AQA Physics: A Level Revision Guide
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AQA Physics: A Level Revision Guide

By Jim Breithaupt
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Book Description

The AQA A Level Physics Revision Guide provides comprehensive, specification-matched content, packed with engaging revision and practice material to keep you focused.

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Table of Contents
  • Front Cover
  • Title Page
  • AS/A Level course structure
  • Contents
  • How to use this book
  • Section 1 Particles and radiation
    • 1 Matter and radiation
      • 1.1 Inside the atom
      • 1.2 Stable and unstable nuclei
      • 1.3 Photons
      • 1.4 Particles and antiparticles
      • 1.5 Particle interactions
      • Practice questions
    • 2 Quarks and leptons
      • 2.1 The particle zoo
      • 2.2 Particle sorting
      • 2.3 Leptons at work
      • 2.4 Quarks and antiquarks
      • 2.5 Conservation rules
      • Practice questions
    • 3 Quark phenomena
      • 3.1 The photoelectric effect
      • 3.2 More about photoelectricity
      • 3.3 Collisions of electrons with atoms
      • 3.4 Energy levels in atoms
      • 3.5 Energy levels and spectra
      • 3.6 Wave-particle duality
      • Practice questions
  • Section 2 Waves and optics
    • 4 Waves
      • 4.1 Waves and vibrations
      • 4.2 Measuring waves
      • 4.3 Wave properties 1
      • 4.4 Wave properties 2
      • 4.5 Stationary and progressive waves
      • 4.6 More about stationary waves on strings
      • 4.7 Using an oscilloscope
      • Practice questions
    • 5 Optics
      • 5.1 Refraction of light
      • 5.2 More about refraction
      • 5.3 Total internal reflection
      • 5.4 Double slit interference
      • 5.5 More about interference
      • 5.6 Diffraction
      • 5.7 The diffraction grating
      • Practice questions
  • Section 3 Mechanics and materials
    • 6 Forces in equilibrium
      • 6.1 Vectors and scalars
      • 6.2 Balanced forces
      • 6.3 The principle of moments
      • 6.4 More on moments
      • 6.5 Stability
      • 6.6 Equilibrium rules
      • 6.7 Statics calculations
      • Practice questions
    • 7 On the move
      • 7.1 Speed and velocity
      • 7.2 Acceleration
      • 7.3 Motion along a straight line at constant acceleration
      • 7.4 Free fall
      • 7.5 Motion graphs
      • 7.6 More calculations on motion along a straight line
      • 7.7 Projectile motion 1
      • 7.8 Projectile motion 2
      • Practice questions
    • 8 Newton’s laws of motion
      • 8.1 Force and acceleration
      • 8.2 Using F = ma
      • 8.3 Terminal speed
      • 8.4 On the road
      • 8.5 Vehicle safety
      • Practice questions
    • 9 Force and momentum
      • 9.1 Momentum and impulse
      • 9.2 Impact forces
      • 9.3 Conservation of momentum
      • 9.4 Elastic and inelastic collisions
      • 9.5 Explosions
      • Practice questions
    • 10 Work, energy, and power
      • 10.1 Work and energy
      • 10.2 Kinetic energy and potential energy
      • 10.3 Power
      • 10.4 Energy and efficiency
      • Practice questions
    • 11 Materials
      • 11.1 Density
      • 11.2 Springs
      • 11.3 Deformation of solids
      • 11.4 More about stress and strain
      • Practice questions
  • Section 4 Electricity
    • 12 Electric current
      • 12.1 Current and charge
      • 12.2 Potential difference and power
      • 12.3 Resistance
      • 12.4 Components and their characteristics
      • Practice questions
    • 13 Direct current circuits
      • 13.1 Circuit rules
      • 13.2 More about resistance
      • 13.3 Electromotive force and internal resistance
      • 13.4 More circuit calculations
      • 13.5 The potential divider
      • Practice questions
  • Section 6 Further mechanics and thermal physics
    • 17 Motion in a circle
      • 17.1 Uniform circular motion
      • 17.2 Centripetal acceleration
      • 17.3 On the road
      • 17.4 At the fairground
      • Practice questions
    • 18 Simple harmonic motion
      • 18.1 Oscillations
      • 18.2 The principles of simple harmonic motion
      • 18.3 More about sine waves
      • 18.4 Applications of simple harmonic motion
      • 18.5 Energy and simple harmonic motion
      • 18.6 Forced vibrations and resonance
      • Practice questions
    • 19 Thermal physics
      • 19.1 Internal energy and temperature
      • 19.2 Specific heat capacity
      • 19.3 Change of state
      • Practice questions
    • 20 Gases
      • 20.1 The experimental gas laws
      • 20.2 The ideal gas law
      • 20.3 The kinetic theory of gases
      • Practice questions
      • Section 7 Fields
  • Section 7 Fields
    • 21 Gravitational fields
      • 21.1 Gravitational field strength
      • 21.2 Gravitational potential
      • 21.3 Newton’s law of gravitation
      • 21.4 Planetary fields
      • 21.5 Satellite motion
      • Practice questions
    • 22 Electric fields
      • 22.1 Field patterns
      • 22.2 Electric field strength
      • 22.3 Electric potential
      • 22.4 Coulomb’s law
      • 22.5 Point charges
      • 22.6 Comparing electric fields and gravitational fields
      • Practice questions
    • 23 Capacitors
      • 23.1 Capacitance
      • 23.2 Energy stored in a charged capacitor
      • 23.3 Charging and discharging a capacitor through a fixed resistor
      • 23.4 Dielectrics
      • Practice questions
    • 24 Magnetic fields
      • 24.1 Current-carrying conductors in a magnetic field
      • 24.2 Moving charges in a magnetic field
      • 24.3 Charged particles in circular orbits
      • Practice questions
    • 25 Electromagnetic induction
      • 25.1 Generating electricity
      • 25.2 The laws of electromagnetic induction
      • 25.3 The alternating current generator
      • 25.4 Alternating current and power
      • 25.5 Transformers
      • Practice questions
  • Section 8 Nuclear physics
    • 26 Radioactivity
      • 26.1 The discovery of the nucleus
      • 26.2 The properties of α, β, and γ radiation
      • 26.3 More about α, β, and γ radiation
      • 26.4 The dangers of radioactivity
      • 26.5 Radioactive decay
      • 26.6 The theory of radioactive decay
      • 26.7 Radioactive isotopes in use
      • 26.8 More about decay modes
      • 26.9 Nuclear radius
      • Practice questions
    • 27 Nuclear energy
      • 27.1 Energy and mass
      • 27.2 Binding energy
      • 27.3 Fission and fusion
      • 27.4 The thermal nuclear reactor
      • Practice questions
  • Section 9 Option section summaries
    • Astrophysics
    • Medical physics
    • Engineering physics
    • Turning points in physics
    • Electronics
  • Answers to practice questions
  • Answers to summary questions
  • For reference
  • Back Cover
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