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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.
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AP Physics 1 - Kinematics
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
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AP Physics 1
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
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AP Physics C Mechanics
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…
AP Physics
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
Physics AP
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
AP Physics Chapter 1
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
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AP Physics
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
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AP Physics
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…
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AP Physics Momentum/Impulse
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…
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Physics AP Symbols
mass
velocity
acceleration
momentum
m
v
a
p
mass
m
velocity
v
AP Physics 1 Equations
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
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AP Physics C Mechanics
First kinematics equation, no displacm…
Second kinematics equation, no final v…
Third kinematics equation, no time
Calculus: relations between position a…
First kinematics equation, no displacm…
Second kinematics equation, no final v…
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AP Physics
Gravitational force equation
Hawking radiation
Equation Of energy
Real matter makes up
How black holes destroy Them sleves
1.89%
Gravitational force equation
Hawking radiation
How black holes destroy Them sleves
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Forces- Pre AP Physics
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…
AP/IB Physics terms
pico-
nano-
micro-
milli-
10^-12 ; p
10^-9 ; n
10^-6 ; µ
10^-3 ; m
pico-
10^-12 ; p
nano-
10^-9 ; n
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AP Physics C Mechanics
First kinematics equation, no displacm…
Second kinematics equation, no final v…
Third kinematics equation, no time
Calculus: relations between position a…
First kinematics equation, no displacm…
Second kinematics equation, no final v…
AP Physics 1- All Formulas
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)
AP Physics 1 Fundamentals
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?
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AP Physics Equations
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
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AP Physics Momentum/Impulse
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…
AP Physics 1
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
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AP Physics Force Vocab
Applied Force (F-app)
Tension Force (Ft)
Normal Force (F-norm)
Air Resistance Force (F-air)
A force that is applied to an object by a person or another o…
The force that is transmitted through a STRING, ROPE, CABLE o…
The support force exerted upon an object that is in contact w…
A special type of frictional force that acts upon objects as…
Applied Force (F-app)
A force that is applied to an object by a person or another o…
Tension Force (Ft)
The force that is transmitted through a STRING, ROPE, CABLE o…
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AP Physics
distance
velocity
average velocity
average speed
length object traveled
the slope of a position-time graph
displacement/time
distance/time
distance
length object traveled
velocity
the slope of a position-time graph
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Physics Vocab PreAP
Inertia
Newton
Reaction
Law of Inertia
The property of a body by which it remains at rest or continu…
A SI ( International System ) unit of force equivalent to the…
An equal but opposite force exerted by a body when a force ac…
An object will keep doing whatever it is doing, whether it's…
Inertia
The property of a body by which it remains at rest or continu…
Newton
A SI ( International System ) unit of force equivalent to the…
AP PHYSICS
inertial mass
space
time
2.2
a measure of how well an object can resist a change to its mo…
represents the position or volume which an object physically…
represents what a clock would read
1 kg=__ lbs
inertial mass
a measure of how well an object can resist a change to its mo…
space
represents the position or volume which an object physically…
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AP physics
Meter
Speed
1Horsepower
Philosophy
3.281ft
Distance traveled/time
746watts
Search for knowledge or wisdom
Meter
3.281ft
Speed
Distance traveled/time
AP Physics
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
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AP Physics
Newton's first law
Newton's second law
Newton's third law
Force
An object at rest will stay at rest and an object in motion w…
a=net force/m, net force=ma
every force occurs as one member of an action/reaction pair o…
a push or pull, acts on an object, requires an agent-somethin…
Newton's first law
An object at rest will stay at rest and an object in motion w…
Newton's second law
a=net force/m, net force=ma
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Ap physics
Hypothesis
Theory
Prediction
The foot
From an analysis of these observations and experimental data,…
Finally, success: the experimental results confirm that the h…
Is the prediction correct? To answer that question, the predi…
historically the foot was used as a standard of length and it…
Hypothesis
From an analysis of these observations and experimental data,…
Theory
Finally, success: the experimental results confirm that the h…
AP Physics 1 - Rotation
Translational Motion
Rotational Motion
Angular Displacement
Angular Velocity
Type of motion where an object starts at one point and moves…
Type of motion where an object "spins in place".
A measure of the amount of radians that an object rotates thr…
A speed of rotation measured in radians/second.
Translational Motion
Type of motion where an object starts at one point and moves…
Rotational Motion
Type of motion where an object "spins in place".
