CBSE Class 11 Physics Syllabus with details

Updated: Apr 30



S.NO. LESSON Learning Objectives

1 PHYSICAL WORLD Details about Scientists and fundaments of physics and fundamental forces

2 Units and Measurements Details about the system of units, dimensions of physical quantities, dimensional formulae and dimensional equations

3 Motions in a straight line Details about a body in one-dimensional motion, average velocity, average acceleration, relative velocity and motion under gravity

4 Motion in a plan Details about a body in two-dimensional motion, Scalar, Vector, Projectile motion, and Uniform Circular Motion

5 Laws of motion Details about the law of inertia, Newton’s laws, Impulse – applications, the equilibrium of forces, common forces in mechanics and Friction

6 Work, Energy, and Power Details about Work, KE, PE, Conservation of energy, Collisions ( one dimensional and two dimensional) and Power

7 System of particles and Rotatory Motion

Details about Center of mass, angular momentum, torque, the moment of Inertia – theorems and Rolling motion

8 Gravitation Details about Kepler’s Laws, Newton’s law of gravitation, acceleration due to gravity, KE, PE, Total energy, orbital velocity and escape velocity

9 Mechanical Properties of Solids

Details about Elastic property of solids, Young, Bulk and Rigidity modulus

10 Mechanical Properties of Solids

Details about the properties of Liquids – Pascal’s Law, Surface Tension, Viscosity, Bernoulli’s theorem – applications and angle of contact

11 Thermal properties of matter

Details about heat and radiation, Coefficients of expansion, thermal conductivity and Newton’s law of cooling

12 Thermodynamics Details about isothermal, adiabatic, isobaric and isochoric processes and Carnot heat engine

13 Kinetic theory of Gases Details about the velocity of gases, Maxwell assumptions and different specific heats of gases

14 Oscillations Details about Simple Harmonic Motion and basics of damped harmonic and forced harmonic motion

15 Waves Details about longitudinal and transverse waves, open pipe, closed pipe, vibration in a stretched string and Doppler effect.