# 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 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.

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.

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

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

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

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

Under what condition is average velocit…

If the velocity of an object is zero at…

A vector has, by definition, both _____…

scalar quantity

The acceleration is constant.

false

magnitude

speed, distance

Under what condition is average velocit…

The acceleration is constant.

If the velocity of an object is zero at…

false

solid

liquid

gas

fluids

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

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

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

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

solid

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

liquid

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

inertial mass

space

time

2.2

a measure of how well an object can resist a change to its mot…

represents the position or volume which an object physically o…

represents what a clock would read

1 kg=__ lbs

inertial mass

a measure of how well an object can resist a change to its mot…

space

represents the position or volume which an object physically o…

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…

acceleration

amplitude

angular momentum

antinodes

how much an object's velocity changes each second.

the distance from the midpoint of a wave to either the crest o…

the object's rotational inertia times its rotational velocity.…

positions on a standing wave with the maximum amplitude.

acceleration

how much an object's velocity changes each second.

amplitude

the distance from the midpoint of a wave to either the crest o…

simple harmonic motion (SHM)

simple harmonic oscillator (SHO)

the displacement is not too great

sum of the kinetic and potential energi…

any vibrating system for which the restoring force is directly…

a vibrating system for which the restoring force is directly p…

most solid materials stretch or compress according to F = kx a…

The total mechanical energy E of a mass-spring system is the..…

simple harmonic motion (SHM)

any vibrating system for which the restoring force is directly…

simple harmonic oscillator (SHO)

a vibrating system for which the restoring force is directly p…

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

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

First kinematics equation, no displacme…

Second kinematics equation, no final ve…

Third kinematics equation, no time

Calculus: relations between position an…

First kinematics equation, no displacme…

Second kinematics equation, no final ve…

Momentum

Impulse

Elastic collision

Inelastic collision

Mass times velocity

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

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

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

Momentum

Mass times velocity

Impulse

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

Mechanical

Transverse

Electromagnetic

Wave Pulse

_______ waves require a material medium for energy transfer

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

_______ 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 i…

Definition of Average Velocity

Definition of Acceleration

Velocity of an Object as a Function of…

Displacement of an Object as a Function…

∆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

Pulse

Periodic wave

traveling wave

standing wave

A single disturbance in a medium, which causes a single wave.

a repeating disturbance causing a wave at regular intervals.

a wave that obviously moves along the length of the medium.

a wave that appears to stay in place, possessing nodes of non-…

Pulse

A single disturbance in a medium, which causes a single wave.

Periodic wave

a repeating disturbance causing a wave at regular intervals.

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?

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