Year 13 Physics

If you have any suggestions or corrections to the resources here then please let me know and I'll do my best to add them in.

Y13 Electrical Systems 90523
This is an effort to summarise the Y12 electromagnetic foundations for the Y13 electricity course as well as outline the new Y13 material covering DC and AC capacitors and inductors. The notes are available in A4 pdf here.
Y13 Electromagnetic Notes 2013

3.5 Overview: Nuclear Internal Assessment
These are some of my notes regarding the nuclear topic that may help in the internals. These are the latest versions and replace any previous ones. Class Notes

Nuclear class handouts as jpegs:
Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6

Practicals
Due in class on a Wednesday, one week after being set in class. Due in class does not mean at the end of the day after school, it means at the start of the lesson. Practicals are a course pre-requisite for gaining credits in the 3.1 internal assessment.

3.1 Overview: 5 Credits of Pure Fun
This is the latest version of my summary, hints, and tips for 3.1. added 29/03/2013
Our latest plan for dealing with the error bars is to just use the min and max values of our trials and use them to define the upper and lower values for the error bars. Note that any adjustment of the gradient (like in the pendulum experiment to find gravity) also needs to be done to the uncertainty, eg. if you multiply the gradient by two to get gravity your uncertainty value also needs to get the x2 treatment.

 

General Physics Websites
Y13_2012

Projectile Motion
Projectile Motion Explained
Explore Science Golf Range, Shoot the Monkey!, Free Fall Lab
Virginia University Projectile Motion Machine
Pirate Ship
Newton's Mountain
Package drop from plane

Here's the links for the sites on our Projectile Motion video shown in class.
Projectile Motion Applet
Really Good Explanation with Road Runner

Constant acceleration problems. Beginning of projectile motion.
Describing motion, velocity vectors, adding and changing velocity

Newton's Laws, Force and Mass
Most famous equation

Light
Go here FIRST!
Quantum Physics
Some applets in quantum physics

Waves
Demos for fast video cards

Electromagnetic Induction
Electrons and Fields
Faraday's Experimen
Lenz's Law


Applications:

Hard Drives
Transformer

Electronics
How Stuff Works talks about capacitors
Capacitors don't store charge, they store energy

Atomic and Nuclear
General outline of Rutherford Discovery
Rutherford 2 - the incredible world

 



 

 

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