Physics syllabus for class XI of 2008-09 session

Time: 3 hours
Maximum Marks: 100 ( Theory-75 Marks, Practical-25 Marks)

Practical Syllabus :-

Time: 3 hours

Maximum Marks:25

Any ten (10) experiments from the following list must be performed.

 1 Uses of vernier calipers (i) To measure diameter of spherical / cylindrical bodies. (ii) To determine the volume and density of regular bodies. (iii) To determine the internal diameter and depth of hollow cylinder. 2 Uses of Screw gauge :- (i) To measure the diameter of a given wire. (ii) To measure the thickness of a given sheet. (iii) To measure the volume of an Irregular Lamina 3 Uses of spherometer (i) To determine the radius of curvature of a given spherical surface. (ii) To measure the thickness of a given sheet 4 To study the relationship between force of limiting friction & normal reaction & to find the coefficient of friction between a block & Horizontal surface. 5 To find the downward force a along an inclined plane acting on a roller due to gravitational pull of the earth & study its relationship with the angle of inclination by plotting Graph between force & sin0 6 To determine acceleration due to gravity using simple pendulum. 7 To find the velocity of sound at room temperature using Resonance tube. 8 To find young's modulus of the material using Searle's Apparatus 9 To final the frequency of given tuning fork using sonometer. 10 To determine the specific heat of a given solid using calorimeter 11 To find the coefficient of thermal conductivity using Searle's Apparatus. 12 Verification of Newton's Law of cooling.

Activities:-

1. To make a paper secale of given least count, e.g. 0.2cm, 0.5cm.

2. To determine a mass of a given body using a metre scale by principle of moments.

3. To study the variation in the range of a jet of water with the angle of projection.

4. To study the conservation of energy of a ball rolling down on inclined plane

(using a double inclined plane).

5. To study dissipation of energy of a simple pendulum by plotting a graph between square of amplitude and time.

6. To observe change of state and plot a cooling curve for molten wax.

7. To observe and explain the effect of heating on a bi-metallic strip.

8. To note the change in level of liquid in a container on heating and interpret the observations.

9. To study the effect of detergent on surface tension by observing capillary rise.

10. To study the factors affecting the rate of loss of heat of a liquid.

Proposed Project works :-

(1) To determine the difference of frequencies of two tuning forks. with the help of Beats and

to recognize the tuning fork of higher frequency.

(2) To find out spring constant of a given spring.

(3) Comparative study of inertial and gravitational mass.

(4) Different uses of ticker timer.

(5) Project related to merits and demerits of friction in day today life.

Note :- Project can be prepared on any of the above listed proposal or on any model based on any topic of the syllabus.

Proposed distribution of marks :-

(i) Experiments : 15 Marks
(ii) Viva Voce : 03 Marks
(iii) Record : 03 Marks
(iv) Project work : 04 Marks

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