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  • ISBN:9781107697690
  • Format:Mixed media product
  • Subject(s):Physics
  • Qualification:Cambridge AS and A Level
  • Author(s):David Sang, Graham Jones, Gurinder Chadha, Richard Woodside
  • Available from: August 2014

Fully revised and updated content matching the Cambridge International AS & A Level Physics syllabus (9702).

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    Endorsed by Cambridge International Examinations, Cambridge International AS and A Level Physics Coursebook, comprehensively covers all the knowledge and skills students need for AS/A Level Physics 9702 (first examination 2016).Written by renowned experts in Physics, Cambridge International AS and A Level Physics Coursebook is written in an accessible style with international learners in mind. The Coursebook is easy to navigate with colour-coded sections to differentiate between AS and A Level content. Self-assessment questions allow learners to track their progression and exam-style questions help learners to prepare thoroughly for their examinations. Contemporary contexts are discussed throughout enhancing the relevance and interest for learners.Mac users please note that CD-ROMS don't autostart when used with Macs they will need to be started manually. If you have any queries please visit our customer support page or contact customer services.

  • Contents
    • Fully tailored to the new AS and A Level syllabus for first teaching 2014 and first examination in 2016, including the new Key Concepts material.

    • Consistent use of thorough Worked Examples to help learners to tackle complex content in a step by step way.

    • Clearly colour-coded sections throughout differentiate between AS and A Level content, making navigation through the text simple and intuitive.

    • Formative assessment in the form of self assessment questions throughout each chapter allow learners to track their progress through the course.

    • Exam-style questions at the end of every chapter allow students to prepare thoroughly for their examinations.

    • Accompanying student CD-ROM containing detailed answers to all questions in the book, advice on revision and approaching examinations and recommendations of additional resources to supplement learning.

    • Reference to contemporary contexts and applications throughout to increase the relevance of the content to learners.

    • Use of accessible language written with international learners in mind.

    • New digital versions of our textbooks are coming in 2015 and will offer an enriched learning experience through material such as animation, video and audio content, and/or self-marking quiz, assessment questions and personalisation of table of contents.

    • Introduction
    • 1. Kinematics – describing motion
    • 2. Accelerated motion
    • 3. Dynamics – explaining motion
    • 4. Forces – vectors and moments
    • 5. Work, energy and power
    • 6. Momentum
    • 7. Matter and materials
    • 8. Electric fields
    • 9. Electric current, potential difference and resistance
    • 10. Kirchhoff's laws
    • 11. Resistance and resistivity
    • 12. Practical circuits
    • 13. Waves
    • 14. Superposition of waves
    • 15. Stationary waves
    • 16. Radioactivity
    • P1. Practical skills at AS level
    • 17. Circular motion
    • 18. Gravitational fields
    • 19. Oscillations
    • 20. Communications systems
    • 21. Thermal physics
    • 22. Ideal gases
    • 23. Coulomb's law
    • 24. Capacitance
    • 25. Electronics
    • 26. Magnetic fields and electromagnetism
    • 27. Charged particles
    • 28. Electromagnetic induction
    • 29. Alternating currents
    • 30. Quantum physics
    • 31. Nuclear physics
    • 32. Medical imaging
    • P2. Planning, analysis and evaluation
    • Appendix 1. Physical quantities and units
    • Appendix 2. Data, formulae and relationships
    • Appendix 3. The Periodic Table
    • Glossary.

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