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

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Def of Postion

location on a coordinate system

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SI unit of Position

meter (m)

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Quantity Symbol of Position

x, y, or z

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Defining eq'n of Position

x, y, or z

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Def of Time

measure of motion

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Quantity Symbol of Time

t

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SI unit of Time

second (s)

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Def of Displacement

change in position

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Quantity Symbol of Displacement

delta x, y, or z

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Defining eq'n of Displacement

delta x = x - x-naught

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SI unit of Displacement

meter (m)

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Def of Velocity

Displacement per unit time

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Quantity Symbol of Velocity

v

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Defining eq'n of Velocity

delta x divided by delta t

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SI unit of Velocity

meter per second (m/s)

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Def of Acceleration

rate of change of velocity

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Quantity Symbol of Acceleration

a

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Defining eq'n of Acceleration

delta v divided by delta t

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SI unit of Acceleration

meter per second squared (m/s^2)

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Def of Mass

quantity of matter

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Quantity Symbol of Mass

m

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SI unit of Mass

kilogram (kg)

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Def of Force

a push or a pull

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Quantity Symbol of Force

F

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Defining eq'n of Force

mass*acceleration

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SI unit of Force

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

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Def of Weight

force due to gravity

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Quantity Symbol of Weight

W

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Defining eq'n of Weight

mass*g (9.8 m/s^2)

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SI unit of Weight

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

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Def of Impulse

Force times the amount of time force acts

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Quantity Symbol of Impulse

J

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Defining eq'n of Impulse

Force*delta t

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SI unit of Impulse

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

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Def of Momentum

Mass of object times its velocity

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Quantity Symbol of Momentum

p

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Defining eq'n of Momentum

mass*velocity

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SI unit of Momentum

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

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Def of Work

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

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Quantity Symbol of Work

?

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Defining eq'n of Work

Force*distance

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SI unit of Work

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

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Def of Energy

the ability to do work

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Quantity Symbol of Energy

?

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Defining eq'n of Energy

?

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SI unit of Energy

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

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Def of Power

rate of doing work

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Quantity Symbol of Power

P

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Defining eq'n of Power

work divided by t

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SI unit of Power

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

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Def of Charge

Fundamental quantity of nature

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Quantity Symbol of Charge

q

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Defining eq'n of Charge

q

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SI unit of Charge

Coulomb (C)

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Def of Current

Rate of flow of charge

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Quantity Symbol of Current

I

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Defining eq'n of Current

charge divided by time

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SI unit of Current

Ampere (coulomb per second) or C/s

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Def of Voltage

Amount of work done per unit charge

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Quantity Symbol of Voltage

V

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Defining eq'n of Voltage

Work divided by charge

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SI unit of Voltage

Volt (joule per coulomb) or (kg**m^2)/(C**s^2)

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Def of Resistance

the opposition of flow of charge

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Quantity Symbol of Resistance

R

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Defining eq'n of Resistance

voltage divided by current

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SI unit of Resistance

Ohm or (kg**m^2)/(C^2**s)

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Ohm

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

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Def of Capacitance

the ability to store charge

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Quantity Symbol of Capacitance

C

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Defining eq'n of Capacitance

Current divided by voltage

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SI unit of Capacitance

Farad (Coulomb per volt) or (C^2**s^2)/(kg**m^2)

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Def of Period

the time per one oscillation

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Quantity Symbol of Period

T

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Defining eq'n of Period

T

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SI unit of Period

Second (s)

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Def of Frequency

oscillations per time

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Quantity Symbol of Frequency

f

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Defining eq'n of Frequency

1/T

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SI unit of Frequency

Hertz (one per second) or s^-1

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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

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SI unit of Temperature

Kelvin

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SI unit of Quantity of Matter

Mole

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SI unit of Intensity of Light

Candela