P1A Physics Notes - GCSE

Some Notes for P1A Physics Module

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Types of Radiation

Black and Matte Surfaces emit and absorb heat ____(1)_____

& Light and Shiny Surfaces emit and absorb heat ......(2).......

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Types of Radiation answers

1) Well/Efficiently

2) Poorly/Badly

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Conduction of Metals & Non-Metals

 Metals conduct heat ___(1)___ than non-metals

Metals contain a lot of _____(2)______

Convection takes place in _____(3)______ only

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Conduction of Metals & Non-Metals Answers

1) better

2) Free electrons

3) Fluids/Liquid & Gases

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Efficiency

efficiency = 

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Efficiency Answers

useful energy transferred by device 

_________________________

  total energy supplied to device 

 

 

OR

 

Useful energy over total energy

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Sources of Energy

Which are Renewable and Non-Renewable

Gas

Coal

Solar

Wind

Nuclear 

Tidal

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Sources of Energy Answers

Renewable - Solar, Wind, Tidal

Non-Renewable - Gas, Coal, Nuclear

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