Physics

CAREERS IN PHYSICS

Physics has several applications on health, technology & engineering, agriculture and applied sciences. As a results, below are some of the aspects/careers related to physics. IN HEALTH We have: Human medicine and surgery Nursing & midwives Radiotherapy Pharmacology Physiology Anaesthesia Veterinary etc.   IN ENGINEERING We have: Electrical engineering Electronic engineering Mechanical engineering Aeronautic engineering […]

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MOTION

MOTION Types of motion: (a) random motion (b) Translational motion  (c). Rotational motion  (d). Oscillatory motion  (e). relative motion Causes and effects of motion.   Types of Motion Definition of motion: Motion by definition is a change in the position of a body with time. Motion exists in various forms and occurs in the three

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CIRCULAR MOTION

CIRCULAR MOTION 1. Meaning of circular motion Definition of terms Angular velocity ii. Tangential velocity iii. Centripetal acceleration Centripetal force v.  Centrifugal force  vi.  Period  vii. Frequency Calculations on circular motion.   Meaning of circular motion Circular motion is the motion of a body around  a cicle. The simplest form of circular motion is the 

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Motion Part

MOTION 1. Force Types of forces. Friction and types. Calculations on friction. Advantages and disadvantages of friction. Ways of reducing friction.   Force and the types, Friction and types Force can be defined as that which changes or tends to change the state of rest or uniform motion of a body. Force is a vector

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MEASUREMENT IN PHYSICS

MEASUREMENT IN PHYSICS Measurement of area and volume Concept & measurement of time and ways of measuring time.   MEASUREMENT OF VOLUME Volume of liquid objects is measured using instruments such as cylinder, burette, pipette, eureka can, etc. For regular solid objects, their volume could be determined using their mathematical formula. S/N Solid Object Formula

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Position, Distance and Displacement

Position, Distance and Displacement Concept of position, Concept of distance and displacement Distinction between distance and displacement.   CONCEPT OF POSITION The position of an object is its location in space. It is usually expressed in relation to a reference point. To locate an object in space, a co-ordinate system is needed. It is usually

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MEASUREMENT IN PHYSICS

MEASUREMENT IN PHYSICS (CONT) Measurement of area and volume Concept & measurement of time and ways of measuring time.   MEASUREMENT OF VOLUME Volume of liquid objects is measured using instruments such as cylinder, burette, pipette, eureka can, etc. For regular solid objects, their volume could be determined using their mathematical formula. S/N Solid Object

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FUNDAMENTAL QUANTITIES AND UNITS

FUNDAMENTAL QUANTITIES AND UNITS Fundamental quantities: mass, length, time and electric charge Simple measurement of current and temperature.   CONCEPT OF FUNDAMENTAL QUANTITIES Fundamental quantities are physical quantities whose dimensions and units are not usually derived from other physical quantities. Basically, there are three fundamental quantities in mechanics. They include: Mass Length and i) Mass:

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MEASUREMENT IN PHYSICS

MEASUREMENT IN PHYSICS Measurement of length Measurement of mass & weight   MEASUREMENT OF LENGTH/DISTANCE Length is measured using the following instruments. (a). Metre Rule: A metre rule is a measuring device calibrated in centimetres (cm) with a range of 0 – 100cm. In using the metre rule, the eye must be fixed vertically on

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INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICS

INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICS Definition & Importance of Physics. Aspects/Career in Physics. Branches of physics.   DEFINITION OF PHYSICS The word ‘’PHYSICS’’ originates from the Greek word, ‘’PHYSIS’’, which means nature and natural characteristics. Physics as a body of scientific knowledge, deals with the study of events in the universe, both remote and immediate universe. In

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PHYSICS SS 3 SCHEME OF WORK

PHYSICS SS 3 FIRST TERM Waves, Motion without Material Transfer – Properties of Waves – Electromagnetic Waves Fields at Rest and In Motion – Gravitational Field – Electric Field – Magnetic fields – Electro-magnetic Field – Simple A.C. circuits   PHYSICS SS 3 SECOND TERM Energy Quantization and Duality of Matter – Models of the

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PHYSICS SS 2 SCHEME OF WORK

PHYSICS SS 2 FIRST TERM 1. Position, distance and displacement. 2. Vectors 3. Speed, velocity and Acceleration. 4. Equation of uniformly accelerated motion 5. Equilibrium of forces. 6. Projectile 7. Simple harmonic motion. PHYSICS SS 2 SECOND TERM 1. Mechanical Energy 2. Heat Energy (i) Temperature and its measurement 3. Heat Energy Measurements. 4. Gas

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