Cambridge IGCSE® & O Level Complete Physics: Student Book Fourth Edition
$32.99

Cambridge IGCSE® & O Level Complete Physics: Student Book Fourth Edition

By Stephen Pople, Anna Harris
US$ 32.99
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Book Description

The Cambridge IGCSE® & O Level Complete Physics Student Book is at the heart of delivering the course. It has been fully updated and matched to the latest Cambridge IGCSE (0625) & O Level (5054) Physics syllabuses, ensuring it covers all the content that students need to succeed.



The Student Book is written by Stephen Pople, experienced and trusted author of our previous, best-selling edition, and Anna Harris. It has been reviewed by subject experts globally to ensure it meets teachers' needs. The book offers a rigorous approach, with a light touch to make it engaging. Varied and flexible assessment-focused support and exam-style questions improve students' performance and help them to progress, while the enriching content equips them for further study.



The Student Book is available in print, online or via a great-value print and online pack. The supporting Exam Success Guide and Practical Workbook help students achieve top marks in their exams, while the Workbook, for independent practice, strengthens exam potential inside and outside the classroom.

Table of Contents
  • Introduction
  • Contents
  • Syllabus and spreads
  • 1 Measurements and units
    • 1.1 Numbers and units
    • 1.2 A system of units
    • 1.3 Measuring length and time
    • 1.4 Volume and density
    • 1.5 Measuring volume and density
    • 1.6 More about mass and density
    • Check-up
  • 2 Forces and motion
    • 2.1 Speed, velocity, and acceleration
    • 2.2 Motion graphs
    • 2.3 Recording motion
    • 2.4 Free fall
    • 2.5 More motion graphs
    • 2.6 Forces in balance
    • 2.7 Force, mass, and acceleration
    • 2.8 Friction
    • 2.9 Force, weight, and gravity
    • 2.10 Action and reaction*
    • 2.11 Momentum (1)
    • 2.12 Momentum (2)
    • 2.13 More about vectors
    • 2.14 Moving in circles
    • Check-up
  • 3 Forces and pressure
    • 3.1 Forces and turning effects
    • 3.2 Centre of gravity
    • 3.3 More about moments
    • 3.4 Stretching and compressing
    • 3.5 Pressure
    • 3.6 Pressure in liquids
    • 3.7 Pressure from the air*
    • 3.8 Gas pressure and volume
    • Check-up
  • 4 Forces and energy
    • 4.1 Work and energy
    • 4.2 Energy transfers
    • 4.3 Calculating PE and KE
    • 4.4 Efficiency and power
    • 4.5 Energy for electricity (1)
    • 4.6 Energy for electricity (2)
    • 4.7 Energy resources
    • 4.8 How the world gets its energy
    • Check-up
  • 5 Thermal effects
    • 5.1 Moving particles
    • 5.2 Temperature
    • 5.3 Expanding solids and liquids
    • 5.4 Heating gases
    • 5.5 Thermal conduction
    • 5.6 Convection
    • 5.7 Thermal radiation
    • 5.8 Liquids and vapours
    • 5.9 Specific heat capacity
    • 5.10 Latent heat
    • Check-up
  • 6 Waves and sounds
    • 6.1 Transverse and longitudinal waves
    • 6.2 Wave effects
    • 6.3 Sound waves
    • 6.4 Speed of sound and echoes
    • 6.5 Characteristics of sound waves
    • 6.6 Ultrasound
    • Check-up
  • 7 Rays and waves
    • 7.1 Light rays and waves
    • 7.2 Reflection in plane mirrors (1)
    • 7.3 Reflection in plane mirrors (2)
    • 7.4 Refraction of light
    • 7.5 Total internal reflection
    • 7.6 Refraction calculations
    • 7.7 Lenses (1)
    • 7.8 Lenses (2)
    • 7.9 More lenses in action
    • 7.10 Electromagnetic waves (1)
    • 7.11 Electromagnetic waves (2)
    • 7.12 Sending signals
    • Check-up
  • 8 Electricity
    • 8.1 Electric charge (1)
    • 8.2 Electric charge (2)
    • 8.3 Electric fields
    • 8.4 Current in a simple circuit
    • 8.5 Potential difference
    • 8.6 Resistance (1)
    • 8.7 Resistance (2)
    • 8.8 More about resistance factors
    • 8.9 Series and parallel circuits (1)
    • 8.10 Series and parallel circuits (2)
    • 8.11 More on components
    • 8.12 Electrical energy and power
    • 8.13 Living with electricity
    • Check-up
  • 9 Magnets and currents
    • 9.1 Magnets
    • 9.2 Magnetic fields
    • 9.3 Magnetic effect of a current
    • 9.4 Electromagnets
    • 9.5 Magnetic force on a current
    • 9.6 Electric motors
    • 9.7 Electromagnetic induction
    • 9.8 More about induced currents
    • 9.9 Generators
    • 9.10 Coils and transformers (1)
    • 9.11 Coils and transformers (2)
    • 9.12 Power across the country
    • Check-up
  • 10 Atoms and radioactivity
    • 10.1 Inside atoms
    • 10.2 Nuclear radiation (1)
    • 10.3 Nuclear radiation (2)
    • 10.4 Radioactive decay (1)
    • 10.5 Radioactive decay (2)
    • 10.6 Nuclear energy
    • 10.7 Fusion future
    • 10.8 Using radioactivity
    • 10.9 Atoms and particles (1)
    • 10.10 Atoms and particles (2)*
    • Check-up
  • 11 The Earth in space
    • 11.1 Sun, Earth, and Moon
    • 11.2 The Solar System (1)
    • 11.3 The Solar System (2)
    • 11.4 Objects in orbit
    • 11.5 Sun, stars, and galaxies (1)
    • 11.6 Sun, stars, and galaxies (2)
    • 11.7 The expanding Universe
    • Check-up
  • 12 History of key ideas
    • 12.1 Force, motion, and energy*
    • 12.2 Rays, waves, and particles*
    • 12.3 Magnetism and electricity*
    • 12.4 The Earth and beyond*
    • Key developments in physics
  • 13 Practical physics
    • 13.1 Working safely
    • 13.2 Planning and preparing
    • 13.3 Measuring and recording
    • 13.4 Dealing with data
    • 13.5 Evaluating and improving
    • 13.6 Some experimental investigations
    • 13.7 Taking a practical test
    • Check-up
  • 14 Mathematics for physics
    • The essential mathematics
  • 15 IGCSE practice questions
    • Multichoice questions (Core)
    • Multichoice questions (Extended)
    • IGCSE theory questions
    • IGCSE alternative-to-practical questions
  • 16 Reference
    • Useful equations
    • Units and elements
    • Electrical symbols and codes
    • Answers
    • Index
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