Revision Note For Physics IGCSE

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Forces and Motion Page 1 of 2
By the end of this topic you should AT LEAST be familiar with the following:
(a) Units
ou se th e
fol
lowing
un i
ts: ki
log ram (k g), me tr e (m) ,
me tre/
second
(m/ s),
me tre /
second2
(m/s2
)
,
new t
on (N),
se cond (s)
k il
og ra m me tr e /s econd,
(kg m/s),
n ewton per
kil
ogram
(N/kg)
(b) Movement and position
o u n der
stand and u se
d i
s t
a nc e­t i
me gra p h s
o rec all
and
use
the
relation sh i
p be t
w e en a v e r
ag e speed,
di
s t
a nce mo ved
a nd
ti
me :
average speed =
distance moved / time taken
s = d / t
o rec all
and
use
the
relation sh i
p be t
w e en a c c el
e r
ati
on ,
vel
ocity and t
ime :
acceleration = change in velocity/ time taken
a = (v u) / t
o inte r
pret
veloci
ty­ti
me gra ph s
o d e t
ermine accel
e rat
io n f
r om t
h e
g rad ie n t o f a
v el
ocit
y­ t
ime gr aph
a n d
th e
d i
stance t
ravel
led from th e are a b etw ee n t he gr
a ph and
the t
ime axi
s .
o rec all
and
use
the
relation sh i
p be t
w e en u n b al
a nced f
orce,
ma ss
an d
a ccel
era t
i on:
fo rce = ma s s × a c ce lera t
ion
F = m × a
o rec all
and
use
the
relation sh i
p be t
w e en w e ig ht,
mass and g :
w eigh t = ma s s ×
g
W =
m × g
o d e scr
ibe
the f
orce s
a cti
n g
o n f
a ll
in g ob je ct s an d
explai
n wh y
f al
li
ng o bj
e ct
s r
each
a ter minal
vel
ocit
y
o d e scr
ibe
the f
acto r
s a f
fec ti
n g v eh i
c l
e
s to pp ing di
stance
includ i
ng spe ed ,
ma ss,
r oad c o n di
ti
on and r
ea cti
o n ti
me
o understand Newton's third law
o Use the circles to tick the tasks as you can do them. See me in Physics
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Electricity Page 1 of 2
By the end of this topic you should AT LEAST be familiar with the following:
(a) Units
o u se
the f
oll
o w ing un it
s:
amp ere (
A ),
c oul
o mb
(C) , jou l
e
(J),
o hm ( ),
se c on d
(s),
v olt ( V )
,
w at
t
(W) .…read more

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Magnetism and electromagnetism
By the end of this topic you should AT LEAST be familiar with the following:
(a) Units
o u se
the f
ollow i
ng unit
s :
amp ere
(A),
vo l
t
(V )
,
w a t
t
(W) .…read more

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Waves ­ Light
By the end of this topic you should AT LEAST be familiar with the following:
(a) Units
o use the following units: degree ( ), hertz (Hz), metre (m), metre/second (m/s), second (s).…read more

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Energy resources and energy transfer
By the end of this topic you should AT LEAST be familiar with the following:
(a) Units
o us e
the f
o l
low i
n g
u nit
s:
k i
logra m (
kg )
, jou le
(J ),
me t
re (
m) , met r
e/seco n d ( m/ s)
,
me t
re/ sec ond
2
(m/s
2
),
n ew to n
(N),
s ec o nd
(s), wa tt
(W)…read more

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Solids, liquids and gases
By the end of this topic you should AT LEAST be familiar with the following:
(a) Units
o u se
the f
o l
low i
n g uni
ts:
degre es C elsiuo
s
(C ),
jou le (
J),
Kelvin
(K),
k il
ogram (
kg),
k i
log ra m/ me t
re (
k
3
g/m) ,
3
me t
re
(m), me tr
2
e (
m
2
), me
3
t r
e3
(
m)…read more

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Hannah

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