# Study sets matching "ap physics"

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Displacement

Distance

Speed

Velocity

Vector quantity; where you end up versus where you started reg…

Scalar quantity; How far you travel. It can be the same as dis…

Scalar quantity; How fast an object travels. Distance over tim…

Vector quantity; How fast and in what direction an object trav…

Displacement

Vector quantity; where you end up versus where you started reg…

Distance

Scalar quantity; How far you travel. It can be the same as dis…

Frame of Reference

Dynamics

Kinematics

Distance

A framework that is used for the observation and mathematical…

explains the causes of motion

Describes motion

How far an object moves/total ground it covers (scalar quantit…

Frame of Reference

A framework that is used for the observation and mathematical…

Dynamics

explains the causes of motion

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…

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

phenomena

modeling

system

scale

a fact or event of scientific interest susceptible to scientif…

a scientific activity, the aim of which is to make a particula…

a set of interacting or interdependent component parts forming…

the ratio between the size of something and the representation…

phenomena

a fact or event of scientific interest susceptible to scientif…

modeling

a scientific activity, the aim of which is to make a particula…

What is a vector?

What values or quantities can vectors b…

What does the head of the arrow indicat…

What is a resultant vector?

An arrow showing both magnitude and direction

Any vector quantities such as displacement, velocity, accelera…

The head of the arrow shows us the direction of the vector whi…

A resultant vector is used to show your net displacement/ velo…

What is a vector?

An arrow showing both magnitude and direction

What values or quantities can vectors b…

Any vector quantities such as displacement, velocity, accelera…

Motion Equation... (constant acceleration)…

Motion Equation... (constant acceleration)…

Motion Equation ... (constant acceleration…

Motion Equation... (constant acceleration…

*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

Motion Equation... (constant acceleration)…

*speed up or slow down... *acceleration is how quickly velocity c…

Motion Equation... (constant acceleration)…

*speed up or slow down... *most often used for projectile motion

0.2 m/s*s

2.0 m/s

-1 m/s*s between 6 and 8 seconds

increases from 1 m/s to 4 m/s

The graph in figure 4-3 shows an acceleration of

the initial speed (Vo) shown in figure 4-3 is

the acceleration of the object in figure 4-2 is

between two and three seconds, the speed of the object shown i…

0.2 m/s*s

The graph in figure 4-3 shows an acceleration of

2.0 m/s

the initial speed (Vo) shown in figure 4-3 is

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

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.

charge

Coulomb's Law

current

electrostatic force

a fundamental property of matter that is affected by an electr…

describes the force of attraction or repulsion between two ele…

the rate of flow of positive charge... Measured in: Amperes (Amps…

the force between objects caused by their electric charges. Go…

charge

a fundamental property of matter that is affected by an electr…

Coulomb's Law

describes the force of attraction or repulsion between two ele…

Accuracy

Precision

Error calculation

Average/Standard deviation

the measure of how close a piece of data (or average of a set…

the measure of how consistent the data is.

the quantitative measure of the accuracy of the data.

to measure precision quantitatively.

Accuracy

the measure of how close a piece of data (or average of a set…

Precision

the measure of how consistent the data is.

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 m…

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

3 types of motion in physics

Translational Motion

vibrational motion

rotational motion

translational, rotational, vibrational

straight line motion

involves back and forth periodicity

spinning motion- often use polar coordinates to solve these pr…

3 types of motion in physics

translational, rotational, vibrational

Translational Motion

straight line motion

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.

Displacement

Distance

Speed

Velocity

Vector quantity; where you end up versus where you started reg…

Scalar quantity; How far you travel. It can be the same as dis…

Scalar quantity; How fast an object travels. Distance over tim…

Vector quantity; How fast and in what direction an object trav…

Displacement

Vector quantity; where you end up versus where you started reg…

Distance

Scalar quantity; How far you travel. It can be the same as dis…

magnitude

direction

resultant vector

find 3d vector

size or extent (numerical value)... -can not be negative

alignment or orientation of any position with respect to any o…

add the x and y components of the vectors

get x y and z (x pointing left)... -split square x and y into tri…

magnitude

size or extent (numerical value)... -can not be negative

direction

alignment or orientation of any position with respect to any o…

Linear momentum

Newton's second law relative to momentum

Conservation of momentum

Impulse

p = m * v

F = p/t. The rate of change of momentum of an object is equal…

Momentum can be transferred, but nor created or destroyed. MVs…

Impulse = F * Δt

Linear momentum

p = m * v

Newton's second law relative to momentum

F = p/t. The rate of change of momentum of an object is equal…

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:

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

acceleration

deceleration

dependent variable

displacement

the rate of change in velocity; the change in velocity over ti…

acceleration in the direction opposite to velocity

the variable that is being measured; usually plotted along the…

the change in position of an object

acceleration

the rate of change in velocity; the change in velocity over ti…

deceleration

acceleration in the direction opposite to velocity

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.