You are on page 1of 3

AS Level new Syllabus (from 2016 onwards

)
1
2
3
4
5
6
7

Conservation of momentum in 2D
Distinguish between GPE and EPE
Doppler effect
Quantisation of charge
‫ܣݒ݁݊ = ܫ‬
Fundamental particles
ߚ ା , neutrinos and antineutrinos

Removed from AS syllabus
1
2
3
4
5
6

Internal energy (now in A level)
Comparison of the structure and densities of solids, liquids and
gases
Comparison of the structure of crystalline and non - crystalline
solids
Melting, boiling and evaporation
Force – extension graphs for ductile, brittle and polymeric
materials and ultimate tensile stress
polarisation

intrinsic semiconductors) Mass excess and mass defect (from AS) Nuclear reactions to represent nuclear reactions (from AS) Spontaneous and random nature of nuclear decay (from AS) Removed from A Level syllabus 1 2 3 Milikan’s experiment The need for non – invasive techniques in medicine Mobile phone system . liquids and gases (moved from AS) Charged spherical conductor treated as a point charge Definition of capacitance applied to isolated conductors Temperature characteristic of thermistor Use of thermistors.A Level new Syllabus (from 2016 onwards) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Define and use the radian Uniform sphere treated as a point mass Brownian motion experiment (moved from AS) Comparison of thermometers. Output devices monitoring output of an op – amp. LDR and strain gauges in potential dividers. Derivation of the Hall voltage Sources of energy loss in the transformer Band theory (extrinsic vs. thermistors and thermocouples The structure of solids.

Difference between path difference and phase difference Faraday’s Law of electromagnetic induction. e. definition Explaining photoelectric effect.Common mistakes seen in answers: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Prefixes. Interpreting MeV Derivation of the SI base units for power Difference between speed and velocity Understanding of change in momentum Newton’s 3rd Law and 2nd Law definition Principle of moments Centripetal force. Giga and Tera. . not a force! Difference between GPE and E(electrical) PE.g. pico and nano. Difference between elastic limit and proportional limit.