Viva ICSE Physics 10

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SKU : E002516   / ISBN : 9789386824066

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Book Title:                                                     Viva ICSE Physics - 10

Product Code / ISBN Code:                           9789386824066

Syllabus:                                                        ICSE

Publisher:                                                      Viva

Language:                                                      English

 

The book VIVA ICSE PHYSICS for Class X has been prepared with a hope that it will be able to meet the academic aspirations of the young inquisitive minds.

Salient Features of the Book

• Based on the latest syllabus of Physics for Class X prescribed by the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, New Delhi

• An informal, interactive style of presentation

• A large number of questions, well-labelled illustrations and diagrams, pictures, solved examples, etc., to help students understand various facts and concepts clearly

• Topic-end assignments, to help students develop a better understanding of the concepts learned

• Boxed features, to highlight the past and future developments in science and technology, and provide more relevance to the subject described therein

• Activities, to help students understand a topic in an interactive way

• Questions from board papers, to help students prepare for examination

• Pointwise summary, to help students recapitulate the main ideas or facts learned

 

Contents:

Chapter 1: Force, Turning Force, Centre of Gravity and Uniform Circular Motion • Force • Contact force • Some examples of the contact force • Noncontact force or action-at-a-distance force • Some examples of the noncontact (or action-at-a-distance) force • Units of force • ASSIGNMENT 1: Force, Kinds of forces, Units of forces • Translational and rotational motions • Turning force • Clockwise and anticlockwise moments • Some applications of moment of force • ASSIGNMENT 2: Translational and rotational motions, Turning force, Moment of a force, Clockwise and anticlockwise moments, Some applications of the moment of force • Principle of moments • Verifying the principle of moments • Conditions for a body to be in equilibrium • Couple • Centre of gravity • ASSIGNMENT 3: Principle of moment, Conditions for a body to be in equilibrium, Couple, Centre of gravity • Uniform circular motion • Centripetal and centrifugal force • ASSIGNMENT 4: Uniform circular motion, Centripetal and centrifugal force • Let us Answer Some More Questions • Questions from Board Papers • Let us say it Again

Chapter 2: Machines as Force Multipliers • Some technical terms related to machines • Relationship between efficiency, mechanical advantage and velocity ratio for an Ideal Machine 
• ASSIGNMENT 1: Machines, Parameters related to machines • Classification of machines • Levers • ASSIGNMENT 2: Classification of machines, Levers and their classification • Pulleys • Combination of pulleys • ASSIGNMENT 3: Pulleys and Pulley systems • Gear (Toothed Wheel) • Inclined plane • ASSIGNMENT 4: Inclined plane • Let us Answer Some More Questions • Questions from Board Papers • Let us say it Again

Chapter 3: Work, Energy and Power • Work • Work done when the force is not along the direction of motion • Illustrative Questions • ASSIGNMENT 1: Work, Measurement of work done • Energy • Different forms of energy • ASSIGNMENT 2: Energy, Different forms of energy • Kinetic energy • Illustrative Questions • ASSIGNMENT 3: Energy, Kinetic energy, Formula for the kinetic energy of a body • Potential energy • Illustrative Questions • ASSIGNMENT 4: Potential energy, Formula for gravitational potential energy • Are various forms of energy interconvertible: Transformation of energy • The simple pendulum: An example of the conservation of mechanical energy • Conservation of energy • Rate of doing work: Power • Illustrative Questions • ASSIGNMENT 5: Transformation of energy, Law of conservation of energy, Power • Let us Answer Some More Questions • Questions from Board Papers • Let us say it Again

Chapter 4: Refraction of Light at Plane Surfaces • Refraction of light • Multiple images in thick glass plate/mirror • ASSIGNMENT 1: Laws of refraction, Refractice index, Refraction of light through a slab • Refraction through a prism • ASSIGNMENT 2: Refraction through a prism, Angle of minimum deviation • Some optical phenomena due to refraction of light • Effects of refraction of light travelling from a rarer medium to a denser medium • Refractive index in terms of real and apparent depth • ASSIGNMENT 3: Some optical phenomena due to refraction of light • Critical angle and total internal reflection • Total internal reflection in prisms • Refraction of light through 30°, 60° and 90° prisms • Total internal reflection vs reflection from a plane mirror • ASSIGNMENT 4: Critical angle, Total internal reflection, Total internal reflection in prisms, Effects of the total internal reflection • Let us Answer Some More Questions • Questions from Board Papers • Let us say it Again

Chapter 5: Refraction through Lenses and Dispersion of Light • Lenses • Converging and diverging action of lenses • Terminology for lenses • Formation of images by a convex lens • Experimental determination of focal length of a convex lens • ASSIGNMENT 1: Lenses: Terminology, Formation of images by a convex lens • Formation of images by a concave lens • Magnification by lenses • Power of a lens • ASSIGNMENT 2: Formation of images by a concave lens, Magnification by lenses, Power of a lens • Simple microscope • ASSIGNMENT 3: Simple microscope • Dispersion of white light • Pure and impure spectrum • Light as electromagnetic radiation • Properties and uses of different radiations • ASSIGNMENT 4: Dispersion of white light, Rainbow, Light as electromagnetic radiation and electromagnetic spectrum • Let us Answer Some More Questions • Questions from Board Papers • Let us say it Again

