9780521692946

CSEC Revision Guide for Physics

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  • ISBN13:

    9780521692946

  • ISBN10:

    0521692946

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-05-01
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Summary

This series is designed to help students to revise and prepare for the CSEC examinations. The text is concise and states the essential facts that students need to know on each topic. The content is closely linked to the relevant syllabus sections. There are useful hints on revision, preparing for examinations and answering examination questions. The illustrations are clear and fully labelled and so form an additional aid to understanding and revision. The layout is deliberately clear and simple to aid understanding. Revision questions are included to test understanding and give examination practice.

Table of Contents

Introduction - preparation for examinations
Measurements and units
Measurement and mathematics
Motion
Force, mass and weight
Adding vectors and scalars
Motion and forces
Energy, work and power
Turning forces
Pressure
Upthrust and flotation
Temperature and expansion
Gas laws
Kinetic theory of matter
Transmission of thermal energy
Heat and temperature change
Heat and phase change
Light
Refraction
Lenses
Waves
Theories of the nature of light
Electromagnetic spectrum
Sound
Static electricity
Direct current
Electricity in the home
Magnetism
Magnetic effect of an electric current
Force on a conductor in a magnetic field
Electromagnetic inductions
Electronics
Logic gates
Structure of atoms
Radioactivity
Some aspects of the historical development of physics
Sample examination questions
Numerical solutions
Index
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