Ultimate List of Physics topics for easy java simulation java applets page

it list is taken from syllabus outline of O and A level Physics

Physics Virtual Lab created using Easy Java Simulation

MEASUREMENT

Physical Quantities Time pendulum

• Units

• Measurement

• SI Units

• Errors and uncertainties

• Vernier calipers java applet with objects, help & 0-error logic

• Micrometer java applet with objects, help & zero error logic

• Scalars and vectors

• Represent vector horizontal and vertical components

• Resolving a Vector in 2 perpendicular directions

• Vector addtion by graphical method

NEWTONIAN MECHANICS

• Kinematics

• Projectile motion

• Rectilinear motion

• Non-linear motion

• Dynamics

• Newton's laws of motion

• Linear momentum and its conservation of collision carts

• Newton's Cradle

• Mass, Weight and Density

• Types of force

• Equilibrium of forces

• Centre of gravity

• Turning effects of forces

• Pressure

• Energy, Work and Power

• Work

• Energy conversion and conservation of roller coaster

• Potential energy and kinetic energy

• Power

Motion in a Circle

• Kinematics of uniform circular motion

• Centripetal acceleration

• Centripetal force

Gravitational Field

• Gravitational field

• Force between point masses

• Field of a point mass

• Field near to the surface of the Earth

• Gravitational potential

Oscillations

• Simple harmonic motion & Energy in simple harmonic motion & Damped and forced oscillations

• Resonance

THERMAL PHYSICS

• Kinetic Model of Matter - Ideal Gas

• Kinetic Model of Matter - Brownian motion

• Particle model for solid liquid gas states

• Transfer of Thermal Energy

• Temperature

• Thermal Properties of Matter

• Internal energy

• Temperature scales

• Specific heat capacity

• Specific latent heat

• First law of thermodynamics

• The ideal gas equation

• Kinetic energy of a molecule

WAVES

• General Wave Properties

• Progressive waves

• Transverse and longitudinal waves

• Polarisation

• Determination of frequency and wavelength

• Light Lens

• Electromagnetic Spectrum

• Sound

Superposition

• Stationary waves

• Diffraction

• Interference

• Two-source interference patterns

• Diffraction grating

ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM

• Static Electricity

Electric Fields

• Concept of an electric field

• Force between point charges

• Electric field of a point charge

• Uniform electric fields

• Electric potential

• Current of Electricity

• D.C. Circuits

• Practical Electricity

• Electric current

• Potential difference

• Resistance and resistivity

• Sources of electromotive force

D.C. Circuits

• Practical circuits

• Series and parallel arrangements

• Potential divider

• Balanced potentials

• Magnetism Bar Magnet & Compass Model with Earth visualization

• Magnetism 2 Bar Magnet & Compass Model java applet

• Electromagnetism

• Force on a current-carrying conductor

• Force on a moving charge

• Magnetic fields due to currents

• Magnetic fields due to currents ( DC Motor )

• Force between current-carrying conductors

• Electromagnetic Induction ( AC Generator )

• Electromagnetic Induction

• Magnetic flux

• Laws of electromagnetic induction

Alternating Currents

• Characteristics of alternating currents

• The transformer

• Rectification with a diode

MODERN PHYSICS

Quantum Physics

• Energy of a photon

• The photoelectric effect

• Wave-particle duality

• Energy levels in atoms

• Line spectra

• X-ray spectra

• The uncertainty principle

• SchrÃ–dinger model

• Barrier tunnelling

Lasers and Semiconductors

• Basic principles of lasers

• Energy bands, conductors and insulators

• Semiconductors

• Depletion region of a p-n junction

Nuclear Physics

• The nucleus

• Isotopes

• Mass defect and nuclear binding energy

• Nuclear processes

• Radioactive decay

• Biological effect of radiation

Relativity

• Inertial frames of reference

• Galilean transformation equations

• Postulates of special relativity

• Lorentz transformation equations

• Consequences of special relativity

Quantum Theory of Light

• Blackbody radiation

• Planck’s hypothesis

• Compton effect

• Energy levels in atoms

• Laser

Matter Waves

• Wave-particle duality

• Wave function

• X-ray and electron diffraction

Quantum Mechanics

• SchrÃ¶dinger equation and solutions

• Quantisation of energy

• Barrier tunnelling

• Scanning tunnelling microscope

Solid State Physics

• Bonding in solids

• Free electron theory of metals

• Band theory of solids

• Semi-conductor devices

• Hall effect

Photonics

• Refractive index

• Transmittance and reflectance

• Polarisation

• Optical fibres