AEEE stands for amrita engineering entrance exam which is conducted by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham every year so as to select the best of candidates for the engineering courses. These exams for the engineering students. These are the entrance test of the candidates in engineering field. This exam provided Admission to undergraduate engineering courses offered in the three campuses at Amritapuri (Kollam), Bengaluru and Ettimadai (Coimbatore). Candidates those who are planning for these exams should start preparing hard for the exam.
AEEE Physics Syllabus
- Units and Dimensions
SI, Units for measurement, system of units, dimensions, applications, fundamental and derived units
Motion-straight line, uniform and non-uniform motion, uniformly accelerated motion-applications Scalars and Vectors, properties; resolution of vectors, scalar and vector products; uniform circular motion-applications, projectile motion Newton’s Laws of motion; conservation of linear momentum -applications, laws of friction, Concept of work, energy and power; different forms of energy energy-kinetic and potential; conservation of energy;. Elastic collisions
Center of mass, center of mass of a rigid body, rotational motion and torque. Angular momentum -conservation. Moments of inertia, moment of inertia-thin rod, ring, disc and sphere, parallel and perpendicular axes theorem
Gravitation: Universal law of gravitation, Kepler’s laws, Acceleration (gravity)- properties. One and two dimensional motion under gravity, planetary motion, artificial satellite-geostationary satellite, gravitational potential energy near the surface of earth, gravitational potential and escape velocity.
- Solids and Fluids
Solids: Laws- hooke, stoke, Bernoulli theorem, Elastic properties, Young’s and bulk modulus, ,modulus of rigidity.
Liquids: Cohesion, adhesion; surface energy and surface tension; flow of fluids, viscosity, terminal velocity.
- Oscillations and Waves
Periodic motion, simple harmonic motion- equation, oscillations of a spring and simple pendulum.
Wave motion- properties of waves, longitudinal and transverse waves, superposition, Progressive and standing waves. Doppler Effect, Free and forced oscillations, resonance, vibration of strings and air columns, beats.
- Heat and Thermodynamics
Thermal expansion of solids, liquids and gases and their specific heats, relationship between Cp and Cv for gases, , Carnot cycle, efficiency of heat engines, first and second laws of thermodynamics Transference of heat; thermal conductivity; black body radiations, laws- Kirchoff’s ,Wein’s,Stefan’s ,Newton’s law of cooling.
- Electrostatics, Current Electricity and Magnetostatics
conductors and insulators , Coloumb’s law, dielectric constant, electric field, lines of force, dipole field , electric flux, Gauss’s theorem -applications; electric potential, potential due to a point charge;, distribution of charge on conductors; capacitance, parallel plate capacitor, energy stored and combination of capacitors.
Electric current: Cells-primary and secondary, grouping of cells; resistance and specific resistivity- temperature dependence. Laws- Ohm’s, Kirchoff’s. Series and parallel circuits; Wheatstone’s bridge and potentiometer-applications.
Heating effects of current, electric power, thermoelectricity concept -Seebeck effect and thermocouple; chemical effect of current- Faraday’s laws of electrolysis.
Magnetic effects: Oersted’s experiment, Biot Savert’s law, magnetic field- straight wire, circular loop and solenoid,(Lorentz force),forces and torques on a current carrying conductor in a magnetic field, force between current carrying wires, moving coil galvanometer and conversion to ammeter and voltmeter.
Magnetostatics: magnetic induction, magnetic susceptibility, Bar magnet, magnetic field, lines of force, torque on a bar magnet in a magnetic field, earth’s magnetic field- para, dia and ferro magnetism.
Electromagnetic Induction and Electromagnetic WavesInduced e.m.f., laws- Faraday’s, Lenz’s ; self and mutual inductance; alternating currents, impedance and reactance, power in ac;
L C R circuits combination, resonant circuits, transformer and AC generator. Electromagnetic waves-characteristics; electromagnetic spectrum (gamma to radio waves).
- Ray and Wave Optics
lens formula , Reflection and refraction of light (plane and curved surfaces), total internal reflection; optical fiber; deviation and dispersion of light by a prism; magnification and resolving power; microscope and telescope, Wave nature of light, Newton’s rings, interference, Young’s double experiment; thin films.
Diffraction: diffraction grating , diffraction due to a single slit; polarization its applications.
- Modern Physics
Dual nature of Radiation – Radioactive decay law, De Broglie relation, photoelectric effect, Alpha particle scattering experiment, atomic masses, size of the nucleus; radioactivity, alpha, beta and gamma particles/rays., half-life and mean life of radio-active nuclei; Nuclear binding energy, mass energy relationship, nuclear fission and nuclear fusion.
conductors, insulators and semiconductors , Energy bands in solids, pn junction, diode, diode as a rectifier, transistor action, transistor- amplifier.
