# GCSE Physics Equations

Mind Map by Captain Picard, updated more than 1 year ago
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### Description

This is a mind-map of all the GCSE physics equations that I wanted to remember, extrapolated from Primrose Kitten's equation sheet. Hopefully anyone reading this will also find the mind-map helpful. There are many others available, this is just my version.

## Resource summary

GCSE Physics Equations
1. Forces/motion
1. F=ke
1. Force = spring constant x extension
2. s=vt
1. Distance = speed x time
2. a=∆v/t
1. Acceleration = change in velocity / time
2. F=am
1. Force = acceleration x mass
2. M=mv
1. Momentum = mass x velocity
2. M=Fd
1. Moment of a force = force x perpendicular distance from the turning point
3. Energy
1. W=mgh
1. Weight = mass x gravity x height
2. Ek=1/2 mv^2
1. Kinetic energy = half of the mass times the velocity squared
2. Ee=1/2 ke^2
1. Elastic potential energy = half times the spring constant times the extension squared
2. ∆E=mc∆θ
1. Change in energy = mass x specific heat capacity x change in temperature
2. P=E/t
1. Power = energy/time
2. P=W/t
1. Power = work done / time
2. Efficiency=useful energy output / total energy input
1. Efficiency = useful power output / total energy input
1. E=mL
1. Energy = mass x specific latent heat
2. W=Fs
1. Work done = force x distance
3. Electricity
1. Q=It
1. Charge = current x time
2. V=IR
1. Voltage = current x resistance
2. P=IV
1. Power = current x voltage
2. P=(I^2)R
1. Power = current squared x resistance
2. E=QV
1. energy = charge x potential difference
3. Waves
1. period = 1/frequency
1. v=fλ
1. Wave speed = frequency x wavelength
2. Particles
1. ρ=m/v
1. Density = mass/volume
2. Magnetism
1. F=BIl
1. Force acting on a wire = magnetic flux density x current x length of the wire

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