Textbook chapters to A-level Physics material correlation (AQA) Watch

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Already have a textbook "Advanced Physics" - Steve Adams/Johnathan Allday

Have a difficult time navigating though it, as chapters and themes are somewhat all over the place and don't seem to be correlating with AQA material. (instance with particle physics, some chapters are in chapter 8 "Modern Physics" and other are in another called "The Physics of Particles"

When getting the textbook it was advertised as suitable for all exam board (AQA/Edexcel/OCR etc.) however from what it seems now it was mainly made for Cambridge pre-U.

Has anyone had experience with this textbook?

Trying to get information on what exactly to study (which subchapters) for each according topic of AQA examination, as it doesn't provide a guideline on what to read and what not to read(Particles, Electricity, Waves, Materials etc.). Looking at specification webpage on AQA's official website is also a challenge, as some chapter in this book do no appear, or are written in the wrong way, some appear in index but in a completely unrelated field.

Maybe someone who is familiar with AQA context already can have a look through the contents of this textbook, and roughly say what to study for each exam paper and what is not needed?

the link to the textbook

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Advanced-Physics-Second-Sciences/dp/0198392923/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1 444934856&sr=1-1&keywords=steve+adams+advanced+ physics
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Already have a textbook "Advanced Physics" - Steve Adams/Johnathan Allday

Have a difficult time navigating though it, as chapters and themes are somewhat all over the place and don't seem to be correlating with AQA material. (instance with particle physics, some chapters are in chapter 8 "Modern Physics" and other are in another called "The Physics of Particles"

When getting the textbook it was advertised as suitable for all exam board (AQA/Edexcel/OCR etc.) however from what it seems now it was mainly made for Cambridge pre-U.

Has anyone had experience with this textbook?

Trying to get information on what exactly to study (which subchapters) for each according topic of AQA examination, as it doesn't provide a guideline on what to read and what not to read(Particles, Electricity, Waves, Materials etc.). Looking at specification webpage on AQA's official website is also a challenge, as some chapter in this book do no appear, or are written in the wrong way, some appear in index but in a completely unrelated field.

Maybe someone who is familiar with AQA context already can have a look through the contents of this textbook, and roughly say what to study for each exam paper and what is not needed?

the link to the textbook

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Advanced-Phy...vanced+physics
Download the AQA Specification and look for the key words in it. Then refer to the index at the back of the Advanced textbook to see on which page(s) you can find the relevant information.
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