I would like to improve on Chemistry and Physics, and want to build a foundation for the same before I start class 11 (cbse- india).

I request Brilliantians out there to suggest books and resources.

Thanks in advance.

I would like to improve on Chemistry and Physics, and want to build a foundation for the same before I start class 11 (cbse- india).

I request Brilliantians out there to suggest books and resources.

Thanks in advance.

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TopNewestRasnick Halliday can be suggested for physics – Agnishom Chattopadhyay · 2 years, 8 months ago

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@Agnishom Chattopadhyay Thanks. Will I be able to find it on the net? – Ritu Roy · 2 years, 8 months ago

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– Satvik Pandey · 2 years, 8 months ago

You can find it on flipkart.Log in to reply

We are in the midst of building out the Physics Practice section, so check back often! The Wiki would also be a good resource for you to learn more about the concepts. – Calvin Lin Staff · 2 years, 8 months ago

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@Calvin Lin Thankyou sir. – Ritu Roy · 2 years, 8 months ago

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The 11th syllabus is quite different from 10th. Reading the 11th textbooks for Chemistry, in parallel with your 10th textbooks should be enough for chemistry foundation. For extra knowledge, and a head start at IIT prep, you can use Cengage Learning or GRB or K Singh.

For physics, Halliday-Resnick is really helpful. Also, using Arihant is very helpful. – Nanayaranaraknas Vahdam · 2 years, 8 months ago

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@Nanayaranaraknas Vahdam - if possible could you send the NTSE paper (SAT) of last year to me...you know my mail already :D ( the state level)...Thanks :D.. – Krishna Ar · 2 years, 7 months ago

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@Nanayaranaraknas Vahdam Thanks a lot. – Ritu Roy · 2 years, 8 months ago

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– Nanayaranaraknas Vahdam · 2 years, 8 months ago

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For those of you who are interested in building out Chemistry on Brilliant, and would be willing to spend time writing up great wiki pages over the next month, please send me an email (Calvin@Brilliant.org).

For more information, see this note. – Calvin Lin Staff · 1 year, 10 months ago

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Thanks to @Calvin Lin , @Nanayaranaraknas Vahdam , @Krishna Ar and @satvik pandey – Ritu Roy · 2 years, 8 months ago

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– Rajdeep Dhingra · 2 years, 4 months ago

DC pandey is also very goodLog in to reply

@Rajdeep Dhingra Thanx a lot – Ritu Roy · 2 years, 4 months ago

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– Krishna Ar · 2 years, 7 months ago

Welcome! Though, you've thanked me for doing nothing at all! :DLog in to reply

"Concepts of Physics" by H.C.Verma is also a good book.I forgot to mention that earlier. – Satvik Pandey · 2 years, 8 months ago

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Please refer to I.E Irodov (Problems in General Physics) for solving some tricky physics question. – Satvik Pandey · 2 years, 8 months ago

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– Krishna Ar · 2 years, 8 months ago

Hi!You're really good in physics (mechanics). How?Log in to reply

– Satvik Pandey · 2 years, 8 months ago

Hi,Krishna.It's great to receive complement from you. I have studied all about physics from internet.The video lectures on youtube uploaded by Pradeep Kshetrapal and Praveen Tyagi are really helpful.Also,some books like Resnic Halliday and Concepts in Physics by H.C.Verma are also very useful.I have also referred to online forums in case of confusions. You are also very good in maths.How?Log in to reply

– Krishna Ar · 2 years, 8 months ago

Nice to know. Well, I am not "good" at math, but maybe a "little more than decent". It can be traced back to times when I'd failed to do well in Math....after that, I worked on math...then there was a hiatus...Now I 'm back again! :D I must say its the interest! You (might) know almost all of class-11 physics! In the same way, I worked on areas of math (NT) which I liked ...Somehow I feel calculus is inhibiting me from doing physics properly thoughLog in to reply

– Satvik Pandey · 2 years, 8 months ago

Yes,I agree that it's all the matter of interest.When I started solving problems in physics, calculus disturbed me a lot but then I worked on it too.I think applying concepts of calculus in physics is quite tough and interesting too.Log in to reply

– Krishna Ar · 2 years, 8 months ago

Hey ...can you please tell me how you tackled that problem? :)Log in to reply

Calculus is used in the physics to deal with the situation in which things are changing w.r.t to time. We usually find a mathematical expression for that change in infinitely small time (dt) then integrate it within limits according to situation.

It is clear from the following example: Please search for problem titled " The time before they met". In this problem as bodies start coming towards each other their relative separation changes and therefore w.r.t to time their acceleration also changes.So we usually find their velocity at any general distance "x" ( x is the distance between the bodies) with the help of conservation of energy.Then we write v as dx/dt (infinitely small change in distance/ infinitely small change in time) then after integrating it within proper limits one can easily find required time. There are basically four steps in using calculus- 1) Go to a general position. 2) Choose a suitable differential quantity. 3) Find mathematical expression for the change in that quantity 4) Integrate it within suitable limits. If you want you can refer to site

https://www.physicsforums.com/threads/time-of-approach-of-two-oppositely-charged-particle.761290/ you can find similar type on question on that webpage(instead of masses here are unlike charges). – Satvik Pandey · 2 years, 8 months ago

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Please have patience in reading discussion(read till page 2 of that discussion at least). – Satvik Pandey · 2 years, 8 months ago

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– Krishna Ar · 2 years, 8 months ago

Thanks! I'll definitely do so! :DLog in to reply

– Satvik Pandey · 2 years, 8 months ago

You are welcome! :DLog in to reply

– Satvik Pandey · 2 years, 8 months ago

Krishna,which subject will you take in class 11 (maths/bio)?Log in to reply

– Krishna Ar · 2 years, 8 months ago

Both! :D. WBU?Log in to reply

Will you prepare for IIT or Medical (or both :D)? – Satvik Pandey · 2 years, 8 months ago

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– Krishna Ar · 2 years, 7 months ago

The latter! :D You?Log in to reply

– Satvik Pandey · 2 years, 7 months ago

I will prepare for IIT. :DLog in to reply

– Krishna Ar · 2 years, 7 months ago

Do you attend coaching?Log in to reply

What about you? – Satvik Pandey · 2 years, 7 months ago

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– Krishna Ar · 2 years, 7 months ago

Even I don't attend ANY sort of coaching!Log in to reply

According to me,studying science and maths without any guidance of teacher is not an easy task. If you have any doubt then whom you use to approach for clarifying them? – Satvik Pandey · 2 years, 7 months ago

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So, you're in Class-10? Writing NTSE? (If you are in class-10) – Krishna Ar · 2 years, 8 months ago

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@Krishna Ar Yes, I am studying in class 10. I was planning to write NTSE, but later I dropped the idea. – Ritu Roy · 2 years, 8 months ago

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– Satvik Pandey · 2 years, 8 months ago

I missed that.I think registrations are now closed.:(Log in to reply