#### Study sets matching "ap physics"

#### Study sets matching "ap physics"

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 chang…

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

Vector

A quantity that involves both magnitude and direction.

Scalar

A quantity that does not involve direction.

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

First kinematics equation ... (constant a…

Second kinematics equation ... (constant…

Third kinematics equation ... (constant a…

Fourth Kinematics Equation... (constant…

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

*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 a…

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

Second kinematics equation ... (constant…

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

Significant Figures

Directly Proportional

Inversely Proportional

Base Units of SI

Significant figures allow us to communicate quantitative info…

A relationship in which quantities change by the same factor

A relationship in which one factor is affected inversely comp…

Meter (m) Length... Kilogram (kg) Mass... Second (s) Time... Ampere (A…

Significant Figures

Significant figures allow us to communicate quantitative info…

Directly Proportional

A relationship in which quantities change by the same factor

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…

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

Dot Product

Cross Product

average velocity

First kinematics equation (constant ac…

multiply parallel vectors then add for SCALAR answer=56 Joules

use matrix to multiple perpendicular vectors to get a vector…

average velocity is the slope of the secant line

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

Dot Product

multiply parallel vectors then add for SCALAR answer=56 Joules

Cross Product

use matrix to multiple perpendicular vectors to get a vector…

Displacement

Displacement Formula; SI Unit= Meters

Distance

Vector

A change in position; not always equal to the distance traveled

Final Position-Initial Position

The magnitude or size of displacement between two positions

Any quantity with magnitude and direction

Displacement

A change in position; not always equal to the distance traveled

Displacement Formula; SI Unit= Meters

Final Position-Initial Position

solid

liquid

gas

fluids

maintains fixed shape and size; does not change in shape or v…

does not maintain fixed shape; takes shape of container; not…

has neither fixed shape or volume; expands to fill container;…

gases and liquids (do not maintain fixed shape and have the a…

solid

maintains fixed shape and size; does not change in shape or v…

liquid

does not maintain fixed shape; takes shape of container; not…

Under what condition is average veloci…

If the velocity of an object is zero a…

A vector has, by definition, both ____…

scalar quantity

The acceleration is constant.

false

magnitude

speed, distance

Under what condition is average veloci…

The acceleration is constant.

If the velocity of an object is zero a…

false

Work Energy Theorem

Potential Energy

Kinetic Energy

Electron Charge

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

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

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 w…

Potential Energy

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

Momentum

Impulse

Elastic collision

Inelastic collision

Mass times velocity

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

When the kinetic energy of two colliding object's is conserved

Two colliding objects stick together to become one; kinetic e…

Momentum

Mass times velocity

Impulse

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

First kinematics equation ... (constant a…

Second kinematics equation ... (constant…

Third kinematics equation ... (constant a…

Fourth Kinematics Equation... (constant…

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

*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 a…

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

Second kinematics equation ... (constant…

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

Average Speed is

An object Accelerates if

Subtracting a vector is the same as

The direction of the average accelerat…

Total Distance / Total Time (Disp,Vel, Acc Q1)

it changes velocity and/or direction (Disp,Vel, Acc Q2)

adding its opposite (Vectors in 2 Dimensions Q4)

the direction of the change(difference vf - vi) of the veloci…

Average Speed is

Total Distance / Total Time (Disp,Vel, Acc Q1)

An object Accelerates if

it changes velocity and/or direction (Disp,Vel, Acc Q2)

Net Force

Tension

Weight

Frictional Force

net force is the remaining force that produces any accelerati…

the pulling force transmitted axially by means of a string, c…

the force of gravity on the object and may be defined as the…

a force that is created whenever two surfaces move or try to…

Net Force

net force is the remaining force that produces any accelerati…

Tension

the pulling force transmitted axially by means of a string, c…

Definition of Average Velocity

Definition of Acceleration

Velocity of an Object as a Function of…

Displacement of an Object as a Functio…

∆x = Change in Distance... t = Elapsed Time

∆v = Change in Velocity... t = Time

v₀ = Initial Velocity... a = Acceleration... t = Time

v₀ = Initial Velocity... t = Time... a = Acceleration

Definition of Average Velocity

∆x = Change in Distance... t = Elapsed Time

Definition of Acceleration

∆v = Change in Velocity... t = Time

Mechanical

Transverse

Electromagnetic

Wave Pulse

_______ waves require a material medium for energy transfer

A _______ wave causes the particles of the medium to vibrate…

_______ waves need no medium for travel (can go through vacuum)

A _______ is a singular disturbance traveling through a medium

Mechanical

_______ waves require a material medium for energy transfer

Transverse

A _______ wave causes the particles of the medium to vibrate…

45 kg

change in velocity

Fg sin (theta)

fg cos (theta)

What is the mass of a block with a weight of 450 N?

What is the definition of acceleration?

Which component of Fg is always parallel to the ramp?

Which component of Fg is always perpendicular to the ramp?

45 kg

What is the mass of a block with a weight of 450 N?

change in velocity

What is the definition of acceleration?

Definition of Average Velocity

Definition of Acceleration

Velocity of an Object as a Function of…

Displacement of an Object as a Functio…

∆x = Change in Distance... t = Elapsed Time

∆v = Change in Velocity... t = Time

v₀ = Initial Velocity... a = Acceleration... t = Time

v₀ = Initial Velocity... t = Time... a = Acceleration

Definition of Average Velocity

∆x = Change in Distance... t = Elapsed Time

Definition of Acceleration

∆v = Change in Velocity... t = Time

Momentum

Impulse

Elastic collision

Inelastic collision

Mass times velocity

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

When the kinetic energy of two colliding object's is conserved

Two colliding objects stick together to become one; kinetic e…

Momentum

Mass times velocity

Impulse

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