NCERT Grade 12 Physics, Chapter 2, Electrostatic Potential and Capacitance from Unit 1, Electrostatics deals with potential energy, conservative forces, electrostatic potential and its different derivatives, capacitors, capacitance and its forms. Introduction to Electrostatic Potential And Capacitance, Electrostatic Potential, Potential Due to a Point Charge, Potential Due to an Electric Dipole, Potential Due to a System of Charges, Equipotential Surfaces, Relation between field and potential, Potential Energy of a System of Charges, Potential Energy in an External Field, Potential energy of a single charge, Potential energy of a system of two charges in an external field, Potential energy of a dipole in an external field, Electrostatics of Conductors, Dielectrics and Polarisation, Capacitors and Capacitance, The Parallel Plate Capacitor, Effect of Dielectric on Capacitance, Combination of Capacitors, Capacitors in series, Capacitors in parallel, Energy Stored in a Capacitor, Energy Stored in a Capacitor, Van De Graaff Generator are the topics discussed in this chapter.
Diagrams, graphs, illustrations, energy diagrams and examples associated to daily life make this chapter very interesting and easy to learn. Solved numeral problems and unsolved for practice make the students understand the concept better and develop a strong grip on the subject. NCERT Grade 12 Physics, Chapter 2, Electrostatic Potential and Capacitance from Unit 1, Electrostatics. Unit 1 holds a total weightage of 8 marks in the final examination according to the latest pattern.
Get 100 percent accurate NCERT Solutions for Class 12 Physics Chapter 2 (Electrostatic Potential and Capacitance) solved by expert Physics teachers. We provide solutions for questions given in Class 12 Physics text-book as per CBSE Board guidelines from the latest NCERT book for Class 12 Physics. The topics and sub-topics in Chapter 2 Electrostatic Potential and Capacitance are given below.
Ex 2.1 - INTRODUCTION
Ex 2.2 - ELECTROSTATIC POTENTIAL
Ex 2.3 - POTENTIAL DUE TO A POINT CHARGE
Ex 2.4 - POTENTIAL DUE TO AN ELECTRIC DIPOLE
Ex 2.5 - POTENTIAL DUE TO A SYSTEM OF CHARGES
Ex 2.6 - EQUIPOTENTIAL SURFACES
Ex 2.6.1 - Relation between field and potential
Ex 2.7 - POTENTIAL ENERGY OF A SYSTEM OF CHARGES
Ex 2.8 - POTENTIAL ENERGY IN AN EXTERNAL FIELD
Ex 2.8.1 - Potential energy of a single charge
Ex 2.8.2 - Potential energy of a system of two charges in an external field
Ex 2.8.3 - Potential energy of a dipole in an external field
Ex 2.9 - ELECTROSTATICS OF CONDUCTORS
Ex 2.10 - DIELECTRICS AND POLARISATION
Ex 2.11 - CAPACITORS AND CAPACITANCE
Ex 2.12 - THE PARALLEL PLATE CAPACITOR
Ex 2.13 - EFFECT OF DIELECTRIC ON CAPACITANCE
Ex 2.14 - COMBINATION OF CAPACITORS
Ex 2.14.1 - Capacitors in series
Ex 2.14.2 - Capacitors in parallel
Ex 2.15 - ENERGY STORED IN A CAPACITOR
Ex 2.16 - VAN DE GRAAFF GENERATOR.
We cover all exercises in the chapter given below:-
Chapter 2 Exercises - 37 Questions with Solutions.
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