A brief story of laser light.

Posted by Mr Mallon on April 30, 2015

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Percentage Uncertainties

Posted by Mr Mallon on April 29, 2015

Categories: Higher Physics
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Get Fit For Physics Q22

Posted by Mr Mallon on April 20, 2015

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Get Fit Physics Question 21

Posted by Mr Mallon on April 20, 2015

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Get Fit For Physics Question 6

Posted by Mr Mallon on April 6, 2015

Categories: Higher Physics
6Apr
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Higher Starter Question Set 1a

Posted by Mr Mallon on November 18, 2014

Categories: Higher Physics
18Nov
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Transverse Waves

Posted by Mr Mallon on June 10, 2014

A transverse wave is a wave which makes the particles it passes through vibrate up and down.

We say that the vibrations are at right angles to the direction of wave travel

Examples of transverse waves are waves on a string, S-waves in earthquakes.

Play the above movie and watch how the particle moves as the wave passes.

You can also measure the period T of the wave and if you measure the wavelength you can work out the wave speed.
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Download a larger screen version of the above movie here.
You will be given a warning that the exe file is potentially dangerous but in this case it is safe.

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10Jun
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That Parascender Problem!

Posted by Mr Mallon on May 23, 2014

This problem appeared in the 2014 Physics Higher & Revised Higher. Here is the worked solution.
The solution involves scale diagrams…ugh and of course vector addition.

Categories: Higher Physics
23May
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Higher Physics Hangout Revision

Posted by Mr Mallon on May 20, 2014

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20May
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Google Hangout #2

Posted by Mr Mallon on May 13, 2014

Hi Physics students! Here is the video of my second Google Hangout.

Categories: Higher Physics
13May
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