Physics: Unit 4

Physics: Unit 4

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YEAR 12 These clever VCE Study Packs will provide you with key information you need to know to help ensure VCE success ...if you have the information, the rest is up to you. Study Packs make it easier ...because each card highlights key points that will help you learn and memorise what's important. The design is simple so that you can carry the cards in your pocket. This means you can swot in the bus or the car, or take a quick look before lessons or even when on holidays. Features: *Written by key subject authors and course experts *All relevant knowledge and skill objectives are covered *Topics are clearly identified on each card *Examples and diagrams are used to assist understanding *Each card is numbered for easy reference *Dot point format make it easy to memorise key informationshow more

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  • Loose-leaf | 143 pages
  • John Wiley & Sons Australia Ltd
  • Milton, QLD, Australia
  • Cards
  • 0701637862
  • 9780701637866

Table of contents

Electric Power - 29 cards: *Electric Circuits ... *Ohm's Law *Meters *Series and parallel circuits *Electric power *Simple magnetism *Magnetic field lines *Magnetic field (B) *Magnetic effect of current *Magnetic field of a solenoid *Magnetic force on an electric current *Direction of magnetic force *DC motors *Torque in a DC motor *Forces on moving charges *Electromagnetic induction *Magnetic flux *Induced EMF *Simple generator *AC generators *DC generators *Large-scale electricity generation *Frequency and period of power generation *Peak, RMS and peak-to-peak voltages *Calculating magnitude of EMF produced by generator *Transformers *Transformer equations *Power distribution and transmission of electricity *Minimising power loss Interaction of light and matter - 32 cards: *Making light *Black body *Incandescent light sources *Coherent versus incoherent light sources *Spontaneous emission *Fluorescence *Simple ray model of light *Refraction and refractive index *Particle model of light *Wave model of light *Speed of a periodic wave *Interference of light *Phase difference *Path difference *Interference patterns on the screen *Diffraction *Electromagnetic radiation *The photoelectric effect *Experimental findings of the photoelectric effect *Graphs of photocurrent versus potential difference I *Graphs of photocurrent versus potential difference II *The particle model *Particle model and photoelectric effect *Vo-f graph for the photoelectric effect *Photons have momentum *Photons have wave properties *Line spectra *Spectrometer, conitnuous spectrum and absorption spectra *Emission spectra *Hydrogen *The wave-like nature of matter *De Broglie's model of the atom: electrons, atoms and standing waves Synchrotron and applications - 24 cards: *Cathode ray tube *Electric fields *Electric fields between charged parallel plates *A charge in an electric field *Accelerating electrons with high voltages *Gain in kinetic energy of electron *Linear accelerators- Linac *Introduction to synchrotron *Booster ring *Storage ring *Wigglers and undulators *Beamlines *Synchrotron radiation *Synchrotron radiation versus conventional X-rays *Synchrotron radiation versus lasers *Forces applied to an electron beam *Radius of an electron beam *Properties of X-rays * X-ray diffraction * Bragg's Law *Using Bragg's Law to select specific X-ray wavelengths *Powder diffraction *Diffuse scattering and Thompson scattering *Compton scattering Photonics - 24 cards: 1. Crystal band structure and band gaps 2. Valence band 3. Conductors 4. Semiconductors and insulators 5. Light-emitting diode 6. How LED's produce light 7. Stimulated emission 8. Lasers 9. Type of Lasers I 10. Type of Lasers II 11. Refraction and Snell's Law 12. Total internal reflection 13. Dispersion 14. Fibre-optic wave guides 15. Modes 16. Modal patterns 17. Types pf optical fibres- step-index fibres 18. Types of optical fibres- graded-index fibres 19. Material dispersion 20. Modal dispersion 21. Light-gathering ability and numerical aperture 22. Acceptance angle 23. Attenuation, Rayleigh scattering and absorption 24. Fibre-optic imaging bundles and intensity-based fibre-optic sensor system Recording and reproducing sound - 30 cards 1. Sound 2. Longitudinal waves 3. Using graphs to represent sound waves 4. Period (T), frequency (f) and the wave equation 5. Characteristics of sound 6. Sound intensity (I) 7. Inverse square law 8. Sound intensity level (L) 9. Loudness level curves 10. Phon 11. Reflection, absorption and transmission of sound 12. Superposition and interference of waves 13. Interference of waves in two dimensions 14. Path difference 15. Transverse standing waves in strings or springs 16. Sound and standing waves 17. Resonance 18. Fundamental frequency of strings fixed at both ends 19. Overtones and harmonics of strings fixed at both ends 20. Standing waves in resonant tubes 21. Standing waves in resonant tubes open at both ends 22. Standing waves in resonant tubes closed at one end 23. Microphones 24. Types of microphones- electret-condenser and crystal microphones 25. Types of microphones- dynamic and velocity microphones 26. Microphone frequency response curves 27. Diffraction 28. Dynamic (moving coil) loudspeaker 29. Loudspeaker cabinet construction 30. Tweeters and subwoofersshow more