(a) show an understanding that electric current is the rate of flow of
(b) define charge and the coulomb.
(c) recall and solve problems using the equation Q = It.
(e) recall and solve problems using V = W/Q.
(f) recall and solve problems using P = VI, P = I 2R.
(h) recall and solve problems using V = IR.
(k) state Ohms law.
(l) recall and solve problems using R =ρl/A.
(n) distinguish between e.m.f. and p.d in terms of energy considerations.
(a) recall and use appropriate circuit symbols as set out in SI Units, Signs, Symbols and
Abbreviations (ASE, 1981) and Signs, Symbols and Systematics (ASE, 1995).
(b) draw and interpret circuit diagrams containing sources, switches,
resistors, ammeters, voltmeters, and/or any other type of
component referred to in the syllabus.
(c) recall Kirchhoffs first law and appreciate the link to conservation of
(d) recall Kirchhoffs second law and appreciate the link to conservation of
(i) apply Kirchhoffs laws to solve simple circuit problems.
(b) represent an electric field by means of field lines.
(c) recall and use E = V/d to calculate the field strength of the uniform field between charged parallel plates in terms of potential
difference and separation.
(e) describe the effect of a uniform electric field on the motion of charged