# A Level Physics

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vector quantity

Systematic error

Sources of systematic errors

actual uncertainty

A vector quantity has both magnitude and direction. A scalar q…

constant errors due to the equipment, can not be eliminated by…

zero error, wrongly calibrated scales, reaction time... Sources…

∆x, ∆y, ∆z

vector quantity

A vector quantity has both magnitude and direction. A scalar q…

Systematic error

constant errors due to the equipment, can not be eliminated by…

Absolute Zero

Acceleration

Activity of a Radioactive Isotope

Becquerel (Bq)

Lowest possible temperature, 0K, object has minimum internal e…

Change of velocity per unit time.

Number of nuclei of the isotope that disintegrate per second.

Unit of radioactive activity, 1Bq = 1 disintegration per secon…

Absolute Zero

Lowest possible temperature, 0K, object has minimum internal e…

Acceleration

Change of velocity per unit time.

Amplitude (A)

Frequency (f)

Period(T)

Wavelength(λ)

Maximum displacement from the equilibrium position

Number of complete oscillations per second

Time for one complete wave oscillation... Period = 1/frequency

Distance between two consecutive points that are in phase

Amplitude (A)

Maximum displacement from the equilibrium position

Frequency (f)

Number of complete oscillations per second

Ampere

Conservation of Charge

Conventional Current

Coulomb

The base SI unit of electric current. (A)

A conservation law which states that electric charge can neith…

A model used to describe electric current in a circuit- conven…

The derived SI unit of electrical charge. I coulomb of electri…

Ampere

The base SI unit of electric current. (A)

Conservation of Charge

A conservation law which states that electric charge can neith…

Ampere

Conservation of Charge

Conventional Current

Coulomb

The base SI unit of electric current. (A)

A conservation law which states that electric charge can neith…

A model used to describe electric current in a circuit- conven…

The derived SI unit of electrical charge. I coulomb of electri…

Ampere

The base SI unit of electric current. (A)

Conservation of Charge

A conservation law which states that electric charge can neith…

Protons natural effect on each other is…

A proton's quark configuration is

The charge of a proton is positive beca…

The charge of a pion is positive because

repel each other

Up, Up, Down (uud)

The sum of its quark's charges = 1... u = +2/3... d = -1/3... Configura…

The sum of its quark's charges = 1... u = +2/3... d^-(anti-down quar…

Protons natural effect on each other is…

repel each other

A proton's quark configuration is

Up, Up, Down (uud)

Acceleration

Acceleration of free fall

Accurate

Accuracy

change in V per unit t

Acceleration of an object only acted on by force of gravity

Measurement obtained using calibrated instruments correctly

How close to the true value

Acceleration

change in V per unit t

Acceleration of free fall

Acceleration of an object only acted on by force of gravity

Absolute Zero

acoustic impedance

Activity

amplitude modulation

The theoretical temperature at which the molecules of a substa…

product of density of medium and speed of sound in medium

The number of atoms of a radioactive substance that decay per…

amplitude of carrier wave varies in synchrony with the displac…

Absolute Zero

The theoretical temperature at which the molecules of a substa…

acoustic impedance

product of density of medium and speed of sound in medium

State Hooke's Law

State Ohm's Law

State Stefan's Law

State the Principle of Conservation of…

The tension in a spring or wire is proportional to its extensi…

The current in a metal wire at constant temperature is proport…

The total electromagnetic radiation emitted per unit time by a…

The vector sum of the momenta of bodies in a system stays cons…

State Hooke's Law

The tension in a spring or wire is proportional to its extensi…

State Ohm's Law

The current in a metal wire at constant temperature is proport…

Hypothesis

Theory

Test

Absolute Refractive Index

A testable prediction, often implied by a theory

A hypothesis that has been tested with a significant amount of…

A way to gather a set of results

the ratio of the speed of light in a vacuum compared with the…

Hypothesis

A testable prediction, often implied by a theory

Theory

A hypothesis that has been tested with a significant amount of…

vector quantity

Systematic error

Sources of systematic errors

Accuracy

A vector quantity has both magnitude and direction.

constant errors due to the equipment, can not be eliminated by…

zero error, wrongly calibrated scales, reaction time

It is the degree to which a measurement approaches the true va…

vector quantity

A vector quantity has both magnitude and direction.

Systematic error

constant errors due to the equipment, can not be eliminated by…

The angle through which the object has…

Radians

One radian is the angle subtended at th…

Speed is a scalar quantity which has ma…

Define Angular Displacement

What is the measurement for angular displacement?

