A2 LEVEL RESOURCES

Download helpful and comprehensive resources for all the A2 topics for your CAIE Exam preparation.

Physical Quantities and Units

Sub-topics:

o The Avogadro Constant

Measurement Techniques

Sub-topics:

o Hall Probe

Motion in a Circle

Sub-topics:

o Kinematics of Uniform Circular Motion
o Centripetal Acceleration and Centripetal Force

Gravitational Fields

Sub-topics:

o Gravitational Field
o Gravitational Field between Point Masses
o Gravitational Field of a Point Mass
o Gravitational Potential

Ideal Gases

Sub-topics:

o Equation of State
o Kinetic Theory of Gases
o Kinetic Energy of a Molecule

Temperature

Sub-topics:

o Thermal Equilibrium
o Temperature Scales
o Practical Thermometers

Thermal Properties of Materials

Sub-topics:

o Specific Heat Capacity and Specific Latent Heat
o Internal Energy and First Law of Thermodynamics

Oscillations

Sub-topics:

o Simple Harmonic Oscillations
o Energy in Simple Harmonic Motion
o Damped and Forced Oscillations
o Resonance

Waves

Sub-topics:

o Production and Use of Ultrasound in Diagnosis

Communication

Sub-topics:

o Communication Channels
o Modulation
o Digital Communication
o Relative Merits of Channels of Communication
o Attenuation

Capacitance

Sub-topics:

o Capacitors and Capacitance
o Energy stored in a Capacitor

Electric Fields

Sub-topics:

o Electric Forces between Point Charges
o Electric Field of a Point Charge
o Electric Potential

Current of Electricity

Sub-topics:

o Sensing Devices

D.C. Circuits

Sub-topics:

o Potential Dividers

Electronics

Sub-topics:

o The Ideal Operational Amplifier
o Operational Amplifier Circuits
o Output Devices

Magnetic Fields

Sub-topics:

o Concept of Magnetic Field
o Force on a Current-carrying Conductor
o Force on a Moving Charge
o Magnetic Fields due to Currents
o Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging (n-MRI)

Electromagnetic Induction

Sub-topics:

o Laws of Electromagnetic Induction

Alternating Currents

Sub-topics:

o Characteristics of Alternating Currents
o The transformer
o Transmission of Electrical Energy
o Rectification

Quantum Physics

Sub-topics:

o Energy of a Photon
o Photoelectric Emission of Electrons
o Wave-Particle Duality
o Energy Levels in Atoms and Line Spectra
o Band Theory
o Production and Use of X-Rays

Particle and Nuclear Physics

Sub-topics:

o Mass Defect and Nuclear Binding Energy
o Radioactive Decay