A Level Advancing Physics for OCR B
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A Level Advancing Physics for OCR B

By Lawrence Herklots, John Miller
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Book Description

New and updated resources tailored to the 2015 Advancing Physics specification, written by curriculum experts and developed in partnership with OCR. With new accessible format and features throughout, these resources retain the ethos of Advancing Physics while providing full support for the new linear qualification. This Student Book covers the second year of content required for the new Advancing Physics A Level qualification. It develops true subject knowledge
while also developing essential exam skills.

Table of Contents
  • Front Cover
  • Title page
  • AS/A Level course structure
  • Contents
  • How to use this book
  • Kerboodle
  • Studying Advancing Physics
  • MODULE 1 Development of practical skills in physics
  • MODULE 2 Fundamental data analysis
  • MODULE 3.1Imaging, signalling and sensing
    • 1 IMAGING
      • 1.1 Bending light with lenses
      • 1.2 Finding the image
      • 1.3 Storing and manipulating the image
      • 1.4 Polarisation of electromagnetic waves
      • Practice questions
    • 2 SIGNALLING
      • 2.1 Digitising a signal
      • 2.2 Sampling sounds and sending a signal
      • Practice questions
    • 3 SENSING
      • 3.1 Current, p.d., and electrical power
      • 3.2 Conductors and resistors
      • 3.3 Conductivity and resistivity
      • 3.4 Conduction under the microscope
      • 3.5 Potential dividers
      • 3.6 E.m.f. and internal resistance
    • Module 3.1 Summary
    • Physics in perspective
    • Practice questions
  • MODULE 3.2 Mechanical properties of materials
    • 4 TESTING MATERIALS
      • 4.1 Describing materials
      • 4.2 Stretching wires and springs
      • 4.3 Stress, strain, and the Young modulus
      • 4.4 Choosing materials
      • Physics in perspective
        • How to build a skyscraper
      • Practice questions
    • 5 LOOKING INSIDE MATERIALS
      • 5.1 Materials under the microscope
      • 5.2 Modelling material behaviour
      • 5.3 Microscopic structures and macroscopic properties
    • Module 3.2 Summary
    • Physics in perspective
      • Graphite to graphene
    • Practice questions
  • MODULE 4.1 Waves and quantum behaviour
    • 6 WAVE BEHAVIOUR
      • 6.1 Superposition of waves
      • 6.2 Light, waves, and refraction
      • 6.3 Path difference and phase difference
      • 6.4 Interference and diffraction of light
      • Physics in perspective
        • Shedding light on light
      • Practice questions
    • 7 QUANTUM BEHAVIOUR
      • 7.1 Quantum behaviour
      • 7.2 Quantum behaviour and probability
      • 7.3 Electron diffraction
      • Module 4.1 Summary
      • Physics in perspective
        • A deeper look at quantum behaviour
      • Practice questions
  • MODULE 4.2 Space, time, and motion
    • 8 MOTION
      • 8.1 Graphs of motion
      • 8.2 Vectors
      • 8.3 Modelling motion
      • 8.4 Speeding up and slowing down
      • Physics in perspective
        • Galileo takes on gravity
      • Practice questions
    • 9 MOMENTUM, FORCE, AND ENERGY
      • 9.1 Conservation of momentum
      • 9.2 Newton’s laws of motion and momentum
      • 9.3 Conservation of energy
      • 9.4 Projectiles
      • 9.5 Work and power
      • Module 4.2 Summary
      • Physics in perspective
        • Racing car design
      • Practice questions
  • MODULE 5.1 Creating models
    • 10 MODELLING DECAY
      • 10.1 Radioactive decay and half-life
      • 10.2 Another way of looking at radioactive decay
      • 10.3 Capacitors in circuits
      • 10.4 Modelling capacitors
      • Physics in perspective
        • How old is the Earth?
      • Practice questions
    • 11 MODELLING OSCILLATIONS
      • 11.1 Introducing simple harmonic oscillators
      • 11.2 Modelling simple harmonic oscillation
      • 11.3 Using the models of simple harmonic motion
      • 11.4 Resonance
      • Physics in perspective
        • Resonance all around us
      • Practice questions
    • 12 THE GRAVITATIONAL FIELD
      • 12.1 Circular motion
      • 12.2 Newton’s law of gravitation
      • 12.3 Gravitational potential in a uniform field
      • 12.4 Gravitational potential in a radial field
      • Physics in perspective
        • Standing on the shoulders of giants
      • Practice questions
    • 13 OUR PLACE IN THE UNIVERSE
      • 13.1 Measuring the Solar System
      • 13.2 Measuring the Universe
      • 13.3 Special relativity
    • Module 5.1 Creating models
    • Physics in perspective
      • The hunt for dark matter
    • Practice questions
  • MODULE 5.2 Matter
    • 14 SIMPLE MODELS OF MATTER
      • 14.1 The gas laws
      • 14.2 The kinetic model of gases
      • 14.3 Energy in matter
      • Physics in perspective
        • Ballooning: the first space race
      • Practice questions
    • 15 THE BOLTZMANN FACTOR
      • 15.1 The ratio EkT
      • 15.2 The Boltzmann factor e− EkT
    • Module 5.2 Matter
    • Physics in perspective
      • Lasers
    • Practice questions
  • MODULE 6.1 Fields
    • 16 ELECTROMAGNETISM
      • 16.1 Faraday and Lenz
      • 16.2 Transformers
      • 16.3 Generators
      • 16.4 Flux changes and force
      • Physics in perspective
        • Eddy current and regenerative braking
      • Practice questions
    • 17 THE ELECTRIC FIELD
      • 17.1 Uniform electric fields
      • 17.2 Deflecting charged beams
      • 17.3 Charged spheres
      • Module 6.1 Fields
      • Physics in perspective
        • Mass spectrometers
      • Practice questions
  • MODULE 6.2 Fundamental particles
    • 18 LOOKING INSIDE THE ATOM
      • 18.1 Probing the atom with alpha particles
      • 18.2 Accelerating charges and electron scattering
      • 18.3 Inside the nucleus
      • 18.4 Creation and annihilation
      • 18.5 Electrons in atoms
      • Physics in perspective
        • Using antimatter to image the brain
      • Practice questions
    • 19 USING THE ATOM
      • 19.1 Ionising radiation
      • 19.2 Effects of radiation on tissue
      • 19.3 Stability and decay
      • 19.4 Fission and fusion
    • Module 6.2 Summary
    • Physics in perspective
      • Fission – past and future
    • Practice questions
  • Paper 1 Practice questions (AS Level)
  • Paper 2 Practice questions (AS)
  • Paper 1 Practice questions (A Level)
  • Paper 2 Practice questions (A Level)
  • Paper 3 Practice questions (A Level)
  • Maths Appendix
  • Data, Formulae and Relationships
  • Glossary
  • Answers
  • Index
  • Back Cover
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