking Scheme

# | Unit/Topic | Weightage |
---|---|---|

1 | Nature of Physical World and Measurement | |

2 | Kinematics | |

3 | Laws of Motion | |

4 | Work, Energy and Power | |

5 | Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Bodies | |

6 | Gravitation | |

7 | Properties of Matter | |

8 | Heat and Thermodynamics | |

9 | Kinetic Theory of Gases | |

10 | Oscillations | |

11 | Waves | |

Total | - |

## Syllabus

- Introduction to Science
- The Scientific Method

- Introduction to Physics
- Branches of Physics
- Scope and Excitement of Physics

- Physics in Relation to Technology and Society
- Physics in relation to Chemistry
- Physics in relation to biology
- Physics in relation to mathematics
- Physics in relation to astronomy
- Physics in relation to geology
- Physics in relation to oceanography
- Physics in relation to psychology

- Measurement
- Definition of Physical Quantity
- Types of Physical Quantities
- Definition of Unit and its Types
- Different types of Measurement Systems
- SI unit System

- Measurement of Basic Quantities
- Measurement of length
- Measurement of mass
- Measurement of Time intervals

- Theory of Errors
- Accuracy and Precision
- Errors in Measurement

- Systematic errors
- Random errors
- Gross Error

- Error Analysis

- Absolute Error
- Mean Absolute error
- Relative error
- Percentage error

- Propogation of Errors

- Significant Figures
- Significant figures
- Rules for determining significant figures

- Dimensions and Dimensional Analysis
- Dimensions and Dimensional Analysis
- Uses of Dimensional Analysis
- Limitations of Dimensional Analysis

- Introduction to Kinematics
- Concept of Rest and Motion
- Types of motion

- Linear motion
- Circular motion
- Rotational motion
- Vibratory motion

- Motion in One, Two and Three Dimensions

- Elementary Concept of Vector Algebra
- Magnitude of a Vector
- Different types of Vectors
- Addition of Vectors
- Subtraction of vectors

- Components of Vectors
- Vector addition using components

- Multiplication of Vector by a Scalar
- Scalar Product of Two Vectors
- The Vector Product of Two Vectors
- Properties of the components of vectors

- Position Vectors
- Distance and Displacement
- Displacement Vector in Cartesian Coordinate System

- Differential Calculus
- Meaning
- Some Standard Forms of Differentiation
- Application of Differential Calculus
- Marginal concepts
- Marginal Products
- Marginal Cost
- Marginal Revenue
- Elasticity of Demand

- Integral Calculus
- Integration
- Meaning
- Basic Rule of Integration
- Application of Integration
- Consumer’s Surplus

- Motion Along One Dimension
- Average velocity
- Relative Velocity in One and Two Dimensional Motion
- Equations of Uniformly Accelerated Motion by Calculus Method

- Projectile Motion
- Introduction
- Projectile in horizontal projection
- Projectile under an angular projection
- Introduction to Degrees and Radians
- Angular displacement
- Circular Motion

- Introduction to Laws of Motion
- Newton's Law
- Newton’s First Law

- Inertia of rest:
- Inertia of motion
- Inertia of direction

- Newton’s Second Law
- Newton’s Third Law
- Discussion on Newton’s Laws

- Application of Newton's Law
- Free Body Diagram
- Particle Moving in an Inclined Plane
- Two Bodies in Contact on a HorizontalSurface
- Motion of Connected Bodies
- Concurrent Forces and Lami’s Theorem

- LAMI's Theorem
- Law of Conservation of Total Linear Momentum
- Impulse

- Friction
- Introduction
- Static Friction
- Kinetic Friction
- To Move an Object - Push or pull? Which is easier?
- Angle of Friction
- Angle of Repose
- Application of Angle of Repose
- Rolling Friction
- Methods to Reduce Friction

