742 Physics IGCSE Paper-2 Topical Past Papers

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1 General Physics 5
1.1 Length and time 3
1.2 Motion 12
1.3 Mass and weight 23
1.4 Density 37
1.5 Forces 46
1.6 Effects of forces 47
1.7 Turning effect 60
1.8 Conditions for equilibrium 66
1.9 Centre of mass 69
1.10 Scalars and Vectors 71
1.11 Momentum 75
1.12 Energy 79
1.13 Energy resources 87
1.14 Work 90
1.15 Power 93
1.16 Pressure 99
2 Thermal Physics 118
2.1 States of matter 118
2.2 Molecular model 120
2.3 Evaporation 125
2.4 Pressure changes 131
2.5 Thermal properties and temperature 138
2.6 Thermal expansion of solid, liquids and gases 139
2.7 Measurement of temperature 143
2.8 Thermal capacity (heat capacity) 150
2.9 Melting and boiling 156
2.10 Conduction 162
2.11 Convection 170
2.12 Radiation 177
2.13 Consequences of energy transfer 183
3 Properties of Waves, Including Light and Sound 185
3.1 General wave properties 185
3.2 Reflection of light 202
3.3 Refraction of light 208
3.4 Thin converging lens 215
3.5 Dispersion of light 225
3.6 Electromagnetic spectrum 228
3.7 Sound 233
4 Electricity and Magnetism 248
4.1 Simple phenomena of magnetism 248
4.2 Electric charge 264
4.3 Current 271
4.4 Electromotive force 273
4.5 Potential difference 276
4.6 Resistance 279
4.7 Electrical working 290
4.8 Circuit diagrams 294
4.9 Series and parallel circuits 301
4.10 Action and use of circuits components 311
4.11 Digital electronics 326
4.12 Dangers of electricity 331
4.13 Electromagnetic induction 339
4.14 A.C generator 344
4.15 Transformer 348
4.16 The magnetic effect of a current 357
4.17 Force on a current carrying conductor 362
4.18 D.C.motor 367
5 Atomic Physics 369
5.1 Atomic model 369
5.2 Nucleus 374
5.3 Detection of radioactivity 378
5.4 Characteristics of the three kind of emission 379
5.5 Radioactive decay 387
5.6 Half-life 391
5.7 Safety precautions 398