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This volume offers a fact-packed and densely illustrated study guide for GCSE students and beyond. Clear definitions and images aim to strip away the complexities of difficult science concepts. A helpful glossary, comprehensive index and tables, charts and diagrams are also included. It covers topics such as electricity and magnetism, atomic and nuclear power, reflection and refraction.
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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 170 x 238 x 12mm | 439.98g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • colour illustrations, glossary, tables, charts, diagrams, index
  • 0746037961
  • 9780746037966

Table of contents

Part 1 Mechanics and general physics: atoms and molecules; forces; energy; motion; dynamics; turning forces; periodic motion; gravitation; machines; molecular properties; density. Part 2 Heat: temperature; transfer of heat; effects of heat transfer; expansion on heating; behaviour of gases. Part 3 Waves: waves; reflection, refraction and diffraction; wave interference; sound waves; perception of sound; electromagnetic waves; light; reflection of light; refraction of light; optical instruments. Part 4 Electricity and magnetism: static electricity; potential and capacitance; electric current; controlling current; semiconductors; electrolysis; cells and batteries; magnets; magnetic fields; electromagnetism; electric meters; electromagnetic induction; cathode rays. Part 5 Atomic and nuclear physics: atomic structure; atomic and nuclear energy; radioactivity; detecting and measuring radioactivity; uses of radioactivity; nuclear fission and fusion; power from nuclear reactions. Part 6 General physics information: quantities and units; equations, symbols and graphs; measurements; accuracy and errors; fields and forces; vectors and scalars; numbers; circuit symbols; transistors and gates; properties of substances; useful constants and values; elements.
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