Physics iGCSE Equations

All of the equations that you need in the Physics iGCSE.

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  • Created on: 01-05-16 12:05
Density
mass / volume
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Average speed
distance moved / time taken
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Average acceleration
change in velocity / time taken
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Force
mass x acceleration
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Weight
mass x (g)
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Moment of a force about a point
force x perpendicular distance from point
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Load (stretched spring)
spring constant x extension
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Pressure (force)
force / area
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Pressure (liquid)
density x (g) x depth
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Kelvin temperature
temperature in celsius + 273
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Boyle's Law (constant temp.)
P1 x V1 = P2 x V2
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Heating gases (constant vol.)
P1 / T1 = P2 / T2
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Work done
force x distance moved in direction of force
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Gravitational potential energy
mass x (g) x height
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Kinetic energy
1/2 x mass x velocity squared
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Energy transferred (temp. change)
mass x specific heat capacity x temp. change
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Energy transferred (state change)
mass x specific latent heat
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Power
work done / time taken = energy transformed / time taken
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Efficiency
useful work (or power or energy) done (or output) / total energy (or power) input
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Speed of waves
frequency x wavelength
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Frequency
1 / period
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Refractive index (refraction of light)
sin of angle of incidence / sin of angle of refraction
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Sin of critical angel (total internal reflection)
1 / reflective index
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Charge
current x time
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Resistance
Voltage (PD) / current
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Total resistance (series)
R1 + R2
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Total resistance (parallel)
1/R1 + 1/R2
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Electrical power
voltage (PD) x current
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Electrical energy
power x time OR voltage (PD) x current x time
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Transformers
output voltage / input voltage = output turns / input turns
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100% efficient transformer (power input)
power input = power output
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Grams
10N/kg OR 10m/s(squared)
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distance moved / time taken

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Average speed

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change in velocity / time taken

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Card 4

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mass x acceleration

Back

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Card 5

Front

mass x (g)

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