AP Physics
Vector
Scalar
Equal vectors
Vector addition (Geometric)
Both magnitude and director
Does not involve direction
Same magnitude ... Same direction
Tail of the first to the head of the last
Vector
Both magnitude and director
Scalar
Does not involve direction
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AP Physics
Physics
Scientific method
Fundamental quantities
SI
The study of the entire natural or physical world
Logical process of reasoning to arrive at a model of nature t…
The most basic quantities that can be used to describe the ph…
The internationally adopted system of units used by all scien…
Physics
The study of the entire natural or physical world
Scientific method
Logical process of reasoning to arrive at a model of nature t…
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AP Physics:voc test
Current
Resistance
Resistivity
Voltage
flow of positive charge per second. units are amperes (coulom…
how difficult it is for charge to flow through a circuit elem…
implies what resistance would be of a particular amount of a…
electrical potential energy per unit charge
Current
flow of positive charge per second. units are amperes (coulom…
Resistance
how difficult it is for charge to flow through a circuit elem…
AP Physics
height of an apogee
total hang time
xf=
vox=
(v^2*sin^2)/2g
(2vsin)/g
xi + vox + 1/2 at^2
vo*cos
height of an apogee
(v^2*sin^2)/2g
total hang time
(2vsin)/g
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ap physics exam
projectiles
projectile motion
independent
velocity
objects that are thrown or launched into the air and are subj…
the path of a projectile is the combination of horizontal and…
horizontal and vertical components are ______ of each other
acceleration is independent of the direction of _______
projectiles
objects that are thrown or launched into the air and are subj…
projectile motion
the path of a projectile is the combination of horizontal and…
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Physics AP
motion equation 1
motion equation 2
motion equation 3
motion equation 4
v = v' + at
r = r' + v't + 1/2at^2
v^2 = v'^2 + 2a(r-r')
r = r' + 1/2 t(v + v')
motion equation 1
v = v' + at
motion equation 2
r = r' + v't + 1/2at^2
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AP Physics--Cumulative Formulas
quadratic equation
kinematic equation #1
kinematic equation #2
kinematic equation #3
v = v0 + at (often just v = at)
x = x0 + v0t + 1/2 a t^2 (often just x = 1/2 a t^2)
v^2 = v0^2 + 2a(x - x0) (often just v^2 = 2a*d)
quadratic equation
kinematic equation #1
v = v0 + at (often just v = at)
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AP physics
a
b
g
d
Alpha... A (upper case) a (lower case)
Beta ... B capital or ---) lower case
Gamma ... low case ---)... upper case (2nd image)
delta... capital and then lower case
a
Alpha... A (upper case) a (lower case)
b
Beta ... B capital or ---) lower case
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Physics AP Units
mass
velocity
acceleration
momentum
kg
m/s
m/s² (acceleration)
kgm/s
mass
kg
velocity
m/s
Giancoli AP Physics - Chapter 4
Dynamics
Force
Newton's First Law of Motion
Inertia
The connection between force and motion. Why objects move the…
Any kind of push/pull on an object. Vector.
"Every object continues in its state of rest, or of uniform i…
Tendency of an object to maintain its state of rest or unifor…
Dynamics
The connection between force and motion. Why objects move the…
Force
Any kind of push/pull on an object. Vector.
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AP Physics
observation
testing
model
theory
The design and carrying out of experiments.
Something science requires of its ideas or theories to see if…
Is a kind of analogy or mental image of the phenomena in term…
Broader, more detailed, and can give quantitatively testable…
observation
The design and carrying out of experiments.
testing
Something science requires of its ideas or theories to see if…
AP Physics 1
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
AP Physics Chapter 8
Radian
Angular Velocity
Angular Acceleration
Period
Angle subtended by an arc whose length is equal to the radius.
Rate at which an angle changes with respect to time.
Rate of change of angular velocity with respect to time.
Time required for one rotation.
Radian
Angle subtended by an arc whose length is equal to the radius.
Angular Velocity
Rate at which an angle changes with respect to time.
AP Physics 2 Fundamentals
Av... V/t
weight of displaced fluid
P+ρgh+½ρv² = constant
height of liquid
Write two equations for flow rate of a liquid.
Buoyant force is dependent on:
Write Bernoulli's Equation.
The hydrostatic pressure at some point below the surface of a…
Av... V/t
Write two equations for flow rate of a liquid.
weight of displaced fluid
Buoyant force is dependent on:
AP Physics
Vector
Scalars
Micheal jumps 20 blocks north then rol…
If Kyle has a Vx= 3.87 for some reason…
a quantity that has both magnitude and direction
quantities that are fully described by a magnitude (or numeri…
(-5, 5)
5
Vector
a quantity that has both magnitude and direction
Scalars
quantities that are fully described by a magnitude (or numeri…
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AP Physics Chapter 11
simple harmonic motion (SHM)
simple harmonic oscillator (SHO)
the displacement is not too great
sum of the kinetic and potential energ…
any vibrating system for which the restoring force is directl…
a vibrating system for which the restoring force is directly…
most solid materials stretch or compress according to F = kx…
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 directl…
simple harmonic oscillator (SHO)
a vibrating system for which the restoring force is directly…
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AP Physics Vocab
Hypothesis
Model
Theory
Mass
a positive, disprovable statement tested by an experiment
a collection of equations that represent a system
a widely accepted, un-disproven hypothesis; also the body of…
the amount of matter in an object
Hypothesis
a positive, disprovable statement tested by an experiment
Model
a collection of equations that represent a system
Physics AP
Distance
Displacement
Distance Vs. Displacement: When are di…
Distance Vs. Displacement: When are di…
Distance is a SCALAR QUANTITY that refers to "how much ground…
Displacement is a VECTOR QUANTITY that refers to "how far out…
If and only if the path is a straight line
Almost always. When it is not a straight line. The distance t…
Distance
Distance is a SCALAR QUANTITY that refers to "how much ground…
Displacement
Displacement is a VECTOR QUANTITY that refers to "how far out…
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AP Physics Chapter 1
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
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