AQA GCSE Physics for Combined Science: Trilogy
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AQA GCSE Physics for Combined Science: Trilogy

By Jim Breithaupt
US$ 19.38
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Book Description

Specifically tailored for the current (2016) AQA GCSE Science (9-1) specifications, this book supports students on their journey from Key Stage 3 and through to success at GCSE. It includes support for the maths and practical requirements.

Table of Contents
  • Front Cover
  • Title Page
  • Contents
  • Required Practicals
  • How to use this book
  • Kerboodle
  • 1 Energy and energy resources
    • 1 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
    • 2 Energy transfer by heating
      • P2.1 Energy transfer by conduction
      • P2.2 Specific heat capacity
      • P2.3 Heating and insulating buildings
      • P2 Energy transfer by heating
    • 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
    • 4 Electric circuits
      • P4.1 Current and charge
      • P4.2 Potential difference and resistance
      • P4.3 Component characteristics
      • P4.4 Series circuits
      • P4.5 Parallel circuits
      • P4 Electric circuits
    • 5 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
    • 6 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 Molecules and matter
    • 7 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 Radioactivity
  • 3 Forces in action
    • 8 Forces in balance
      • P8.1 Vectors and scalars
      • P8.2 Forces between objects
      • P8.3 Resultant forces
      • P8.4 Centre of mass
      • P8.5 The parallelogram of forces
      • P8.6 Resolution of forces
      • P8 Forces in balance
    • 9 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
    • 10 Force and motion
      • P10.1 Forces and acceleration
      • P10.2 Weight and terminal velocity
      • P10.3 Forces and braking
      • P10.4 Momentum
      • P10.5 Forces and elasticity
      • P10 Force and motion
  • 4 Waves and electromagnetism
    • 11 Wave properties
      • P11.1 The nature of waves
      • P11.2 The properties of waves
      • P11.3 Reflection and refraction
      • P11.4 More about waves
      • P11 Wave properties
    • 12 Electromagnetic waves
      • P12.1 The electromagnetic spectrum
      • P12.2 Light, infrared, microwaves,and radio waves
      • P12.3 Communications
      • P12.4 Ultraviolet waves, X-rays,and gamma rays
      • P12.5 X-rays in medicine
      • P12 Electromagnetic waves
    • 13 Electromagnetism
      • 13.1 Magnetic fields
      • P13.2 Magnetic fields of electric currents
      • P13.3 The motor effect
      • P13 Electromagnetism
  • 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
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