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
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  • 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
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  • 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

  1. Physical quantities and units

  2. How to use formulae effectively

  3. Formulae

    Page 245
    Page 249
  4. Working with numbers

  5. Graphs

  6. Glossary

  7. Glossary of examination terminology

  8. Index

 
 
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