Category Archives: Podcast video

Diffraction & interference podcast

Diffraction, Diffraction through gaps, Interference patterns – two sources, Calculating interference patterns, Calculating interference patterns – directly between sources Calculating interference patterns – in front of one source. Download the notes. Download the videos. Links: pHET Wave interference Interference of … Continue reading

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Making music podcast

Standing waves in strings, Speed of waves in strings, Standing waves in strings – other harmonics, Beats, Open ended pipes, Open ended pipe harmonics, Closed pipes, Closed pipes harmonics, Harmonics & timbre, Spectral analysis Download the notes. Download the video.

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Sound waves podcast

Sound waves, Wave equations, Speed of sound, The Ear, Speed of sound, Sounds are waves, Intensity, Pitch, Timbre. Download the notes. Download the video. Links: http://www.walter-fendt.de/ph14e/stlwaves.htm http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ear

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Magnetism & forces podcast

A look at the forces acting on current carrying wires & charged particles in magnetic fields. Download the notes. Download the video.

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Magnetism podcast

Magnetism, Earth’s magnetic field, Magnetic fields, Drawing the magnetic fields, Strength of magnetic fields, Magnetic fields around wires, The right-hand grip rule, The solenoid. Download the notes. Download the videos.

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Exam time podcast

A guide to preparing for & completing the upcoming end of year VCE Physics exam. Download the notes. Download the video. VCAA exams

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iPad friendly videos

Finally with the latest releases of WordPress, we have been able to use a simple HTML5 based (rather than Flash based) video player. The podcast videos should play on all web browsers / mobile devices now. There is still the … Continue reading

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Light waves: Polarisation & Colour podcast

What is light?, The electromagnetic spectrum, Waves, Wave equations, Light as electromagnetic radiation, Polarisation, Colour, Colour addition, Colour subtraction, Interference & structural colour Download the notes. Download the video.

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Optics & vision podcast

The human eye, Near point, Lens power, Short sightedness (Myopia), Long sightedness (Hypermetropia), Using lenses Download the notes. Download the video.

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Lenses podcast

Refraction, Converging lens, Diverging lens, Images in convex (converging) lenses, The human eye, Images in concave (diverging) lenses, The lens & mirror equation, Image formation – summary Download the notes. Download the video.

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