Fields and forces. | |
Gravitational force and field. | |
6.1.1 | State Newtons universal law of gravitation. |
6.1.2 | Define gravitational field strength. |
6.1.3 | determine the gravitational field due to one or more point masses. |
6.1.4 | Derive an expression for gravitational field strength at the surface of a planet, assuming that all its mass is concentrated at its centre. |
6.1.5 | Solve problems involving gravitational forces and fields. |
Electric force and field. | |
6.2.1 | State that there are two types of electric charge. |
6.2.2 | State and apply the law of conservation of charge. |
6.2.3 | Describe and explain the difference in the electrical properties of conductors and insulators. |
6.2.4 | State Coulombs law. |
6.2.5 | Define electric field strength. |
6.2.6 | Determine the electric field strength^{[]} due to one or more point charges. |
6.2.7 | Draw the electric field patterns for different charge configurations. |
6.2.8 | Solve problems involving electric charges, forces and fields. |
Magnetic force and field. | |
6.3.1 | State that moving charges give rise to magnetic fields^{[]}. |
6.3.2 | Draw magnetic field patterns due to currents. |
6.3.3 | Determine the direction of the force on a current-carrying conductor in a magnetic field. |
6.3.4 | Determine the directrion of the force on a charge moving in a magnetic field. |
6.3.5 | Define the magnitude and direction of a magnetic field. |
6.3.6 | Solve problems involving magnetic forces, fields and currents. |