# Study sets matching "ap physics"

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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

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.

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

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

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…

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

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…

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.…

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

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…

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.

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)

IV

II

4.0 m/s*s

downward graph and straight across graph

in the figure above, which diagram represents the vector subtr…

in the figure above, which diagram represents the vector addit…

an object is released from rest on a planet that has no atmosp…

a projectile is fired with the initial velocity Vo at angle th…

IV

in the figure above, which diagram represents the vector subtr…

II

in the figure above, which diagram represents the vector addit…

Average Speed is

An object Accelerates if

Subtracting a vector is the same as

The direction of the average accelerati…

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 velocit…

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)

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…

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

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

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…

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

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…