# Fundamental and Derived Quantities of Physics

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The ones we need to know for Mr. Maddens H.Physics final.

### Def of Postion

location on a coordinate system

meter (m)

x, y, or z

x, y, or z

### Def of Time

measure of motion

t

t

second (s)

### Def of Displacement

change in position

delta x, y, or z

### Defining eq'n of Displacement

delta x = x - x-naught

meter (m)

### Def of Velocity

Displacement per unit time

v

### Defining eq'n of Velocity

delta x divided by delta t

### SI unit of Velocity

meter per second (m/s)

### Def of Acceleration

rate of change of velocity

a

### Defining eq'n of Acceleration

delta v divided by delta t

### SI unit of Acceleration

meter per second squared (m/s^2)

### Def of Mass

quantity of matter

m

m

kilogram (kg)

a push or a pull

F

### Defining eq'n of Force

mass*acceleration

### SI unit of Force

Newton (N) or (kg*m)/s^2

### Def of Weight

force due to gravity

W

### Defining eq'n of Weight

mass*g (9.8 m/s^2)

### SI unit of Weight

Newton (N) or (kg*m)/s^2

### Def of Impulse

Force times the amount of time force acts

J

Force*delta t

### SI unit of Impulse

Newton-second (N-s) or (kg*m)/s

### Def of Momentum

Mass of object times its velocity

p

mass*velocity

### SI unit of Momentum

kilogram-meter per second or (kg*m)/s

### Def of Work

The amount of force applied to an object times the distance over which the force is applied

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Force*distance

### SI unit of Work

Joule (N-m) or (kg*m^2)/s^2

### Def of Energy

the ability to do work

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### SI unit of Energy

Joule (N-m) or (kg*m^2)/s^2

### Def of Power

rate of doing work

P

### Defining eq'n of Power

work divided by t

### SI unit of Power

Watt (joule/second) or (kg*m^2)/s^3

### Def of Charge

Fundamental quantity of nature

q

q

Coulomb (C)

### Def of Current

Rate of flow of charge

I

### Defining eq'n of Current

charge divided by time

### SI unit of Current

Ampere (coulomb per second) or C/s

### Def of Voltage

Amount of work done per unit charge

V

### Defining eq'n of Voltage

Work divided by charge

### SI unit of Voltage

Volt (joule per coulomb) or (kgm^2)/(Cs^2)

### Def of Resistance

the opposition of flow of charge

R

### Defining eq'n of Resistance

voltage divided by current

### SI unit of Resistance

Ohm or (kgm^2)/(C^2s)

### Ohm

The amount of resistance that will allow one ampere of current to flow accross a potential difference (voltage) of one volt

### Def of Capacitance

the ability to store charge

C

### Defining eq'n of Capacitance

Current divided by voltage

### SI unit of Capacitance

Farad (Coulomb per volt) or (C^2s^2)/(kgm^2)

### Def of Period

the time per one oscillation

T

T

Second (s)

### Def of Frequency

oscillations per time

f

1/T

### SI unit of Frequency

Hertz (one per second) or s^-1

### If one joule of work is done when one coulomb of charge moves from point A to point B....

then the potential difference is one volt

Kelvin

Mole

Candela

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