Video Tutorials and Resources
Full Video Index
These are some of the videos that I have made covering the content for both Year 12 and Year 13, as well as the new Practical Endorsement. Year 12 videos are all available on YouTube so please click on the title to see the full video.
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Quantities and Units
The essentials you need to know to understand the rest of Physics.
Motion
All about how objects move.
Forces
Looking at both the net force on an object and also cases of equilibrium.
Newton's Laws
Hundreds of years old but still incredibly useful.
Lenses
How we form images from the refraction of light.
Scalars and Vectors
What is the difference between speed and velocity?
Work, Energy and Power
Reall important conecpts used across Physics.
Electricity
A topic that many find suprisingly tricky  but it doesn't have to be that way.
Waves
A large topic that extends your GCSE knowledge considerably.
Quantum Physics
This is where it gets really interesting.
Behaviour of Materials
Particle Physics
This is where it gets really interesting.
The basics that mechanical engineering is built on
Lasers
Frickin' Laser Beams
Practical Skills for the Practical Endorsement

Gradients and yintercepts
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Round and round...

The Radian

Angular Velocity and Tangential Velocity

Examples of Angular Velocity

Centripetal Acceleration and Centripetal Force

Centripetal Force at an Angle

Vertical Circular Motion

Deriving Centripetal Acceleration
Round and round...

Gravitational Fields

Newton's Law of Gravitation

Gravitational Field Strength

Kepler's Three Laws

Why T^2 ir proportional to r^3

Satellites

Gravitational Potential

Gravitational Potential Energy

Energy of a Satellite

Escape Velocity
Oscillations and damped motion too.

shm Terminology

Angular Frequency and Phase Difference

The Defining Equation for shm

Deriving the Equation for the Velocity of an object in shm

Deriving the Equation for a Simple Pendulum

Deriving the Equation for a MassSpring System

Solutions to the shm Equation x=Asinwt

shm Graphs of Displacement, Velocity and Accelaration

shm  how to time an oscillator

Energy in a Pendulum or Oscillating Horizontal Mass

Energy in a Vertical MassSpring System

Resonance

Damping
This is real life physics in action.

Xray Production and Machines

Xray Absorption and Attenuation

Xray Interactions (Photoelectric, Compton and Pair Production)

Xray Image Intensifiers

CAT Scanners

Medical Tracers

The Gamma Camera

PET Scanners

Ultrasound A and B Scans

Ultrasound Acoustic Impedance

Ultrasound Doppler Sonography

MRI Principles

MRI Machines

MRI Advantages and Disadvantages
Including engine cycles.

1st Law of Thermodynamics

Isothermal Changes

Adiabatic Changes

Constant Pressure and Volume Changes

Work Done by a Gas

Heat Engines

Petrol Engines and the Otto Cycle

Diesel Engines

Heat Engine Thermal Efficiency

Overall Engine Efficiency

Reversed Heat Engines (Fridges and Heat Pumps)
What's the difference between heat and temperature?

Temperature and the Absolute Thermodynamic Scale

Solids, Liquids and Gases

Brownian Motion

The difference between Heat and Temperature

How Temperature changes with Internal Energy

Specific Heat Capacity

Latent Heat

The Mole

Pressure of a Gas

Boyle's Law

Derivation of pV=nRT

Boltzmann's Constant

Assumptions for the Kinetic Theory of Ideal Gases

Pressure and Temperature for an Ideal Gas

Derivation of pV=1/3Nmc^2

MaxwellBoltzmann Distribution

Ideal Gas Equation and the Molar Gas Constant

Temperature and the Average Kinetic Energy of a Gas Particle
This is where it gets really interesting.

Rutherford's Alpha Scattering Experiment

The A to Z of Isotopes

Size, Mass and Density of the Nucleus

What Holds the Nucleus Together?

The Standard Model of Physics

Baryons and Mesons

Beta Decay and its Nuclear Equations

Electron Capture

Feynman Diagrams

Why is there Radioactive Decay?

Alpha, Beta, Beta and Gamma Radiation

Range and Penetration

How to Use radioactive Sources

Cup Sources

Alpha Particles in a Cloud Chamber

The Spark Counter

Exponential Decay with Skittles

Activity and Decay Constant

Exponential Decay Equations

Half Life

Mass Defect and Einstein's Eqaution

Binding Energy and why things Fuse or Fission

Carbon Dating

Induced Fission

The Fission Reactor

Fusion and the ProtonProton Chain

The GeigerMuller Tube
An extension of circular motion

Rotational Kinetic Energy

Moment of Inertia

Angular Acceleration

Torque

Work and Power

Rotational Equations

Angular Momentum

Translations vs. Rotational
Useful components and an example of exponential decay.

Inside a Capacitor

Capacitors in Series and Parallel

Energy in a Capacitor

The Time Constant. RC Circuits, and Exponential Discharge

Charging a Capacitor

Uses of a Capacitor
Introducing the big 'E' and the new big 'B'.

Introduction to Electric Fields

Coulomb's Law

Radial Electric Fields

Gravitational vs. Electric Fields

Uniform Electric Field Strength

Parallel Plate Capacitors and Permittivity of Free Space

Capacitance of an Isolated Sphere

Electric Potential and Electric Potential Energy

Charged Particles in Electric Fields

Millikan's Oil Drop Experiment

Magnetic Fields around Permanent Magnets

Fleming's Left Hand Rule

Force equals Bil

Force on charged particles in magnetic fields

Charged Particles in E and B Fields

How do Motors Work?

EM Induction with Faraday's and Lenz's Law

Magnetic Flux and Magnetic Flux Density

The AC Generator

How Transformers Work

The Transformer Equations

Magnetic Field in a Solenoid

Magnetic Field around a Wire
The physics of everything!

Objects in the Universe

Formation of Stars

Evolution of Low Mass Stars

Evolution of Massive Stars

The HertzsprungRussell Diagram

Electron Energy Levels

Continuous, Emission and Absorption Line Spectra

Wien's Displacement Law

Stefan's Law

The Astronomical Unit, Light Year and Parsec

Stellar Parallax

The Doppler Effect and Redshift

The Cosmological Principle

Olber's Paradox

Hubble's Constant and the Big Bang

Calculating the Age of the Universe

The Big Bang

Evolution of the Universe

Derivation of Critical Density

Fate of the Universe

Dark Matter and Dark Energy
One of the most interesting areas studied at A Level.

Thermionic Emission

Forces on a Moving Charge

Electron Tubes

Measuring the Charge to Mass with a Deflection Tube

Measuring the Charge to Mass Ratio with a Fine Beam Tube

Thomson's Value of e/m

Millikan's Oil Drop Experiment

Newton's Corpuscles of Light

Huygens' Wave Theory

Young's Fringes

Maxwell's EM Waves

Hertz's Radio Waves

The MichelsonMorley Experiment

Special Relativity

Gamma Factor and Time Dilation

Muons and Time Dilation

Length Contraction

The Twins Paradox

Relativistic Mass