## Calculations for A-level PhysicsThis guide has been revised to match the new specifications. It gives thorough expert explanations, worked examples and plenty of exam practice in physics calculations. It can be used as a course support book as well as exam practice. |

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### Contents

Section | 1 |

I | 16 |

Statics | 29 |

Velocity acceleration and force | 41 |

Linear momentum | 55 |

Circular motion | 67 |

Section C | 78 |

Section D | 87 |

Thermal properties of matter | 141 |

The Ideal gas laws and kinetic theory | 153 |

Ideal gases and thermodynamics | 161 |

Graphs and oscilloscope traces | 238 |

Section | 250 |

Medical and health physics | 262 |

Rotational dynamics | 273 |

Section | 280 |

Waves and interference | 96 |

Diffraction and the diffraction grating | 112 |

Section | 119 |

Hints for exam questions | 302 |

Appendix | 319 |

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