# Study sets matching "ap physics"

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Force

Net Force

Weight

Force of Friction

A push or a pull

The resultant of all forces acting on an object.... Causes the ob…

The force of gravity pulling on a given mass.... Fw = m∙g

A resistive force that acts on an object opposite the directio…

Force

A push or a pull

Net Force

The resultant of all forces acting on an object.... Causes the ob…

First kinematics equation ... (constant ac…

Second kinematics equation ... (constant a…

Third kinematics equation ... (constant ac…

Fourth Kinematics Equation... (constant a…

*speed up or slow down... *acceleration is how quickly velocity c…

*speed up or slow down... *most often used for projectile motion

*speed up or slow down... m/s... m... m/s/s

*speed up or slow down... meters... m/s... seconds

First kinematics equation ... (constant ac…

*speed up or slow down... *acceleration is how quickly velocity c…

Second kinematics equation ... (constant a…

*speed up or slow down... *most often used for projectile motion

Position

Path Length

Displacement

Speed

Where an object is, in terms of a well-chosen origin.

How far an object actually moves

An object's change in position

How fast... Always positive

Position

Where an object is, in terms of a well-chosen origin.

Path Length

How far an object actually moves

vector

scalar

kinematics

position

quantity that involves both magnitude and direction

a quantity that does not involve a direction

mathematical tools for describing motion in terms of displacem…

location in some point in space

vector

quantity that involves both magnitude and direction

scalar

a quantity that does not involve a direction

Position

Distance

Displacement

Speed

Where an object is, in terms of a well-chosen origin.

How far an object actually moves

An object's change in position

How fast... Always positive

Position

Where an object is, in terms of a well-chosen origin.

Distance

How far an object actually moves

Linear Momentum

Impulse

Perfectly elastic collision

Perfectly inelastic collision

The quantity of motion of a moving body. Vector quantity. For…

The amount of force acting on an object times the time in whic…

Two objects collide and conserve their Kinetic Energy & moment…

Two colliding objects stick together to become one; momentum i…

Linear Momentum

The quantity of motion of a moving body. Vector quantity. For…

Impulse

The amount of force acting on an object times the time in whic…

Dot Product

Cross Product

average velocity

First kinematics equation (constant acc…

multiply parallel vectors then add for SCALAR answer=56 Joules

use matrix to multiple perpendicular vectors to get a vector a…

average velocity is the slope of the secant line

This is also average acceleration (slope of the second line of…

Dot Product

multiply parallel vectors then add for SCALAR answer=56 Joules

Cross Product

use matrix to multiple perpendicular vectors to get a vector a…

attract

charge

charge by contact

charged by induction

opposite charges do this

the fundamental electrical property to which the mutual attrac…

where objects rub against each other to produce electric charge

process of rearranging electrons on a neutral object by bringi…

attract

opposite charges do this

charge

the fundamental electrical property to which the mutual attrac…

Charge (q)

Elementary Charge (qe)

Law of Conservation of Charge

Charge Interactions

Fundamental property of matter.... Comes from the protons and ele…

Amount of charge on a proton (+) or electron (-).... All amounts…

Amount of charged particles in the universe is constant.... Resta…

Similar charges repel.... Opposite charges attract.

Charge (q)

Fundamental property of matter.... Comes from the protons and ele…

Elementary Charge (qe)

Amount of charge on a proton (+) or electron (-).... All amounts…

First kinematics equation ... (constant ac…

Second kinematics equation ... (constant a…

Third kinematics equation ... (constant ac…

Fourth Kinematics Equation... (constant a…

*speed up or slow down... *acceleration is how quickly velocity c…

*speed up or slow down... *most often used for projectile motion

*speed up or slow down... m/s... m... m/s/s

*speed up or slow down... meters... m/s... seconds

First kinematics equation ... (constant ac…

*speed up or slow down... *acceleration is how quickly velocity c…

Second kinematics equation ... (constant a…

*speed up or slow down... *most often used for projectile motion

Position

Path Length

Displacement

Speed

Where an object is, in terms of a well-chosen origin.

How far an object actually moves

An object's change in position

How fast... Always positive

Position

Where an object is, in terms of a well-chosen origin.

