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Applied Electricity Option [HD]

- Overlap with electromagnetism - Applied electromagnetism - Relay - Loudspeaker - Galvanometer - Convert Galvanometer to Ammeter (or Voltmeter or Ohmmeter) - Overlap with Semiconductor Electronics - Applications of Diodes - Half rectification - Full rectification and smoothing - LED and Photodiodes - Transistor Circuits and Logic Gates (George Boole, AND gate, OR gate. etc) - Includes Worked Exam Questions
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Electricity Part 1 [HD]

- Measuring electricity (Voltage, Thermocouple, Current and Resistance) - Ohms law - Potential Divider - Experiment E5a and 5b - Current, Volts Potential Difference (for metallic Conductor and Filament Lamp) - Resistance and temperature - Resistivity and Resistors - Conductors and Semiconductors - Thermistors and LDR - Kirchoffs Law - How Does A Potential Divider Work - Resistors in Parallel and In Series - Measuring Resistance - Wheatstone Bridge and Metre Bridge - Formulae for Problem Solving
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(60 min)
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Electricity Part 2 [HD]

- Semiconductors and the PN junction (Intrinsic, Extrinsic Conduction' Doping Depletion layer, Junction Voltage and Diodes) - Chemicals, Current and Conduction: - Domestic electricity (Plug, Fuse, Earthing, Bonding, Circuits) - Energy and power (Electrical Energy, Power, Power Losses, High voltage transmission) - Formulae for Problem Solving and Experiments
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(54 min)
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Electricity And Magnetism [HD]

- Magnetic fields - Current in Magnetic Fields - Magnetic Flux Density - Electromagnetic Induction and Magnetic Flux - Farradays & Lenzs law - Alternating Current, Mutual Induction, Self Induction and Coils (RMS voltage and current; Inductors and inductance; Transformer) - Formulae and Experiments
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(37 min)
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Electron Beams & Photoelectric Effect [HD]

- Properties of the Electron - Thermionic Emission - Energy of an Electron - Photoelectric Emission - Photoelectric Law and Photocell - Energy of X-Rays from K.E.
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(29 min)
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Electrostatics [HD]

- Electric fields and Coulombs law - Charges and the Electroscope - Electric Field Strength and Direction - Experiment to Show Electric Field Patterns - Potential Difference and the Point Effect - Capacitors and DC and AC Circuits - Lightning and lightning conductors - Coulomb's law
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(31 min)
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Light [HD]

- Reflection (Laws, Mirrors, Ray rules and Ray diagrams) - Refraction (Experiments L2 and L3) - Verification of Snells law - Measuring n for Liquid and Solid) - Refractive Index Formulae - Total Internal Reflection and Critical Angle - Lenses (Ray Rules and Diagrams) - Eye and Visual Defects - Focal Length of Converging Lens - Formulae for Problem Solving
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(62 min)
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Nuclear And Atomic Physics [HD]

- Atomic structure (Isotopes, Bohr model, energy levels, Spectra, Ionisation) - Radioactivity (Radioactive decay, Radiation types, GM tube, Hazards) - Balancing Nuclear Equations - Law of Radioactive Decay, Half Life, Decay Constant - Nuclear energy (Fission, Reactor, Fusion)
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(50 min)
(2,999 views)
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(17 min)
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Mechanics 1 [HD]

- Motion (Linear, Velocity and Equations) - Experiment M1 (Measuring velocity and Acceleration) - Study Tips on Experiments - Writing up an experiment - Force and Friction
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(62 min)
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Mechanics 2 [HD]

- Momentum - Experiment M3 (Conservation of Momentum) - Energy (Potential, Kinetic and Conservation) - Work, Power, Efficiency
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(23 min)
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Mechanics 3 [HD]

- Pressure (Density, Archimedes Principle, Law of Flotation and Boyles law) - Moments (T=Fd, Couple, Lever, Laws of equilibrium) - Gravitation (Newtons Law of Gravitation) - Equations for Problem Solving - Experiments are also included
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(35 min)
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Mechanics 4 - Circular Motion [HD]

- Circular Motion (Radians, Angular Displacement, Linear and Angular Velocity, Frequency and Period) - Centripital Force (Acceleration, Vertical Circle, Orbital Period of a Satellite, Mass of the Central Body) - Simple Harmonic Motion and Hookes law (Amplitude, Frequency and Unit of Frequency)
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(42 min)
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(13 min)
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Particle Physics Option [HD]

- Overlap with Nuclear Physics - Conservation Laws - Forces and Particles - Nuclear fission reactor - Formulae for Problem Solving
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(34 min)
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Sound [HD]

- Doppler Effect - Wave nature of Sound: - Notes Frequency limits of audibility - Waves in Strings and Pipes:
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(54 min)
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Temperature And Heat [HD]

- Temperature - Specific heat - Heat Transfer
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Waves [HD]

- Characterising Waves - Properties of Waves: - Diffraction and Interference: - Colour:
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