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AP Physics 1/2 Rev 1

This is the first set of equations for the AP Physics B exam. Newtonian Mechanics
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velocity with a, no x
v = v₀-at
position with a, no v
x = x₀+v₀t+½at²
velocity with a, no t
v²=v₀²+2a(x-x₀)
Newton's 2nd Law
ΣF=ma
Centripetal Acceleration
a=v²/r
Friction on a plane
F≤µN
Torque
τ=rFsinθ
Momentum
p=mv
Impulse
J=FΔt or Δp
Kinetic Energy
K=½mv²
Change in Gravitational Potential Energy
ΔU=mgΔh
Work done by a force at an angle
W=FΔrcosθ
Average Power
P=W/Δt
Power of an object in motion
P=Fvcosθ
Restoring force of a spring
F=-kx
Elastic Potential Energy
U=½kx²
Period of an object oscillating on a spring
T=2π√(m/k)
Period of a pendulum for small angles
T=2π√(l/g)
Period and frequency relationship
T=1/f
Newton's Universal Law of Gravitation
F=-(Gm₁m₂)/(r²)
Gravitational Potential Energy
U=-(Gm₁m₂)/(r)