How to Pass Higher Physics: Second Edition

Author: Paul Chambers,Douglas Gavin

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 151045165X

Category: Study Aids

Page: 152

View: 7234

Exam Board: SQA Level: Higher Subject: Physics First Teaching: August 2018 First Exam: May 2019 Get your best grade with comprehensive course notes and advice from Scotland's top experts, fully updated for the latest changes to SQA Higher assessment. How to Pass Higher Physics Second Edition contains all the advice and support you need to revise successfully for your Higher exam. It combines an overview of the course syllabus with advice from top experts on how to improve exam performance, so you have the best chance of success. - Revise confidently with up-to-date guidance tailored to the latest SQA assessment changes - Refresh your knowledge with comprehensive, tailored subject notes - Prepare for the exam with top tips and hints on revision techniques - Get your best grade with advice on how to gain those vital extra marks

How to Pass Higher Physics for Cfe

Author: Paul Chambers,Douglas Gavin

Publisher: How To Pass - Higher Level

ISBN: 9781471808258

Category: Physics

Page: 152

View: 4267

Exam Board: SQA Level: Higher Subject: Physics First Teaching: September 2014 First Exam: Summer 2015 Get your best grade with this guide to Higher Physics for CfE. This book contains all the advice and support you need to revise successfully for your Higher (for CfE) exam. It combines an overview of the course syllabus with advice from a top expert on how to improve exam performance, so you have the best chance of success. - Refresh your knowledge with complete course notes - Prepare for the exam with top tips and hints on revision techniques - Get your best grade with advice on how to gain those vital extra marks

How to Pass Higher Physics

Author: Hugh McGill

Publisher: Hodder Gibson

ISBN: 9780340887943

Category: Physics

Page: 128

View: 6054

How to Pass Higher Physics offers a comprehensive guide to the course. No book can guarantee an examination pass, but - like all our titles in the Hodder Gibson How To Pass series - this book combines an overview of the course syllabus and exam requirements, as well as a guide to revision techniques and advice on sitting the examination itself. Finally, the series offers unique insights into what markers are actually looking for, so that users of this book will avoid unnecessary mistakes - and should gain those extra marks that are so essential to moving up a grade...

How to Pass Flash Revise Higher Physics

Author: Hugh McGill

Publisher: Hodder Gibson

ISBN: 9781444120486

Category: Physics

Page: 144

View: 8846

How To Pass Flash Revise titles are ideal for quick revision. Written by subject experts for instant revision of key topics, they provide quick-fire questions and answers with exam tips to help students achieve the very best grades. With content organised in easy-to-follow sections, Flash Revise is the answer to instant revision anytime, anywhere! Flash Revise your subject now! Answer the question Flick and check you've got it right Make sure you read the exam tip Test your friends

Quantenphysik für Dummies

Author: Steven Holzner

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527668004

Category: Science

Page: 316

View: 1318

Von den Grundlagen bis zur Streutheorie – das Wichtigste zur Quantenmechanik Die Quantenphysik ist ein zentrales und spannendes, wenn auch von vielen Schülern und Studenten ungeliebtes Thema der Physik. Aber keine Sorge! Steven Holzner erklärt Ihnen verständlich und lebendig, was Sie über Quantenphysik wissen müssen. Er erläutert die Grundlagen von Drehimpuls und Spin, gibt Ihnen Tipps, wie Sie komplexe Gleichungen lösen und nimmt den klassischen Problemen der Quantenphysik den Schrecken. Dabei arbeitet er mit Beispielen, die er ausführlich erklärt und gibt Ihnen so zusätzliche Sicherheit auf einem vor Unschärfen wimmelnden Feld.

How Can Physics Underlie the Mind?

