## Physics 12

**Physics 12**

**Physics 12 consists of 13 areas of study:**

**Unit 1:** Projectile Motion: motion in two dimensions;

**Unit 2:** Static Equilibrium: mathematical analysis of static systems;

**Unit 3:** Relative Motion: use vector analysis to solve problems involving relative motion in two dimensions;

**Unit 4:** Circular Motion: horizontal and vertical circular motion;

**Unit 5:** Universal Gravitation: gravitational attraction between two or more objects;

**Unit 6:** Collisions: collisions and explosions in two dimensions;

**Unit 7:** Simple Harmonic Motion: mathematical analysis of simple harmonic motion to describe wave motion;

**Unit 8:** Field Theory: gravitational, electric and magnetic fields;

**Unit 9:** Electric Circuits: series, parallel and combination circuits;

**Unit 10:** Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction;

**Unit 11:** Generators and Motors: compare and contrast the way generators and motors function using the principle of electro-magnetism;

**Unit 12:** Waves and Modern Physics: history of quantum physics;

**Unit 13:** Radioactivity: natural and artificial source of radiation, radioactive decay, fission and fusion.