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WJEC Physics for AS Level Student Book: 2nd Edition

Author(s): Gareth Kelly, Nigel Wood


awarding body: WJEC


level: AS & Year 1


isbn: 978-1-912820-55-9


subject: Physics


Pages: 239pp


£26.50



       

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Comprehensively revised and updated, this 2nd Edition is endorsed by WJEC






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Straightforward and concise coverage of the specification, with any additional content clearly highlighted to provide students with stretch and challenge opportunities.

New section on answering exam questions at the end of each unit gives guidance on command words and how to approach each question

New exam practice questions at the end of each unit are taken from actual WJEC past papers with answers provided in the book

Increased maths support with maths skills and techniques regularly tested throughout

Clear explanations and diagrams throughout

 

Contents

Unit 1: Motion, Energy and Matter

1.1 Basic physics
1.2 Kinematics
1.3 Dynamics
1.4 Energy concepts
1.5 Solids under stress
1.6 Using radiation to investigate stars
1.7 Particles and nuclear structure
      Answering exam questions
      Exam practice questions

Unit 2: Electricity and Light

2.1 Conduction of electricity
2.2 Resistance
2.3 Direct current circuits
2.4 The nature of waves
2.5 Wave properties
2.6 Reflection of light
2.7 Photons
2.8 Lasers
      Answering exam questions
      Exam practice questions
      Practical skills
      Mathematical skills
      Glossary

 

About the authors

Gareth Kelly CPhys, MinstP, graduated in Theoretical Physics from Cambridge University.  He taught Physics at Penglais Comprehensive School, Aberystwth for 26 years.  He has been involved with A Level and GCSE Physics and Electronics for a major awarding body for over ten years.

Nigel Wood is an experienced Chief Examiner in A Level Physics for a major awarding body, and was formerly Head of Physics at Dulwich College, London.