Take part in a worldwide “teachable moment” and bring students along for the ride as NASA lands a rover on Mars February 18! The site https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/edu/mission-to-mars-student-challenge/ has all the details of this exciting opportunity for students to take part in… Read More ›

# Physics

## The Big Bang and Black Holes: In Celebration of Stephen Hawking’s Birthday

The lectures will be livestreamed on Cambridge University’s YouTube and Facebook channels: https://www.facebook.com/events/423191425527230/ They will also be livestreamed on the CTC’s own YouTube channel, along with the panel discussion afterwards:

## Quiz Page – Computer Science, Computer Engineering, IT

Click on the topic to start the quiz. On completing the quiz, you will immediately receive the correct answers on your email. Computer Fundamentals: Computer Fundamentals Digital Electronics, Digital Circuits and Systems: Computer Number Systems – Quiz 1 1’s and… Read More ›

## What is the BCD Code or the 8-4-2-1 Code?

What is the Gray Code? How To Convert Gray Code To Binary Code? How To Convert Hexadecimal Number to Octal Number?

## How To Convert Binary Number To Hexadecimal Number

In this video we discuss the conversion of Binary number to Hexadecimal Number

## How To Convert Hexadecimal Number To Binary Number

This video explains the process of converting a hexadecimal number to its binary equivalent.

## How To Convert Octal Number To Hexadecimal Number?

This video lecture discusses the method of converting an octal number to its hexadecimal equivalent.

## What is Sign Extension of a Binary Number?

Sign extension of a binary number. This video explains what is sign extension of a binary number and why it is necessary. It also explains, with 3 examples, how to carry out sign extension of different types of binary numbers.

## Why is Physics considered to be a Difficult Subject?

Do you find Physics difficult? Do you know what are the reasons for that? In this article I discuss some of the “pain points” as far as physics is concerned. See what applies to you and that will help you overcome those difficulties.

## Poll on Difficult Topics in Digital Electronics And Digital Circuits

Please participate in this poll to identify the Difficult Topics in Digital Electronics and Digital Circuits. This will enable us to conduct a series of Zoom meeting sessions to explain the more difficult topics. Those participating in the poll will… Read More ›

## Alternative Therapies (Theories!)

This was a question in a physics degree exam at the University of Copenhagen: “Describe how to determine the height of a skyscraper with a barometer.” One student replied: “You tie a long piece of string to the neck of… Read More ›

## List Of Suggested Books Of Indian Authors And Publishers for First Year Engineering Education

FOR FIRST YEAR UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE COURSES IN ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY BASIC SCIENCE COURSES PHYSICS 1. Engineering Physics, Malik and Singh, Tata Mc Graw Hill 2. Engineering Physics, Naidu, Pearson 3. Mechanics, Mathur, S.Chand Publishing 4. Classical Mechanics, Upadhyaya, Himalaya Publishing House 5. Classical Mechanics,… Read More ›