AEEE Syllabus for Chemistry
- Basic Concepts
Atomic and molecular masses, mole concept, molar mass, percentage composition, stoichiometry its calculations, empirical and molecular formula, chemical reactions.
- Atomic Structure, Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
Models- Bohr’s, Quantum mechanical ; de Broglie’s and Heisenberg’s principles, , Orbital concept; Bond formation its parameters; theory- Valence bond, molecular orbital, VSEPR, Hydrogen bond; Hybridization involving s, p and d orbital.
- Equilibrium and Thermodynamics
Law of chemical equilibrium and Equilibrium Constant; Homogeneous and Heterogeneous equilibrium, Ionic equilibrium; Acids, Bases, Salts and Buffers; Solubility product.
Spontaneous and nonspontaneous processes; Thermodynamic state; Enthalpy, Entropy and Gibb’s free energy; Heats of reactions; Electrochemistry, Kinetics and Surface Chemistry.
Specific, molar and equivalent conductance of weak and strong electrolytes; Electrochemical cells and Nernst equation; Kohlrausch law; batteries, fuel cells and corrosion
Rate of a reaction its factors: collision theory, Rate constant, order and molecularity,.
Physisorption and chemisorptions; colloids and emulsions; homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysis.
- Solid State and Solutions
Normality, molarity and molality of solutions, vapour pressure of liquid solutions , Molecular, ionic, covalent and metallic solids; amorphous and crystalline solids; crystal lattices and Unit cells; packing efficiency and imperfections; electrical and magnetic properties; ideal and non-ideal solutions, colligative proper-ties; abnormality.
Properties and problems of dihydrogen and hydrides; Position of hydrogen- periodic table; water, hydrogen peroxide and heavy water; hydrogen as a fuel.
- S-Block Elements
Group 1 and 2 Alkali and Alkaline earth elements; general characteristics of compounds of the elements; anomalous behavior of first element;biological importance of sodium, potassium and calcium ; preparation and properties of compounds like sodium, sodium hydroxide and calcium carbonates, sodium chloride,;
- P-Block Elements
Groups 13 to 17 elements: electronic configuration, occurrence, oxidation states, trends in physical and chemical properties; compounds of boron like borax, boron hydrides and allotropes of carbon; compounds of oxygen and sulphur, nitrogen and phosphorus; oxides and oxyacids of halogens.
- D, F-Block Elements
interstitial compounds and alloy formation; Electronic configuration -characteristics of transition metals; ionization enthalpy, ionic radii, oxidations states and magnetic properties; lanthanides and actinoids-applications.
- Co-ordination Compounds
Bonding in coordination compounds and metal carbonyls and stability ; coordination number and isomerism ; Werner’s theory and IUPAC nomenclature of coordination compounds;analytical methods application , extraction of metals, biological systems.
- Basic Organic Chemistry and Techniques
Tetravalence of carbon and shapes or organic compounds; methods of purification of organic compounds; qualitative and quantitative analysis ; electronic displacement in a covalent bond inductive and electromeric effects, resonance and hyperconjugation; hemolytic and heterolytic cleavage of covalent bond free radicals, carbanions electrophiles, carbocations, and nucleophiles;
- Hydrocarbons, Haloalkanes and Haloarens
Nature of C-X bond in haloalkanes and haloarenes; mechanism of substitution reactions. ;Alkanes, alkenes,alkynes and aromatic hydrocarbons; IUPAC nomenclature, isomerism; conformation of ethane, geometric isomerism, free radical mechanism of halogenations, Markownikoff’s addition and peroxide effect; benzene, resonance and aromaticity, substitution reactions; Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers
- Aldehydes, Ketnes, Carboxylic Acids and Amines
Nomenclature, general methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties of the group members; identification of primary, secondary and tertiary amines ; nucleophilic addition and its mechanism; reactivity of alpha hydrogen in aldehydes; mono and dicarboxylic acids-preparation and reactions;; preparation and reactions of diazonium salts.
- Polymers and Biomolecules
Enzymes, Vitamins and Nucleic acids (DNA and RNA); Natural and synthetic polymers, methods of polymerization, copolymerization, molecular weight of polymers, Polymers of commercial importance, Carbohydrates: mono, oligo and polysaccharides; Proteins Alpha amino acid, peptide linkage and polypeptides.
- Environmental Chemistry
Air, water and soil pollution, chemical reactions in atmosphere,; green-house effect and global warming; pollution control; acid rain; ozone and its depletion. Drugs and their interaction; Chemicals in food- preservatives, artificial sweetening agents ; chemicals as analgesics, tranquilizers, antiseptics, antibiotics, antacids and antihistamines;cleansing agents – soaps and detergents.
These are the various topics which are included in the physics and chemistry subject in AEEE exams. Candidates do prepare well for the same.
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