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Mechanics By Vidwan Singh Soni

Mechanics by Vidwan Singh Soni

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Now in its fourth edition, this is a revised edition of Mechanics and Relativity. It has been written according to the new syllabus of the Choice Based Credit System (CBCS). The book is primarily meant to serve the requirements of the first-year of the core and general elective courses of BSc students of physics.

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Mechanics by Vidwan Singh Soni

The book, Mechanics, now in its fourth edition, is an extended version of previous edition titled as Mechanics and Relativity. It has been mainly written according to the new syllabus of Choice Based Credit System (CBCS). It is primarily meant to serve the requirements of the first-year of the core as well as the general elective courses of the B.Sc. (Hons.) students of Physics.
  • The book contains numerous illustrations and many solved examples that help the student in understanding the concepts clearly. A large number of chapter-end questions and numerical varieties will help to test the students' grasping of the subjects covered.
  • New to the fourth edition
    • Chapters on 'Fundamentals of Dynamics', 'Rotational Dynamics', 'Elasticity', 'Fluid
    • Motion', 'Gravitation and Central Force Motion', and 'Oscillations' have been introduced.
    • Chapters on 'Collisions' and 'Non-inertial Systems' have been modified from the previous edition to meet the requirements of the new syllabus.
    • Chapter on 'Special Theory of Relativity' and a new concept of 'Michelson-Morley Experiment' along with its mathematical proof has been covered.
    • The topics of general elective syllabus which include 'Vectors', 'Ordinary Differential Equations' and 'Laws of Motion' have also been added.
  • About Vidwan Singh Soni

    Vidwan Singh Soni, Ph.D., has been the Principal of Government Mohindra College Patiala and Fellow of Punjabi University Patiala. He has more than three decades of teaching experience in different colleges and has done noteworthy research in Physics, particularly that related to the Special Theory of Relativity. Dr. Soni has also authored two books on Physics-Introductory Physics and A Course in Mechanics. He has also been an award-winning popular science writer.

    Table of Contents

    • Preface
    • Preface to the First Edition
    • 1. Fundamentals of Dynamics
    • 2. Work, Power and Energy
    • 3. Collisions of Particles
    • 4. Rotational Dynamics
    • 5. Elasticity
    • 6. Motion of Fluids
    • 7. Gravitation and Central Force Motion
    • 8. Oscillations
    • 9. Non-Inertial Systems
    • 10. Michelson-Morley Experiment and Special Theory of Relativity
    • Appendix A : Vectors
    • Appendix B : Differential Equations
    • Index

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