Top-Down Causation in the Human Context

Author: George Ellis

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 366249809X

Category: Science

Page: 482

View: 1909

Physics underlies all complexity, including our own existence: how is this possible? How can our own lives emerge from interactions of electrons, protons, and neutrons? This book considers the interaction of physical and non-physical causation in complex systems such as living beings, and in particular in the human brain, relating this to the emergence of higher levels of complexity with real causal powers. In particular it explores the idea of top-down causation, which is the key effect allowing the emergence of true complexity and also enables the causal efficacy of non-physical entities, including the value of money, social conventions, and ethical choices.

Die Ordnung der Zeit

Author: Carlo Rovelli

Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 3644000751

Category: Science

Page: 192

View: 8410

Leben wir in der Zeit oder lebt die Zeit vielleicht nur in uns? Alle theoretischen Physiker von Weltrang, die den großen und kleinen Kräften des Universums nachspüren, beschäftigen sich immer wieder mit der entscheidenden Frage, was Zeit ist. Wenn ihre großen Modelle die Zeit zur Erklärung des Elementaren nicht mehr brauchen, wie kommt es dann, dass sie für unser Leben so wichtig ist? Geht es wirklich ohne sie? Carlo Rovelli gibt in diesem Buch überraschende Antworten. Er nimmt uns mit auf eine Reise durch unsere Vorstellungen der von der Zeit und spürt ihren Regeln und Rätseln nach. Ein großes, packend geschriebenes Lese-Abenteuer, ein würdiger Nachfolger des Welt-Bestsellers "Sieben kurze Lektionen über Physik".

University Physics: Australian edition

Author: Hugh D Young,Roger A Freedman,Ragbir Bhathal

Publisher: Pearson Higher Education AU

ISBN: 1442538015

Category: Science

Page: 1576

View: 3694

This book is the product of more than half a century of leadership and innovation in physics education. When the first edition of University Physics by Francis W. Sears and Mark W. Zemansky was published in 1949, it was revolutionary among calculus-based physics textbooks in its emphasis on the fundamental principles of physics and how to apply them. The success of University Physics with generations of (several million) students and educators around the world is a testament to the merits of this approach and to the many innovations it has introduced subsequently. In preparing this First Australian SI edition, our aim was to create a text that is the future of Physics Education in Australia. We have further enhanced and developed University Physics to assimilate the best ideas from education research with enhanced problem-solving instruction, pioneering visual and conceptual pedagogy, the first systematically enhanced problems, and the most pedagogically proven and widely used online homework and tutorial system in the world, Mastering Physics.

The Superman Handbook

The Ultimate Guide to Saving the Day

Author: Scott Beatty

Publisher: Quirk Books

ISBN: 9781594741135

Category: Social Science

Page: 183

View: 494

Look, up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! It's The Superman Handbook, arriving just in time for the June 2006 box office release of Superman Returns!It doesn't take super-powers to save the day, just superknowledge. This follow-up to the legendary Batman Handbook provides the tips, techniques and tricks of the trade to be the hero anywhere, at any time.The Superman Handbook offers practical information to perform Super Rescues of people falling through the air, give Super Aid to treat wounds and poisonings and use Super Skills to break down doors. All are illustrated with step-by-step images for easy use.

Research Methods for Clinical Therapists E-Book

Applied Project Design and Analysis

Author: Carolyn M. Hicks

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702041882

Category: Medical

Page: 408

View: 9035

Struggling to do a project or dissertation, evaluate published research or conduct your own research? Help is at hand with this 5th edition of Research Methods for Clinical Therapists, which explains, in a clear and simple manner, how to evaluate existing research and how to conduct your own research. Aimed at undergraduate and postgraduate students, as well as the practising health care professional, the focus of the text is the design and analysis of experimental studies. These are vital to the effectiveness studies that are central to the work of the healthcare professional. Specific examples from different areas of healthcare are used to explain the core research concepts and relate them to clinical situations. Statistical theory and jargon are kept to a minimum. 'Key concept' boxes to explain technical research terms Activities and exercises (with answers provided in an appendix) to reinforce learning Sample critique of a published research article Comprehensive coverage of the key components of a robust research study Explanation of basic mathematical concepts Extended section on calculating sample sizes Guidelines on the preparation of posters Calculation of Inter-rater reliability measures, including Cohen’s Kappa, ICC (interclass correlation) and Bland-Altman graphs of inter-rater agreement Introduction to Receiver Operating Characteristics, for use in screening and diagnostic testing against gold-standards The Thurstone Paired Comparison Technique, valuable in capturing the user voice on a variety of service planning, design and development issues Undertaking Systematic Reviews Relevant further reading for each chapter to support readers in their work.

