Absorb Advanced Physics by Adrian Watt
A

a.c.:

absorbed dose:

absorption lines:

absorption spectra:

acceleration:

acceleration due to gravity:

action–reaction pairs:

activity (of radioisotope):

air resistance:

alpha decay:

alpha particles:

alpha scattering experiment:

Amontons' Law:

amorphous materials:

ampere:

amplifier:

amplitude:

amps:

angle of incidence:

angle of reflection:

angular acceleration:

angular momentum:

angular velocity:

Archimedes:

Archimedes' principle:

astigmatism:

atmospheric pressure:

atom, nuclear model:

atom, plum pudding model:

atomic mass units:

atomic number:

atomic theory:

attenuation:

average speed:

B

background radiation:

balance condition:

balanced forces:

base quantities:

bearing:

Bernoulli's principle:

beta decay:

beta particles:

binding energy:

binding energy per nucleon:

body-centred cubic packing:

Bohr's theory of the atom:

Boltzmann constant:

Boyle's Law:

brittle materials:

Brownian motion:

buoyancy:

C

camera:

capacitance:

capacitor:

carbon dating:

Celsius scale of temperature:

centre of gravity:

centrifugal force:

centripetal acceleration:

centripetal force:

chain reaction:

characteristic:

charge:

charge carrier:

Charles's Law:

Charles, Jacques:

Chernobyl:

Chladni plate:

Clerk Maxwell, James:

clipping:

coherence, spatial:

coherence, temporal:

coils:

collisions:

comparator:

components of motion:

condensation:

conservation of momentum:

contact forces:

containment vessel:

continuous spectra:

cooling curves:

coulomb:

couple:

creep:

critical angle:

critical mass:

current:

D

d.c.:

damping:

decay constant:

deceleration:

depletion layer:

derived quantities:

dielectric:

difference amplifier:

differential amplifier:

diffraction:

diffraction gratings:

digital-to-analogue conversion:

diode:

discharging:

dislocations:

dispersion:

displacement:

displacement–time graphs:

distance–time graphs:

distortion:

doping:

Doppler effect:

dose equivalence:

double slit interference:

drag:

drift velocity:

dual rail power supply:

ductile materials:

E

echo location:

effective resistance:

efficiency:

Einstein's photoelectric equation:

elastic collisions:

elastic modulus:

elastic potential energy:

electrical power:

electrolytic capacitor:

electromagnet:

electromagnetic waves:

electromotive force:

electron diffraction:

electron volts:

EMF:

emission spectra:

endoscope:

energy:

energy levels:

equations of motion:

equilibrium:

expansion of universe:

exponential:

eye:

eyepiece:

F

face-centred cubic packing:

farad:

fatigue:

feedback:

fields, parallel:

fission:

fission, induced:

fission, spontaneous:

fleming's left-hand rule:

focus:

force pairs:

frame of reference:

Fraunhofer lines:

frequency:

friction:

fundamental frequency:

fusion:

G

gain:

Galileo's thought experiment:

gamma radiation:

Gay-Lussac, Joseph:

geostationary orbits:

gravitation:

gravitational field strength:

gravitational potential energy:

greenhouse effect:

ground state:

H

half-life:

harmonics:

heat exchangers:

hexagonal close packing:

hole:

Hooke's Law:

Hubble constant:

hysteresis:

I

ideal gases:

ideal oscillators:

image formation:

images, real:

images, virtual:

impulse:

induction:

inelastic collisions:

inertia:

infrared:

instantaneous speed:

intensity:

interference, constructive:

interference, destructive:

internal resistance:

inverting amplifier:

ionisation:

isolated:

isolation:

isotopes:

J

joule:

Joule, James Prescott:

K

kelvin scale:

kinetic energy:

kinetic theory of gases:

L

lasers:

latent heat:

LDR:

