## Thursday, June 10, 2010

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

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
• 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
Relativity
• Inertial frames of reference
• Galilean transformation equations
• Postulates of special relativity
• Lorentz transformation equations
• Consequences of special relativity
Quantum Theory of Light
• 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