A-level Physics

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Nelson Thornes, 1993 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 953 pages
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The fourth edition helps bridge the gap between GCSE and A Level Physics for your students of all different abilities, reflecting the different experience and knowledge of students coming to A Level Physics from GCSE.
 

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Contents

Vectors
2
Motion
11
Torque
41
Equilibrium Centre of Mass Centre of Gravity
44
Work Energy Power
57
Circular Motion and Rotation
67
Simple Harmonic Motion
85
Gravitation and Gravity
97
Stationary Standing Waves
485
Waves in Strings
489
Waves in Pipes
494
Musical Notes and Sound
500
The Doppler Effect
506
Questions on Section E
514
SECTION F ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM
533
Charge Current Potential Difference and Power
534

Questions on Section A
113
SECTION B STRUCTURAL PROPERTIES OF MATTER
141
Solids and Liquids
142
Fluids at Rest
160
Elasticity
181
Fluid Flow
194
Questions on Section B
208
THERMAL PROPERTIES OF MATTER
227
Thermometry and Calorimetry
228
Gases
249
Vapours
278
Thermodynamics
283
Heat Transfer
302
Questions on Section C
320
GEOMETRICAL OPTICS
349
Refraction
350
Lenses
361
Mirrors
375
Optical Instruments
385
Experimental Determination of the Velocity of Light
408
Questions on Section D
410
SECTION E WAVES AND THE WAVE PROPERTIES OF LIGHT
421
Basic Properties of Waves
422
Huygens Construction
427
Interference of Light Waves
436
Diffraction of Light Waves
450
Polarization of Light Waves
465
Electromagnetic Waves Optical Spectra
472
Forced Vibrations and Resonance
477
Beats
481
The Wheatstone Bridge
556
The Potentiometer
561
Electrostatics
570
Capacitors
589
Magnetic Effects of Electric Currents
611
Electromagnetic Induction
645
Alternating Currents
674
Rectification
694
Magnetic Materials
698
Electrolysis
705
Questions on Section F
708
SECTION G MODERN PHYSICS
751
The Photoelectric Effect WaveParticle Duality
752
The Structure of the Atom Energy Levels
762
XRays
773
The Electron
779
The Nucleus
797
Radioactivity
802
Nuclear Stability Fission and Fusion
822
Detectors of Radiation
831
Semiconductors and Electronics
837
Questions on Section G
876
APPENDICES Appendix 1 SI Units
914
Dimensions and Dimensional Methods
916
Relevant Mathematics
919
Values of Selected Physical Constants
927
Answers to Questions
930
Index
940
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