We, the authors are pleased to present this text book of Physics (General Physics, Heat and Sound) for B.Sc. II, Solapur University, Solapur, in the market and care, therefore, has been taken, while preparing the text book, that it caters the needs not only of the students and teachers concerned, but it also creates interest and inquisitiveness about the subject in any person, who lays hand on it.
This book has been written strictly according to the guidelines of the revised syllabus (CBCS Pattern) of B.Sc. II Physics (General Physics, Heat and Sound) prescribed by Board of Studies in Physics, Solapur University, Solapur. It is our humble belief that the text books are among the invaluable resources for successful teaching – learning process, provided they are written within the framework of the aims and objectives laid down and hence this book is really the honest efforts in that direction.