Power as the rate at which work is done:
A good understanding of the concept of “work”.
Simple problems based on the relationship between force, distance and work:
Force x Distance (Force & Distance are parallel or antiparallel)
Energy and its relationship to work. Different forms of energy: Elastic potential energy,
Gravitational potential energy and Kinetic energy.
Simple problems based on the following:
Gravitatio nal Potential Energy
Weight x Height
x (Mass) x (Speed)
Simple applications of the work – energy theorem and the conservation of energy principle.
Vibration as a periodic motion. Understanding of Time Period and Frequency and the relationship between them:
Period or Time Period
Wave motion and transfer of energy. Classification of waves as transverse or longitudinal.
Understanding of the following wave characteristics: Amplitude, Wavelength, and wave speed.
Simple problems based on the following relationship:
Frequency x Waveleng th
Conceptual understanding of the superposition of waves and how that leads to interference and standing wave pattern. Resonance and the Doppler effect.