Science Curriculum Topic Study

Bridging the Gap Between Standards and Practice

Author: Page Keeley

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1483351866

Category: Education

Page: 320

View: 3067

This indispensable staff development resource provides a systematic professional development strategy linking science standards and research to curriculum, instruction, and assessment.

Handbook of Physics in Medicine and Biology

Author: Robert Splinter

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 142007525X

Category: Science

Page: 548

View: 7627

In considering ways that physics has helped advance biology and medicine, what typically comes to mind are the various tools used by researchers and clinicians. We think of the optics put to work in microscopes, endoscopes, and lasers; the advanced diagnostics permitted through magnetic, x-ray, and ultrasound imaging; and even the nanotools, that allow us to tinker with molecules. We build these instruments in accordance with the closest thing to absolute truths we know, the laws of physics, but seldom do we apply those same constants of physics to the study of our own carbon-based beings, such as fluidics applied to the flow of blood, or the laws of motion and energy applied to working muscle. Instead of considering one aspect or the other, Handbook of Physics in Medicine and Biology explores the full gamut of physics’ relationship to biology and medicine in more than 40 chapters, written by experts from the lab to the clinic. The book begins with a basic description of specific biological features and delves into the physics of explicit anatomical structures starting with the cell. Later chapters look at the body's senses, organs, and systems, continuing to explain biological functions in the language of physics. The text then details various analytical modalities such as imaging and diagnostic methods. A final section turns to future perspectives related to tissue engineering, including the biophysics of prostheses and regenerative medicine. The editor’s approach throughout is to address the major healthcare challenges, including tissue engineering and reproductive medicine, as well as development of artificial organs and prosthetic devices. The contents are organized by organ type and biological function, which is given a clear description in terms of electric, mechanical, thermodynamic, and hydrodynamic properties. In addition to the physical descriptions, each chapter discusses principles of related clinical diagnostic methods and technological aspects of therapeutic applications. The final section on regenerative engineering, emphasizes biochemical and physiochemical factors that are important to improving or replacing biological functions. Chapters cover materials used for a broad range of applications associated with the replacement or repair of tissues or entire tissue structures.

Unified Science

The Vienna Circle Monograph Series originally edited by Otto Neurath, now in an English edition

Author: B.F. McGuinness

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9400938659

Category: Science

Page: 306

View: 6272

a priori, and what is more, to a rejection based ultimately on a posteriori findings; in other words, the "pure" science of nature in Kant's sense of the term had proved to be, not only not pure, but even false. As for logic and mathematics, the decisive works of Frege, Russell, and White head suggested two conclusions: first, that it was possible to construct mathematics on the basis of logic (logicism), and secondly, that logical propositions had an irrevocably analytic status. But within the frame work of logicism, the status of logical propositions is passed on to mathematical ones, and mathematical propositions are therefore also conceived of as analytic. All this creates a situation where the existential presupposition contained in the Kantian question about the possibility of judgements that are both synthetic and a priori must, it seems, be rejected as false. But to drop this presupposition is, at the same time, to strike at the very core of Kant's programme of putting the natural sciences on a philosophical foundation. The failure of the modern attempt to do so suggests at the same time a reversal of the relationship between philosophy and the individual sciences: it is not the task of philosophy to meddle with the foundations of the individual sciences; being the less successful discipline, its task is rather to seek guidance from the principles of rationality operative in the individual sciences.

