IPC Physics Semester

 

Text: Foundations of Physical Science. Tom Hsu. 1st edition. Cambridge Physics Outlet, 2002.

 

Topic

Reading

Motion
(metric system, measurement, graphical analysis, speed, acceleration)

Chapters 1 and 2

Forces

(Newtons 1st, 2nd and 3rd laws, friction, net force)

Chapter 3 and 4

Falling Objects and Crashes

Chapter 3

Work and Energy
(Work, power, energy, simple machines, mechanical advantage)

Chapter 5

Electricity

(electrostatics, voltage, current, resistance, power, cost, series and parallel circuits)

Chapters 6 to 9

Magnetism

(magnets, motors, generators)

Chapter 10

Vibration and Waves

(Pendulum, harmonic motion, wave speed, interference, resonance)

Chapter 11: sec 1,2

Chapters 12

Sound and Light

(sound, light, instruments, polarization, color

Chapters 13 and 14

Optics

(reflection, refraction, critical angle, TIR, human eye)

Chapter 15