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Jacaranda Physics 2 VCE Units 3 and 4 and eBookPlus, 3rd Edition

Jacaranda Physics 2 VCE Units 3 and 4 and eBookPlus, 3rd Edition

Graeme Lofts

ISBN: 978-0-731-40816-0

Oct 2008, Jacaranda

528 pages

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Jacaranda Physics 2 3E VCE Units 3 & 4, the second of two books in the Jacaranda Physics series, has comprehensive coverage of each area of study and all detailed studies of the newly accredited VCE Physics study design for 2009 and beyond. Clear, easy-to-read explanations, detailed diagrams and graded practice questions check and extend student understanding in line with VCE outcomes.


  • Full-colour presentation and clear, high quality diagrams
  • Comprehensive coverage of each of the areas of study and all detailed studies
  • Clear, easy to read explanations and fully worked sample problems followed by revision questions throughout each chapter to enhance understanding of concepts and applications
  • Key terms highlighted and defined as they appear in each chapter
  • Interesting extracts to stimulate interest and illustrate relevance
  • End of chapter summary and questions to enable students to apply knowledge and skills
  • Icons to indicate relevant supporting material on the the website

Jacaranda Physics 2 3E VCE Units 3 & 4 eBookPLUS is an electronic version of the textbook and a complementary set of targeted digital resources. These flexible and engaging ICT activities are available online at the JacarandaPLUS website (

The eBookPLUS includes:

  • the entire student textbook in electronic format
  • HTML links to other useful support material on the internet
  • Word documents designed for easy cutsomisation and editing
  • interactive activities and a wealth of ICT resources

Click here to view Jacaranda Physics 2 3E VCE Units 3 & 4 eBookPLUS.

Chapter 1: Forces in Action
Chapter 2: Collisions
Chapter 3: Projectile and Circular Motion
Chapter 4: Electronics
Chapter 5: Introductory Photonics
Chapter 6: Relativity Before Einstein
Chapter 7: A New Relativity
Chapter 8: Investigating Materials
Chapter 9: Electronics at Work
Chapter 10: Magnetism- Fields and Forces
Chapter 11: Generating Electricity
Chapter 12: Transmission of Power
Chapter 13: Light- Waves and Particles
Chapter 14: Matter- Particles and Waves
Chapter 15: The Australian Synchrotron
Chapter 16: Light and Light- Emitting Devices
Chapter 17: Fibre-Optic Waveguides and Systems
Chapter 18: Background Sound
Chapter 19: Sounding Good