Conceptual Physics Chap. 2 Hewitt
Terms in this set (13)
A push or pull exerted on an object
The combination of all forces acting on an object
An arrow that has represents the magnitude and direction of a quantity
a quantity that needs both magnitude and direction for a complete description
a quantity that can be described by magnitude only and has no direction
a state wherein no physical changes occur
whenever the net force on the object is zero.
the upward force that balances the weight of an object on a surface
the sum of two or more vectors
when an object is at rest
Objects moving at constant speed in a straight-line path.
A force that pulls on a material.
The resultant force can be found using a parallelogram where the vectors are adjacent sides. The diagonal of the parallelogram is the resultant.