# Study sets matching "ap physics"

Slope of position vs. time

Velocity vs. time

Acceleration vs. time

Something rolling down ramp

Velocity (slope of zero= AT REST straight line= constant speed)

Slope= acceleration. Curved line= changing acceleration. Area…

Zero slope= constant acceleration. Area under curve= velocity.

Use translational & rotational enery (1/2mv^2, 1/2Iw^2)

Slope of position vs. time

Velocity (slope of zero= AT REST straight line= constant speed)

Velocity vs. time

Slope= acceleration. Curved line= changing acceleration. Area…

Acceleration

Amplitude

Angular Momentum

Antinodes

-object's change in velocity per second... -accelerating = veloci…

-distance between the maximum displacement and the equilibrium…

-object's rotational motion times its rotational velocity... -tor…

-positions on a standing wave with maximum amplitude

Acceleration

-object's change in velocity per second... -accelerating = veloci…

Amplitude

-distance between the maximum displacement and the equilibrium…

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

Motion

Trajectory

Motion Diagram

Operational Definitions

The change of an object's position or orientation with time.

The path along which an object moves

Showing an object's positions at several equally spaced instan…

Terms such as constant speed, speeding up, and slowing down

Motion

The change of an object's position or orientation with time.

Trajectory

The path along which an object moves

Mechanical energy

Moment of Inertia

Moment of Inertia of a point particle

Moment of Inertia of a solid disk

Mechanical energy is the energy that is possessed by an object…

Tendency to resist change in rotational behavior

I=mr^2, where r is the distance from the point the particle is…

I = 1/2 * mr^2

Mechanical energy

Mechanical energy is the energy that is possessed by an object…

Moment of Inertia

Tendency to resist change in rotational behavior

Interpreting a graph

Reading values from a graph

Taking slope of best fit line

Finding area under a curve

3 ways to get info from a graph. Use the units on the axes to…

Don't assume that "it's obvious" that you are picking points o…

Don't assume that "it's obvious" that you're taking the slope.…

Don't assume that "it's obvious" that you're finding the area…

Interpreting a graph

3 ways to get info from a graph. Use the units on the axes to…

Reading values from a graph

Don't assume that "it's obvious" that you are picking points o…

Loop Rule

Junction Rule

Law of conservation of charge

Quantized

The total potential difference (voltage) in any complete loop…

The total current into any junction must equal the current out…

Charge can never be created or destroyed

Things come in specific amounts

Loop Rule

The total potential difference (voltage) in any complete loop…

Junction Rule

The total current into any junction must equal the current out…

current, series

voltage, parallel

energy per charge

charge per time

ammeter measures ______ through a resistor. it is connected in…

a voltmeter measures __________ across a resistor. it is conne…

voltage is

current is

current, series

ammeter measures ______ through a resistor. it is connected in…

voltage, parallel

a voltmeter measures __________ across a resistor. it is conne…

Displacement

Average Velocity

Instantaneous Velocity

Average Speed

Change in position of an object

The change in position divided by the time travelled

The Average velocity at a specific instant in time or an infin…

Distance Traveled/ Elapsed time

Displacement

Change in position of an object

Average Velocity

The change in position divided by the time travelled

Mechanics

kinematics

dynamics

translational motion

Study of the motion of objects and the related concepts of for…

description of HOW objects move

deals with force and WHY objects move how they do

moving without rotating

Mechanics

Study of the motion of objects and the related concepts of for…

kinematics

description of HOW objects move

slope of velocity vs. time graph

velocity vs. time: straight line

velocity vs. time: positive straight sl…

velocity vs. time: negative straight sl…

acceleration

velocity/speed is constant over time... neither speeding up nor s…

velocity/speed is increasing over time... speeding up... acceleratio…

velocity/speed is decreasing over time... slowing down... accelerati…

slope of velocity vs. time graph

acceleration

velocity vs. time: straight line

velocity/speed is constant over time... neither speeding up nor s…

rigid object

axis of rotation

angular position

radian

object with a definite shape that doesnt change so the particl…

line where all circles lie on

how far an object has rotated

angle subtended by an arc who's length is equal to the radius

rigid object

object with a definite shape that doesnt change so the particl…

axis of rotation

line where all circles lie on

Force

Net Force

weight

Force of Friction

anything that causes an object to move

the total amount of force acting on an object.

how much an object weighs

the force that acts on an object that moves in the opposite di…

Force

anything that causes an object to move

Net Force

the total amount of force acting on an object.

none of these motions guarantees zero a…

6.7 m/s/s

straight northeast

none of the above

for which of the following motions of an object must the accel…

a rope of negligible mass supports a block that weighs 30 N, a…

a compressed spring mounted on a disk can project a small ball…

a ball is thrown straight up in the air. when the ball reaches…

none of these motions guarantees zero a…

for which of the following motions of an object must the accel…

6.7 m/s/s

a rope of negligible mass supports a block that weighs 30 N, a…