SPM Form 4/Form 5 Physics Revision Notes

SPM Form 4 Physics Formulae List
SPM Form 5 Physics Formulae List

Mind Map

Form 4
  1. Introduction to Physics
  2. Force and Motion
    1. Formula List
  3. Force and Pressure
    1. Formula List
  4. Heat
    1. Formula List
  5. Light
    1. Formula List
Form 5


Revision Notes

Form 4 (Video)

01 Introduction to Physics (Video)


02 Force and Motion

  1. Linear Motion
    1. Distance and Displacement
    2. Speed and Velocity
    3. Acceleration
    4. Motion with Uniform Acceleration (Download Questions - pdf)
  2. Ticker Timer and Ticker Tape
    1. Finding Velocity from Ticker Tape
    2. Finding Acceleration from Ticker Tape (Video)
  3. Graph of Motion
    1. Displacement-Time Graph
    2. Velocity-Time Graph
    3. Graph of Free Falling Object
  4. Mass and Inertia
  5. Momentum
    1. Principle of Conservation of momentum
    2. Elastic and Inelastic Collision
    3. Application of Momentum
  6. Effects of Force
  7. Impulse
    1. Impulsive Force
    2. Safety Features in Vehicles
  8. Gravity
    1. Free Falling
    2. Lift
  9. Pulley
  10. Vector Quantities
    1. Vector Addition
    2. Vector Resolution
    3. Forces in Equilibrium
  11. Work
    1. Work Done by/Against the Gravity
    2. Finding Work Done from a Graph
  12. Energy
  13. Potential Energy
    1. Kinetic Energy
    2. Relationship between Energy and Work Done
  14. Power
    1. Efficiency
  15. Elasticity
    1. Hooke's Law
    2. Spring (Video)
  16. Formulae List - Mind Map


03 Force and Pressure

  1. Understanding Pressure
    1. Numerical Problems  (Download questions (pdf))
    2. Applications of High Pressure
    3. Applications of Low Pressure
  2. Pressure in Liquid
    1. Numerical Problems (Download questions (pdf)) (Video 1)
    2. Pressure in Liquid - The U-Tube (Download questions(pdf))
    3. Characteristics of Liquid Pressure
    4. Applications of Pressure in Liquid
  3. Gas Pressure
    1. Atmospheric Pressure
    2. Proof of Existence of Atmospheric Pressure
    3. Applications of Atmospheric Pressure
    4. Instruments to Measure Atmospheric Pressure
      1. Simple Mercury Barometer (Download question (pdf)) (Video1, Video2)
      2. Fortin Barometer
      3. Aneroid Barometer
    5. Instruments Used to Measure Gas Pressure
      1. Bourdon Gauge
      2. Manometer  (Download questions)
    6. Gas Trapped in a Capillary Tube  (Download questions (pdf))
  4. Pascal's Principle
    1. Numerical Problems (Download questions (pdf)) (Video1)
    2. Applications of Pascal's Priciple
    3. Structure Question (Download questions (pdf))
  5. Archimedes' Principle
    1. Numerical Problems (Download questions (pdf)) (Video1)
    2. Principle of Floatation
    3. Buoyant Force and Weight of Object
    4. Forces Acted on Objects Immersed in Liquid
    5. Applications of Archimedes' Principle
    6. Structure Question (Download questions (pdf))
  6. Bernoulli's Principle
    1. Experiments Related to Bernoulli’s Principle (Video1)
    2. Applications of Bernoulli's Principle
    3. Structure Question 1 (Download questions (pdf))
  7. Formulae List - Mind Map



04 Heat


05 Light


Form 5

01 Waves


02 Electricity

03 Electromagnetism

  1. Introduction to Magnetism (Revision)
  2. Electromagnet
    1. Straight Wire (Video 1)
    2. Flat Coil
    3. Solenoid
    4. Apllications of Electromagnet
      1. Electric Bell
      2. Electromagnetic Relay
      3. Circuit Breaker
      4. Telephone Earpiece
  3. Force on a Current Carrying Conductor
    1. Turning Effect of a Current-Carrying Coil in a Magnetic Field
      1. Moving Coil Meter
      2. Direct Current Motor
      3. Loud Speaker
    2. Force between 2 Current Carrying Conductor
  4. Electromagnetic Induction
    1. Faraday's Law and Lenz's Law (Video 1)
    2. Induced EMF and Current in a Straight Wire
    3. Induced EMF and Current in a Solenoid
    4. Application of Electromagnetic Induction
      1. DC Generator
      2. AC Generator (Video 1)
    5. Direct Current and Alternating Current
    6. Root Mean Square Voltage/Current
  5. Transformer
    1. Types of Transformer and Their Calculation
    2. Factors Affect the Efficiency of a Transformer
  6. Generation and Transmission of Electricity
    1. Sources of Energy Used to Generate Electricity
      1. Hydroelectric
      2. Fossil Fuel
      3. Solar Energy
      4. Nuclear Power
      5. Biomass Energy
      6. Wind Energy
    2. Transmission of Electricity
    3. National Grid Network
  7. Formulae ListMind Map

04 Electronics


05 Radioactivity