Class 11 Physics Physical World Technological applications of Physics

Technological applications of Physics

Several examples where Physics and its concepts have led to discoveries/inventions are listed below.

  • Steam engine was developed from the industrial revolution in eighteenth century.
  • Wireless communication was developed after discovery of laws of electricity and magnetism.
  • Neuron-induced fission of uranium, done by Hahn and Meitner in 1938, led to the formation of nuclear power reactors and nuclear weapons.
  • Conversion of solar, wind, geothermal etc.energy into electricity.

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