Path Length

How far an object actually moves

attract

charge

charge by contact

charged by induction

opposite charges do this

the fundamental electrical property to which the mutual attrac…

where objects rub against each other to produce electric charge

process of rearranging electrons on a neutral object by bringi…

attract

opposite charges do this

charge

the fundamental electrical property to which the mutual attrac…

Current

Resistance

Resistivity

Voltage

flow of positive charge per second. units are amperes (coulomb…

how difficult it is for charge to flow through a circuit eleme…

implies what resistance would be of a particular amount of a p…

electrical potential energy per unit charge

Current

flow of positive charge per second. units are amperes (coulomb…

Resistance

how difficult it is for charge to flow through a circuit eleme…

vector

scalar

kinematics

position

quantity that involves both magnitude and direction

a quantity that does not involve a direction

mathematical tools for describing motion in terms of displacem…

location in some point in space

vector

quantity that involves both magnitude and direction

scalar

a quantity that does not involve a direction

vector

scalar

kinematics

position

quantity that involves both magnitude and direction

a quantity that does not involve a direction

mathematical tools for describing motion in terms of displacem…

location in some point in space

vector

quantity that involves both magnitude and direction

scalar

a quantity that does not involve a direction

First kinematics equation ... (constant ac…

Second kinematics equation ... (constant a…

Third kinematics equation ... (constant ac…

Fourth Kinematics Equation... (constant a…

*speed up or slow down... *acceleration is how quickly velocity c…

*speed up or slow down... *most often used for projectile motion

*speed up or slow down... m/s... m... m/s/s

*speed up or slow down... meters... m/s... seconds

First kinematics equation ... (constant ac…

*speed up or slow down... *acceleration is how quickly velocity c…

Second kinematics equation ... (constant a…

*speed up or slow down... *most often used for projectile motion

Vector

Scalar

Displacement

Two-Dimensional Vectors

A quantity that involves both magnitude and direction.

A quantity that does not involve direction.

A net distance traveled including direction; An objects change…

Vectors that lie flat in a plane and can be written as the sum…

Vector

A quantity that involves both magnitude and direction.

Scalar

A quantity that does not involve direction.

Force

Applied

Normal Force

Static Friction

A push or pull on an object

scientific study that aims to solve practical problems

the force perpendicular to a surface that prevents an object f…

Friction that acts on objects that are not moving

Force

A push or pull on an object

Applied

scientific study that aims to solve practical problems

FRED

Conversion chart

Factor Label Method (AKA dimensional an…

scalar quantity

the name of your AP Physics equation sheet; you can use clean…

found on the back of FRED and is needed when converting units.…

a way of showing your work, so that you can easily see what un…

a quantity that can be described by magnitude only and has no…

FRED

the name of your AP Physics equation sheet; you can use clean…

Conversion chart

found on the back of FRED and is needed when converting units.…

Work Energy Theorem

Potential Energy

Kinetic Energy

Electron Charge

The principle of work and kinetic energy (also known as the wo…

The energy possessed by a body by virtue of its position relat…

Energy that a body possesses by virtue of being in motion.

1.60 × 10^19 coulombs

Work Energy Theorem

The principle of work and kinetic energy (also known as the wo…

Potential Energy

The energy possessed by a body by virtue of its position relat…

lazy electron

current

battery

resistance

electricity is like a lazy electron who doesn't want to go any…

flow of positive charges in theory but flow of negative charge…

voltage (source) (Volts)

impedes current, uses energy (Ohms Ω)

lazy electron

electricity is like a lazy electron who doesn't want to go any…

current

flow of positive charges in theory but flow of negative charge…

Frame of Reference

Displacement

Displacement Formula

Speed

a choice of coordinate axes that defines starting point for me…

a change in position (can be negative but distance cannot)

final position-initial position

distance traveled/time (m/s, km/h, mi/h)

Frame of Reference

a choice of coordinate axes that defines starting point for me…

Displacement

a change in position (can be negative but distance cannot)

distance

displacement

speed

velocity

how far an object travels

change in position of an object, including direction

how fast an object travels

change in displacement over time, includes direction

distance

how far an object travels

displacement

change in position of an object, including direction