#### Study sets matching "ap physics"

#### Study sets matching "ap physics"

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

rotational motion

angular position

arc length

radians

the motion of objects that spin about an axis

the orientation of a body or figure with respect to a specifie…

the distance that the particle has traveled along a circular p…

measurement for delta theta

rotational motion

the motion of objects that spin about an axis

angular position

the orientation of a body or figure with respect to a specifie…

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…

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.

A ball is tossed vertically upward. At…

A ball is tossed vertically upward and…

Starting at rest, an apple and orange f…

Two bicycles, starting at rest from two…

b. zero velocity

c. maximum velocity

b. half

b. four times

A ball is tossed vertically upward. At…

b. zero velocity

A ball is tossed vertically upward and…

c. maximum velocity

circular motion

tangential speed

uniform circular motion

centripetal acceleration

motion revolving about a single axis

describes speed of an object in circular motion

constant tangential speed

acceleration toward the center of a circular path

circular motion

motion revolving about a single axis

tangential speed

describes speed of an object in circular motion

Potential Difference

Current

Battery

Resistor

Voltage! negative charges flow from higher concentration to lo…

amount of charge passing a given point per second (C/s)... goes f…

Acts as an elevator, raising electrons from the positive side…

A device that uses up voltage

Potential Difference

Voltage! negative charges flow from higher concentration to lo…

Current

amount of charge passing a given point per second (C/s)... goes f…

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…

Mechanical Waves

Electromagnetic Waves

Matter Waves

Transverse Wave

they are governed by Newton's Laws, and they can exist only wi…

require no material medium to exist. travels through a vacuum…

used in modern technology. Electrons, protons, and other funda…

1. a single up-down jerk creates a single pulse wave along the…

Mechanical Waves

they are governed by Newton's Laws, and they can exist only wi…

Electromagnetic Waves

require no material medium to exist. travels through a vacuum…

Describe electric charge values.

Fundmental Unit of Charge

How many amperes of current are flowing…

Law of Conservation of Charge

Its quantized - it comes only in whole number multiples of the…

The absolute value of the charge of one electron

1 ampere

Charge cannot be created or destroyed in a system; the sum of…

Describe electric charge values.

Its quantized - it comes only in whole number multiples of the…

Fundmental Unit of Charge

The absolute value of the charge of one electron

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…

240

250

320

43.2

Find the horizontal distance traveled in the air.

Find the horizontal distance traveled in the air.

Find the horizontal distance traveled in the air.

The maximum vertical height reached.

240

Find the horizontal distance traveled in the air.

250

Find the horizontal distance traveled in the air.

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…

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

The force of gravity on you is greatest…

A supplier wants to make a profit by bu…

The gravitational field strength at the…

If the radius of the Earth decreased wi…

On earth's surface

Disregard altitude because it has a negligible effect

Zero

Increase

The force of gravity on you is greatest…

On earth's surface

A supplier wants to make a profit by bu…

Disregard altitude because it has a negligible effect

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

Magnitude and direction

Break it up into x and y components usi…

Velocity has a direction and speed does…

velocity

What two entities comprise a vector?

What do you do with any vector that is not on either the x or…

How are velocity and speed different?

What quantity is calculated from slope of the displacement ver…

Magnitude and direction

What two entities comprise a vector?

Break it up into x and y components usi…

What do you do with any vector that is not on either the x or…

symbol for magnetic field

to find magnetic field at any point on…

magnetic moment

group of moments is called a

T (Telsa)

you draw a tangent to the circle - tangent line points in the…

pointed in direction of north pole -- represents strength of f…

magnetic domain

symbol for magnetic field

T (Telsa)

to find magnetic field at any point on…

you draw a tangent to the circle - tangent line points in the…

Newton's 1st Law of Motion

Newton's 2nd Law of Motion

Newton's 3rd Law of Motion

Vf=V0+at

An object doesn't change velocity unless acted upon by a force

F=ma or a=F/m... acceleration is proportional to force and invers…

Every action has an equal and opposite reaction

Vf is final velocity... V0 is initial velocity... a is acceleration,…

Newton's 1st Law of Motion

An object doesn't change velocity unless acted upon by a force

Newton's 2nd Law of Motion

F=ma or a=F/m... acceleration is proportional to force and invers…

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…

Position

Speed

Acceleration

Displacement

Place where an object is

The rate of change of position of an object.

Rate of change of velocity over time.

The distance between two different positions; ex: Point A is 5…

Position

Place where an object is

Speed

The rate of change of position of an object.