Perquisite: Mechanics – I.yes

Course Content:

Rotational dynamics, Moment of inertia, Principles of parallel and perpendicular axis theorem, Determination of moment of inertia of various shapes, Rotational dynamics of rigid bodies and its effect on the application of torque, Angular momentum and its conservation, Effect of torque on the angular momentum, Measurement of gravitational constant, Free fall acceleration and Gravitational force, Gravitational effect of spherical mass distribution, The motion of planets and Kepler laws in detail, Motion of satellite and its energy consideration in planetary and satellite motion, Bulk properties of matter, Fluid statistics, Fluid dynamics, Inertial and non-inertial frames of references, Theory of relativity, Postulates of special theory of relativity, Galilean transformation equations, Lorenz transformation and its consequences, Transformation of velocities, Variation of mass with velocity, mass energy relation and its importance, Relativistic energy and momentum, General theory of relativity.

Recommended Books:
1. Physics by D. Halliday, R. Resnick and K. S. Krane, John Wiley & Sons Inc., 5th Ed. (2007).
2. Fundamental of Physics by D. Halliday, R. Resnick and J. Walker, Extended. John Wiley & Sons Inc., (2008).
3. Physics for Scientist and Engineers by Giancoli, Prentice Hall Inc., 5th Ed. (2007).


  • Sessional Marks: 20%
  1. Class Attendance/Class Participation: 10%
  2. Assignments: 5%
  3. Quiz: 5%
  • Mid Term Exam: 30%
  • Final Term Exam: 50%



BS-II (Regular)

  • Monday (8:00 AM to 9:00 AM)
  • Tuesday (8:00 AM to 9:00 AM)
  • Wednesday (8:00 AM to 9:00 AM)

BS-II (SS-1)

  • Wednesday (11:30 AM - 12:30 PM)
  • Thursday (11:30 AM  - 12:30 PM)
  • Friday (11:30 AM  - 12:30 PM)

BS-II (SS-2)

  • Wednesday (10:00 AM - 11:00AM)
  • Thursday (10:00 AM - 11:00AM)
  • Friday (10:00 AM - 11:00AM)

Course Material