Category: Physics

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    1. Force Types of forces. Friction and types. Calculations on friction. Advantages and disadvantages of friction. Ways of reducing friction.

MEASUREMENT IN PHYSICS CONTENT: Measurement of area and volume Concept & measurement of time and ways of measuring time.   Sub-Topic 1: MEASUREMENT OF VOLUME Volume of liquid objects is measured using instruments such as cylinder, burette, pipette, eureka can,…

Position, Distance and Displacement Concept of position, Concept of distance and displacement Distinction between distance and displacement.   Sub-Topic 1: CONCEPT OF POSITION The position of an object is its location in space. It is usually expressed in relation to…

MEASUREMENT IN PHYSICS (CONT) CONTENT: Measurement of area and volume Concept & measurement of time and ways of measuring time.   Sub-Topic 1: MEASUREMENT OF VOLUME Volume of liquid objects is measured using instruments such as cylinder, burette, pipette, eureka…

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…

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: This is a fundamental quantity with dimension ‘M’,…

INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICS CONTENT: Definition & Importance of Physics. Aspects/Career in Physics. Branches of physics.   Sub-Topic 1: DEFINITION OF PHYSICS The word ‘’PHYSICS’’ originates from the Greek word, ‘’PHYSIS’’, which means nature and natural characteristics. Physics as a body…