Mechanics


This page is about Mechanics for students of undergraduate level (B.Sc. First year mechanics) of various Indian universities. If you want the notes of topics covered under each chapter then please follow along chapter links.

Mechanics for B.Sc./JAM exams

  1. Physical fundamentals of mechanics

    1. Introduction to mechanics
    2. Position of a particle
    3. Frame of reference and Rectangular Cartesian co-ordinate system
    4. Coordinate transformation : translation, inclined and rotation
    5. Spherical Polar co-ordinates
    6. Newton’s laws of motion and applications
  2. Dynamics of System of Particles

    1. Position of center of mass
    2. Position of center of mass in terms of coordinate components
    3. Motion of center of mass
    4. Acceleration of center of mass
    5. Kinetic energy of system of particles
    6. Two particle system and reduced mass

    Extra topics
    External and internal forces (Dynamics of system of particles)

  3. Motion Under Central forces

    1. Introduction
    2. Equation of motion under central forces
    3. Law of conservation of angular momentum
    4. Law of conservation of energy
    5. Equation of motion (equation of path of moving particle)
    6. Form of motion under the effect of central forces