## Topic list

## Unit 1 General physics

### Section 1.1 Length and time

Page 2### Section 1.2 Motion

### Section 1.3 Mass and weight

Page 17### Section 1.4 Density

### Section 1.5 Forces

Page 33### Section 1.6 Momentum

### Section 1.7 Energy, work and power

Page 69### Section 1.8 Pressure

Page 76

## Unit 2 Thermal physics

### Section 2.1 Simple kinetic molecular model of matter

Page 86### Section 2.2 Thermal properties and temperature

Page 98### Section 2.3 Thermal processes

## Unit 3 Properties of waves, including light and sound

### Section 3.1 General wave properties

### Section 3.2 Light

Page 132

Page 134

Page 142### Section 3.3 Sound

Page 153

## Unit 4 Electricity and magnetism

### Section 4.1 Simple phenomena of magnetism

Page 158### Section 4.2 Electrical quantities

Page 170

Page 184### Section 4.3 Electrical circuits

### Section 4.4 Digital electronics

Page 204### Section 4.5 Dangers of electricity

### Section 4.6 Electromagnetic effects

## Unit 5 Atomic physics

### Section 5.1 The nuclear atom

### Section 5.2 Radioactivity

Page 231

## Additional support material

### Physical quantities and units

### How to use formulae effectively

### Formulae

Page 245

Page 249### Working with numbers

### Graphs

### Glossary

### Glossary of examination terminology

### Index