College Physics Textbook Equity Edition Volume 2 of 3: Chapters 13 - 24

Author: An OER from Textbook Equity


ISBN: 1304784568

Category: Science

Page: 474

View: 813

This text is intended for one-year introductory courses requiring algebra and some trigonometry, but no calculus. College Physics is organized such that topics are introduced conceptually with a steady progression to precise definitions and analytical applications. The analytical aspect (problem solving) is tied back to the conceptual before moving on to another topic. Each introductory chapter, for example, opens with an engaging photograph relevant to the subject of the chapter and interesting applications that are easy for most students to visualize. For manageability the original text is available in three volumes . Original text published by Openstax College (Rice University)

Micro- and Opto-Electronic Materials and Structures: Physics, Mechanics, Design, Reliability, Packaging

Volume I Materials Physics - Materials Mechanics. Volume II Physical Design - Reliability and Packaging

Author: Ephraim Suhir,Y.C. Lee,C.P. Wong

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0387329897

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1460

View: 8924

This handbook provides the most comprehensive, up-to-date and easy-to-apply information on the physics, mechanics, reliability and packaging of micro- and opto-electronic materials. It details their assemblies, structures and systems, and each chapter contains a summary of the state-of-the-art in a particular field. The book provides practical recommendations on how to apply current knowledge and technology to design and manufacture. It further describes how to operate a viable, reliable and cost-effective electronic component or photonic device, and how to make such a device into a successful commercial product.

Prime Obsession

Bernhard Riemann and the Greatest Unsolved Problem in Mathematics

Author: John Derbyshire

Publisher: Joseph Henry Press

ISBN: 0309141257

Category: Science

Page: 446

View: 982

In August 1859 Bernhard Riemann, a little-known 32-year old mathematician, presented a paper to the Berlin Academy titled: "On the Number of Prime Numbers Less Than a Given Quantity." In the middle of that paper, Riemann made an incidental remark â€" a guess, a hypothesis. What he tossed out to the assembled mathematicians that day has proven to be almost cruelly compelling to countless scholars in the ensuing years. Today, after 150 years of careful research and exhaustive study, the question remains. Is the hypothesis true or false? Riemann's basic inquiry, the primary topic of his paper, concerned a straightforward but nevertheless important matter of arithmetic â€" defining a precise formula to track and identify the occurrence of prime numbers. But it is that incidental remark â€" the Riemann Hypothesis â€" that is the truly astonishing legacy of his 1859 paper. Because Riemann was able to see beyond the pattern of the primes to discern traces of something mysterious and mathematically elegant shrouded in the shadows â€" subtle variations in the distribution of those prime numbers. Brilliant for its clarity, astounding for its potential consequences, the Hypothesis took on enormous importance in mathematics. Indeed, the successful solution to this puzzle would herald a revolution in prime number theory. Proving or disproving it became the greatest challenge of the age. It has become clear that the Riemann Hypothesis, whose resolution seems to hang tantalizingly just beyond our grasp, holds the key to a variety of scientific and mathematical investigations. The making and breaking of modern codes, which depend on the properties of the prime numbers, have roots in the Hypothesis. In a series of extraordinary developments during the 1970s, it emerged that even the physics of the atomic nucleus is connected in ways not yet fully understood to this strange conundrum. Hunting down the solution to the Riemann Hypothesis has become an obsession for many â€" the veritable "great white whale" of mathematical research. Yet despite determined efforts by generations of mathematicians, the Riemann Hypothesis defies resolution. Alternating passages of extraordinarily lucid mathematical exposition with chapters of elegantly composed biography and history, Prime Obsession is a fascinating and fluent account of an epic mathematical mystery that continues to challenge and excite the world. Posited a century and a half ago, the Riemann Hypothesis is an intellectual feast for the cognoscenti and the curious alike. Not just a story of numbers and calculations, Prime Obsession is the engrossing tale of a relentless hunt for an elusive proof â€" and those who have been consumed by it.

