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The Institute of Physics is a scientific charity devoted to increasing the practice, understanding and application of physics. It has a worldwide membership of more than 36 000 and is a leading communicator of physics-related science to all audiences, from specialists through to government and the general public. Its publishing company, IOP Publishing, is a world leader in scientific publishing and the electronic dissemination of physics.

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The demonstration models the process of sampling an analogue signal at regular intervals in order to encode information digitally.
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Using this resource you can show that charge carriers in good conductors usually move very slowly. You can also derive and use the equation I = nAvq.
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In this episode, students measure the current and voltage characteristics for several components, and identify ohmic and non-ohmic behavior.
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The two aims of this resource are to demonstrate: Adding resistors in series increases the effective resistance. Adding resistors in parallel...
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In this episode, students find that the energy transferred by an electrical component depends on the potential difference across it, the current...
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This resource begins the topic by discussing capacitors, rather than the more abstract notion of ‘capacitance’
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This resource focuses on the question of energy stored by a charged capacitor.
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Students will have already seen that the discharge is not a steady process (Episode 125), but it is useful to have graphical evidence before...
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In this episode, students will learn about the conditions for static equilibrium (excluding moments of forces).
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This episode concerns Newton’s second law.