Complete Physics for Cambridge IGCSE RG Student book

Paperback | October 25, 2014

byStephen Pople

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The best-selling Complete Physics for Cambridge IGCSE Student Book is trusted by teachers around the world to support understanding and achievement. The popular, stretching approach will help students to reach their full potential. Written by an experienced author, this updated edition is fullof engaging content with up-to-date examples to cover all aspects of the Cambridge syllabus. We are working with Cambridge towards endorsement, so you know it will be comprehensive.The step-by-step approach will lead students through the course in a logical learning order building knowledge and practical skills with regular questions and practical activities. Extension material will stretch the highest ability students and prepare them to take the next step in their learning.Practice exam questions will consolidate student understanding and prepare them for exam success.Each book is accompanied by a free CD with a wealth of extra support for students including practice exam questions, revision checklists and advice on how to prepare for an examination.

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The best-selling Complete Physics for Cambridge IGCSE Student Book is trusted by teachers around the world to support understanding and achievement. The popular, stretching approach will help students to reach their full potential. Written by an experienced author, this updated edition is fullof engaging content with up-to-date example...

Stephen Pople is the author of many highly successful science books for children. He is a former science teacher, and is now the science consultant for The Oxford Children's Encyclopedia.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 10.87 × 8.66 × 0.59 inPublished:October 25, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1 Measurements and units1.01. Numbers and units1.02. A system of units1.03. Measuring length and time1.04. Volume and density1.05. Measuring volume and density1.06. More about mass and densityFurther questionsRevision summary2 Forces and motion2.01. Speed, velocity, and acceleration2.02. Motion graphs2.03. Recording motion2.04. Free fall2.05. More motion graphs2.06. Forces in balance2.07. Force, mass, and acceleration2.08. Friction2.09. Force, weight, and gravity2.10. Action and reaction2.11. Momentum (1)2.12. Momentum (2)2.13. More about vectors2.14. Moving in circlesFurther questionsRevision summary3 Forces and pressure3.01. Forces and turning effects3.02. Centre of mass3.03. More about moments3.04. Stretching and compressing3.05. Pressure3.06. Pressure in liquids3.07. Hydraulic systems3.08. Pressure from the air3.09. Gas pressure and volume3.10. Pressure problemsFurther questionsRevision summary4 Forces and energy4.01. Work and energy4.02. Energy transformation4.03. Calculating PE and KE4.04. Efficiency and power4.05. Energy for electricity (1)4.06. Energy for electricity (2)4.07. Energy resources4.08. How the world gets its energyFurther questionsRevision summary5 Thermal effects5.01. Moving particles5.02. Temperature(1)5.03. Temperature(2)5.04. Expanding solids and liquids5.05. Heating gases5.06. Thermal conduction5.07. Convection5.08. Thermal radiation5.09. Liquids and vapours5.10. Specific heat capacity5.11. Latent heatFurther questionsRevision summary6 Waves and sounds6.01. Transverse and longitudinal waves6.02. Wave effects6.03. Sound waves6.04. Speed of sound and echoes6.05. Characteristics of sound waves6.06. UltrasoundFurther questionsRevision summary7 Rays and waves7.01. Light rays and waves7.02. Reflection in plane mirrors (1)7.03. Reflection in plane mirrors (2)7.04. Refraction of Light7.05. Total internal reflection7.06. Refraction calculations7.07. Lenses (1)7.08. Lenses(2)7.09. More lenses in action7.10. Electromagnetic waves (1)7.11. Electromagnetic waves (2)7.12. Sending and storingFurther questionsRevision summary8 Electricity8.01. Electric charge (1)8.02. Electric charge (2)8.03. Electric fields8.04. Current in a simple circuit8.05. Potential difference8.06. Resistance (1)8.07. Resistance (2)8.08. More about resistance factors8.09. Series and parallel circuits (1)8.10. Series and parallel circuits (2)8.11. Electrical energy and power8.12. Living with electricityFurther questionsRevision summary9 Magnets and currents9.01. Magnets9.02. Magnetic fields9.03. Magnetic effect of a current9.04. Electromagnets9.05. Magnetic force on a current9.06. Electric motors9.07. Electromagnetic induction9.08. More about induced currents9.09. Generators9.10. Coils and transformers (1)9.11. Coils and transformers (2)9.12. Power across the countryFurther questionsRevision summary10 Electrons and electronics10.01. Electronic essentials10.02. More on components10.03. Electronic switching10.04. Logic gates (1)10.05. Logic gates (2)10.06. Electron beamsFurther questionsRevision summary11 Atoms and radioactivity11.01. Inside atoms11.02. Nuclear radiation (1)11.03. Nuclear radiation (2)11.04. Radioactive decay (1)11.05. Radioactive decay (2)11.06. Nuclear energy11.07. Fusion future11.08. Using radioactivity11.09. Atoms and particles (1)11.10. Atoms and particles (2)Further questionsRevision summary12 History of key ideas12.01. Force, motion, and energy12.02. Rays, waves, and particles12.03. Magnetism and electricity12.04. The Earth and beyondKey developments in physics13 Practical physics13.01. Working safety13.02. Planning and preparing13.03. Measuring and recording13.04. Dealing with data13.05. Evaluating and improving13.06. Some experimental investigations13.07. Taking a practical testPractical preparation14 Mathematics for physicsThe essential mathematics15 IGCSE practice questionsMultichoice questions (Core)Multichoice questions (Extended)IGCSE theory questionsIGCSE alternative-to-practical questions16 ReferenceUseful equationsUnits and elementsElectrical symbols and codesAnswers to questionsIndex

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