- Dynamic of Circular Motion
- Centripetal force
- Vehicle on a leveled circular road
- Banking of Tracks
- Centrifugal Force
- Effects of Centrifugal Force
- Centrifugal Force due to Rotation of the Earth
- Centripetal Force Versus Centrifugal Force

- Introduction to Work
- Work
- Work done by a constant force
- Work done by a variable force

- Energy
- Sources of Energy
- Non-conventional Sources of Energy
- Consumption Pattern of Commercial Energy
- Power/Electricity
- Some Challenges in the Power Sector
- Kinetic energy
- Work–Kinetic Energy Theorem
- Relation between Momentum and Kinetic Energy
- Potential Energy
- Potential energy near the surface of the Earth
- Elastic Potential Energy
- Conservative and non-conservative forces
- Law of conservation of energy
- Motion in a vertical circle

- Power
- Definition of power
- Unit of power
- Relation between power and velocity

- Collisions
- Elastic and inelastic collisions
- Perfectly Inelastic Collision
- Coefficient of Restitution e

- One dimensional or head-on collision
- Coefficient of restitution during a head-on, elastic collision

- Expressions for final velocities after a head-on, elastic collision
- Loss in the kinetic energy during a perfectly inelastic head-on collision
- Collision in two dimensions, i.e., a nonhead-on collision

- Centre of Mass
- Mathematical understanding of centre of mass
- Velocity of centre of mass
- Acceleration of the centre of mass
- Characteristics of centre of mass

- Torque and Angular Momentum
- Definition of Torque
- Torque about an Axis
- Torque and Angular Acceleration
- Angular Momentum
- Angular Momentum and Angular Velocity
- Torque and Angular Momentum

- Equilibrium of Rigid Bodies
- Types of Equilibrium
- Couple
- Principle of Moments
- Centre of Gravity
- Bending of Cyclist in Curves

- Moment of Inertia
- Moment of Inertia of a Uniform Rod
- Moment of Inertia of a Uniform Ring
- Moment of Inertia of a Uniform Disc
- Radius of Gyration
- Theorems of Moment of Inertia
- Moment of Inertia of Different Rigid Bodies

- Rotational Dynamics
- Introduction

- Rolling Motion
- Linear Acceleration and Speed While Pure Rolling Down an Inclined Plane

- Introduction to Gravitation
- Gravitational Field and Gravitational Potential
- Gravitational field
- Superposition principle for Gravitational field
- Gravitational Potential Energy
- Gravitational potential energy near the surface of the Earth
- Gravitational potential V(r)

- Acceleration Due to Gravity of the Earth
- Variation of g with altitude, depth and latitude

- Escape Speed and Orbital Speed
- Satellites, orbital speed and time period
- Energy of an Orbiting Satellite
- Geo-stationary and polar satellite
- Weightlessness Weight of an object

- Elementary Ideas of Astronomy
- Heliocentric system over geocentric system
- Kepler’s Third Law and The Astronomical Distance
- Measurement of radius of the Earth
- Interesting Astronomical Facts
- Recent developments of astronomy and gravitation

- Introduction to Properties of Matter
- Microscopic Understanding of Various States of Matter
- Solids
- Liquids
- Gases
- Elastic behaviour of materials
- Stress and strain
- Hooke’s law and its experimental verification
- Moduli of elasticity
- Poisson’s ratio
- Elastic energy
- Applications of elasticity

- Fluids
- Introduction
- Pressure due to fluid column at rest
- Pascal’s law and its applications
- Buoyancy

- Viscous Force Or Viscosity
- Coefficient of viscosity

- Surface Tension
- Bernoulli's Theorem
- Equation of continuity
- Pressure, kinetic and potential energy of liquids
- Bernoulli’s theorem and its applications

- Heat and Temperature
- Introduction
- Meaning of heat
- Meaning of work
- Meaning of temperature

- Introduction to Thermal Properties of Matter
- Law of Heat Transfer
- Prevost theory of heat exchange
- Stefan Boltzmann law
- Wien’s displacement law

