AQA GCSE Physics
$28.13

AQA GCSE Physics

By Jim Breithaupt
US$ 28.13
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Book Description

Specifically tailored for the new AQA GCSE Science (9-1) specifications, this third edition supports your students on their journey from Key Stage 3 and through to success in the new linear GCSE qualifications. This series help students and teachers monitor progress, while supporting the increased demand, maths, and new practical requirements.

Table of Contents
  • Front Cover
  • Title Page
  • Contents
  • Required Practicals
  • How to use this book
  • Kerboodle
  • 1 Energy and energy resources
    • P1 Conservation and dissipation of energy
      • P1.1 Changes in energy stores
      • P1.2 Conservation of energy
      • P1.3 Energy and work
      • P1.4 Gravitational potential energy stores
      • P1.5 Kinetic energy and elastic energy stores
      • P1.6 Energy dissipation
      • P1.7 Energy and efficiency
      • P1.8 Electrical appliances
      • P1.9 Energy and power
      • P1 Conservation and dissipation of energy
    • P2 Energy transfer by heating
      • P2.1 Energy transfer by conduction
      • P2.2 Infrared radiation
      • P2.3 More about infrared radiation
      • P2.4 Specific heat capacity
      • P2.5 Heating and insulating buildings
      • P2 Energy transfer by heating
    • P 3 Energy resources
      • P3.1 Energy demands
      • P3.2 Energy from wind and water
      • P3.3 Power from the Sun and the Earth
      • P3.4 Energy and the environment
      • P3.5 Big energy issues
      • P3 Energy resources
  • 2 Particles at work
    • P4 Electric circuits
      • P4.1 Electrical charges and fields
      • P4.2 Current and charge
      • P4.3 Potential difference and resistance
      • P4.4 Component characteristics
      • P4.5 Series circuits
      • P4.6 Parallel circuits
      • P4 Electric circuits
    • P5 Electricity in the home
      • P5.1 Alternating current
      • P5.2 Cables and plugs
      • P5.3 Electrical power and potential difference
      • P5.4 Electrical currents and energy transfer
      • P5.5 Appliances and efficiency
      • P5 Electricity in the home
    • P6 Molecules and matter
      • P6.1 Density
      • P6.2 States of matter
      • P6.3 Changes of state
      • P6.4 Internal energy
      • P6.5 Specific latent heat
      • P6.6 Gas pressure and temperature
      • P6.7 Gas pressure and volume
      • P6 Molecules and matter
    • P7 Radioactivity
      • P7.1 Atoms and radiation
      • P7.2 The discovery of the nucleus
      • P7.3 Changes in the nucleus
      • P7.4 More about alpha, beta, and gamma radiation
      • P7.5 Activity and half-life
      • P7.6 Nuclear radiation in medicine
      • P7.7 Nuclear fission
      • P7.8 Nuclear fusion
      • P7.9 Nuclear issues
      • P7 Radioactivity
  • 3 Forces in action
    • P8 Forces in balance
      • P8.1 Vectors and scalars
      • P8.2 Forces between objects
      • P8.3 Resultant forces
      • P8.4 Moments at work
      • P8.5 More about levers and gears
      • P8.6 Centre of mass
      • P8.7 Moments and equilibrium
      • P8.8 The parallelogram of forces
      • P8.9 Resolution of forces
      • P8 Forces in balance
    • P9 Motion
      • P9.1 Speed and distance–time graphs
      • P9.2 Velocity and acceleration
      • P9.3 More about velocity–time graphs
      • P9.4 Analysing motion graphs
      • P9 Motion
    • P 10 Force and motion
      • P10.1 Force and acceleration
      • P10.2 Weight and terminal velocity
      • P10.3 Forces and braking
      • P10.4 Momentum
      • P10.5 Using conservation of momentum
      • P10.6 Impact forces
      • P10.7 Safety first
      • P10.8 Forces and elasticity
      • P10 Force and motion
    • P11 Force and pressure
      • P11.1 Pressure and surfaces
      • P11.2 Pressure in a liquid at rest
      • P11.3 Atmospheric pressure
      • P11.4 Upthrust and flotation
      • P11 Force and pressure
  • 4 Waves, electromagnetism,and space
    • P12 Wave properties
      • 12.1 The nature of waves
      • P12.2 The properties of waves
      • P12.3 Reflection and refraction
      • P12.4 More about waves
      • P12.5 Sound waves
      • P12.6 The uses of ultrasound
      • P12.7 Seismic waves
      • P12 Wave properties
    • P13 Electromagnetic waves
      • P13.1 The electromagnetic spectrum
      • P13.2 Light, infrared, microwaves,and radio waves
      • P13.3 Communications
      • P13.4 Ultraviolet waves, X-rays,and gamma rays
      • P13.5 X-rays in medicine
      • P13 Electromagnetic waves
    • P14 Light
      • P14.1 Reflection of light
      • P14.2 Refraction of light
      • P14.3 Light and colour
      • P14.4 Lenses
      • P14.5 Using lenses
      • P14 Light
    • P15 Electromagnetism
      • 15.1 Magnetic fields
      • P15.2 Magnetic fields of electriccurrents
      • P15.3 Electromagnets in devices
      • P15.4 The motor effect
      • P15.5 The generator effect
      • P15.6 The alternating-current generator
      • P15.7 Transformers
      • P15.8 Transformers in action
      • P15 Electromagnetism
    • P16 Space
      • P16.1 Formation of the Solar System
      • P16.2 The life history of a star
      • P16.3 Planets, satellites, and orbits
      • P16.4 The expanding universe
      • P16.5 The beginning and future of the Universe
      • P16 Space
  • Paper 1 questions
  • Paper 2 questions
  • Maths skills for Physics
    • MS1 Arithmetic and numerical computation
    • MS2 Handling data
    • MS3 Algebra
    • MS4 Graphs
    • MS5 Geometry and trigonometry
  • Working scientifically
  • Glossary
  • Index
  • Appendix 1: Physics equations
  • Back Cover
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