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Practical Physics for Senior Students HSC 12

Practical Physics for Senior Students HSC 12

ISBN 9780170135238
Edition 1
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Publisher Cengage
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Overview
Chapter 1: SPACE Part 1: Syllabus Point 9.2.1 First Hand Investigations: Determining 'g' using a simple pendulum. Secondary Information: The Physics of the gravity of different plane Solving Problems: Calculating the weight of objects on other planets Part 2: Syllabus Point 9.2.2 Solving Problems: Calculations of Projectile motion First Hand Investigations: Examining Projectile motions Secondary Information: The Early Rocket Scientists who made a contribution to Space flight Solving Problems: Centripetal force and circular motion; Kepler's Third law Part 3: Syllabus Point 9.2.3 Secondary Information: Examining the factors that determine the size of gravitational forces Solving Problems: Newton's Universal Gravitation equation Part 4: Syllabus Point 9.2.4 First Hand Investigations: Inertial and non-inertial frames of reference Secondary Information: A search for the 'Aether Wind' and the Michelson-Morley experiment; Einstein's Thought Experiments and the birth of Special Relativity Solving Problems: Einstein's equations of special relativity Chapter 2: MOTORS AND GENERATORS Part 1: Syllabus Point 9.3.1 Solving Problems: Ampere's Law First Hand Investigations: The Motor effect and forces on a current carrying wire in a magnetic field Solving Problems: The force on current-carrying wires in a magnetic field Torque in a DC Motor Secondary Information: Application of the motor effect in the galvanometer and loudspeaker Part 2: Syllabus Point 9.3.2 First Hand Investigations: Faraday's Discovery: Generating an electric current through the relative motion of a coil and magnet, and the factor's affecting the induced voltage and resulting electric current Secondary Information: Application of induction in an electric cook top; Application of induced Eddy currents in electromagnetic braking Part 3: Syllabus Point 9.3.3 First Hand Investigations: Generating an alternating current Secondary Information: The advantage and disadvantages of AC and DC generators; The battle of the currents - AC vs DC; Features of the transmission wires used to supply electricity Part 4: Syllabus Point 9.3.4 First Hand Investigations: Examining a model transformer Solving Problems: Ideal transformers Secondary Information: Dealing with Eddy currents created in transformer components to improve efficiency; The role of the transformer to provide an efficient supply of electrical energy Part 5: Syllabus Point 9.3.5 First Hand Investigations: AC Induction Motor Secondary Information: The energy transformations in the conversion of electrical energy into other useful forms of energy Chapter 3: FROM IDEAS TO IMPLEMENTATIONS Part 1: Syllabus Point 9.4.1 First Hand Investigations: Striation patterns for different pressures in discharge tubes; Properties of cathode rays using discharge tubes Solving Problems: The force on electric charges in electric and magnetic fields Part 2: Syllabus Point 9.4.2 First Hand Investigations: Production and reception of radio waves Secondary Information: Einstein's use of Planck's ideas launches Quantum Theory; The role of the Photoelectric Effect in solar cells and photocells Solving Problems: Planck's Equation Secondary Information: Einstein and Planck Part 3: Syllabus Point 9.4.3 First Hand Investigations: Modelling the behaviour of semiconductors Secondary Information: Problems with communication technology that led to the development of solid state devices; The impact of the invention of the transistor and the development of the microprocessor on society Part 4: Syllabus Point 9.4.4 Secondary Information: Superconductors
Overview
Chapter 1: SPACE Part 1: Syllabus Point 9.2.1 First Hand Investigations: Determining 'g' using a simple pendulum. Secondary Information: The Physics of the gravity of different plane Solving Problems: Calculating the weight of objects on other planets Part 2: Syllabus Point 9.2.2 Solving Problems: Calculations of Projectile motion First Hand Investigations: Examining Projectile motions Secondary Information: The Early Rocket Scientists who made a contribution to Space flight Solving Problems: Centripetal force and circular motion; Kepler's Third law Part 3: Syllabus Point 9.2.3 Secondary Information: Examining the factors that determine the size of gravitational forces Solving Problems: Newton's Universal Gravitation equation Part 4: Syllabus Point 9.2.4 First Hand Investigations: Inertial and non-inertial frames of reference Secondary Information: A search for the 'Aether Wind' and the Michelson-Morley experiment; Einstein's Thought Experiments and the birth of Special Relativity Solving Problems: Einstein's equations of special relativity Chapter 2: MOTORS AND GENERATORS Part 1: Syllabus Point 9.3.1 Solving Problems: Ampere's Law First Hand Investigations: The Motor effect and forces on a current carrying wire in a magnetic field Solving Problems: The force on current-carrying wires in a magnetic field Torque in a DC Motor Secondary Information: Application of the motor effect in the galvanometer and loudspeaker Part 2: Syllabus Point 9.3.2 First Hand Investigations: Faraday's Discovery: Generating an electric current through the relative motion of a coil and magnet, and the factor's affecting the induced voltage and resulting electric current Secondary Information: Application of induction in an electric cook top; Application of induced Eddy currents in electromagnetic braking Part 3: Syllabus Point 9.3.3 First Hand Investigations: Generating an alternating current Secondary Information: The advantage and disadvantages of AC and DC generators; The battle of the currents - AC vs DC; Features of the transmission wires used to supply electricity Part 4: Syllabus Point 9.3.4 First Hand Investigations: Examining a model transformer Solving Problems: Ideal transformers Secondary Information: Dealing with Eddy currents created in transformer components to improve efficiency; The role of the transformer to provide an efficient supply of electrical energy Part 5: Syllabus Point 9.3.5 First Hand Investigations: AC Induction Motor Secondary Information: The energy transformations in the conversion of electrical energy into other useful forms of energy Chapter 3: FROM IDEAS TO IMPLEMENTATIONS Part 1: Syllabus Point 9.4.1 First Hand Investigations: Striation patterns for different pressures in discharge tubes; Properties of cathode rays using discharge tubes Solving Problems: The force on electric charges in electric and magnetic fields Part 2: Syllabus Point 9.4.2 First Hand Investigations: Production and reception of radio waves Secondary Information: Einstein's use of Planck's ideas launches Quantum Theory; The role of the Photoelectric Effect in solar cells and photocells Solving Problems: Planck's Equation Secondary Information: Einstein and Planck Part 3: Syllabus Point 9.4.3 First Hand Investigations: Modelling the behaviour of semiconductors Secondary Information: Problems with communication technology that led to the development of solid state devices; The impact of the invention of the transistor and the development of the microprocessor on society Part 4: Syllabus Point 9.4.4 Secondary Information: Superconductors

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