# Quick Exam Notes N(A) Level Science Physics

Author: K. Low, Tay W. J. & Cheng Chung Yu, Publisher: Singapore Asia Publishers (SAP)
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Quick Exam Notes Science for Upper Secondary are specially compiled to help students prepare for important tests and examinations.

Clear Presentation Format
Notes are presented in point form for ease of understanding and systematic learning. Students will be able to review important concepts and examples quickly.

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A variety of diagrams, graphs and tables are included. Students will be able to understand concepts and processes easily through these helpful visual aids.

## Contents

Section I: Measurement

CHAPTER 1: Physical Quantities, Units and Measurement

• 1.1 International System of Units (SI Units)
• 1.2 Scalar and Vector
• 1.3 Measuring Length
• 1.4 Measuring Time

Section II: Newtonian Mechanics

CHAPTER 2: Kinematics

• 2.1 Speed and Velocity
• 2.2 Displacement-Time Graph
• 2.3 Velocity-Time Graph
• 2.4 Acceleration Due to Gravity

CHAPTER 3: Dynamics

• 3.1 Definition of Force
• 3.2 Resultant Force
• 3.3 Newton’s Laws of Motion
• 3.4 Friction
• 3.5 Balanced Forces
• 3.6 Unbalanced Forces

CHAPTER 4: Mass, Weight and Density

• 4.1 Mass
• 4.2 Weight
• 4.3 Density

CHAPTER 5: Turning Effect of Forces

• 5.1 Moment of a Force
• 5.2 Principle of Moments
• 5.3 Centre of Gravity (CG) of Regularly-shaped Objects
• 5.4 Stability

CHAPTER 6: Pressure

• 6.1 Pressure
• 6.2 Mercury Barometer

CHAPTER 7: Work, Energy and Power

• 7.1 Work
• 7.2 Energy
• 7.3 Power

Section III: Thermal Physics

CHAPTER 8: Kinetic Model of Matter

• 8.1 States of Matter
• 8.2 Kinetic Theory of Matter
• 8.3 Brownian Motion

CHAPTER 9: Transfer of Thermal Energy

• 9.1 Methods of Heat Transfer
• 9.2 Conduction
• 9.3 Convection
• 9.5 Application of Heat Transfer – A Vacuum Flask
• 9.6 Experiments to Investigate Absorption and Emission of Radiation by Black and Silvery Surfaces

CHAPTER 10: Thermal Properties of Matter

• 10.1 Internal Energy
• 10.2 Melting and Solidification
• 10.3 Boiling and Condensation
• 10.4 Evaporation

Section IV: Waves

CHAPTER 11: General Wave Properties

• 11.1 Waves
• 11.2 Wave Properties
• 11.3 Mechanical Wave Generator
• 11.4 Reflection and Refraction of Waves

CHAPTER 12: Electromagnetic Spectrum

• 12.1 Electromagnetic Spectrum
• 12.2 Common Properties of All Electromagnetic Waves
• 12.3 Examples of Uses of Electromagnetic Waves

CHAPTER 13: Sound

• 13.1 Nature of Sound
• 13.2 Transmission Medium for Sound
• 13.3 Audible Range
• 13.4 Reflection of Sound Waves – Echoes
• 13.5 Pitch
• 13.6 Loudness

Section V: Electricity

CHAPTER 14: Current of Electricity

• 14.1 Conventional Current
• 14.2 Electric Current
• 14.3 Electromotive Force (e.m.f.)
• 14.4 Potential Difference (p.d.)
• 14.5 Resistance

CHAPTER 15: D.C. Circuits

• 15.1 Circuit Symbols
• 15.2 Potential Divider
• 15.3 Thermistor
• 15.4 Light-dependent Resistor

CHAPTER 16: Practical Electricity

• 16.1 Practical Usage of Electricity
• 16.2 Electrical Power
• 16.3 Electric Energy
• 16.4 Calculating Electrical Consumption
• 16.5 Electrical Plug Wiring
• 16.6 Safe Use of Electricity
• 16.7 Dangers of Electricity

APPENDIX: PHYSICS FORMULA LIST

Date of Publication 2016 9789814672917 Physics, Science