- Thermodynamics
- Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics
- Internal Energy (U)
- Specific Heat Capacity
- Specific Heat Capacity
- Units of specific heat capacity
- Measurement of specific heat: (mixing method) and calorimeter
- Specific Heat Capacity of some common substance

- Thermodynamic Process
- Work Done During a Thermodynamic Process
- Heat Added During a Thermodynamic Process

- Heat Engines
- A working substance
- Hot and cold reservoir
- Cylinder

- The Heat Engine Cycle and the p-V Diagram

- Refrigerator

- Kinetic Theory
- Introduction
- Postulates of kinetic theory of gases

- Pressure Exerted by a Gas
- Expression for pressure exerted by a gas
- Kinetic interpretation of temperature
- Relation between pressure and mean kinetic energy
- Some elementary deductions from kinetic theory of gases
- Root mean square speed (v
_{rms}) - Mean (or) average speed (v)
- Most probable speed (V
_{mp}) - Maxwell-Boltzmann speed distribution function

- Degrees of Freedom
- Definition
- Monoatomic molecule
- Diatomic molecule

- At Normal temperature
- At High Temperature

- Triatomic molecules

- Law of Equipartiton of Energy
- Application of law of equipartition energy in specific heat of a gas

- Mean Free Path
- Brownian Motion

- Oscillations
- Simple Harmonic Motion (SHM)
- Simple Harmonic Motion (S.H.M) and Its Equation
- Simple harmonic motion) Phase
- amplitude, phase constant (or phase angle)
- The projection of uniform circular motion on a diameter of SHM
- Time period, frequency, phase, phase difference and epoch in SHM

- Angular Simple Harmonic Motion
- Time period and frequency of angular SHM
- Comparison of Simple Harmonic Motion and Angular Simple Harmonic Motion

- Linear Simple Harmonic Oscillator
- Horizontal oscillations of a spring-mass system
- Vertical oscillations of a spring
- Combinations of springs

- Energy in Simple Harmonic Motion
- Energy in S.H.M. Kinetic and Potential Energies

- Types of Oscillations
- Free oscillations
- Damped oscillations
- Maintained oscillations
- Forced oscillations
- Resonance

- Introduction to Waves
- Ripples and wave formation on the water surface
- Formation of waves on stretched string
- Formation of waves in a tuning fork
- Characteristics of wave motion
- Mechanical wave motion and its types
- Transverse wave motion
- Longitudinal wave motion

- Terms and Definitions Used in Wave Motion
- Velocity of Waves in Different Media
- Velocity of transverse waves in a stretched string
- Velocity of longitudinal waves in an elastic medium

- Propagation of Sound Waves
- Newton’s formula for speed of sound waves in air
- Laplace’s correction
- Factors affecting speed of sound in gases

- Reflection of Sound
- Reflection of Sound
- Reflection of sound in a different medium

- Reflection at the boundary of a denser medium
- Reflection at the boundary of a rarer medium
- Reflection of sound in the plane and curved surfaces

- Progressive Wave Or Travelling Waves
- Characteristics of progressive waves
- Equation of a plane progressive wave
- Graphical representation of the wave
- Particle velocity and wave velocity

- Superposition Principle
- Interference of waves
- Formation of Beats

- Standing Waves
- Explanation of stationary waves
- Characteristics of stationary waves
- Stationary waves in sonometer
- Fundamental frequency and
- Laws of transverse vibrations in stretched strings overtones

- Intensity and Loudness
- Intensity of sound
- Loudness of sound
- Intensity and loudness of sound

- Vibration of Air Column
- Resonance air column apparatus

- Doppler Effect
- Source Moving and Listener Stationary
- Listener Approaching a Stationary Source with Velocity v
_{L} - Both Source and Listener are Moving
- Common Properties between Doppler Effect of Sound and Light
- Major Differences between Doppler Effects of Sound and Light