# Study sets matching "ap physics"

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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.

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…

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

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

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…

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

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

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…

FRED

Conversion chart

Factor Label Method (AKA dimensional an…

scalar quantity

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

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 FRED o…

Conversion chart

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

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

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…

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

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)

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