**BPO6-Syllabus**

**BPO 2024**

**Mechanics**

**Measurement**Fundamental quantities and derived quantities

Conversion of units

Significant digits of numbers

**Motion in One Dimension**Position, velocity, and acceleration

Motion diagrams

**Motion in Two Dimensions**Position, displacement, velocity, and acceleration

**Projectile Motion**The trajectory of a projectile as combination of horizontal motion with constant velocity and vertical motion with constant acceleration

A body projected horizontally

Height and range of a projectile

**The Laws of Motion**The concept of force

Newton’s first law

Newton’s second law

Newton’s third law

Forces of friction

Free-body diagram

**Energy of a System**Work done by a constant force

Kinetic energy

Kinetic energy and the work–kinetic energy theorem

Potential energy of a system

Conservative and non-conservative forces

Relationship between conservative forces and potential energy

Mechanical energy of a system

Changes in mechanical energy for conservative and nonconservative forces

Mechanical energy of a block–spring system

**Gravitation**Newton’s Law of Gravitation

Weight

Gravitational Potential Energy

The Motion of Satellites

Kepler’s Laws and the Motion of Planets

**Electromagnetism**

**Electrostatics**Electric Charge

Coulomb’s Law

Electric Field, Electric Forces, Electric lines

Electric Potential Energy

Electric Potential, Equipotential Surfaces

Capacitors and Capacitance

Capacitors in Series and Parallel

Energy Storage in Capacitors and Electric-Field Energy

Conductors and Dielectrics

**Current and Resistance**Electric current

Resistance

Ohm’s law

Electromotive force

Resistors in series and parallel

Equivalent resistance in simple circuits

Electric power