Define the radian

Define speed

The angle through which the object has…

Define Angular Displacement

Radians

What is the measurement for angular displacement?

radian

newton's law of gravitation

gravitational field strength

gravitational potential

one radian is the angle subtended at the centre of a circle by…

any two point masses attract each other with a force that is d…

the gfs at a point is the gravitational force exerted per unit…

the gp at a point is the work done per unit mass in bringing a…

radian

one radian is the angle subtended at the centre of a circle by…

newton's law of gravitation

any two point masses attract each other with a force that is d…

Amplitude (A)

Frequency (f)

Period(T)

Wavelength(λ)

Maximum displacement from the equilibrium position

Number of complete oscillations per second

Time for one complete wave oscillation... Period = 1/frequency

Distance between two consecutive points that are in phase

Amplitude (A)

Maximum displacement from the equilibrium position

Frequency (f)

Number of complete oscillations per second

abiotic factors

activation energy

active site

active transport

non-living conditions in a habitat

the energy required to initiate a reaction.

area of an enzyme with a shape complementary to a specific sub…

movement of particles across a plasma membrane against a conce…

abiotic factors

non-living conditions in a habitat

activation energy

the energy required to initiate a reaction.

Amplitude (A)

Frequency (f)

Period(T)

Wavelength(λ)

Maximum displacement from the equilibrium position

Number of waves passing a point per second (or number wave osc…

Time for one complete wace oscillation... Period = 1/frequency

Distance between two consecutive points that are in phase

Amplitude (A)

Maximum displacement from the equilibrium position

Frequency (f)

Number of waves passing a point per second (or number wave osc…

Electromotive force (emf)

Power

Resistance

Electrical current

Amount of electrical energy produced by a battery/source per 1…

Rate of transfer of electrical energy to a component per second

Potential difference divided by the current, if the electrical…

1A of current is defined as 1C of charge passing a point per s…

Electromotive force (emf)

Amount of electrical energy produced by a battery/source per 1…

Power

Rate of transfer of electrical energy to a component per second

Protons natural effect on each other is…

A proton's quark configuration is

The charge of a proton is positive beca…

The charge of a pion is positive because

repel each other

Up, Up, Down (uud)

The sum of its quark's charges = 1... u = +2/3... d = -1/3... Configura…

The sum of its quark's charges = 1... u = +2/3... d^-(anti-down quar…

Protons natural effect on each other is…

repel each other

A proton's quark configuration is

Up, Up, Down (uud)

Vector

Absolute Zero

Scalar

Acceleration

A quantity that has magnitude and direction

Lowest possible temperature, 0K, object has minimum internal e…

A quantity that only has magnitude

Change of velocity per unit time.

Vector

A quantity that has magnitude and direction

Absolute Zero

Lowest possible temperature, 0K, object has minimum internal e…

What six base units of the SI system ar…

What six base quantities of the SI syst…

What is the value of the prefix T (tera)

What is the value of the prefix G (giga)

metre, kilogram, second, Ampere, Kelvin, Mole

length, mass, time, electric current, absolute temperature, am…

10¹²

10⁹

What six base units of the SI system ar…

metre, kilogram, second, Ampere, Kelvin, Mole

What six base quantities of the SI syst…

length, mass, time, electric current, absolute temperature, am…

Ampere

Conservation of Charge

Conventional Current

Coulomb

The base SI unit of electric current. (A)

A conservation law which states that electric charge can neith…

A model used to describe electric current in a circuit- conven…

The derived SI unit of electrical charge. I coulomb of electri…

Ampere

The base SI unit of electric current. (A)

Conservation of Charge

A conservation law which states that electric charge can neith…

ANGULAR DISPLACEMENT

RADIAN

ANGULAR FREQUENCY

VELOCITY RELATED TO ANGULAR VELOCITY

THE ANGLE THROUGH WHICH THE OBJECT HAS MOVED (Θ), (THE ANGLE O…

IS THE ANGLE SUBTENDED AT THE CENTER OF A CIRCLE BY AN ARC OF…

THE RATE OF CHANGE OF ANGLE EXPRESSED IN RADIAN PER SECOND (ω=…

v= ωr

ANGULAR DISPLACEMENT

THE ANGLE THROUGH WHICH THE OBJECT HAS MOVED (Θ), (THE ANGLE O…

RADIAN

IS THE ANGLE SUBTENDED AT THE CENTER OF A CIRCLE BY AN ARC OF…

pressure

Temperature

thermal energy

internal energy

the amount of force exerted per unit area of a surface

How hot or cold a body is. The difference between two bodies d…

The energy transferred during heating or cooling of a body

The sum of the randomly (distributed) kinetic and potential en…

pressure

the amount of force exerted per unit area of a surface

Temperature

How hot or cold a body is. The difference between two bodies d…