LED:

lens formula:

lens-maker's formula:

lenses, concave:

lenses, converging:

lenses, convex:

lenses, diverging:

light, models of:

limiting friction:

line spectra:

load resistance:

loading effect:

long-sightedness:

longitudinal waves:

luminosity:

M

magnetic field:

magnetic fields:

magnification:

mass:

mass defect:

mass difference:

mass number:

mass-energy equivalence:

Maxwell-Boltzmann distribution:

microscope:

microwaves:

mirrors, curved:

mirrors, plane:

moderation:

molar gas constant:

moment:

moment of inertia:

momentum:

motor effect:

motors:

multiplexing:

musical instruments:

N

n-type:

natural frequency:

necking:

negative feedback:

neutron-to-proton ratio:

Newton's Second Law:

non-contact forces:

non-inverting amplifier:

normal:

nuclear fission:

nuclear fuel:

nuclear fusion:

nuclear power:

nuclear stability:

nucleon number:

O

objective lens:

Oersted's experiment:

ohm:

Ohm's Law:

ohmic conductor:

ohms:

op-amp:

operational amplifier:

optical fibres:

orbits:

oscillations:

overtones:

P

p-type:

parallel:

parallel circuits:

pendulum:

period:

permeability:

phase:

phase difference:

photoconductive mode:

photoelectric effect:

photoelectric emission:

photons:

photovoltaic mode:

Planck's constant:

plastic deformation:

polarization:

polycrystalline materials:

polymers:

positron decay:

potential difference:

potential energy:

power:

pressure:

pressure cookers:

Pressure Law:

pressure–depth equation:

principle of flotation:

projectile motion:

projection:

Q

quality, musical:

quanta:

quantum theory:

quenching:

R

radian:

radiation, biological effects:

radiation, natural sources:

radioactive contamination:

radioactive decay:

radioisotopes, applications:

radioisotopes, handling:

radiotherapy:

range:

rate of decay:

reactance:

reactor control rods:

real oscillators:

recombination energy:

rectification:

rectify:

redshift:

reflection, laws of:

refraction:

refractive index:

refractive index, absolute:

relative velocity:

resistance:

resistivity:

resolving vectors:

resonance:

resonance in mechanical systems:

resultants:

retardation:

reversibility of light:

right-hand grip rule:

root mean square:

rotational energy:

rotational equations of motion:

Rutherford, Ernest:

S

saturation:

scalar:

scalars:

semiconductor:

sensor:

series:

series circuits:

short-sightedness:

simple harmonic motion:

simple harmonic oscillators:

sliding friction:

smoothing:

Snell's Law:

solar panel:

solenoid:

sonic booms:

sound,speed of:

specific latent heat of fusion:

specific latent heat of vaporisation:

spectroscopy:

spring constant:

standing waves:

static friction:

stiffness:

stopping potential:

straight-line graphs:

strain:

stress:

strong nuclear force:

summing amplifier:

superconductivity:

superposition:

T

tangential speed:

telescopes, reflecting:

telescopes, refracting:

temperature:

temperature scales:

temperature, absolute:

terminal velocity:

thermal equilibrium:

thermistor:

thermodynamics, zeroth law:

thermometers, calibration:

thermometers, choice:

Third Gas Law:

Thomson, William:

threshold frequency:

timbre:

time constant:

torque:

total internal reflection:

transformers:

transition temperature:

transverse waves:

U

ultraviolet:

unbalanced forces:

Universal Gas Law:

upthrust:

V

vacuum:

van der Waals, Johannes:

vaporisation:

variable resistor:

vector:

vector addition:

vectors:

velocity:

velocity–time graphs:

virtual images:

visible radiation:

vision, defects of:

volt:

voltage divider:

voltage follower:

volts:

W

watt:

wave speed:

wavefront:

wavelength:

waves, standing:

wave–particle duality:

weight:

weightlessness:

Wheatstone bridge:

work:

work function:

X

X-ray diffraction:

X-rays:

Y

Young's modulus:

Z