This is where you can study and practice, selected topics, to help you prepare for the actual certification test. You can review the exam objectives; identify the gaps by taking the free diagnostic tests and prepare yourself using the study material, curated to ensure you are fully equipped to qualify the TLP Exam.

You will be required to have sound knowledge of the topics listed below. The preparatory lessons have been designed to refresh your understanding of the topics, the length and depth of discussion around a particular topic reflects the weighted average of each section.

The first section of this module is Mechanics, which carries 35% weightage of the overall exam. This section covers the following topics:

  • Kinematics in One Dimension (Kinematic Equations, free fall motion)
  • Kinematics in Two Dimensions (Two Dimensional Motion, Horizontal Projection, Projectile at an angle)
  • Forces and Newton’s Laws of Motion (Forces and motion, contact & non-contact)
  • Newton’s first law of motion
  • Newton’s second law of motion
  • Newton’s third law of motion
  • Dynamics of Uniform Circular Motion (Centripetal force and gravitation)
  • Work and Energy
  • Impulse and Momentum
  • Rotational Kinematics
  • Rotational Dynamics
  • Simple Harmonic Motion and Elasticity (Elasticity & Hooke’s Law, Young’s Modulus, stress & strain, elastic & proportional limit)

The 2nd section of this module is Electricity & Magnetism, which carries 25% weightage of the overall exam. This section covers the following topics:

  • Electric Forces and Electric Fields
  • Electric Potential Energy and the Electric Potential (Two Point Charges, Kinetic Energy, Work, Final Speed)
  • Electric Circuits (Simple circuits, Ohm’s law, electric power, parallel circuits)
  • Magnetic Forces and Magnetic Fields (Magnetism, magnetic force on a charge, magnetic field of a wire
  • Electromagnetic Induction (EMI and EMF, Lenz’s Law, Faraday’s law)
  • Alternating Current Circuits
  • Electromagnetic Waves (Electromagnetic spectrum)

The 3rd section of this module is Optics & Waves, which carries 15% weightage of the overall exam. This section covers the following topics:

  • Waves and Sound (Properties and characteristics, mechanical waves, sound waves, traveling waves, Doppler effect
  • The Principle of Linear Superposition and Interference Phenomena (Linear Superposition and Diffraction, principle of superposition, constructive and destructive interference
  • The Reflection of Light: Mirrors
  • The Refraction of Light: Lenses and Optical Instruments (Snell’s law, ray diagrams, geometric optics)

The 4th section of this module is Thermodynamics, which carries 10% weightage of the overall exam. This section covers the following topics:

  • Fluids (Fluids at rest and in motion, pressure, Pascal’s principle
  • Temperature and Heat (Thermal Energy, heat exchange)
  • The Transfer of Heat (Thermal conduction, convection, radiation, evaporation)
  • The Ideal Gas Law and Kinetic Theory
  • Thermodynamics (Laws of Thermodynamics, Entropy, and Gibbs Free Energy)

The 5th section of this module is Modern and Atomic Physics, which carries 10% weightage of the overall exam. This section covers the following topics:

  • Interference and the Wave Nature of Light (Patterns, wave interference, reflection and diffraction, thin film interference, light waves)
  • Special Relativity (Time Dilation and the Twin Paradox, length contraction, Mass-Energy Equivalence)
  • Particles and Waves (Wave-Particle Duality of Light, photoelectric effect)
  • The Nature of the Atom
  • Nuclear Physics and Radioactivity (Nuclear reactions, radioactivity, fission and fusion, half-life and radioactive decay)
  • Ionizing Radiation, Nuclear Energy, and Elementary Particles

The 6th section of this module is Scientific Inquiry processes, which carries 5% weightage of the overall exam. This section covers the following topics:

  • The scientific method
  • Scientific Inquiry – Review