Chapter 6: Sound • Speed of sound • Sound travels slower than light lightning and thunder • Reflection of sound waves • Echo • Reverberation • Practical applications (or uses) of multiple reflection of sound • Audible range • Ultrasound • Applications of ultrasound • Illustrative Questions • ASSIGNMENT 1: Speed of sound, Reflection of sound waves, Echo, Ultrasound and its applications • Vibrations • Resonance (or sympathetic vibrations) • ASSIGNMENT 2: Free, forced and damped vibrations,Resonance • Musical sound and noise • Characteristics of musical sound • Loudness or intensity of sound • Pitch or shrillness of sound • Quality of sound • Sound pollution • ASSIGNMENT 3: Musical sound, Noise, Characteristics of musical sound, Sound pollution • Let us Answer Some More Questions • Questions from Board Papers • Let us say it Again

Chapter 7: Current Electricity • Electricity • Conductors and insulators • Potential due to a charge • Illustrative Questions ASSIGNMENT 1: Conductors, Insulators, Electric field, Electric potential, Potential difference • Electric current – charges in motion • Electromotive force (emf) and terminal voltage of a cell • Internal resistance of a cell • Electric circuits and circuit diagrams • Ohm’s law • Ohmic conductors, nonohmic conductors and super conductors • Resistance and resistivity of a conductor • ASSIGNMENT 2: Flow of charge, Electric current, Electric symbols, Electric circuits and circuit diagrams, Ohm’s law,  Resistance, Classification of materials on the basis of resistivity • Combination of resistances • ASSIGNMENT 3: Equivalent resistance, Series combination of resistances, Parallel combination of resistances, Distribution of current in a parallel combination of resistances • Electrical energy and electrical power • Heating effect of current • Illustrative Questions • ASSIGNMENT 4: Electrical energy, Electrical power. Power rating of domestic appliances, Heating effect of current and its application • Generation of electricity • ASSIGNMENT 5: Electric power plants, Transmission and distribution of electricity • Electricity used at home — domestic electric circuits • The electric fuse — a safety device • The electrical switches • Earthing of electrical appliances • Wiring of the household circuits • The tree system of wiring • The ring system of wiring • Hazards of electricity and safety in its use • Illustrative Questions • ASSIGNMENT 6: Electricity used at home, Overloading and short-circuiting of an electric circuit, Electrical fuse. Earthing of electrical appliances, Wiring of household electrical circuits, Hazards of electricity, Safety measures • Let us Answer Some More Questions • Questions from Board Papers • Let us say it Again

Chapter 8: Magnetic Effects of Current-Electromagnetism • Magnetic effects of current — electromagnetism • Magnetic field due to a straight current-carrying conductor • Magnetic field due to a current-carrying circular coil (or circular wire) • ASSIGNMENT 1: Magnetic effects of current, Magnetic field and field lines. Magnetic field due to a current-carrying straight conductor and due to a current-carrying circular coil • Magnetic field produced by a current-carrying solenoid • Electromagnet • Electric bell • ASSIGNMENT 2: Magnetic field produced by a current-carrying solenoid, Electromagnets, Electric bell • Force on a current-carrying conductor in a magnetic field • Electric motor • ASSIGNMENT 3: Force on a current-carrying conductor in a magnetic field, Electric motor • Electromagnetic induction— magnetism produces electricity • Electric generators (Dynamos) • AC generator (or alternator) • Distinction between a Dynamo and Motor (DC) • Transformer • ASSIGNMENT 4: Electromagnetic induction, Electric generators (AC and DC), Transformer • Let us Answer Some More Questions • Questions from Board Papers • Let us say it Again

Chapter 9: Heat • Heat • Temperature • Thermometers • Temperature scales • ASSIGNMENT 1: Heat, Temperature, Thermometers, Temperature scales • Specific heat capacity • Heat capacity (or thermal capacity) • Principle of calorimetry • Measurement of specific heat capacity of a solid • Measurement of specific heat capacity of a liquid • Illustrative Questions • ASSIGNMENT 2: Specific heat capacity, Thermal capacity, Principle of calorimetry, Thermal equilibrium • Change of state (or phase) • Latent heat • ASSIGNMENT 3: Change of state, Temperature-time graph, Latent heat of fusion, Latent heat of vaporisation • Let us Answer Some More Questions • Questions from Board Papers • Let us say it Again

Chapter 10: Modern Physics–1: Thermionic Emission  Emission of electrons from metals • Thermionic Emission • Hot cathode ray tube • Illustrative Questions • ASSIGNMENT 1: Electrons in metals, Work Function, Thermionic emission, Hot cathode ray tube • Let us Answer Some More Questions • Questions from Board Papers • Let us say it Again

Chapter 11: Modern Physics–2: Atomic Structure and Radioactivity • Structure of the atomic nucleus: A review • Radioactivity • Radiations from radioactive materials • Illustrative Questions • ASSIGNMENT 1: Structure of the atomic nucleus, Radioactivity, Radiations from radioactive materials • Changes within the nucleus • Alpha emission • Beta emission (?-emission) • Gamma emission • Uses of radioactivity • Harmful effects of radioactivity • Safety measures against radioactive pollution • Background radiations • What are X-rays • Nuclear Fission • Nuclear Fusion • Nuclear Hazards and Safety Measures • Illustrative Questions • ASSIGNMENT 2: Changes within the nucleus, Uses of radioactivity, Harmful effects of radioactivity, Safety measures against radioactive pollution, Background radiations • Let us Answer Some More Questions • Questions from Board Papers • Let us say it Again

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