The Voudon Gnostic Workbook

Expanded Edition

Author: Michael Bertiaux

Publisher: Weiser Books

ISBN: 9781578633395

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 672

View: 543

A long-awaited new edition of the seminal text on the spiritual system that is a convergence of Gnosticism and Haitian voodoo, The Voudon Gnostic Workbook is a singular sacred work that is comprehensive in scope -- from "how to be a lucky Hoodoo" to how magick and voodoo intersect energetically, to esoteric time travel. Complete with charts and graphs and instructive interdimensional physics, The Voudon Gnostic Workbook is an "object of desire" among students of the occult. Weiser's long-anticipated republication of this rare text will be an event in the annals of esoteric publishing, as the book itself is somewhat of an "unholy grail." There are listservers devoted to it and much discussion of the mysteries held within its pages. While The Voudon Gnostic Workbook has remained a controversial book considered important for masters of metaphysics, it recently came into popular culture and renewed popularity when Grant Morrison revealed it had been the inspiration for his cult comics The Invisibles, using the cribbed time travel from Bertiaux' s masterwork. Voodoo is not an evil religion and is much misunderstood. It derives from the Dahomean Gods called the "Loa." Esoteric voodoo is actually a highly practical procedure for leading us into making contact with the deepest levels of our being and most ancient modes of consciousness. Michael Bertiaux's Voudon Gnostic Workbook is the most comprehensive and illuminating contemporary book on the subject. Launched out of a correspondence course and series of classes for students and followers of Voudon Gnosticism and the OTO, this seminal text is at once one of the most mysterious and magnificent of all esoteric books.

Halliday Physik

Author: David Halliday,Robert Resnick,Jearl Walker

Publisher: Wiley-VCH

ISBN: 9783527409204

Category: Science

Page: 1730

View: 7488

Halliday de luxe - Lehrbuch und Losungsband zum unschlagbaren Setpreis! Das Lehrbuch prasentiert auf 1.400 vierfarbigen Seiten den kompletten Stoff der Experimentalphysik fur die Vorlesung im Hauptstudium Physik. Die Inhalte der erfolgreichen amerikanischen Originalausgabe wurden optimal an die Erfordernisse der hiesigen Hochschulen angepasst. Der zugehorige Losungsband umfasst die ausfuhrlichen Losungswege zu mehr als 1/3 der uber 2.500 Aufgaben zu allen Themengebieten. Sorgfaltig aufgezeichnete Losungsansatze und zahlreiche Illustrationen dienen der Veranschaulichung. Die Aufgaben, zu denen der komplette Losungsweg angegeben ist, sind im Lehrbuch speziell gekennzeichnet. Das Lehrbuch bildet zusammen mit der e-Learning-Plattform WileyPLUS ein umfassendes Lehr-und Lernkonzept. Geeignet fur Hauptfachstudenten (inklusive Lehramt) ebenso wie Studenten anderer Fachrichtungen mit Physik als Nebenfach, aber auch als Nachschlagewerk fur Ingenieure oder Lehrer. Mehr Informationen sowie Aufgaben mit interaktiver Losungsfuhrung bietet der Physiktrainer unter In der Lehre kann der Halliday de luxe in Kombination mit der e-Learning-Plattform WileyPLUS eingesetzt werden, die neben dem interaktiven Lehrbuchtext und Zusatzmaterialien dem Dozenten einen riesigen Aufgabenpool sowie die Infrastruktur zur Erstellung und Durchfuhrung von Ubungen und Online-Tutorien bietet.

Salters GCSE Science


Author: N.A

Publisher: Heinemann

ISBN: 9780435629533

Category: Science

Page: 211

View: 9020

This student book for year 11 provides all the information needed to cover the specification for GCSE science. It is interactive and includes questions and exercises.