physics

Advanced Subsidiary (AS) Level Physics.

Physical Quantities and Units

Physical Quantities (3)

SI units

Errors and Uncertainties

Systematic Errors and Random Errors (2)
Precision and Accuracy (3)
Uncertainty in Derived Quantities (20)

Scalars and Vectors

Kinematics

Equations of Motion

Distance, Displacement, Speed, Velocity and Acceleration (7)
Velocity from a Displacement - Time Graph (2)
Displacement and Acceleration from a Velocity - Time Graph (7)
Derivation of Equations of Motion (0)
Uniform and Non-Uniform Acceleration (2)
Acceleration due to Gravity (18)
Projectile Motion (19)

Dynamics

Momentum and Newton's Laws of Motion

Mass (0)
Force and Acceleration (27)
Weight (0)
Newton's Laws of Motion (21)
Linear Momentum and Impulse (6)
Principle of Conservation of Momentum (6)

Non-Uniform Motion

Forces, Density and Pressure

Turning Effects of Forces

Centre of Gravity (3)
Moment of a Force (4)
Couple and Torque (15)
Principle of Moment (2)
A System in Equilibrium (3)
Representing Coplanar Forces in Equilibrium with a Vector Triangle (0)

Density and Pressure

Work, Energy and Power

Energy Conservation

Deformation of Solids

Stress and Strain

Tensile Force and Compressive Force (8)
Load, Extension, Compression and Limit of Proportionality (0)
Hooke's Law (2)
Stress, Strain and the Young Modulus (5)

Elastic and Plastic Behaviour

Molecular Properties of Matter

Waves

Progressive waves

Wave Motion (4)
Displacement, Amplitude, Phase Difference, Period, Frequency, Wavelength and Speed (15)
Determination of Frequency and Amplitude using Cathode-Ray Oscilloscope (0)
Equation of the Velocity of Waves (3)
Intensity of a Progressive Wave (0)

Transverse and Longitudinal Waves

Differences between Transverse and Longitudinal Waves (3)
Graphical Representation of Transverse and Longitudinal Waves (1)

Sound Waves (10)
Polarization

Superposition

Stationary Waves

Principle of Superposition (0)
Demonstrating Stationary Waves using Microwaves, Stretched Strings and Air Columns (19)
Nodes and Antinodes (0)

Diffraction

Interference

Interference and Coherence (3)
Experiments on Interference using Water Waves, Sound, Light and Microwaves (0)
Conditions for Two-Source Interference Fringes (0)

The Diffraction Grating

Electricity

Electric Current

Potential Difference and Power (10)
Resistance and Resistivity

Resistance (6)
Sketch of the I-V Characteristics of a Metallic Conductor at Constant Temperature (0)
Sketch of the I-V Characteristics of a Semiconductor Diode and a Filament Lamp (0)
Relationship between the Current, Temperature and Resistance of a Filament Lamp (0)
Ohm's Law (26)
Resistivity (2)
Relationship between Light Intensity and the Resistance of a Light-Dependent Resistor (LDR) (0)
Relationship between the Temperature and Resistance of a Thermistor (0)

D.C. Circuit

Practical Circuits

Circuit Symbols and Diagrams (0)
Electromotive Force (0)
Differences between Electromotive Force and Potential Difference (0)
Internal Resistance and Terminal Potential Difference (0)

Kirchhoff's Laws

Kirchhoff's First Law as a Consequence of Conservation of Charge (1)
Kirchhoff's Second Law as a Consequence of Conservation of Energy (0)
The Combined Resistance of Two or More Resistors in Series Using Kirchhoff's Law (0)
The Combined Resistance of Two or More Resistors in Parallel Using Kirchhoff's Law (0)

Potential Dividers

Particle Physics