Concepts of Physics Part 1 by HC Verma

Concepts of Physics Part 1 is a well-known book by Dr. HC Verma. The book is meant for students in class 11. It covers mechanics, waves and oscillations, and optics. The book has ISBN 978-8177091878 and published by Bharati Bhawan. It is available in bookshops or you can Buy at Amazon or Flipkart.


The book is the bible for JEE and NEET aspirants. It is reviewed thousands of times on Amazon and Flipkart. The average rating on Amazon is 4.6 out of 5 (from 977 reviews).

The book is very good. The strength of the book lies in the clear explanation of concepts, and problems of varied range of difficulty. I got the book in time.
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The part 1 covers mechanics, waves and optics in following chapters:
  1. Introduction to Physics
  2. Physics and Mathematics
  3. Rest and Motion: Kinematics
  4. The Forces
  5. Newton's Laws of Motion
  6. Friction
  7. Circular Motion
  8. Work and Energy
  9. Centre of Mass, Linear Momentum, Collision
  10. Rotational Mechanics
  11. Gravitation
  1. Simple Harmonic Motion
  2. Fluid Mechanics
  3. Some Mechanical Properties of Matter
  4. Wave Motion and Waves on a String
  5. Sound Waves
  6. Light Waves
  7. Geometrical Optics
  8. Optical Instruments
  9. Dispersion and Spectra
  10. Speed of Light
  11. Photometry

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