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SACE 2 Physics Textbook Part 2 Third Edition – SALE

Year 12 Publication

ISBN: 978-1-921548-35-2

Author/s: Andrew Olesnicky & Neville Lawrence

Unit Price: $15.00

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The Key Ideas Textbooks are designed to support the teaching of SACE Stage 1 and 2 subjects in South Australia. The SACE 2 Physics Textbooks are designed to meet the Subject Outline requirements of the SACE Stage 2 Physics course.

Essentials Education SACE 2 Physics Key Ideas Textbooks (Parts 1 and 2) are used by almost 90 percent of SA and NT schools. A must-have for Year 12 Physics.

SACE 2 Physics Key Ideas Textbook Third Edition Part 2 sample pages

The SACE 2 Physics Textbook will be replaced by a new book for students taking SACE Stage 2 Physics in 2018.

Table of Contents

Contents
9. Electromagnetic Waves 3
9.1 Introduction 3
9.2 Electromagnetic Waves 5
9.3 Use of Antennae to Transmit and Receive Signals 9
9.4 Speed, Frequency and Wavelength 13
9.5 The Electromagnetic Spectrum 16
9A Application - Laser Airborne Depth Sounder 19
9.6 Exercises 24
10. The Interference of Light 29
10.1 Introduction 29
10.2 Diffraction 31
10.3 Coherent Wave Sources 34
10.4 Constructive and Destructive Interference 36
10.5 General Two Source Wave Interference 38
10.6 The Two Slit Interference of Light 42
10.7 Transmission Diffraction Gratings 51
10A Application - Compact Discs 60
10.8 Exercises 68
11. Photons 73
11.1 Introduction 73
11.2 Photons 74
11.3 The Photoelectric Effect 79
11.4 X-Rays 90
11.5 What is Light? 95
11A Application - The Use of X-rays in Medicine 97
11.6 Exercises 101
12 Wave Behaviour of Particles 105
12.1 Introduction 105
12.2 de Broglie's Hypotheses 108
12.3 Evidence for Wave Behaviour of Particles 108
12A Application - Electron Microscopes 110
12.4 Exercises 112
13. The Structure of the Atom 115
13.1 The Continuous Spectrum 115
13.2 The Line Emission Spectrum 118
13.3 Atomic Energy Levels 121
13.4 The Spectrum of Atomic Hydrogen 126
13.5 The Emission spectra of other elements 129
13.6 Fluorescence 133
13.7 Line Absorption Spectra 133
13.8 Stimulated Emission 137
13A Application - Lasers 138
13.9 Exercises 143
14 The Structure of the Nucleus 145
14.1 The Composition of the Nucleus 145
14.2 Isotopes of Elements 147
14.3 The Nuclear Force 148
14.4 Mass Defect and Binding Energy 150
14.5 Nuclear Reactions 153
14A Application - The Production of Medical Radioisotopes 157
14.7 Exercises 159
15. Radioactivity 161
15.1 Stable and Unstable Nuclei 161
15.2 Types of Decay of Unstable Nuclei 163
15.3 Some Properties of Radioactive Emissions 170
15.4 Half Life and Activity 175
15.5 The Effects of Ionising Radiation on Living Matter 178
15A Application - Positron Emission Tomography (PET) 183
15.6 Exercises 188
16. Nuclear Fission and Fusion
16.1 Spontaneous Nuclear Fission
16.2 Induced Nuclear Fission
16.3 Fission Reactions and Chemical Reactions
16.4 How Does Fission Occur
16.5 Chain Reactions and Nuclear Reactors
16.6 The Essential Features of a Moderator
16.7 Nuclear Fusion
16.8 Exercises
Appendices 211
Answers 237

 
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