IGCSE physics.

by Kennett, Heather.
Additional authors: Duncan, Tom, -- 1922-2007.
Edition statement:2nd ed. / Published by : Hodder Murray, (London :) Physical details: xiii, 314 p. + ISBN:9780340981870 (pbk.) :; 0340981873 (pbk.) :; 9780340981870.
Subject(s): Physics.
Year: 2009
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

This highly respected and valued textbook has been the book of choice for Cambridge IGCSE students since its publication. This new edition, complete with CD-ROM, continues to provide comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of the core and extended curriculum specified in the IGCSE Physics syllabus,

The book is supported by a CD-ROM containing extensive revision and exam practice questions, background information and reference material.

Previous ed.: published as by Tom Duncan, Heather Kennett. London: John Murray, 2002.

Includes index.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Physics and technology
  • Scientific enquiry
  • 1 Light rays
  • 2 Reflection of light
  • 3 Plane mirrors
  • 4 Refraction of light
  • 5 Total internal reflection
  • 6 Lenses
  • Additional questions
  • 7 Mechanical waves
  • 8 Electromagnetic radiation
  • 9 Sound waves
  • Additional questions
  • 10 Measurements
  • 11 Density
  • 12 Weight and stretching
  • Additional questions
  • 13 Moments and levers
  • 14 Centre of mass
  • 15 Adding forces
  • 16 Energy transfer
  • 17 Energy sources
  • 18 Pressure and liquid pressure
  • Additional questions
  • 19 Speed, velocity and acceleration
  • 20 Graphs and equations
  • 21 Falling bodies
  • 22 Force and acceleration
  • 23 Kinetic and potential energy
  • 24 Circular motion
  • Additional questions
  • 25 Molecules
  • 26 Thermometers
  • 27 Expansion of solids, liquids and gases
  • 28 The gas laws
  • 29 Specific heat capacity
  • 30 Specific latent heat
  • 31 Conduction and convection
  • 32 Radiation
  • Additional questions
  • 33 Static electricity
  • 34 Electric current
  • 35 Potential difference
  • 36 Resistance
  • 37 Capacitors
  • 38 Electric power
  • 39 Electronic systems
  • 40 Digital electronics
  • Additional questions
  • 41 Magnetic fields
  • 42 Electromagnets
  • 43 Electric motors
  • 44 Electric meters
  • 45 Generators
  • 46 Transformers
  • Additional questions
  • 47 Electrons
  • 48 Radioactivity
  • 49 Atomic structure
  • Additional questions
  • Revision questions
  • Mathematics for physics
  • Further experimental investigations
  • Practical test questions
  • Alternative to practical test questions
  • Answers

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