Mechanics (Edexcel)



1. Motion Introduction

2. Vectors

3. Projectile Motion Phet Simulation

4. Force and Motion

5. Momentum

6. Principle of Moments

7. Energy, Power and Efficiency


Motion Graphs

Velocity and Acceleration

Equations of motion

Terminal Velocity and Projectiles

Newtons Laws of Motion

Resolving Vectors



Try the Mechanics quiz:

Mechanics review quiz


1. Which of the following is a base quantity?

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2. Which of the following is a derived unit?

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3. Which of the following is a scalar quantity?

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4. Which of the following is a vector quantity?

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5. A train accelerated from rest to a velocity of 40m/s in a time of 1 minute and 20 seconds.
What was the average acceleration of the train?

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6. A train accelerated from rest to a velocity of 40m/s in a time of 1 minute and 20 seconds.
What was the distance travelled by the train?

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7. What does the gradient of a displacement-time graph represent?

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8. What does the area under a velocity-time graph represent?

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9. A ball was thrown vertically upward with a velocity of 12m/s on release.
Calculate the maximum height from the point of release reached by the ball.

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10. A car of mass 1500kg tows a trailer of mass 2500kg. The driving force of the road on the wheels of the car is 7000N and both the car and the trailer experience resistive forces of 1000N.
The acceleration of the vehicle is:

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Isaac Physics questions


Isaac - Adding Vectors   Isaac - Compenents of a Vector    Isaac - Trajectories



Isaac - Moments    Isaac - Forces in Equilibrium

Exam Style Questions

Complete Mechanics tutorial with checklist, presentations, notes and exam style questions. You can find your own way of using the materials. A suggestion would be to work through the checklist and self-assess your level of confidence in the topic, identifying areas for further study. Then go to the presentations and read through these. The presentations have clear explanations, lots of practice questions and worked examples. You can then try the exam style questions for the Mechanics topic, which you can self-mark using the mark scheme provided. Following that, you might want to attempt some A level Physics past papers